Old Manchester

Old Manchester

Our meeting on February 18th opened with a service led by Bridget. In the absence of Margaret, who was on holiday, Mavis read out a card from the Duckworth family, thanking our members for attending Betty’s funeral and forming the Guard of Honour. They’d included a...
Goodbyes

Goodbyes

Our meeting on 21st January started with Prayers led by Isobel in which we remembered Betty Duckworth who has sadly passed away aged 98 years. She was a kind and loyal friend who had been a Mothers’ Union Member for an amazing 77 years during which she served on the...
Flower Demonstration

Flower Demonstration

Our Meeting on a cold Tuesday 19th November evening started with Margaret Whittaker welcoming a full room of Members who were looking forward to a Flower Demonstration given by our very own Margaret Garlick who creates many of the lovely arrangements seen in Church....
Meeting the Mothers’ Union CEO

Meeting the Mothers’ Union CEO

In July, whilst attending a Dinner at Bishopthorpe Palace in York, the Vicar came into conversation with new World Wide President of the Mothers’ Union, Sheran Harper and Mothers’ Union C.E.O. Bev Jullien. Both these Ladies have local connections. Sheran hails from...
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

The speaker for the July Meeting of the M.U. was Nick Bebb, a Reader for the Church. His talk was entitled “What’s In A Name?” As he introduced his Power Point presentation, Nick said it was the ‘twists and turns’ of family history. Nick...
The Way Things Used To Be

The Way Things Used To Be

This month’s talk was by Mr. Harold Hogarth, who lives in Barnoldswick, and travels the country raising funds for charities, including churches in Romania, the RNLI and Pulmonary Fibrosis. His talk was entitles ‘The Way Things Used To Be’. We began...