Happy Birthday to Mothers’ Union!

Happy Birthday to Mothers’ Union!

This year will see Mothers’ Union mark 140 years of faithful Christian outreach to families of all faiths and none. Since 1876, when Mary Sumner first brought together parents in her own parish to build their confidence in bringing up their children, they have grown to an organisation of over four million women – and […]

#Washday16—a loving act of service

#Washday16—a loving act of service

On Maundy Thursday every year somewhere in the country you can find members of our churches shining shoes for strangers on our high streets. The free shoe shine offers a way of talking to people about Jesus’s washing of the disciples’ feet at the Last Supper – and then telling them the Easter story. It’s […]

The Longest reigning monarch in British history

The Longest reigning monarch in British history

 At 5.30pm 9 September 2015 HM Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest serving monarch in our history. Many are preparing to celebrate this with parties, prayer and, with some hinting from HM Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire,  ringing of bells. In an Open letter to many faith groups, Mr. David Laing stated that it was his wish “that the moment […]

Testing vocation for religious life

Testing vocation for religious life

The Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield is opening their doors to everyone who would like to test their vocation during Monastic Week from 7 to 10 July. Mirfield’s Monastic Week is opportunity to work as part of a religious community as a monk.  All will work alongside the brothers sharing the common life and taking part in the daily routine. […]

National Day of Prayer for Police

National Day of Prayer for Police

National Day of Prayer for our Police is on Thursday 14th May. The aim is to spark prayer for the police service in general and for those who support them.  This is especially important in this time of a reduced force.  These are difficult times for our Police. The National Day of Prayer for the […]