Chelmsford Diocese Wave of Prayer

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 17:19


Chelmsford Wave of Prayer

18th-20th June: Chelmsford Diocese Wave of Prayer - The Wave of Prayer is a daily act of reflection, thanksgiving and intercessions, shared together with Members of the Mothers Union around the world. Here in Chelmsford we have five Wave of Prayer link diocese: Rejaf, South Sudan – Military Episcopate, Kenya – Doko, Nigeria – Owo ... read more

 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

About Mothering Sunday

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 12 June 2019, 15:30


A super photograph...

Hello to everyone from the Epping branch MU group, on 31st March we held Mothering Sunday services around the country so we sincerely hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Mothering Sunday in your church. We hosted a very successful afternoon tea event at St John's in Epping on that day which had a fantastic turnout - 45 tickets sold and a similar numbe ... read more

 Posted: 12 Jun 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Diocesan MU 120th Anniversary Celebrations

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 13:51


The invitation, please download the PDF file...

Lucy Bubb would like you to see the invitation to attend the celebrations in Jamaica (one of our link diocese)? Lucy is planning to go and says If anyone is interested in going too please get in touch by email: lucy.bubb@btinternet.com by 15 June. You can download the PDF file at the end of this article to fill in the form, and I am sure Lucy w ... read more

 Posted: 5 Jun 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from May19

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 1 June 2019, 11:25


Super-May flowers

May often produces some lovely summer days, so if you don’t like gardening, haven't got the time to spare, or find gardening too difficult to do, why not treat yourself to a pretty potted plant and have a cup of camomile tea. Please get in touch with me if you have any problems regarding anything discussed at the meeting, I’m happy to ... read more

 Posted: 1 Jun 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Obituary: Elaine Richbell

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 11:02


Elaine Richbell

Following the untimely and sudden death of Elaine Richbell, on 28th April 2019 many of us gathered on 22nd May in the Parish Church of St Mary w St Leonard, Broomfield along with her family and friends to celebrate her life. Elaine had been a Mothers’ Union member for many years and was very much an active member of St Mary’s church and ... read more

 Posted: 29 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

From 'Homes of Promise'

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 13:47


News from Uganda.

Sheliah contacted me to say: I get an email weekly from ‘Homes of Promise’ in Uganda. I thought this one might be good to share. I do not know in which Diocese Jane was President but I do know that her experience of MU inspired her to spend the rest of her life in Uganda with Homes of Promise. Jane begins her email by saying Dear frien ... read more

 Posted: 22 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Happy Birthday Mary

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 16 May 2019, 21:22


Happy Birthday Mary

It was great to drive from Chelmsford down to Romford on a cool but sunny day, to help Mary Leach who is contact member for St Edward’s MU, celebrate her 85th Birthday – Afternoon tea was held in the lounge of Rose Court where she lives – there must have been around 50 people there to help her enjoy her day… Mary’s f ... read more

 Posted: 16 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU Diocesan Council

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 13 May 2019, 20:58


MU discussions

On the 9th May the Mothers Union Diocesan Council was held at 7.30pm in the Cathedral Chapter House. Lucy Bubb very kindly sent me some photographs from the meeting and in this first picture the members were discussing ‘How the MU could be more effective.’ As part of this discussion the group considered these questions: Whose lives does ... read more

 Posted: 13 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from April 19

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 4 May 2019, 18:50


So lovely and bright

Pray for our country during this time of turmoil Notice from Lucy Bubb saying: We’ve had a message from our contact in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands MU, Sandra, to say that they have just set up a Facebook page. If you want to check out their Facebook page and see recent photos from the AGM and Lady Day Celebrations go to: https://www.f ... read more

 Posted: 4 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Basildon Deanery Bring n Share

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 13:07


A great Lunch

Basildon Deanery members met together recently in St. Catherine's Church Hall for a Bring and Share lunch. We had a few Stalls. Molly Hoyle sold £173 of MUe! Merrill Knight, our new Vice-President, said Mid-day Prayers and I presented Lilian Irving with her Commissioning Certificate, as she is now the Branch Leader for Wickford and Runwell. A ... read more

 Posted: 17 Apr 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments