16 Days Of Activism Against Gender Violence Vigil 2nd December at Saints Peter and Paul Kettering

On a cold and bright December morning 16 members of MU from Branches throughout the Diocese met for our Vigil. At 11.00 we commenced with Mary’s Story. Candles were lit, prayers said and readings but most of the time was taken up with silent prayers and thoughts. I thought during the Vigil that we were a part of the whole which would be echoed Nation and World wide. At 12.00 each one of us...

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Uppingham Branch Continuing Their Good Work

Join the MU heritage Do you recognise the people in the photo below? Audrey Day MU member (far right) hosted a gathering of MU branch leaders.   In order of service we have Brenda Mason, Edna Quinlan, Ione Roseveare.  Elizabeth Megahey. Sonja Lennon and Chris.  Chris Maskell was followed by Robin Robson and I followed her in 2013.  We remain a large branch, but need new members to carry on...

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Update on Helen’s 140 Mile Sponsored Walk

On  a beautiful summer evening last week, when it wasn’t too hot or raining, Helen walked with Ann the branch leader, Audrey and Jenny branch members, Barbara the diocesan president and Chris a great supporter, as part of her 140 miles as for the 140th anniversary of Mothers’ Union. Helen has almost completed her target. She plans to finish on Mary Sumner Day, August 9th, with a service at...

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All Saints Wellingborough Mothers’ Union Hospital Visit

The members of All Saints Wellingborough Mothers’ Union have been collecting small toiletries for the use of children who find themselves in Kettering Hospital in an emergency. This resulted in a very interesting visit to the Skylark Ward. We were given a tour of the many facilities that this new children’s ward has to offer. It included a sensory room, a playroom, a room for...

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Congratulations, Jill

Jill completed her challenge to play 140 holes of golf in a week. She was very well supported by family, golf club members, church members and Mothers’ Union members and she wishes to thank them all. On the  Thursday she was accompanied by Bishop John Holbrook, the bishop of Brixworth, the sun continued to shine and they played 9 holes. On Friday she was accompanied by Barbara the diocesan...

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Trustee Quiet Day, January 2016

To begin the new triennial the trustees met together for a quiet day in West Haddon. The conductor was Rev Mandy Cuthbertson, our diocesan chaplain. Mandy chose the theme ‘For all that has been… thank you. For all that shall be. Yes please,’ a quote from Doug Hammerskjold. We spent the morning quietly thinking what had gone before. The highlights of the last three years and how...

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