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Mothers' Union Diocese of Southwark

Mothers’ Union in the Diocese of Southwark covers the Greater London boroughs south of the Thames, and part of Surrey


Within the Diocese of Southwark, over 1,600 members are praying and working together to share Christ’s love through the encouragement, strengthening and support of marriage and family life, making a real difference to many of the communities where they live, as well as supporting the worldwide work of Mothers’ Union.

Our members are encouraged to get involved in supporting families of every kind - by campaigning for social justice - through giving practical help with projects large and small, to raising money to enhance the lives of families throughout the world; and all these through prayerful support.

There are different ways to be a member. Most of our members are in branches but others are deanery or diocesan members. 

Our members are involved in many, many projects - including:

  • Away From It All (AFIA) holidays – where those, young or old, who would otherwise not have a holiday are enabled to get away for a while
  • Prison visiting at a number of prisons – in visitors’ centres and providing Christmas gifts for prisoners’ children
  • Volunteering in hospitals – setting up ‘Tea at 3’ sessions in premature baby units and by knitting clothes, octopuses and bonding squares
  • 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence - members work tirelessly within their communities to raise awareness of the horrifying facts of gender-based violence
  • We also work supporting refugees and women’s refuges.

If you are interested in praying for and serving families in Southwark and throughout the world, we would love you to join us. Please contact our diocesan secretary and you can discuss which is the best membership for you. Thank you and God guide and bless you.

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Contact details

United Kingdom
Primary contact: Anne Love
Telephone: 020 7939 9459
Diocese of Southwark website:
Province: Canterbury

Groups in Southwark Diocese

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All Saints - Hatcham Park

SE14 6JJ, United Kingdom

All Saints - South Merstham

Cathedral With St Hugh's

SE1 1HQ, United Kingdom

Christ Church - Gypsy Hill

SE21 8HT, United Kingdom

Christ Church - Purley

CR8 1AD, United Kingdom

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