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Autumn Meeting & AGM – CHANGE OF VENUE

Please note that our Autumn meeting will now be held at Christ Church, Northcourt Road, Abingdon, OX14 1PL.

Please see this Event listing for more information

130th Anniversary Service

  • Presidents and cake
  • Maureen
  • Banners
  • Banners
  • Banners processing
  • Bishop Steven with Peter Butler
  • Alison, Denise and Bishop Andrew

On 14th July over 200 members gathered at Dorchester Abbey to give thanks for the work of Mothers’ Union in Oxford Diocese over the past 130 years, and to look forward to the challenges ahead.

It was members picnic in the Abbey groundsa glorious day, many of us took advantage of the weather and enjoyed a picnic in the Abbey grounds before exploring the Abbey using the very well presented Prayer Walk leaflet.Banners processing

During the service, many banners were processed and we listened to two wonderful pieces of music especially written for our Mothers’ Union.

Bishop StevenBishop Steven preached on the text “The harvest is plentiful but the labourers are few: therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into his harvest” (Luke 10.2), and we also heard about some of our diocesan projects and prayer links.

RefreshmentsAfterwards we enjoyed tea, soft drinks and a superb celebratory cake before setting off home, refreshed in body and spirit.

Many thanks to all those involved in making this day a wonderful celebration of Mothers’ Union in our diocese.

Here is a copy of Bishop Steven’s sermon.

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.

Amen

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

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 inside or 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?

We also have a different set of cards to leave in churches within the diocese.

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

Postcards to send inside 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

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.

What’s New

Upcoming Events

  1. Chesham Branch

    September 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Bodicote Branch

    September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Hughenden Branch

    October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Abingdon Branch

    October 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Caversham St Andrew’s Branch

    October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Verse of the Day

“So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.” — Hebrews 10:35-36 Listen to chapter Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.