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St Augustine of Canterbury.

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 31 July 2017, 16:40


St Augustine

Augustine was a Benedictine monk and prior of St. Andrew's monastery on the Coelian Hill in Rome. Being aware of Augustine's gifts and talents, Pope Gregory the Great appointed him to missionary work in England. As a result of a number of wars and pagan invasions the church in England became divided into groups of small Christian communities. The ... read more

 Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Bishop John Wraw

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 11:26


Bishop John Wraw

It is with much regret that we announce the passing of the Right Reverend John Wraw, who died at home on 25th July 2017. Bishop John, Bishop of Bradwell had been unwell for the past three years, but had continued to carry out his ministry to God and the people until the end. He was involved in many aspects of the church and was especially encouragi ... read more

 Posted: 26 Jul 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Tea with Service

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 24 July 2017, 14:07


Mary, Audrey, Helen and June

On Sunday the 4th of June 17, we were delighted to welcome our president Judith Meaden who joined us at St. Edward's Church in Romford for our 10am service. Judith had come along to hand out long service certificates to no fewer than twenty-one of our MU members, the certificates ranged from 25 years to 63 years and altogether, Judith gave out cert ... read more

 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Rene Damery Obituary

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 14:21


Rene Damery

It is with much regret that I publish the death of Rene Damery whose funeral took place on 10th July 2017. Rene was very much a people’s person and and had been very active in the life of St Edward’s Church in Romford, Essex. She became enrolled in the Mothers’ Union in 1972 and was always ready to support the meetings and gather ... read more

 Posted: 19 Jul 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

MU Retreat at Pleshey 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 09:31


Listening to the birds singing

The Chelmsford Mothers Union held its annual retreat on 26th and 27th June in the beautiful surroundings of Pleshey. The two-day retreat was overseen by Revd Carolyn Tibbott, who is the Vicar of St Mary's Church in nearby Broomfield Village. The event was very enjoyable and Revd Carolyn gave us plenty to think about, especially after hearing all ab ... read more

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

Mothers’ Union Newsletter…No 3

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 7 July 2017, 14:28


MU Newsletter no 3

Hello to all our MU members, some of you may have received your quarterly MU Newsletter for July, August and September. If you haven't yet received your newsletter I am sure you will be happy to know that it has been sent to someone at your branch who will hopefully print it out for you. I have used coloured photographs again and although we dont e ... read more

 Posted: 7 Jul 2017 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Reflections from June 17

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 13:51


June 2017

Look out for a MU Quiet day at Clare Priory on Friday 22nd September from 10am to 3pm organised by Jane Richardson, Branch Leader, Great & Little Tay Mother's Union, if you want to know more contact Jan Richardson on 01206 221481 or email john.richardson195@btinternet.com Blessed with the amazing gift of language the Apostles went out and bega ... read more

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