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Jill Evans Obituary

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 31 October 2015, 11:30


Jill's qualities were quietness and stillness. - Photo by Valerie Thompson

Jill Evans Obituary. Jill joined Mothers’ Union in 1969. She had a young baby and was unable to attend the afternoon meetings of the Branch at Ingatestone where she and her husband Gerald then lived, so she became an Indoor Member. The chief activity of these members is prayer and this was something at which Jill was so very good. When circu ... read more

 Posted: 31 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Interview with Mary Leach

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 24 October 2015, 14:34


Mary Leach - St Edward's Romford MU

Hello Chelmsford MU members I am Mary Leach. I belong to the St Edward's, Romford branch, and my position is Assistant Branch Leader. I believe I was enrolled in 1968 so that makes it 47 years since becoming a member. I can’t really recall why I joined the MU but at the time I attended St Paul's Church in Goodmayes where my late husband Alan ... read more

 Posted: 24 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Pastoral Care.

posted by: Joan | on: Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 18:46


When there's no where else to turn...

Most churches hold a special All Souls service at the beginning of November so that those of us who are grieving can remember and pray for close family members who have passed from our lives and our world, those who we have loved but no longer see. Many also take this opportunity to visit the graves of their loved ones. All Souls day is closely as ... read more

 Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

A Big Thank You.

posted by: Joan | on: Monday, 19 October 2015, 16:48


It wasn't the easiest website to manage, but Mike did! Thank you.

On behalf of the Trustees, Judith Meaden, Pauline Briggs and all the members of the Mothers Union in this diocese I would like to thank Revd Mike Ketley, for setting up the MUChelmsford.org.uk website in 2010 when Marion Ketley became our MU President; Mike continued to manage the website right up to Aug/September of this year. The website was a d ... read more

 Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

YOUR new website

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 17 October 2015, 16:40


Joan

Hello to all Chelmsford Diocese MU members. I am delighted to tell you that I am now your MU website manager. Revd. Mike Ketley set up and managed the Chelmsford MU website when Marion Ketley became President of the Chelmsford Diocese in January 2010. And what a successful and caring Mothers' Union President she has been throughout all those years. ... read more

 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 | There are 5 comments | make a comment / view comments

October – Must Read

posted by: Joan | on: Thursday, 15 October 2015, 14:46


October in a nutshell

You must read October’s Faith and Policy Watch document – It’s jam-packed with information on the work of the Mothers’ Union. Faith Reflections talk of the Political Conference season with the new leaders looking to move forward on the main challenges of the 21st century. To help them and us a beautiful Franciscan Benedict ... read more

 Posted: 15 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Harvest Festival - Oct 2015

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 10 October 2015, 23:25


People were so generous.

We had a wonderful Harvest Festival Service this morning at our church. It was great to see the church so packed with people. We were delighted to see quite a few of our newly baptised babies there too with their parents so we were all able to welcome them into the family of the church with lots of applause. When the congregation was invited to bri ... read more

 Posted: 10 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Pudding Evening

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 10 October 2015, 22:53


Let's Cook!

At the Chelmsford Cathedral Mothers' Union meeting we had a ‘Pudding Evening’ where we were able to try out all the different and exciting puddings that our members made. We could taste, share and pick up the recipes. We had some really yummy puddings to try, some family favourites and some new and tasty recipes, so there were plenty o ... read more

 Posted: 10 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Serious Flooding in Myanmar

posted by: Joan | on: Friday, 9 October 2015, 18:37


The worst for years!

There has been serious flooding in Myanmar, the worst for many years. Mothers’ Union Central Office is in contact with both the Mothers' Union Provincial Office and the Anglican Church of Myanmar to help support them and the relief teams in their efforts. We are also working with the wider Anglican Communion to establish what relief is needed ... read more

 Posted: 9 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU's new Chief Executive

posted by: Joan | on: Thursday, 8 October 2015, 18:30


Mrs Beverley Jullien

Mrs Beverley Jullien has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of The Mother’s Union During her successful career in both the corporate and education sectors Beverley Jullien has been at the vanguard of women’s representation at senior board level, including leading the merger of Astra and Zeneca in the UK in 2000 and a period serv ... read more

 Posted: 8 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Interview with Joan Vine

posted by: Joan | on: Thursday, 1 October 2015, 14:42


'tis me, Joannie V

Hello, I am Joan Vine and I belong to the Chelmsford Cathedral branch along with my husband Alan and my daughter Carolyn, I am just an ordinary member. I joined the MU in 1972 because I was invited along to a meeting at my Church St Luke’s in Leyton when my youngest son was a baby. The lady who invited me was called Mrs Flora Price, such a de ... read more

 Posted: 1 Oct 2015 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments