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St John the Evangelist

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 26 August 2016, 21:40


St John the Evangelist

St John the Evangelist, the Beloved Disciple, was the youngest of the Apostles and as a result is usually depicted in sacred art as being beardless unlike the others and in da Vinci’s painting of the Last Supper John looks very young. The authorship of the Johannine works (the Gospel of St John, the Epistles of John and Revelation) has been ... read more

 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Making Contact!

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 19:49


Mrs. Beryl Okumu-Oking - 1

Dear MU Members, in the last 6 weeks or so, we've been able to make contact with another one of our Wave of Prayer links: The Military Episcopate, Kenya. I am sure you will be delighted to 'Read all about it…' Making contact with our Wave of Prayer links - Military Episcopate, Kenya On 20th June, during our Wave of Prayer time and after m ... read more

 Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | There are 3 comments | make a comment / view comments

St Margaret’s 140 year Celebration

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 19 August 2016, 11:18


Celebrating 140 years of MU

St Margaret’s 140year Celebration...Hello! Members of the branch from St Margaret’s Leigh on sea, along with some Diocesan members and friends enjoyed a memorable and special gathering . St Margaret's celebrated this landmark occasion with a special Eucharist service which was followed by a get together with some delicious cakes made by ... read more

 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments

Interview with Rosalie Taylor

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 13:11


Rosalie Taylor

Hello, my name is Rosalie Elizabeth Taylor know as Ros. I belong to St. Edward the confessor branch in Romford. I am the contact and distributor for the group. I was enrolled about 30 years ago in St. Edward’s church by the Rev David Jennings now Bishop retired. I used to belong to The Young Wives group and becoming an MU member seemed the n ... read more

 Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Festival Service at Westminster Abbey

posted by: Joan | on: Thursday, 11 August 2016, 11:30


A wonderful service at the Abbey

Five of us members from Saffron Walden Mother's Union attended a wonderful service at Westminster Abbey to commemorate 140 Years of Mothers’ Union on Mary Sumner Day - August 9th 2016. Three of us travelled with my two grandchildren from Audley End. My daughter met us at Green Park and we went on the Jubilee Line to Westminster where six of u ... read more

 Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Dorothy Wells Obituary

posted by: Joan | on: Sunday, 7 August 2016, 09:14


Dorothy Wells, an inspiration to us all.

Dorothy Wells Obituary 1924 – 2016. After Dorothy’s husband Ron finished his time at Theological College, he was appointed to serve his title at St. Mary’s Prittlewell in Southend on Sea, where the Vicar’s wife was a very keen MU supporter and this set Dorothy on her MU road. Dorothy’s husband was appointed as the fi ... read more

 Posted: 7 Aug 2016 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from July 16

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 08:48


Reflections from July

Somme 100 – May we never, ever, glorify war, only may we glorify the peace that thousands of men and women in two world wars gave up their lives for Congratulations to all the Mothers' Union members who have received long service certificates in this 140th Celebratory Year Show me the way dear Lord that I might follow, but stay close behind ... read more

 Posted: 3 Aug 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments