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

Thy Kingdom Come

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 11:21


Thy Kingdom Come poster

Thy Kingdom Come poster for you to download - Please find below the PDF file for you to print ... read more

 Posted: 9 Apr 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Newsletter no 10

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 5 April 2019, 13:02


MU News no10

The newsletter, for April, May and June wishes you all a very happy and joyous springtime. You will find a super photo of the Commissioning of Sheran Harper our new WorldWide President. Mrs Harper was commissioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Southwark Cathedral at a colourful and packed service on the 27th February. Congratulations all roun ... read more

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

Jamaica and the Cayman Islands MU

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 08:17


A 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.facebook.com/Mothers-Union-Diocese-of-Jamaica-and ... read more

 Posted: 3 Apr 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from March 19

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 08:06


Reflections from March 19

Let us pray for our government as they tackle the difficult days that lie ahead. May our politicians come together for the good of the nation. ‘If you have shoes on your feet, clothes on your back, food in your cupboard, a roof over your head and a little bit of money in the bank then you are reckoned to be among the richest 6% of people in ... read more

 Posted: 3 Apr 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St Cuthbert

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 15:55


St Cuthbert

St Cuthbert, Bishop of Lindisfarne, Wonderworker of Britain (+ 687), St Cuthbert was from Northumbria and he was born in the same year in which St Aidan set-up the monastery in Lindisfarne (See January Saint Aidan). Cuthbert’s family were very well-healed and like most high-class boys of his time were sent away to be taught the arts of war. ... read more

 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Power of Thought: Jane & Lucky

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 10:29


So hard to lose a much-loved pet.

Hello Joan, I so loved your blog story last September (18) about Betty. I was so moved by her story that I even invited friends to read it… But thinking about it, we all have a story to tell for its not only elderly people who can feel sad and lonely, younger people can have a busy life surrounded by family, friends and perhaps work colleagu ... read more

 Posted: 20 Mar 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Grace of Giving.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 11:34


We are give Grace from God

The Mothers union is all about helping and supporting those who are suffering in one way or another. At the 2017 Christmas Appeal the MU called on members to help women who have experienced violence from their partners get their lives back together, and from the 2018’s raffle, thanks to the wonderful donations given by the likes of YOU, peopl ... read more

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

Reflections from February 19

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 14:08


Looking forward to Spring

I am sure you will love the new MU banner so If you're in Chelmsford at any time, please visit the Cathedral and have a look at it. The banner will be dedicated on the 4th November 2019 at the Council meeting that is to be held in the Cathedral. The Students from St Mellitus College have written a Mothering Sunday Liturgy for 2019 that has been u ... read more

 Posted: 6 Mar 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MOTHERS’ UNION WORLDWIDE PRESIDENT, SHERAN HARPER, COMMISSIONED BY ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 28 February 2019, 09:56


Archbishop Welby, Caroline Welby, The Bishop of Guyana, Charles Davidson, Board of Trustees and Sheran Harper (Credit: Georgie Scott/Mothers’ Union)

Wednesday 27th February 2019 Mothers’ Union Worldwide Pesident, Sheran Harper, Commissioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Southwark Cathedral. In a colourful and packed Southwark Cathedral last night, Mrs Sheran Harper, was commissioned to her office as Worldwide President of Mothers’ Union, a movement of four million members wor ... read more

 Posted: 28 Feb 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments