Mothers’ Union

Mothers’ Union

Earls Barton M.U. meets the first Wednesday in the Month at 7.30.

Venues and topics can be found below

WHAT IS THE MOTHERS’ UNION?

It is a registered Charity.
It is a worldwide society.
It works within the church.
It is especially concerned with marriage and Christian family life.

Its History
It was started by Mary Sumner who was a busy mother of a family and daily help to her husband The Bishop of Winchester in his Parochial Duties. She wished to share with her sisters in every town and village the lessons her own first baby taught her of the need for religious character training, based on love and very high Christian ideals.
She invited two of three friends to tea in her drawing room in a Hampshire village and so in 1876 in Winchester, England, The Mothers’ Union was started. It was granted the Royal charter in 1926. Its first overseas branch was in New Zealand in 1887. Today there are Mothers’ Union branches in 83 countries in the world.

THE AIMS of the MOTHERS UNION

The Aims of the Mothers Union is the advancement of the Christian religion in the sphere of marriage and family life.

THE PURPOSE is to be especially concerned with all that strengthens and preserves marriage and Christian family life.

For more information contact the Branch Leader Kathleen Davison on 01604 811452 or email bartonmu@gmail.com

Venues and topics for the next few months

 2015

MARCH 4th   7.30 pm at 69 Spring Garden

Speaker: Leslie Johnson                Subject: Pioneering Women at War

APRIL 1st   7.30 pm at 69 Spring Gardens

Speakers: Joy and Jean               Subject: AFIA

MAY 6th   7.30 pm at 69 Spring Gardens

TBC

JUNE 3rd 7.30 pm in All Saints Church

Wave of Prayer

 

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