Mothers’ Union

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

In the July meeting Mrs Fines welcomed 8 members to the meeting, which had been preceded by a communion Service in the Lady Chapel; this was Celebrated by Kate.

On Mary Sumner day, the 9th of August, Reverend Dean will lead a Quiet Time at Christ Church Dawsmere from 9:45am, ending with a bring your own packed lunch at 1:00pm. For those who are able to stay, drinks will be provided. Guests are welcome and the Church now has a toilet.

We next meet in the Mary Bass Room on Friday 15th of September at 2:00pm Please could Pam Sells have M.U. card and diary orders by the end of August.

Lady Chapel Flowers
August 6th to 28th Mrs J. Sheldrake
September 3rd & 10th Mrs J Fines
September 17th & 24th Mrs S Bowell

Diary dates:
02/08 Corporate Communion, 9:30am in Church.
09/08 Quiet Morning 9:45am  Dawsmere.
06/09 Corporate Communion at 9:30 a.m.
15/09 Branch Meeting in the Mary Bass Room 2:00pm