Vigils for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Several branches in the diocese held vigils during the sixteen days. Awareness was raised and prayers offered. Share...

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Long Service Award at Oakham

It was a great surprise to Joyce Halliday when she was awarded her 60 year long service certificate. Joyce thought that she was attending the monthly Communion service at the home where she is now a resident. There was certainly a look of surprise when her son wheeled her in and she saw that that there were members of her branch sitting there! During the service Canon Lee Francis-Dehqani handed...

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Visit to Pitsford Branch

I spent a very happy and exciting afternoon with the members of Pitsford branch when I was able to enrol five new members. There are also two more new members waiting to be enrolled who were unable to be there. Thank you to branch leader Anne for your enthusiasm that led to new members wanting to be part of your branch. Excellent news. Barbara Haynes, Diocesan President Share...

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Travelling Nativity Success Story

Our Mothers’ Union branch has knitted three nativity sets which go to different reception class children’s homes each night during Advent. One of the mums has videoed her son with it and this is what we’ve been sent. The mum is happy for you to use this and put it on the MU website if you like. Our first set has been in use since 2000. As the school has grown we’ve tried to keep up....

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Inspired Folder, Updated November 2017

“Inspired” is a folder that is constantly reviewed and adjusted. We are pleased to share this update. We hope you will adopt one or more of the ideas from the folder in your branch or deanery. Each page can be downloaded separately from the website. Take a look at what is needed in your parish or community and see how Mothers’ Union could reach out. Discuss with your members before you...

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