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A poem for World AIDS Day

Love, Constancy and PatienceTo be able to love othersIs a gift from God,This I have always believed!To be loved by others,is also a gift from God.This, also I believe. But that this latter,May, unlike,The love of God,Be fickle.Subject to the moods,And fancies,Of the fallible humans that we are,Be it their wandering gaze,Or their many and varied […]

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Mildmay’s Chapel is coming back to life

Now that the new COVID-safe floor has been laid, Lead Chaplain, Sister Bernie, assisted by Patrick, one of our fantastic volunteer chaplains, came in to Mildmay when it was quiet over the weekend and started putting things back in place. It is now looking much like its former self. Sister Bernie Says,”I hope sooner rather than […]

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First Sunday in the season of Advent

Advent begins the new Christian year and consists of four Sundays before Christmas.It is a seasonal tradition in it’s own right, preceding Christmas, when the birth of Christ among us is celebrated.The advent wreath is used to symbolically commemorate newness, eternal life, and the death and resurrection of the promised Messiah.It is coupled with the […]

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Mildmay’s Christmas 2020 Carol Service

Welcome to our 2020 Christmas Carol ServiceEvery year, Mildmay hosts a Christmas Carol Service and Concert. This year, we are not able to have a live service in person, so we are holding a virtual Service online. Date:Time:Location: Monday 14 December 20206.30 pmRight here on this page! Please let us know you will be joining us […]

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Mildmay’s newly-laid COVID-safe Chapel floor is ready for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony

As you can see in the image on the right, Mildmay’s Chapel was, until this year, fully carpeted. Unfortunately, although this made the Chapel a warm and cosy space, it was not COVID-safe, and so the Chapel has been out of use for quite a while. This carpet has now been removed and the work to replace […]

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Mildmay’s Prayer Diary Winter 2020

About twice a year, we produce the Mildmay Prayer Diary, which is, usefully, designed as a bookmark. The Prayer Diary has information and news on projects, causes and our upcoming events that are in need of your prayer support.We have just mailed out the Prayer Diary to our subscribers, and now it is also available […]

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Diwali – festival of lights. Happy Diwali!

Deepawali or Diwali, the Hindu new year’s day, is the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It is the festival of lights. The festival usually lasts five days and celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolizes the spiritual “victory of light over darkness, good over […]

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Chaplaincy Update, November 2020

As the leaves tumble and turn to mush, the days grow shorter and the nights get longer, we the chaplains find ourselves in lockdown again and trying really hard not to think of it as ‘lockup’. I read in the Observer at the weekend about 101 ways to liven up lockdown during this second phase. If […]

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Chaplaincy monthly newsletter: October 2020

Hello everyone, especially to those of you who have kindly shown such interest in Mildmay Mission Hospital’s chaplaincy page. If you have read the commentary, you will know that in spite of the changes imposed on us in the present climate which have, in many instances, thankfully, been points of growth, we continue as a […]

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Volunteer Chaplain Father Jide Macaulay ordained as a priest in the Church of England

We are delighted to share the news that our volunteer Chaplain, Father Jide Macaulay, was ordained as an Anglican priest at St Margaret’s Church Leytonstone, this Saturday just past.The Priests of St Margaret Church LeytonstoneMildmay’s Chief Executive, Geoff Coleman, says, “Mildmay is blessed with a team of dedicated chaplains who play an important part in […]

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