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Mothers' Union Diocese of Durham

The Diocese of Durham Mothers' Union covers Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Stockton and Sunderland

Groups
96
Members
1,039
Projects
17

Mothers' Union is the largest Christian organisation operating in over 84 countries with over 4 million members. There are 78,000 in the UK and Ireland and over 1,700 in the Diocese of Durham. We have 82 branches in Durham most of which meet in the traditional way either weekly or monthly, most in the afternoon but a few do meet in the evening.

We demonstrate the Christian faith in action by transforming communities by promoting stable marriage, nurturing family life and ensuring the protection of children.

The sorts of projects we support in the Diocese of Durham are:

  • Emergency hospital bags (basic toiletries for people admitted without them)
  • Knitting for premature and full term babies
  • Tea and coffee for parents staying with children in hospital
  • Women's Refuge - away days, craft items, Mothering Sunday gifts, Christmas gifts, household items
  • Schools - various stationary items and shoes
  • Prisons - clothing items for children, play things, Bible study books, church services
  • Baptism support
  • Sick visiting in the parish
  • Away From It All holidays - small grants for families under stress (who cannot afford holiday breaks) to share time together. A few conditions apply.
  • Indoor members receive a card and small gift at Christmas and Easter and newsletter updates throughout the year.

If you would like to be involved please visit mothersuniondurham.org.uk/get-involved and complete the online form.
 

Contact details

East Stanley,
Co Durham,
DH9 0UT
United Kingdom
Primary contact: Kathleen Wilson
Telephone: 01915480334
Diocese of Durham website: http://www.mothersuniondurham.org.uk
Province: York

Groups in Durham Diocese

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All Saints - Cleadon

SR6 7SX, United Kingdom

All Saints - Newton Hall

DH1 5PS, United Kingdom

All Saints - Old Penshaw

DH4 7HA, United Kingdom

All Saints - Stranton

TS26 9PD, United Kingdom

All Saints Monkwearmouth

NE35 9NF, United Kingdom

Belmont

DH1 1AT, United Kingdom

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