from Joyce Price,
Nine members attended the Eucharist service led by Revd Miriam on Thursday 19th September. The readers were Mrs Sally Bullough and Mrs Joyce Price, who also assisted at the communion. After the service members retired to the mezzanine room for the AGM. Joyce welcomed everyone to the new session for 2019-20. She thanked the Revd Miriam for the services, and Mrs Margaret Hughes our organist.
Six members enjoyed a late afternoon event at Borth-y-gest when we had an opportunity to meet our world-wide president, Sheran Harper who was visiting the diocese. She is from Guyana and the first president of the MU from outside the UK. Our thanks to Porthmadog branch for their welcome and for preparing a delicious meal for us.
Mary Sumner day was well attended at St Peter’s church on Wednesday 7th August. The Get-together Day was also well attended - everyone joined in for the church quiz. Members were thanked for all their help and food donations.
The prayer day at Dolgellau church was enjoyed by all that attended, led by Mrs Joanne Gower.
The officials were re-elected en-bloc. Any donations from your list please bring to the October meeting. Please place your orders for diaries, cards and gifts - the new catalogue is now on our stand in church, or you can ask any official. Please return your overseas boxes to the next meeting which will be on Thursday 17th October at 2pm.
from Beth Bastock,
Following the United Service in Corris when Revd Miriam was admitted to the Mothers’ Union, it is perhaps appropriate to explain a little about M.U. and what it means to many of us.
I have been a member for 50 years and have seen many changes. Our main purpose is still prayer and providing family support for all. We also make promises when we join, sometimes hard to keep.
We are a charity supporting families in this country whose lives have met with adversity, sometimes giving them a short holiday together. This is called our ‘Away from it all’ scheme. We train and support workers in Africa and Asia and other parts of the world with our literacy campaign to help mothers and fathers with reading, writing and running a small business thus helping them to raise money to send their children to school.
This is a very small part of our work. If you would like to learn more please contact Joanne, Joyce or myself.
15th November Get-together day at Llangefni, 10.30am - 2pm
27th November Wave of Prayer service at St Peter’s at 10am