Heavenly Father, we pray for Melbourne and Victoria that the spread of this terrible virus will halt. Give the Premier and the government wisdom in decision making. Protect health workers and those in the frontline. We bring before you the residents and staff in nursing homes that the spread of the virus will be curtailed.
Sunday 18th October 2020
Hope must surely be the ultimate deprivation: no hope for the future, no assurance of love, friendship, or fulfilling relationships and no resurrection hope. Life in these circumstances breeds mindless shopping at best and destruction of others’ lives at worst. St Paul wrote that ‘by hope were we saved’, and so, if saved, let us bring to mind’s eye and heart’s care all those deprived of hope. May we rise to any opportunity to provide help and hope.
Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it. Do not say to your neighbour, “Go, and come again, tomorrow I will give it”, when you have it with you. Proverbs 3: 27-28
Female prisoners in Durham were lacking direction and hope. The local Mothers’ Union were approached by the prison warden and members set up a MU branch there. With backing from the prison chaplain, they meet monthly and have gathered 15 new members. Their unconditional love and concern have given the women hope for the future.
Ideas for idle hands during isolation - to reach out now
or ready to sell later
MU DIOCESAN PRESIDENT
Shop is CLOSED
during Stage 4 Restrictions
The MU Office and Shop is now located in Frankston.
Phone 9783 5062
our postal address is
PO Box 11265, Frankston 3199
Building Hope and Confidence in a Covid World
Tuesday 20th October
8pm – 10pm (Melbourne Time)
Mothers Union plans to premiere a video
The first Mothers' Union virtual gathering of its kind, this event features stories of how the movement is building hope and confidence across Britain and Ireland and around the world.
After an opening prayer from the Rt Revd Dr Emma Ineson, there will be general updates, as well as impact stories from members as far afield as Argentina and Myanmar.
The second part will focus on how Mothers' Union is growing God's Kingdom in Britain and Ireland.
The event will finish with enough time for a comfortable break before Midday Prayers.
Click here for link
MU Branch can still fundraise during COVID Lockdown with this brilliant idea (courtesy of Carol Martin - St Andrew's Corio / Norlane MU)