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Obituary: Elaine Richbell

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 11:02


Elaine Richbell

Following the untimely and sudden death of Elaine Richbell, on 28th April 2019 many of us gathered on 22nd May in the Parish Church of St Mary w St Leonard, Broomfield along with her family and friends to celebrate her life. Elaine had been a Mothers’ Union member for many years and was very much an active member of St Mary’s church and ... read more

 Posted: 29 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

From 'Homes of Promise'

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 13:47


News from Uganda.

Sheliah contacted me to say: I get an email weekly from ‘Homes of Promise’ in Uganda. I thought this one might be good to share. I do not know in which Diocese Jane was President but I do know that her experience of MU inspired her to spend the rest of her life in Uganda with Homes of Promise. Jane begins her email by saying Dear frien ... read more

 Posted: 22 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Happy Birthday Mary

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 16 May 2019, 21:22


Happy Birthday Mary

It was great to drive from Chelmsford down to Romford on a cool but sunny day, to help Mary Leach who is contact member for St Edward’s MU, celebrate her 85th Birthday – Afternoon tea was held in the lounge of Rose Court where she lives – there must have been around 50 people there to help her enjoy her day… Mary’s f ... read more

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

MU Diocesan Council

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 13 May 2019, 20:58


MU discussions

On the 9th May the Mothers Union Diocesan Council was held at 7.30pm in the Cathedral Chapter House. Lucy Bubb very kindly sent me some photographs from the meeting and in this first picture the members were discussing ‘How the MU could be more effective.’ As part of this discussion the group considered these questions: Whose lives does ... read more

 Posted: 13 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from April 19

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Saturday, 4 May 2019, 18:50


So lovely and bright

Pray for our country during this time of turmoil Notice from Lucy Bubb saying: We’ve had a message from our contact in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands MU, Sandra, to say that they have just set up a Facebook page. If you want to check out their Facebook page and see recent photos from the AGM and Lady Day Celebrations go to: https://www.f ... read more

 Posted: 4 May 2019 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments