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All Saints Ascot Heath Coffee Morning

Our church asked our branch to help as they needed bible’s to give to baptism families.Ascot Heath coffee morning
Betty Swatridge and Greta Grant members of All Saints Ascot Heath branch organised a coffee morning on Tuesday 24th October and raised a grand total £150. 50.

2018 Intercession Calendar

The Intercession calendar, which was printed in the Winter edition of Focus is also available to download from our prayer resources page.

Postcards for sending outside Oxford Diocese

Do you visit churches outside of our diocese, maybe when you are on holiday? Why not leave one of these postcards next time?

They have been produced specifically to be given outside of Oxford diocese; there will be separate ones for within our diocese issued shortly.

The file below has four cards, and is designed to be printed double sided (“flip on short edge) on card.

Postcards to send outside Oxford Diocese

New Prayer Resource

We have a new prayer resource created by our Faith and Policy Unit. It is called “Praying Through The Year” and can be found in the “Praying” section of this website, or by clicking the link below…

Praying Through the Year

Fundraising Ideas

Please see the documents and letter from Rosie, (a member from the Churn branch), below for some ideas on fundraising…

Letter from Rosie with ideas for Christmas fundraising

Christmas Poster

Ringathon sponsor form

Let’s Toddle for AFIA

Please Pray for Kinshasa

Please pray for our members in our Link Diocese of Kinshasa, DR Congo, as they are experiencing a cholera epidemic, which is sweeping the country, owing to lack of sanitation and access to clean water in many areas.

Angel Pockets Knitting Pattern

Mothers’ Union members in the diocese of Chester produce Angel Pockets which are used in hospital labour suites. These little pocket wraps are used on the sad occasion when babies are stillborn.

The pocket is knitted in 4 sizes, using wool no thicker than 4 ply, in white or any pastel colour. 3 ply or 2 ply is fine especially for the smaller sizes.

The pattern can be downloaded here

2017 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

The16 days of activism are 25th November – 10th December.

Resources can be found on the central Mothers’ Union website

Cards that can be given out to highlight this campaign can be downloaded from the link below

16 days of Activism cards

 

 

Called to be Christ-like – Bishop Steven

Please read what Bishop Steven has to say and how you can answer God’s call…

Called to be Christ-like

Mothers’ Union theme for 2018 – “In Mary Sumner’s footsteps”

Our theme for 2018 is “In Mary Sumner’s footsteps”. The resources for 2018 will focus on the example of our founder, and on the core principles of Mothers’ Union; listening to God and each other, having determination to take steps of faith as we journey together in response to His call.

Resources on the theme can be found on the central Mothers’ Union website.

Upcoming Events

  1. 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

    November 25 @ 8:00 am - December 10 @ 5:00 pm
  2. 16 Days of Activism – Day of Meditation

    November 25 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Tilehurst St Michael’s Branch

    November 27 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  4. Chesham Branch

    November 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Abingdon Branch

    December 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Verse of the Day

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” — Colossians 3:15 Listen to chapter Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.