Mothers’ Union Celebrations at Abington Church

Abington Church Mothers’ Union were delighted that Barbara Haynes, Diocesan President, accepted their invitation for her to present two long service awards on Sunday 8th October.  Pamela Cummings and Margaret Kirby have each been an MU member for 60 years and so it was a very special occasion celebrating this achievement during the 10 am Eucharist service, surrounded by other MU members, family and friends. Barbara spoke of her pleasure at meeting members and the importance of acknowledging the many years of service and commitment given to MU by Pamela and Margaret. Both ladies were presented with a certificate and small rose plant. She also welcomed our Associate Priest Revd. Chrys Tremththanmor as a member to the branch.  Chrys had previously been enrolled in to Mothers’ Union in Bridgend, Wales, so it was a fitting occasion for her to have her membership transferred. After the service the branch members had a celebratory photograph together.

Cathy Tinsley, Branch Leader

Abington branch members with Barbara Haynes, Diocesan President.

Margaret with her grandaughter.

Pamela with the branch leader Cathy Tinsley – the certificate that Pamela is holding was presented to her when she was enrolled 60 years ago by her husband who was the curate of their church.

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