New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Around the dioceses >

Off to work they go

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 05 Sep 2014 @ 12:28

INSPIRED by the Prayer Bears (Real Life, 25 July), the Mothers' Union in Chester diocese has recruited three of the Seven Dwarfs - Happy, Dopey, and Grumpy - as fund-raisers for MU community projects. They were the idea of Chester MU's social-concern chairwoman, who persuaded the Middlewich deanery to adopt them.

Members pay to take a dwarf away with them - £1 for the day, £2 to go on holiday. People who see the dwarfs usually strike up a conversation with their ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Diocesan Director of Education

West Midlands

DIOCESE OF WORCESTER Diocesan Director of Education £63,000 per annum and defined benefits pension scheme Are you the dynamic and strategic individual to lead our education team? Due to re...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Healing by consensus

Healing by consensus

Prayers for the sick are said at most services, but what can we really believe about physical healing? Simon Jones takes a personal journey from pentecostalism to neuroscience in search of the God-shaped whole  Subscribe to read more

Top comment

Prayer is now a cultural problem

The Archbishops’ call for national intercession raises new questions, says John Saxbee  Subscribe to read more

Fri 6 May 16 @ 18:30
'Not learning about other religions and beliefs does not prepare you for life in modern Britain' https://t.co/2pNIJ2l7JO

Fri 6 May 16 @ 17:45
'Football can bring out the good in people', as Church joins celebrations in Leicester https://t.co/LoBk88NrWE