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Interview with Beryl Dean

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 27 January 2017, 13:55


Interview with Beryl Dean

Hello MU Members: I am Beryl Dean - I am a member of the Cathedral group and although I do not have an active role in the group now I have held the position of Leader and have had several Diocesan positions and was on the finance committee at M.S.H. I joined the MU in May 1969 at St. Peter’s Church in Hutton. My journey into the MU was a n ... read more

 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Wave of Prayer Greetings

posted by: Joan | on: Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 19:11


Greetings from overseas

EXCHANGE OF CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR GREETINGS WITH OUR WAVE OF PRAYER DIOCESES We are delighted to have established good three-way communication with two of our Wave of Prayer Dioceses: Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, and the Military Episcopate of Kenya. We sent an e-card with Christmas/New Year greetings to these two Dioceses: “With our l ... read more

 Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St Francis

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 21 January 2017, 11:05


St Francis

Although Francis is remembered today for his life of poverty and as a champion of the poor and needy he was once a young man who lived a playboy existence at the expense of his wealthy parents. Before Italy became a unified nation in the mid-19th century frequent wars broke out between the independent cities and states. In 1201 war broke out bet ... read more

 Posted: 21 Jan 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

New Year Lunch

posted by: Joan | on: Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 13:20


Cathedral group NY Lunch

On 12th January, the Cathedral MU got together at 12.30am to set up for its New Year’s Lunch celebration. By one o’clock, around 30 members sat down before prayers and with a view to tackling the New Year quiz that had been set out for us. The quiz was rather unusual as it provided us with the second line of many of the carols we sing ... read more

 Posted: 18 Jan 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

What a lot of Rubbish

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 14 January 2017, 15:10


It was all about recycling

On the 5th January, the Cathedral MU group had its first meetig of the year. Twenty or so members turned up on a cold, dark evening to hear all about the rubbish we put out each week to be collected by the council. However, despite talking about rubbish, it was more about recycling. We watched a short film that told us just how many of the items w ... read more

 Posted: 14 Jan 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

My Challenge

posted by: Joan | on: Thursday, 12 January 2017, 10:30


Rosalie and her Son

Hi, I am Rosalie Taylor from St Edward’s in Romford MU - In the summer my 16-year-old granddaughter Lucy gained her bronze Duke of Edinburgh award. In 2016 the DofE scheme was 60 years old and to celebrate a Diamond Challenge was issued. To anyone! You may remember the Countess of Wessex cycling from Holyrood Palace to Buckingham Palace so I ... read more

 Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Mothers’ Union newsletter…No 1

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 7 January 2017, 19:31


Newsletter 1: Jan 2017

About your Newsletter: Our president Judith Meaden has introduced a one page, quarterly newsletter especially written for every member of the Mothers Union in the Chelmsford Diocese. The original idea was a monthly newsletter and for it to be posted out to every member but unfortunately this would prove to be far too costly so she had to think of a ... read more

 Posted: 7 Jan 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from December 16

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 6 January 2017, 11:30


December 2016

There is nothing more special than Mothers’ Union members getting into the Christmas Spirit through food, fellowship and fun, for they are constantly aware of the fact, that there are many people in the world who cannot enjoy such luxuries. When Rev’d Jane Bradbury arrived at our church, declaring she was a Mothers’ Union member, ... read more

 Posted: 6 Jan 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments