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2020 Theme: Building hope and confidence

The outcomes of our global listening process MULOA (Mothers’ Union Listens, Observes and Acts) have enabled Worldwide Council to draw together key emerging elements, and thus shape the way forward for us as a movement.“Building hope and confidence” has been placed at the heart of our call to support individuals and families to transform their lives. As we build our hope and confidence in God we will be inspired and equipped to build hope and confidence in others, in both local and global context. So our themed resources for 2020 aim to help us live out our faith to build hope and confidence in ourselves as well as those we support, and to nurture our faith as we continue to walk forward in step with God

2020 Theme: Service of Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving Service linked to the Annual Theme which can be adapted for various occasions

2020 Theme: Lady Day Celebration

This resource may be used for a formal service, a more informal act of worship or as the basis for a Quiet Day

2020 Theme: Prayers and Bible verses

Prayers and Bible verses on the theme of building hope and confidence

2020 Theme: Quotes

These inspiring quotes may be used as an encouragement to worship, to strengthen faith, and to focus on God’s plans for us

2020 Theme: Stories of change

Examples to discuss from the UK and overseas where hope and confidence in the future is being built alongside practical change 

2020 Theme: Prayer reflection

One of the ways we build our hope and confidence in God, in ourselves and in those we support is by using the gifts God freely gives to us.
This prayer reflection may be used as the basis for a Quiet Day, a shorter prayer activity or as separate reflections

2020 Theme: God's Word as our foundation

The Bible makes it clear that our foundation for building hope and confidence is God and his Word. Use this well known parable to reflect on what we and others choose as the foundation for our lives 

2020 Theme: Being confident about MU

An activity to help members focus on all that Mothers' Union does - and does well

2020 Theme: What do I do well?

If we are to start building hope and confidence in Mothers’ Union, we need to start in building confidence in ourselves and recognising the gifts that others see in us.


 

2020 Theme: Newspaper Towers

A light hearted way to help members realise that we all have gifts which contribute to achieving our goal of building hope and confidence