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St Swithin

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 11:24


St Swithin

Whatever the weather, on the 15thJuly we celebrate St Swithin’s Day. St Swithin was an Anglo-Saxon Bishop who died around 862. He is said to have been a Bishop at Winchester Cathedral when Winchester was the capital of the kingdom of Wessex. Very little is known about his life and there is very little mention of him in records for that time ... read more

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

Any Questions?

posted by: Joan | on: Thursday, 22 June 2017, 13:51


Any questionns?

At a recent communion service, we heard the reading taken from Matthew’s Gospel Ch22 starting at v: 34: in which we are told of the Pharisees and the Sadducees asking Jesus questions in order to plot against him. They asked Jesus what was the greatest commandment of all and after Jesus had replied that it was to love the Lord your God with al ... read more

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

Jamaica and the Cayman Islands

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 18 June 2017, 22:21


Pray for Jamaica and the Cayman Islands

Lucy Bubb has been in contact with our Wave of Prayer links asking if they have any particular needs that they would like us to pray about during our special time in the Wave of Prayer diary (18 - 20 June). I've heard back from Sandra, who is our contact for Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. and they said that there are some problems and some challen ... read more

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

Give us Hope 

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 10:32


Hope, Love & Care

Whatever else the MU gets involved in - one of its core principles is to promote marriage and family life. However, in these modern times when many young couples decided to live together before getting married there is every chance that they will start a family too. But, married or not the best way in which to live and rear a child is to have them ... read more

 Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Pentecost 2017

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 8 June 2017, 14:08


The coming of the Holy Spirit

Pentecost is one of the earliest and oldest celebrations in the church. Early enough to be recorded in the Acts of the Apostles along with a letter sent by St Paul to the Corinthians. Pentecost is held on the 50th day after Easter. Jews from all over had gathered in Jerusalem to celebrate the Jewish feast of Pentecost, when in Jewish tradition the ... read more

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

Reflections from May 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 2 June 2017, 18:30


Reflections from May 17

MU TREASURER The diocesan treasurer is standing down in October 2017 so be they a MU member or not we need someone to fulfil this important roll. If you, or you know someone who would be willing to take on this task please get in touch with our President Judith Meaden. I wanted to join a faith based organisation and after reading about Mothers' Un ... read more

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