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St Teresa of Avila.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 28 October 2017, 15:42


St Teresa of Avila

St Teresa was born in 1515 at Avila in Spain. She was the third child of Don Alonso Sanchez de Cepeda and his second wife. Teresa was brought up by her father and a tender and pious mother who unfortunately died when Teresa was thirteen. Following her mother's death and the marriage of her eldest sister, Teresa was sent to be educated by the August ... read more

 Posted: 28 Oct 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Black History Month

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 22 October 2017, 17:08


Celebrating Black History Month

Black history month celebration took place on Saturday 14th of October 2017 in the Parish hall of Emmanuel Church here in Leyton. It was the first time such an event was held, intended to celebrate the diversity of our parish family and community whilst promoting inclusion. This event was sponsored by Emmanuel Mothers Union and co-ordinated by t ... read more

 Posted: 22 Oct 2017 | There are 5 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU & Domestic Violence

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 16 October 2017, 17:16


Afraid to go home...

Domestic abuse is any kind of abuse that happens within the household or between people in an intimate relationship but not necessarily living together. It can take many forms, but almost always involves an element of controlling or coercive behaviour. If you, or anyone you know is suffering from domestic violence there is help out there... Domes ... read more

 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Needles to the Ready

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 12 October 2017, 14:20


Knittted Toys

All of you who regularly knit for the Mothers' Union please find a PDF file at the end of this article for instructions on how to proceed with knitting a teddy bear or a sheep. From now on every toy needs to carry a CE mark to show that it meets the essential safety requirements of the Toy Safety Directive. This includes handmade toys and toys don ... read more

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

Celebration Weekend

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 5 October 2017, 11:45


Was a wonderful weekend

Our branch at Emmanuel Parish Church in Leyton has been up and running this last 8years and we are immensely grateful to the almighty God. We celebrated this August occasion with a very special Dinner and Dance held on the 7th of September and we held a thanksgiving service on Sunday the 8th during our Parish Sunday service. In attendance and to ... read more

 Posted: 5 Oct 2017 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from September 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 2 October 2017, 19:06


Reflections from September

Let us pray for all those people who are suffering from drought, flooding, malnutrition and disease. Especially those in Yemen, USA, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Not officially linked to Myanmar, but we are still close to the people at this time and it is more important than ever to stand with them. To pray for them and their work. We need to show the ... read more

 Posted: 2 Oct 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments