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Membership Form 2018

The new membership form with our 2018 subscriptions is available here…

Three ways to share your care 2018

Bicester Area Quiet Evening

On the 10thApril the Curate at St Edburgs Church, April Beckerleg, led our Deanery Quiet evening. April laid out stations for reflection around the church which were enjoyed by all. This was followed by refreshment.

MULOA Prayer

MULOA LogoMay God enable us to become the people he has called us to be and,
in everything we do, may our lives honour the name of
Jesus Christ our Lord.
May he inspire us and move us to action
so that we fulfil his will in response to his amazing grace,
so freely given to the world.


Spring Meetings; what are they all about?

MULOA LogoAs you will already be aware our Spring Meetings this year will be following a different format, it’s called MULOA: Mothers’ Union Listening, Observing, Acting. There is more information on the central Mothers’ Union website, and a YouTube video here, where the Britain and Ireland pilot group reflect on their experience of MULOA.

Everyone is encouraged to attend one of these meetings, they are all advertised in our events calendar.

Oxford Mothers’ Union 130th Anniversary Logo

Please click on the link below to download our 130th anniversary logo. It will open in a new window or tab on your browser; right click and choose “Save image” to save the logo onto your computer.

This can be used in place of our usual diocesan logo throughout this year, not just for advertising 130th anniversary events.

130th Anniversary Logo

Churn Branch Lights of Hope

Lights of Hope display

Revd Louise Butler writes…

Here is an example of an MU church display for the season between Advent and Candlemas, when our church focus is often on LIGHT. On Advent Sunday I enrolled 2 new members into the Churn Branch and spoke about MU being “Lights of Hope”.
There are 4 “lights” around the pictures of candles:

  • Our “weekly drop in coffee morning” provides a space for older people to meet, chat and make new friends
  • Our branch raises money for AFIA holidays
  • Our branch collects greetings cards for prisoners in Bullingdon
  • Our branch contributes to the support of parents with sick children at the JR.

Your branch may be helping lights to shine in other areas. There are plenty of MU lights shining in different parts of the world.

Meditation Day for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

A meditation day was held at St Paul’s Church in Wokingham to bring tDisplay of shoes for 16 days of activismhe 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence to people’s attention. (more…)

Sonning and Bracknell Deanery Quiet Day

This was held in the hall at St James’, Finchampstead, and led by Rev’d Jane Kraft. The altar frontal is so lovely on the movable altar that we wanted it to take pride of place.

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.

Upcoming Events

  1. Hitcham & Taplow Branch

    July 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Woodley Branch

    July 18 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Woodley Branch

    July 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Bodicote Branch

    July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. St Mary’s Datchet Branch

    July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Verse of the Day

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.” — Romans 1:16 Listen to chapter Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.