The Mother’s Union is a worldwide organisation and seeks to support families through practical outreach, prayer and advocating family friendly policies within both government and public life. By supporting marriage and family life, especially through times of adversity, it tackles the most urgent needs, challenging relationships in communities.
All ladies are welcome, married, widowed, divorced or single, you can be assured of a warm welcome to our services and activities. Men are also members of MU.
Chair: Allison Campbell
Secretary: Cathy Doig
Treasurer: Carolanne Getty
Branch Committee Members
Hilary Boddy, Joan Byers, Rosemary Wilson, Sally Cotter, Geraldine Ramsey and Violet Lucas.
We meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:45pm in the Stoney Room of the Church Hall and our meetings are open to all.
Pre Mother’s Day Fellowship Breakfast March 2017
All our meetings and events are open to everyone, come along and see what MU is all about!
April – members will join together at the Holy Week service on the 17th April and provide tea and coffee for all afterwards.
May – Wednesday 29th May. Prayer Walk in Broughshane. Meet at the hall at 7.15.
June – Branch outing. Details tbc.
September – Wednesday 25th. Opening Service of Holy Communion 7.45pm at St Patrick’s, Broughshane.
October – Wednesday 30th October. Visitors’ Night. 7.45 pm St Patrick’s Church Hall
November – Wednesday 27th November. Branch Christmas Night. 7.45 pm St Patrick’s Church Hall
The 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
The Mothers’ 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 Mothers’ 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 Jesus’ name. Amen
2017 THEME PRAYER
Loving God, Creator of our being, as we celebrate 13 decades of love and service we present to you our heartfelt praise and thanks. Make us mindful of your will for us as we move towards a future embedded in your love and dedicated to the growth of your Kingdom and the glory of Christ. Amen
ALL-IRELAND 2017 ANNIVERSARY PRAYERS COLLECT
Lord we give thanks for the vision and dedicated love and service of Mothers’ Union members in Ireland over 13 decades. We pray that through the grace of your Holy Spirit we may receive renewed confidence to equip, empower and enthuse. May our faith in action, touch the lives of those whom we meet, that they too may know your love, and journey on life’s pilgrimage with you: through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen