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St. Thomas Aquinas

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 19:02


St Thomas Aquinas

Philosopher and theologian, St. Thomas Aquinas was born around 1225 in Roccasecca, Italy. Combining the theological principles of faith with the philosophical principles of reason, he ranked among the most influential thinkers of medieval Scholasticism. He was an authority of the Roman Catholic Church and a prolific writer. Thomas had eight siblin ... read more

 Posted: 30 Oct 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Stop the Abuse

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 19:24


Stop the threat of violence

One of the foremost aims of the Mother’s Union is to help and support family relationships but unfortunately one of the main threats to women around the world is the abuse metered out by a dominant partner be it physical or mental abuse or both. Much of the abuse suffered is incurred by women and girls because they are looked upon as the most ... read more

 Posted: 24 Oct 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

About Sheran Harper

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 10:00


Mrs Sheran Harper

The Mothers’ Union has just announced their future Worldwide President for the new triennium. Mothers’ Union leaders from around the world have voted for Mrs Sheran Harper, who comes from Guyana. She will represent and lead the 142-year-old movement for the next three years. Mrs Harper will lead around four million members in 84 countri ... read more

 Posted: 17 Oct 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Margaret Harvey Service Award

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 15 October 2018, 16:34


Congratulations Margaret!

Margaret started volunteering at Fair Havens Hospice, now Havens Hospices and incorporating both Little Haven children's' hospice and The "J's" Hospice, in Southend after her father spent his last 36 hours there. Her mother was virtually paralysed after a stroke and the care the whole family, including her teenage children, received was amazing. A ... read more

 Posted: 15 Oct 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St John’s MU re-launch

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 8 October 2018, 10:58


St John's - Congratulations

St John's Church in Epping re-launched their branch of the Mothers’ Union on Sunday 30th September during the Family Eucharist service. The new group were supported by Diocesan Members who had been previous branch members along with the congregation. There were thirteen new members enrolled along with branch officials who were commissioned. ... read more

 Posted: 8 Oct 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from September 18

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 5 October 2018, 15:23


Reflections from September 18

On the 24th July this year, Mothers’ Union celebrate 90 years in our Rayleigh Branch. Wow 90 years 1928 – 2018. There is a need to celebrate many years of meeting together, friendship and above all praying and helping others in need.- June Walton. Let us pray for all those people who feel alone, afraid and depressed. We cannot help eve ... read more

 Posted: 5 Oct 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Mothers’ Union Newsletter…No 8

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 1 October 2018, 19:26


Newsletter no 8

This quarters newsletter is asking for help with finding a couple of Vice Presidents… It would also be good to have Deanery Chairmen where possible. Please do think and pray about taking on one of these important roles or perhaps, shadowing someone already in the role, preparing for the future. We are all God’s hands and feet on earth ... read more

 Posted: 1 Oct 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments