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Christ the King Mothers’ Union mark Mary Sumner Day

Members of the Mothers’ Union, Christ the King Anglican Church (CKAC) in Sakumono on Sunday commemorated Mary Sumner Day with a colourful thanksgiving service amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Mary Sumner Day is commemorated annually in the Anglican Communion to celebrate the life of the founder of the Mothers’ Union – Mary Sumner and her vision for the movement.

Members who were clad in their guild uniforms and masked up, processed with their substance including; food and household items, to the altar as their thanksgiving offering. 

Mother Evelyn Techie-Mensah, Enrolling Member, Mothers’ Union – CKAC, said the continuous vision of Mary Sumner would perpetually grow to push the work of the union in supporting others. 

She indicated that through the continuous support, empowerment and generosity of the founder, members were inspired to be compassionate in their daily lives.   

Reverend Father Gordon Kobinna Arthur, Priest Assisting, CKAC, delivering a sermon, called on parishioners to rely solely on God in their difficult situations and pray fervently.

“When God delays in answering us, he is definitely working on a plan, so remain optimistic and continuously seek him diligently” he said.  
He admonished members of the Union to constantly exemplify Mary Sumner and reach out to others as the founder of the union was especially noted for her selflessness.

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