Basildon Deanery Banner

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 11:02


All there for the Dedication Service

On Wednesday 11th July in the Basildon Deanery there was a Dedication Service held for their new Deanery Banner. Mrs Pauline Randall was delighted to welcome along the Branch Leaders of Billericay: Mrs Merrill Knight, Great Burstead: Mrs Margaret Flack. Branch Leader of Wickford and Runwell: Mrs Jeanette Cardnell and the Contact at the Laindon Bra ... read more

 Posted: 18 Jul 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Privacy Policy – JULY 2018

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 12 July 2018, 10:51


Privacy Policy

Introduction – Privacy Policy Mothers’ Union is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy (together with any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand o ... read more

 Posted: 12 Jul 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Retreat at Pleshey

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 5 July 2018, 11:05


We so enjoyed our retreat at Pleshey

Here is a photo of the thirteen of us who went to the Mothers Union retreat at Pleshey on the second and third of July. We had a truly wonderful and inspiring two days being led by the Revd Ruth Cartwright. She took us on the journey of Peter and helped us to get to know him more, she also encouraged us to find out and look for things regarding our ... read more

 Posted: 5 Jul 2018 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments

Mothers’ Union Newsletter…No 7

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:36


News for July, August and September

Hello to all our MU members, I expect by now you would have received your quarterly MU Newsletter for July, August and September 18. If you haven’t yet received your newsletter I am sure you will be happy to know that it has been sent to someone at your branch who will hopefully print it out for you. The newsletter is quite brief, with only t ... read more

 Posted: 2 Jul 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from June 18

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 1 July 2018, 10:21


Reflections from June 18

Dear Lord: Help me to be more thoughtful, generous and forgiving of others. When we are not aware of other peoples’ circumstances let us not jump to hasty conclusions and be overly judgmental. Help us to be more like you… Royal Garden Party: It was wonderful for Marianna, Lynne, Jean, Margaret, Shirley and I to take Tea with the Queen ... read more

 Posted: 1 Jul 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Diocesan Afternoon Tea

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 11:22


Super home made cakes

There were around thirty Diocesan Members who joined the Cathedral branch for afternoon tea on Thursday 14th June. We had a really lovely afternoon that was held in the garden of Guy Harlings, We had lots of jam and cream scones and a wonderful selection of homemade cakes. We would like to thank the Cathedral branch and the trustees for providing t ... read more

 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Wave of Prayer

posted by: Lucy Bubb | on: Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:24


Please pray for our Sisters abroad

Wave of Prayer - Rejaf Diocese, South Sudan: We are currently coming to the end of our ‘slot’ on the Wave of Prayer diary (18 - 20 June). Many of you will know that we have yet to establish contact with our links in Rejaf Diocese, South Sudan and Owo Diocese and Doko Diocese, Nigeria. This is largely due to the political situations in ... read more

 Posted: 20 Jun 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

A special gift...

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 19:17


A wonderful gift for my special birthday...

At the beginning of May, the 2nd in fact, I had a milestone birthday… I was extremely fortunate, and I had a super-special day, surrounded by loving family, friends along with my church family. I couldn’t have asked for a more special day. In the months leading up to my birthday I had many inquiries from my family as to what I would li ... read more

 Posted: 13 Jun 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Judith at the Palace…

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 4 June 2018, 12:01


Judith at the Palace

It was wonderful and very exciting for me to attend the Queen's Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace on Thursday 31st May along with five other members of the MU. We took photos of courses and there is one of me standing outside the gates and there is a second photo taken inside the grounds with the other MU members. They were Marianna (DP for ... read more

 Posted: 4 Jun 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflecions from May 18

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 1 June 2018, 11:05


Protected wildflowers in the churchyard

Heavenly Father, we thank you for all the good people in our lives. Our family, our friends, our neighbours and our church family – We are surrounded with many good people who support us when we are down and join with us when we celebrate… The Mothers' Union Spring Diocesan Council Meeting ended beautifully with Compline… By t ... read more

 Posted: 1 Jun 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments