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Mothers' Union Diocese of Peterborough

Mothers’ Union in the Diocese of Peterborough includes the northern part of Peterborough, the whole of Northamptonshire and Rutland

Groups
47
Members
734
Projects
14

Being a parent is both a joy and a challenge. It is a very important role, but one for which we have little preparation.

Mothers’ Union members play a part, through prayer and action, to support family life in their local community and throughout the world.  We share the good news of the Gospel and enjoy fun and fellowship. Our work varies across the diocese – wherever there is need.


Working with our clergy in our churches

  • We support our clergy in their ministry and mission
  • MU members are involved in all church roles, lay ministry, reading, leading intercessions, serving, acting as vergers, parish administration etc
  • We pray for all ministry for children and young people, and where possible take an active role.  This may involve Sunday School, Tiny Tots services, Messy Church, Open the book.
  • Branches usually meet monthly and always involve a service or act of worship
  • We run additional services e.g. Lady Day, Mary Sumner Day
  • Pastoral support for MU members and others in the church
  • Baptism support

Helping those who need our help;

  • Sewing and knitting, preferably for local needs
  • Continuing help at the Daylight centre, Wellingborough which MU set up
  • We have a diocesan prayer chain
  • We are involved in local Foodbanks.
  • Away from it all holidays and days out can be supported for families
  • The lunch club in Kettering provides meals and activities for poorer children during the holidays
  • Christmas cards for prisoners in Peterborough

Fundraising;

  • 10p on Tuesdays and other fun events.
  • We raise about 10k per year to support diocesan work and our worldwide role
  • We also help with church fundraising

Campaigning;

  • 16 Days of Activism Against worldwide Gender-Based Violence
  • Awareness of modern Day slavery

We welcome new members.  Find out more……..

Contact details

Crossways, 1 Ayston Road
UPPINGHAM,
LE15 9RL
United Kingdom
Primary contact: JillCannings
Telephone: 01572821870
Diocese of Peterborough website: http://www.mothersunionpeterborough.org
Province: Canterbury

Groups in Peterborough Diocese

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Abington

NN1 5LP, United Kingdom

All Hallows

L18 7JZ, United Kingdom

All Saints - Harpole

All Saints - Oakham

All Saints - Paston

PE4 7YF, United Kingdom

All Saints - Wellingborough

NN8 3HY, United Kingdom

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