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St Aidan, first Bishop of Lindisfarne

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 17:23


St Aidan, first Bishop of Lindisfarne

St Aidan came from the Island of Lona, he was an Irish monk. He lived in the seventh century at a time when Christianity was quite new in England, and the pagans of the time greatly resisted the work he felt he had to do. Very little, if anything was known about the word of God and there was only one church in the whole of England. The newly conv ... read more

 Posted: 30 Jan 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

English for Women

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 10:24


English for Women are currently recruiting for a Project Assistant to join our small, friendly team on a fixed term contract until 31st January 2020. Our core values of Connection, Communication and Culture will be at the centre of your work, and you will have the drive and determination to make a difference to the lives of others on a daily basis ... read more

 Posted: 23 Jan 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Honour for Lynne Tembey

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 11:18


Lynne Temby Awarded for her service

MU WWPresident Lynne Tembey received an honour for her services to the Mothers’ Union for almost 40 years. A special service was held at Lambeth Palace by the Archbishop of Canterbury for Lynne, where she was presented with the Cross of St Augustine. Among the congregation were Mothers’ Union Trustees, staff and friends. Archbishop Jus ... read more

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

Newsletter no 9

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 18:05


MU News no9

This newsletter, the first in 2019, wishes you all a very happy New Year, a healthy and peaceful year too. You are reminded that the theme for 2019 is Listen, Observe, Act – in Step with God. This follows on from the MULOA activities last year and Judith and the diocesan speakers look forward to sharing this with members during the year. The ... read more

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

Reflections from December 18

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 2 January 2019, 15:41


The winter rose to warm your heart

As the winter days and nights set-in, let us remember and pray for all those who are alone and cannot afford heating, those who are elderly, those who have no home and must sleep on the cold paving stones. Let us remember before God all those selfless Mothers’ Union members now passed away. Those like Mollie Merchant who gave of their time ... read more

 Posted: 2 Jan 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments