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Motherís Union - Westerfield Tuddenham & Witnesham Branch

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month in Westerfield Church Room, starting at 2pm. Current membership is approx 20. The requirement for membership is baptism in the name of the Holy Trinity. The group is very active and covers areas from support for parenting groups, help and advice on family matters, domestic violence, work in prisons and holidays for less fortunate families to representation at the United Nations on HIV and overseas relief.


MISSION STATEMENT:

The Mothers Union is a Christian organisation, which promotes the well-being of families worldwide.

They achieve this by.....

  • Developing prayer and spiritual growth in families.
  • Studying and reflecting on family life and marriage and its place in society.
  • Resourcing members for practical action to improve conditions for families, nationally and in the communities in which they live.
2017 Programme
Jan- No Meeting
02nd Feb- PC Squirrrell, Police Dog Handler or Sylvia Gilbert 'My Part in Engima'
02nd Mar- Lent Holy Communion and Enrolment of new members.
06th Apr- Lunch at Acer Cottage, Witnesham at 12.30 for 1pm with Bring & Buy 04th May- Shirley Brown 'My Mother', A house of Parliament Waitress .
01st Jun- Catherine Forsdike 'A Year of Spin'.
06th Jul- Afternoon Tea with Ken Bristo's 'Reflections as Time Goes By' (Incl Bring & Buy).
27th Jul- Annual Wave of Prayer Service.
Aug No Meeting.
07th Sep- Holy Communion Service followed by tea.
05th Oct - Alan Forsdike 'Christchurch Park and Miss Meadows'.
02nd Nov- Sandra Bromley 'Royal British Legion'.
07th Dec- Carols and Christmas Readings. (Followed by Christmas Tea)


MARY SUMNER PRAYER

All this day, O Lord, let me touch as many lives as possible for thee; and every life I touch, do thou by thy spirit , quicken, whether through the word I speak, the prayer I breathe, or the life I live. Amen

MOTHERSí UNION PRAYER

Loving Lord
We thank you for your love so freely given to us all.
We pray for families around the world.
Bless the work of the Mothersí Union
as we seek to share your love. through the encouragement, strengthening and support of marriage and family life.
Empowered by your Spirit, may we be united in prayer and worship, and in love and service
Reach out as your hands across the world.
In Jesusí name. Amen


New members are always welcome.
Branch Leader Mrs Ann Bennett Tel: 01473 785685
Subscriptions for the coming year will be £13.50 to be paid by October meeting.
"Home & Family Magazine-£6.00 for 4 copies per year.