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Last Year    

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 29 December 2021, 10:28


MU Christmastide

As the year draws to a close, we have come to the end of another triennium for Mothers’ Union. Following the pandemic crisis in 2020, we began 2021 with renewed energy and enthusiasm to rebuild home and confidence, in what was believed by many, would be a recovering world. Little did we know that the uncertainty of the pandemic would be exten ... read more

 Posted: 29 Dec 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

A Message from Judith

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 23 December 2021, 11:17


Christmas blessings to you all

Dear Council members, I write to thank you all again for your work for CDMU during the past six years and all the support you have given me as your Diocesan President. What a wonderful day the 15th November was for me and I'm so very grateful for the gifts, cards, words and love shown to me as I step down. I attach Bishop Guli's Christmas message ... read more

 Posted: 23 Dec 2021 | There are 1 comments | make a comment / view comments

Sermon, Mothers’ Union Eucharist, 15 Nov 2021

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Monday, 20 December 2021, 10:09


Was she a sinner? We will never know...

Sermon, Mothers’ Union Eucharist, 15 Nov 2021 - Isaiah 61: 1-4 - John 12: 1-8 The story of Jesus being anointed by a woman at Bethany is a particularly beautiful one, and rare in the Biblical tradition in that it appears in some form in all four Gospels. In Matthew and Mark, the woman’s identity is unknown. Luke, uniquely, describes he ... read more

 Posted: 20 Dec 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

Friday 10th December

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Friday, 10 December 2021, 07:27


Black Pledge

Friday 10th December: Loving father, today on International Human Rights Day let us remember that we are all created equal and are together one with Christ. Respect for women and girls is the responsibility of everyone. We pray that we may bring love and respect into the small and hidden places, to those who feel unvalued and unseen. Thursday 9th ... read more

 Posted: 10 Dec 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

16 Days of activism: Wed 08 Dec:

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 08:07


16 Days...

Wednesday 8th December: Child marriage affects around 1 in 5 girls globally every year. Every year 12 million girls worldwide are married before the age of 18. That is 23 girls every minute and nearly 1 every 3 seconds. Loving father, we call ... read more

 Posted: 8 Dec 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

16 Days of activism: Sat 04.Dec:

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Thursday, 2 December 2021, 07:40


Black Thursday

Saturday 4th December: Worldwide, almost 20% of all trafficking victims are children. Children traumatised by abuse carry that trauma into adulthood. Many enter abusive relationships, either as victims or perpetrators. Today we pray for children living in desperate situations, whose families are coaxed into trafficking them to orphanages or to othe ... read more

 Posted: 2 Dec 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments

16 Days of activism: Wed 01.Dec:

posted by: Joan Vine | on: Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 21:55


The Big Give

Wednesday 1st December: Today as part of our 16 Days of Activism we think of the elderly women and men who are stuck with an abusive family member and we pray that they will seek and find help. Tuesday 30th November: Across Britain and Ireland, over 210 requests for refuge are turned away every day. Today we pray for the women who need to acces ... read more

 Posted: 1 Dec 2021 | There are 0 comments | make a comment / view comments