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Can you forgive or have her stay away?

Dear Mothers’ Union members, I feel the need to pass on some of the words and sentiments taken from a sermon given by our Parish Priest on Sunday. It was at Evening Prayer after enjoying a beautiful sun-soaked day that our Vicar approached the controversial subject ... read more

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What would you want for Shamima Begum’s future? Could you forgive her, and if so, how would you feel if she brought the evil of IS home? Can you find it in your heart to welcome her back or would you rather her stay away? Perhaps we should pray, especially for her innocent baby’s future, for only God knows her intent…

Mothers’ Union Prayer

Loving Lord, we thank you for your love so freely given to us all.

We pray for families around the world.

Bless the work of The Mothers’ Union as we seek to share your love through the encouragement, strengthening and support of marriage and family life. Empowered by your Spirit may we be united in prayer and worship and in love and service reach out as your hands across the world in Jesus’ name.