Mothers’ Union – April 2020 Report

Mothers’ Union – April 2020 Report

MU report  – April 2020 Well, what a strange year! Our AGM meeting usually is in March to coincide with the financial year, but this year both Dorothy and I were going to be away for that meeting so we planned it for April. Little did we know that April...
MU Evening Meeting Tuesday 11th February

MU Evening Meeting Tuesday 11th February

The speaker was Pat Riches – an old friend and member of the branch – she came to talk about the Sycamore Tree Course. Pat is a volunteer on the Sycamore Tree Course at Thorn Cross Prison. The Course is faith led and all the sessions are based on the story of Zaccheus,

Mothers’ Union January 2020 meetings

Mothers’ Union January 2020 meetings

This month we were able to have Canon Rob come to take our Epiphany Communion Service for both the Tuesday evening and the Wednesday afternoon. He gave us a lovely talk about his two experiences in the past with MU, one being in Kenya and the other in one of his previous parishes.

MU December 2019 meetings

MU December 2019 meetings

A group of Evening members went out to the George and Dragon in Holmes Chapel on Tuesday evening for our annual Christmas meal.

The Afternoon group held a Christmas Carols and Readings service, with Christine Jones playing the piano for us to help us along.

Hearing Dogs for the deaf

Hearing Dogs for the deaf

This month both meetings were visited by the Hearing Dogs for the Deaf puppy trainers Margaret and Ken Ness, based in Sandbach. This couple are volunteers for the organisation and help to train the puppies from the age of about 7 weeks, up until the age of 14-16 months, when the dogs are then placed with people who are deaf.

MU – Friendship

MU – Friendship

This month’s evening meeting was entitled “Friendship”. We discussed what we thought Friendship was, at what point does an acquaintance or colleague become  a friend, do we need friends and why, where can you go to find Friendship, and what things can you do as acts...