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Psalm 23 – a reflection

Many of us turn to the Psalms in times of trouble, pain, sorrow and grief. I have really enjoyed listening to the many wonderful online reflections based on the Psalms from bishops and clergy during the past number of months.  The best known one of course is Psalm 23. This psalm encourages us to praise […]

Mini Bootcamp & Lunch Giveaway in Cregagh

Mount Merrion Church, Down and Dromore MU and Active Belfast join forces for a weekly mini–bootcamp and packed lunch giveaway in the middle of the Cregagh estate. Since last year, before coronavirus was even heard of, Mount Merrion Church had been planning a ‘Grub Club’ aimed tackling holiday hunger by providing hot meals twice a […]

Mothers’ Union – May

Hello everyone,It is really good to have this opportunity to say hello to you through our church magazine. Carol and I miss seeing everyone at church and at our Branch meetings. We have been thinking of you all and we have been remembering you in our prayers as we all live through these necessary precautions […]

Mothers’ Union – March

Our annual dinner was held in Belvoir Golf Club on Thursday 6th February and our special thanks goes to Barbara Stephens for arranging for us to go there. The service was good and the meals were lovely. We all enjoyed the singing and jokes told by Brian Johnston. Brian certainly knows ‘how to tell them’ […]

Mothers’ Union – February

Unfortunately our Speaker, Emerald McKnight, was unable to make it to the January meeting. However, Clare Stewart, our Branch leader, who is also the Diocesan Action and Outreach coordinator, took the opportunity to update members on the ongoing and upcoming work carried out by Mothers’ Union in the diocese. She outlined the work Mothers’ Union […]

Mothers’ Union – January

We all really enjoyed the Advent Supper and our thanks to the Committee for providing the lovely supper. Many thanks to Mark and the Choir for leading the singing – everyone had a great time. Special thanks too to our Firefighters Jono and Janet for their quick action in putting out the napkin fire… artificial […]

Mothers’ Union – December

At our November meeting, Chris Sloan from Crime Prevention, PSNI gave us an excellent, lively and informative talk on the Scamwise NI campaign . From the ‘cold calls’ we all get on a daily basis to serious internet fraud, Chris outlined the pitfalls to us and what we should do to avoid falling victim to […]

Mothers’ Union – November

It was lovely to see everyone at our opening meeting and we all enjoyed a chance to ‘catch up’ on all our news . The baby competition gave most of us a problem but some of our members were excellent at spotting who the babies were. Our thanks to the ladies in the Committee for […]

Mothers’ Union – October

Mothers’ Union begins on Thursday 3rd October 2019 with a service of Holy Communion in the church at 7.30pm. This is followed by our opening meeting which will start at 8.00pm in the church hall. This will be an informal meeting and will give everyone the chance to ‘catch up’ with others over a cup […]

Mothers’ Union

The Mothers’ Union Diocesan Prayer Walk was held on Mary Sumner Day – Friday 8th August 2019 at St Elizabeth’s Church , Dundonald. The ladies enjoyed a walk in the grounds of Moat Park, Dundonald followed by light refreshments in St Elizabeth’s Parish Church hall. The event was very well attended and thankfully there was […]