Reflections from December 19

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 15:02


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Heavenly Father may we request that you oversee and bless those who have been affected by the adverse weather over the last few months, may they recover quickly so that they are able to celebrate the birth of the Holy Child. We wish all people a very peaceful Advent season – Amen By attending the Carol Service at Lambeth Palace, there was th ... read more

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Hope and Confidence for 2020

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 31 December 2019, 18:35


2020 with hope and confidence

Looking forward to 2020, we hear from our Central Chaplain, Bishop Emma Ineson that the theme for the MU this year is ‘growing in hope and confidence’ and there is no story more filled with hope and confidence than the Christmas story of God coming to earth as a helpless child and placing himself into the care of an ordinary couple. God ... read more

 Posted: 31 Dec 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Congratulations Revd Stephen

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 14:04


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The Right Reverend Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford, has been nominated by Her Majesty the Queen as the new Archbishop of York in succession to the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr John Sentamu. Bishop Stephen’s response was that he was humbled and excited at the appointment which would make him the 98th Archbishop of York. But he ... read more

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

Cristmas Carols at Lambeth Palace

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 12 December 2019, 11:48


Lambeth Palace.

A wonderful evening was spent at Lambeth Palace, in London on 11th December where we heard the exquisite sounds of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Choir as they performed in the historic great hall a selection of coral pieces which included some traditional and contemporary festive songs. The evening began with a complimentary glass of mu ... read more

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

Reflections for November 19

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 10:28


Reflections from November

Black History Month is held in October and has been celebrated for the last 40 years. The idea was founded during the 1980’s to highlight and help recognise the efforts that people from Africa and other Caribbean backgrounds have made to this country over many, many years. At Council on 4th November, Margaret Harvey who has been MU Secretary ... read more

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Black History Celebration

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 18:08


Kemi Ademola (branch chair) with Regent Adeola and guest

We had our Black History celebrations yesterday and though it was short noticed the turnout was very encouraging. Two local businesses were invited to exhibit, ITOFAN and NJoy chin chin. We had sessions on herbs and ancient remedies, Poems, Music and food. Our Sunday school children did presentations and I Interviewed Regent Adeola Okarevu, the Re ... read more

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

A Letter from Margaret

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 10:50


A thank you from Margaret Harvey

Dear friends and fellow MU members, thank you all so much for the flowers, gifts and cards that Judith kindly gave to me on Monday November 4th before the service in the afternoon of Council. As well as a generous cheque in the goody bag was a silver MU badge and a glass MU vase. Recently we have been planning a revamp in our lounge, the decorator ... read more

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

Council Meeting on 4th November

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 11:23


Margaret, our outgoing MU Secretary is thanked by Judith and all the members

On a bright Monday morning we met together for our annual CDMU Council meeting. The business of the MU was carried out during the morning session which was followed at 12 o’clock by Midday Prayers. During the Council meeting Margaret Harvey who has been MU Secretary for many years was presented with a gift and flowers from Judith our Presiden ... read more

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

Welcome Back

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 8 November 2019, 20:00


Welcome Back

St Andrew’s Mothers’ Union we’re delighted to welcome back The Very Revd. Rod Reid, Diocesan Chaplain, at their evening meeting on Thursday 26th September, as he was a past member of St Andrew’s congregation before entering the priesthood. Rod gave a sincere and interesting account of his early life, work and journey of fait ... read more

 Posted: 8 Nov 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Black History Month Celebration

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 7 November 2019, 09:27


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You are invited to help celebrate Black History Month on November 23rd in Emmanuel Church Hall, 149, Hicham Road, E17 8HL. Starting at 6.00pm = Come along and enjoy good food, music, poetry, health and beauty chats and much, much more - pleaser reply to Kemi on 07941 496 502 or to Ann Marie on 07984 309 397 - To download the poster click the PD ... read more

 Posted: 7 Nov 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments