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The Mothers Union is a worldwide Christian organisation dedicated to promoting marriage and family life. It has 3.6 million members in 76 countries. The Mothers Union was started in 1876 by Mary Sumner, the wife of an Anglican vicar. It is open to all baptised men and women, and encourages all members to attend church and to read the Bible regularly.
Mother’s Union in Holbeach
Our regular activities include:
Visits to housebound (at home) members.
Regular support for Boston womens’ refuge.
Collection of used postage stamps towards the work of the East Anglian Children’s Hospice.
Meeting socially with other local branches.
Celebration of Lady Day (25th March). Our Banner is displayed in the Lady Chapel at All Saints.
Annual Wave of Prayer involving branches worldwide.
Fundraising for the Mothers Union Overseas Fund.
Throughout the year there are also social gatherings,
Joining the Mother’s Union
We meet on the third Friday of every month, at 2.00pm, in the Mary Bass Room in church.
If you are interested in joining the Mothers Union, please contact Joyce Fines – 01406 420160.
We look forward to welcoming you to be a part of a wonderful worldwide organisation.
Latest News & Meeting Dates
The November meeting began with a Wave of Prayer service led by Jackie and items for Boston Women’s Refuge were gratefully received. A card was signed for Jessamay who has now moved to Cornwall. Jackie needs the £23.50 annual subscriptions by January 12th. The 15th December meeting at 2.00 in the Mary Bass Room will be a celebration of the birth of Christ followed by tea.
Lady Chapel Flowers: December – Linda B-S & Monica Venni, Jan 7th & 4th – Joyce
Fines, 21st & 28th – tba. Holbeach Hospital flowers – Jackie & Joyce
Diary Dates: Dec 6th 9.30 am – Corporate Communion in Church.
Dec 15th 2.00pm – Branch meeting in the Mary Bass Room
Jan 3rd 9.30 am – Corporate Communion
Jan 19th 12.30 pm – New Year Lunch at The Chestnut Tea Rooms
Joyce Fines 01406 420160