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

8 members attended the last meeting at which Pam Sells agreed to hold a raffle in October. Anyone who would like transport to the deanery songs of praise at Long Sutton to be followed by a faith tea, bring and buy and raffle please contact Joyce. The Winter Council meeting at Horncastle will include a talk on modern day slavery.

 

Lady Chapel Flowers
Oct 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd – Ann Dacey

Diary dates:
Oct 4th 9.30 – Corporate Communion in Church.
Oct 7th 2.00pm – Deanery songs of praise at Long Sutton
Oct 20th 2.00pm – Branch meeting in the Mary Bass Room
Oct 30th 10.00 – Winter Council meeting at Horncastle