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A Muslim Gift

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 24 October 2016, 16:45


A Muslim Gift

A Muslim Gift for Christians - In Pakistan’s north-eastern Punjab province, some Muslim villagers have raised funds to help build a church for their poor Christian neighbours. The small population of Christians, numbering around 20 families had nowhere to worship and had to use someone’s home or find some other place for their Holy-day ... read more

 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St Leonard of Noblac.

posted by: Joan | on: Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 16:19


St Leonard

St Leonard of Noblac... Leonard of Noblac (466 - 559 A.D.) was a popular Saint during the Middle Ages in Western Europe, but the account of his life is regarded as historically unreliable because nothing was written until the 11th century. No doubt his popularity was due to the large number of miracles and help attributed to his intercession. When ... read more

 Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Jesus Christ is Waiting?

posted by: Joan | on: Thursday, 13 October 2016, 14:48


Jesus Christ is Waiting...

Jesus Christ is Waiting? At Broomfield’s Parish Church on 9th October we started our 10.30am Eucharist Service with one of my all-time favourite hymns. To me, the words are profound and the tune reflects the poignant verses so beautifully. Jesus Christ is Waiting – He sits and eats alone like so many millions of people. Old or you ... read more

 Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Interview with Carol Gumbleton

posted by: Joan | on: Monday, 10 October 2016, 21:56


Carol Gumbleton

Hello Carol, thank you for agreeing to participate in this MU interview. I am sure our members will find your replies very interesting and enlightening:... What is your name? Carol Gumbleton What is your branch? The Cathedral, Chelmsford What is your position in the branch or the MU? I am the Chelmsford Deanery Chair. When and where were, you e ... read more

 Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

THE MOTHERS UNION AGM

posted by: Brenda Sheath | on: Friday, 7 October 2016, 13:36


A group of MU representatives from Zambia

THE MOTHERS UNION AGM - 140TH ANNIVERSARY 1876 - 2016 On 21st September, we three - Sheilah Girgis, Helen Hawkes and Brenda Sheath set out on a journey to Hampshire to attend the Mothers Union AGM. After a complex route covering three of the busiest motorways in the country we arrived at our destination in Hook where we located our accommodatio ... read more

 Posted: 7 Oct 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Urgent prayer request

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 3 October 2016, 08:09


Please pray for us...

Urgent prayer request... We have been asked to keep Jamaica and the Cayman Islands in our prayers particularly at this time as Hurricane Matthew approaches. Our contact, Sandra, has told us that the country are preparing for the hurricane with boarding schools being evacuated and guidance being given about where to stay to keep safe. There is a Men ... read more

 Posted: 3 Oct 2016 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from September 16

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 2 October 2016, 20:14


September 16

Reflections from September 16 And Jesus said: Whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. Luke 14: 27. Creator God, we thank you for the beauty of your creation, and for the animals that share our lives, we pray for compassionate hearts so that we may care for them always. A Special Thank You to all those people who j ... read more

 Posted: 2 Oct 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments