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King Charles the Martyr.

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 25 February 2017, 16:45


King Charles the Martyr.

King Charles 1 ascended to the English throne on March 27, 1625 and was already at loggerheads with the Puritans. He took a high view of church governance and worship, demanding compliance with the Book of Common Prayer and taking a traditional view of the importance of the sacraments. He was a great believer in the episcopacy which alienated him f ... read more

 Posted: 25 Feb 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Hunger in South Sudan 

posted by: Joan | on: Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 09:52


Sudanese Flag

It was with great sadness I saw on the television just the other night the devastating news that yet another country had officially declared that they have a famine and a humanitarian crisis in South Sudan. The Sudanese President Salva Kiir spoke to his besieged country just a few hours after his elected government had declared a famine in some pa ... read more

 Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Our Caribbean Cruise

posted by: Joan | on: Saturday, 18 February 2017, 18:15


Barbados MU Banner

Doris Baker who is a Diocesan Member and her husband Peter went on a very enviable Caribbean Cruise in January. They said after arriving home, what a wonderful time and experience they had enjoyed. The cruise took in all the major Caribbean islands which they said was wonderful, however, one island in particular, will be very memorable for them - i ... read more

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

Sweet Charity

posted by: Joan | on: Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 18:15


So many charity organisations

These days and especially around Christmas we seem to be bombarded with charity appeals either through our front doors or in the media. Sometimes the sheer number of these appeals can seem to be overwhelming but at a time when there is so much in the world that is dark and depressing our ability to come together with each other to respond to the ne ... read more

 Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Diamond Wedding Anniversary

posted by: Joan | on: Friday, 10 February 2017, 14:58


June and Frank - Congratulations

Hello, my name is June Boult and I am a member of St Edward's, Romford, MU. I have recently celebrated my Diamond Wedding Anniversary. The contact for our branch Mary Leach made sure Frank and I had cards for our special day from the Central President and Diocesan President, which was a complete surprise, as well as a card from the branch signed by ... read more

 Posted: 10 Feb 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Judith Allen Obituary

posted by: Joan | on: Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 10:57


Judith Allen

It is with great sadness that we must announce the death of Judith Allen. She was a long-time member of Cathedral Branch of the Mothers’ Union and had served as Branch Leader there, she had also been the Deanery Presiding Member. She supported and had belonged to The Mothers’ Union for many, many years and had held a variety of roles. S ... read more

 Posted: 8 Feb 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Wave Return

posted by: Joan | on: Monday, 6 February 2017, 13:03


A wave from Toungoo Diocese

Wave of Prayer! Many of you will remember our request for photos of branches sending the "Wave" of Prayer to our link diocese (we're still more than happy to receive them) - well, we're receiving some back! Whilst no longer officially linked with any diocese in Myanmar, we are continuing informally as friendships have blossomed. We've received a ph ... read more

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

Reflections from January 17

posted by: Joan | on: Thursday, 2 February 2017, 14:26


Reflections Jan17

Wishing All our dedicated MU Members a truly wonderful year ahead 2017 – May your lives be filled with good health, quiet, inner-happiness and contentment. Pray for others as you do for yourselves… The Mothers’ Union Newsletter is all about you. Your birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions. Your worries, your troubles, yo ... read more

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