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St Bartholomew

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 11:22


St Bartholomew

Bartholomew, who was also known as Nathanial, was one of the 12 Apostles of Jesus. He was a native of Cana who was introduced to Jesus by St Philip. When told that the Messiah had arrived and that he was Jesus of Nazareth Bartholomew's response was 'Nazareth! Can anything good come from there?' Which prompted Jesus to say, 'Here truly is an Israe ... read more

 Posted: 28 Nov 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Southend MU Deanery Banner

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 09:01


Part of Southend MU Deanery Banner

From 1917 until 1960, the Vicar of St. Mary's, Prittlewell, was Canon Gowing, his wife was Dorothy and from 1945 until 1954 she was Diocesan President of the Mothers' Union, she then became a Life Vice-President and Commissioned Speaker. These roles and her commitment to and enthusiasm for Mothers' Union, only ceased with her death in 1977. They ar ... read more

 Posted: 22 Nov 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Interview with Oluwakemi Ademola

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Sunday, 12 November 2017, 17:39


Oluwakemi Ademola 'Kemi'

Hello MU members - My name is Oluwakemi Ademola. My branch is 'Emmanuel Parish Mothers' Union, Emmanuel Parish Church, Leyton, London. E17 8HL and I am the Branch Chair. I was received into the Mothers' Union branch of St Stephen's Anglican Church Inalende Ibadan after I married in 2000. However, I became an active member in October 2009 when our ... read more

 Posted: 12 Nov 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU Council Nov 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 21:37


D.President Judith Meaden, W.W.President Lynne Temby with Bishop Stephen

On a brisk, sunny, Autumn morning many of us met in Chelmsford Cathedral for MU Council and Annual Meeting 2017. The Cathedral was packed, not only to attend the meeting but to welcome Lynne Tembey, the World-Wide President. The day began with a Mothers' Union Celebration Eucharist with banners, the service being led by The Bishop of Chelmsford Rt ... read more

 Posted: 7 Nov 2017 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU and Foodbank UK

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 4 November 2017, 13:08


Foodbank requests...

Mothers' Union is an international Christian membership charity. It has 3.6 million members in 78 countries. The vision of Mothers' Union is of a world where God's love is shown through loving, respectful and flourishing relationships. One of the ways we do this in the UK is by supporting Food Banks which provide emergency food for people in crisis ... read more

 Posted: 4 Nov 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from October 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 3 November 2017, 13:09


Refections from October 17

Let us pray for those people who have been affected by the shooting in America. Pray for the souls of those who have died, all the people who have life-threatening and life-changing injuries, and for all the loved ones and families who are grieving, worried and afraid. Here at the Emmanuel Church in Leyton our branch is encouraged to continue all ... read more

 Posted: 3 Nov 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments