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Royal Garden Party

posted by: Margaret Harvey | on: Sunday, 29 May 2016, 08:46


Margaret and Bob Harvey at the Royal Garden Party

Bob and I were nominated to the Lord Leiutenant of Essex to attend a Royal Garden Party by Havens Hospices, because between us we have completed nearly 40 years as volunteers. I started soon after my father died in Fair Havens in 1993 in various admin roles, finally settling in Finance, Bob joined me in 2001 as he retired and I became Diocesan Secr ... read more

 Posted: 29 May 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

St David

posted by: Alan Vine | on: Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 11:30


St David

How much do we actually know about St David? Most of what we do know comes from a biography written around 1090 by Rhygyfarch, son of the Bishop of St Davids. The exact date of his birth is unknown, but is said to have been around the year 520 and was reputedly born on a Pembrokeshire clifftop during a wild thunderstorm. Both of his parents were d ... read more

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

Christians in Iraq

posted by: Joan | on: Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 11:01


Iraq

There has been a Christian community in Iraq for two thousand years, but today Christians are being forced to leave their home and country to escape the self-proclaimed Islamic state (IS). Being a Christian in IS controlled territory is likely to invite being served with a death warrant. Christians also live in fear of being kidnapped, tortured and ... read more

 Posted: 11 May 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Gosfield Branch 80th Anniversary

posted by: Joan | on: Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 10:23


Celebrating their Diamond Anniversary

Our President Judith Meaden and a congregation of almost 50 people where at St Catherine’s in Gosfield, to help the Gosfield Branch of the MU celebrate their 80th Anniversary along with the 140th Anniversary of the Mothers’ Union. Lay Reader Terry Streamer who is the MU Deanery Chaplain led the lovely service which included some beauti ... read more

 Posted: 3 May 2016 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from April 16

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 2 May 2016, 11:20


April thoughts

Watch your thoughts; they become words...Watch your words; they become actions...Watch your actions; they become habits...Watch your habits; they become character...Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.. Judith Meaden our Diocesan President is passionate about the work of the Mothers Union and always manages to leave her listeners inspire ... read more

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