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Fun, Food and Faith Arvo

The inaugural Fun, Food and Faith Arvo was held at St Luke’s Anglican Church, Coopernook on March 19. The various games and activities were conducted by Manning Valley Anglican School (MVAC) teachers Greg Anderson, Tamara Bean and Anne Randall. Following the activities and a hearty country hospitality style afternoon tea the MVAC families joined other

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MVAC Students participate at St Matthew’s Wingham

Despite the fact that it was a cold , wet winter’s evening 45 people gathered at St Matthew’s Anglican Church, Wingham for the regular 4pm Contemporary Service on June 19. 26 members of the congregation came from Manning Valley Anglican College (MVAC) including two members of the music team; Mrs Lauren Baker and Mr Todd

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Singleton: Quiet Day at the Old Monastery at Stroud

On June 11 we took time out of our busy schedules to have a quiet day. We had morning tea on arrival followed by a tour of the monastery. The resident priest, Pirrial Clift, led us in a session called “Why be Quiet?” We incorporated the Mothers’ Union wave of prayer into the morning office

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Dedication of Swansea’s new MU banner

Swansea Mothers’ Union group was delighted to have its new banner blessed and dedicated by the Rev ‘d Robyn Fry at the Sunday Eucharist at St Peter’s Swansea on April 10. It is the result of the creativity of Shirley and Milton Larven. Following the input of ideas from members, Milton worked on the design

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Mothers’ Union and Social Justice

MU Australia is a mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia and is a part of the worldwide Mothers’ Union. MU seeks to share Christ’s love by encouraging, strengthening and supporting marriage and family life, particularly those whose lives have met with adversity. MU has five objectives: To promote and support marriage and family

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Celebrating 140 years of Mothers’ Union Worldwide

In its 140th Year, Mothers’ Union is a thriving global Christian movement, with over 4 million members in 83 countries, who collectively touched the lives of over 500,000 in 2015 through practical actions, great and small, from providing meals to the hungry to supporting whole communities to lift themselves out of poverty. The Mothers’ Union

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Swansea MU supports Indian Leprosy Mission Hospital

Swansea Parish, especially the Mothers’ Union, supports the Leprosy Hospital at Naini in India, through knitting cotton bandages for the patients. We first heard of this project through Windale MU members who have been involved for some time. Nick and Heather Smith from East Maitland gave a most interesting and informative talk, supplemented by a

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Backpacks for Syrian Refugees

The Parishes of Bateau Bay, Gosford, The Entrance and Woy Woy have recently provided 50 backpacks for Syrian refugee children who are making their new homes in Newcastle. In September 2015 the Federal Government announced it would accept 12,000 extra refugees affected by conflict in Syria and Iraq. Very slowly, these refugees are being processed

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Homelessness Counts: Parish of Gosford

When I first became Rector of Gosford at the end of last Century I discovered that local churches, in keeping with St Paul’s injunction, were certainly not “lacking in zeal” when it came to serving the Lord in the homeless (Romans 12:11). In fact there seemed to be a great deal of competition, if little

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