Mothers’ Union Worcester Diocese
Worcestershire and the County Borough of Dudley
Through our work and prayer with families, children and people of all ages Mothers’ Union in the Diocese of Worcester is making an impact.
Our members work practically with projects across the diocese both through their local church but also locally according to need.
We seek to work practically to educate and empower women and families by:
assist NHS nurses in supporting teenage mothers
Help schools with ‘Open the Book’
Organise parent support groups
Organising ‘Away from it all holidays’
Assist in the canteen of our prisons meeting, greeting and supporting visitors especially mothers and children; making and serving refreshments and conversing with the visitors; providing gifts throughout the year and especially at Christmastime.
We make over 4,000 christmas cards for the prisoners and their families annually
Support refugees to settle into school and community
Support and assist our priests with baptism and preparing couples for marriage
Attend wedding fairs
Assist in foodbanks; centres for the homeless and isolated and support the elderly to remain in their own homes.
We continue to support our local Refuges who offer shelter to victims of domestic violence by providing household essentials, toiletries and Christmas gift boxes.
We have a lively knitting and prayer shawl ministry
There are also lots of ways YOU too can get involved in Mothers’ Union in Worcester Diocese.
YOU can put your skills to work on local, national and international projects; help raise funds to enable projects to flourish; O get together with other members in your area. Take a look at our website for a branch near you. www.worcestermu.org.uk
Jayne passed to her rest on January 10th as a result of the cancer she had been living with for the past two years.
> Jayne was a much loved member of the Mothers’ Union.Following her mother she served this Diocese at Diocesan, Deanery and Branch level and will be remembered with love.
> We send to Richard,Kirsty and Hannah our sincere condolences.
> Jayne’s funeral will take place at St. Saviours, Hagley on Friday 31st January at 1.15pm.
Ingrid Chestnutt a long serving member of Mothers' Union and living for many years in Milford Haven, Wales passed peacefully following a short illness on Monday 27 January.
members campaigning during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence
Mothers’ Union members here in the Worcester diocese regularly provide various types of breaks for many people throughout the year in the UK, through our "Away From It All" (AFIA) scheme, supporting families who are experiencing stressful times and would otherwise not have the opportunity of a holiday.
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