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Prayer

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In the Gospels we are reminded time and again about the importance of prayer. The life of Jesus is full of instances where he pauses to pray, with the people around him or at other times withdrawing in solitude to spend much longer periods in prayer with his Father.

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Mothers’ Union and Prayer

The Mothers’ Union is founded on prayer and it underpins all our work.

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Emergency Prayer Chain

When there is a crisis it is a great comfort to know that we don’t face it alone.
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Theme for the Year

Each year Mothers’ Union chooses a theme; for 2018 it is “In Mary Sumner’s Footsteps”. (more…)

Praying Through the Day

Praying Through the Day bookThis resource has been produced to help families to pray together at home. It’s full of fun ideas for praying at meals, at bedtime and just whenever we want to remember that God is with us. Ideal as a baptism gift or for Christmas. (more…)

Prayers

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Thank you that you made us in your image and through your bounteous love desire to live in relationship with us. May we seek to only do your will and may all our works be to your praise and glory. Bless the work of the Mothers’ Union and help each of us to do the small things that can make a big difference to people’s lives. (more…)

Praying through the week with Mothers’ Union

Below are some suggested prayers that you may like to you use. They have been divided up into 7 topics relating to our work so that each of the headings can be used for a day of the week.

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People and Projects

Mark 12:33 (NIV)

To love him with all your heart, with all your understanding and with all your strength, and to love your neighbour as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices. (more…)

Relationships, Fellowship and Community

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 (NIV)

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labour:
If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. (more…)

Away from it All, Holidays and Respite

Psalm 23:1-3 (NIRV)

The Lord is my shepherd. He gives me everything I need.
He lets me lie down in fields of green grass. He leads me beside quiet waters. He gives me new strength.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Oxfordshire Area Forum

    November 19
  2. Langley Branch

    November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. DR Congo Prayer Meeting

    November 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tilehurst St George Branch

    November 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Hitcham & Taplow Branch

    November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Verse of the Day

“[Book I Psalms 1 – 41 Psalm 1] Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night.” — Psalm 1:1-2 Listen to chapter Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.