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President’s Report

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 20:26


Help keep our Mothers' Union going.

Will we have a Diocesan Mothers' Union in a decade? EXTRACT FROM DIOCESAN PRESIDENT’S REPORT TO COUNCIL – 5TH NOVEMBER 2018 Judith advised that we have our first Worldwide President from outside the British Isles - Mrs Sheran Harper, who comes from Guyana. Sheran is proud to be leading an organisation that is making a difference in t ... read more

 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

The 100 Year Poppy.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 11 November 2018, 13:13


We will remember them...

This year we give thanks to God for the ending of the First World War which endured for four long years (1914-1918), with a lot of the fighting carried out in Western Europe. Once a beautiful area the fighting fields were soon wrecked and instead of grass and flowers all that could be seen was thick mud, were nothing grew. Yet, amazingly the Fland ... read more

 Posted: 11 Nov 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU Annual Meeting & Council

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 9 November 2018, 14:50


Saying farewell to our MU Chaplain Rev'd Edward Carter

We were blessed with a lovely 5th of November day on which to hold the Chelmsford, Diocese Mother’s Union Annual Meeting and Council. The Annual Meeting started prompt at 10.30am and was thought to be the one of the fastest on record. So, with no further ado the Council Meeting began. First up was the welcome and apologies followed by the Min ... read more

 Posted: 9 Nov 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Greetings for our overseas links!

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 13:29


Your gifts and cards for overseas

Following Lucy Bubb's plea at the Annuall Meeting she said that: We know that our overseas links love to hear from us; we would love to pass on greetings from as many branches, deaneries and diocesan members as possible this Christmas. Please send your messages or prayers of encouragement to Lucy Bubb by email (lucy.bubb@btinternet.com) by Friday ... read more

 Posted: 7 Nov 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Pakefield Church

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 3 November 2018, 18:46


Pakefield MU Banner

During our recent stay in Corton village we caught the bus to Lowestoft and made our way along the south promenade to Pakefield. We eventually arrived at the thatched roof church on the cliff, originally two churches but now one. At the end of the 10th century, or at the latest, by the beginning of the 11th century there were two semi-detached chu ... read more

 Posted: 3 Nov 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from October 18

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 1 November 2018, 09:36


A happy face on a cold day

Please pray that people come forward to offer their services towards the smooth running of the Chelmsford Diocese Mothers’ Union. Without the help and care of those who are called the Mothers’ Union could flounder. Let us pray for the people in Indonesia who have suffered due to Friday’s earthquake and tsunami. The death toll is ... read more

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