Reflection and Prayer

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 25 April 2021, 09:25


Praying for all our worldwide members

What a year we have all had. The impact has been very high in parts of Chelmsford Diocese. For some a year of inconvenience but for many a year of loss. The pain of losing someone close to us is always painful made worse when we cannot say goodbye. Sometimes in the depth of misery we cannot reach out to the Lord - He reaches out to us, understandi ... read more

 Posted: 25 Apr 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Philip Duke of Edinburgh

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 16 April 2021, 11:32


Rest in Peace

Philip Duke of Edinburgh: Loving Father. We give you thanks for the long life of Prince Philip and for all he has contributed to our nation, to the Commonwealth and across the world. We thank you for his Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme which is so highly valued in more than 130 countries. And we remember particularly with gratitude Prince Philip&r ... read more

 Posted: 16 Apr 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

An Easter Message

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 3 April 2021, 17:50


Christ has risen - Hallelujah!

An Easter Message from Sheran Harper, Worldwide President: Can I challenge you this Easter, that as the Church Bells ring on Easter morning, you will join me in creating a quiet space, where you can close your eyes, breathe, and lose yourselves for a moment, as you thank Jesus for His life and all that it means for our work in Mothers’ Union. ... read more

 Posted: 3 Apr 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Lent quiet hour on Lady Day

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 28 March 2021, 13:55


Mary

A beautiful service on Zoom was held on 25th March, Led by: Rev’d Rod and DP Judith. The service began with an introduction and an opening prayer. There were four reflections: three taken from Luke 1 & 2 and one from John 2, all accompanied by Music. The first reflection tells of Mary and her encounter with the angel who told of the preg ... read more

 Posted: 28 Mar 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Mothering Sunday Sermon

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 14 March 2021, 20:31


Happy Mothering Sunday

The fourth Sunday in Lent - Mothering Sunday - when the gospel reading for the day remembers Mary, the mother of our Lord as today we remember our own mothers or those who have ‘mothered’ us. We only hear about Mary at the beginning and end of Jesus’ life and even less do we hear about Joseph, his earthly father; the two who care ... read more

 Posted: 14 Mar 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

International Woman’s Day

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 8 March 2021, 08:20


International Women's Day

International Woman’s Day Monday 8th March: International Women’s Day is celebrated all around the world, delighting in the remarkable achievements of women. It also is a day to mark the call for action against gender inequality. The day is annually held on March 8th every year to highlight, women’s achievements, the awareness ... read more

 Posted: 8 Mar 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Seven days of Prayer

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 28 February 2021, 10:18


Let us unite in seven days of Prayer.

M: Motivation: Loving Lord, help us to pray with motivation and enthusiasm for all those women who feel alone, afraid and betrayed. O: Objective: Encourage us Father to pray in an objective manner for all women, no matter what faith, an alternative faith or of no faith at all. T: Together: Dear God, may families work together to create stable r ... read more

 Posted: 28 Feb 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Ash Wednesday

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 11:00


Ash Wednesday Ashes for you.

Are you having a zoom Ash Wednesday service today? If so, it goes without saying that there is no way the vicar will be able to anoint your forehead with ashes, but you can make your own ash that can be blessed during your zoom service and you can symbolically anoint your own forehead with the ash. Although the majority of us Mothers’ Union m ... read more

 Posted: 17 Feb 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Rosalie Taylor: Obituary

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 11 February 2021, 11:27


Rosalie Taylor

It is with much sadness that we have to remember Rosalie Taylor, who had been a faithful Mothers' Union member from St Edward's Church in Romford for many years, serving a lot of her time as a member of the MU committee there, always ready to work for the group and help out in any way she could. Some years ago Rosalie become one of our Vice Preside ... read more

 Posted: 11 Feb 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Remembering

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 11:02


Remembering all those we have lost

Following the sad news of that awe inspiring gentleman Captain Sir Tom Moore. May it help us focus on all those people who have fulfilled their life’s work and have been taken back home to God in the last year… Therefore, copying some of the words sent to me by Olukemi Ademola from Emmanuel Church, Mother’s Union ‘Fasting ... read more

 Posted: 3 Feb 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments