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St Joseph.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 10:54


St Joseph

According to the Scriptures, Joseph was descended from the Royal House of David and worked as a carpenter. Following his engagement to Mary he learned that she was expecting a child and planned to divorce her quietly after their marriage to avoid shame and punishment being brought down upon her. However, an angel came to Joseph in a dream and told ... read more

 Posted: 28 Mar 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Egypt and Mothers’ Union

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 23 March 2018, 11:33


Egypt

An introduction: Egypt is in the North East corner of Africa. Libya lies to the West and Sudan to the South. It is also bordered by the Mediterranean and Red Seas. It is mostly a ‘desert’ country, with a population of some 80 million. One of the longest rivers in the world, the River Nile, divides the country. In the Nile Delta (where ... read more

 Posted: 23 Mar 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Mothering Sunday at St Luke's

posted by: Lucy Bubb | on: Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 10:46


Helping to grow a family well

Hello to everyone, here are some photos from our Mothering Sunday service that was held at Moulsham St Luke’s, Chelmsford. I took the service and we used the excellent resources and liturgy developed by the Mothers’ Union and St Mellitus College - it would be good to find out whether other churches used these resources too. We focused ... read more

 Posted: 20 Mar 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Mothering Sunday

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 10:43


So beautiful and so fresh...

Did you enjoy the Mothering Sunday Service in your church? If it was anything like our service here at St Mary’s in Broomfield, you would have gone home very happy, uplifted and laden down with flowers… Our Associate Priest gave the address and surprised most of the congregation by saying that the cost of rearing a child from birth to ... read more

 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from February 18

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 11:59


Snowdrops in February

Snow, why are you so intricately made and so beautiful to watch falling from the sky, to see you decorating the plants, trees and fields, yet so dangerous for our feet to walk upon? The Mothers’ Union now has members in 83 countries across the world, all working tirelessly serving communities with various projects and programmes whilst offer ... read more

 Posted: 7 Mar 2018 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments