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Mothers' Union Services

Worshipping together is a vital part of Mothers' Union activities, which strengthens faith and binds members together in fellowship. In this section, you will find a range of Mothers' Union services.

Lady Day Service 1

A traditional Lady Day service with notes and optional ideas

Lady Day Service 2

An informal Lady Day service suitable for all age worship

Lady Day Service 3

An alternative Lady Day service

Mothers' Union Membership Service

A service for new members and existing members to affirm and reaffirm their commitment to Mothers' Union

Mothers' Union Anniversary Service

A range of ideas and a service outline to help plan a special Anniversary Service

New Beginnings: Opening a new branch or group

An act of worship to celebrate the opening of a new Mothers' Union branch or group

Service for the commissioning of office holders

A service for the commissioning of office holders in a diocese

A service for Mary Sumner Day 2018

A special service linking with the annual theme to celebrate Mary Sumner Day

Closing a branch or group

A service to mark the work and witness of a branch or group that closes

Mary Sumner Day Sermon

A helpful sermon by Revd. Tracy Dowling for Mary Sumner Day or other Mothers' Union occasions

Commissioning of a Diocesan Chaplain

A service for the commissioning of a Mothers' Union Diocesan Chaplain

Wave of Prayer Service


This service may be used or adapted for a celebration of diocesesan links. In particular, though not exclusively, during the time in the Wave of Prayer Calendar when this group is the focus for prayer by members across the world.