Working with people of all faiths and none in 83 countries to promote stable marriage, family life and the protection of children through praying, enabling and campaigning.
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Holidays 2015 at Sidmouth and Rockley Park
Clergy and others working with families are invited to refer them for a week away by the sea at Sidmouth. Mothers' Union also has a caravan available for referred families at Rockley Park. Click here for a gallery, here for the leaflet and here for the Rockley Park page.
Getting in touch
Diocesan Office and Resource Centre:
01722 333402, http://ahowardmu.wix.com/salisburymu
Mothers’ Union, Church House, Crane Street, Salisbury SP1 2QB
Open Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am-3.30 pm.
Closed during August and for one week at Christmas and Easter.
Our team includes:
1700 members in 100 branches across the diocese
Ann Howard, Diocesan President: 01380 723189, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jenny Harrison, Secretary: email@example.com
Suzanne Waters, Treasurer: 01722 782352, firstname.lastname@example.org
Joanne Triffitt, Project Development Coordinator: email@example.com
020 7222 5533, www.mothersunion.org
Mary Sumner House, Tufton Street, London SW1P 3RB
To promote and support married life
To encourage parents in their role to develop the faith of their children
To maintain a worldwide fellowship of Christians united in prayer, worship and service
To promote conditions in society favourable to stable family life and the protection of children
To help those whose family life has met with adversity
Collective Worship sessions based on the work of Mothers' Union at home and overseas, e.g. literacy projects. Resources include songs, prayers and PowerPoint presentations. Click here for more details.
Bye Buy Campaign
Inquiry into the Commercialisation and Sexualisation of Children
Mothers' Union statement
Mothers' Union campaign website
Community and Parish Outreach
Baptism Preparation (see our resources page for Godparent leaflets),
Parenting (15 OCN Trained Facilitators)
Responding to government consultative papers on family issues, campaigning currently on the Commercialisation of Childhood’, member of the UNCSW.
Contact Sandra Gamble: firstname.lastname@example.org
Women’s Refuges in the Diocese
Working with families of prisoners
Annual 1-week residential holiday for families in need
6-berth caravan available at Rockley Park (March-November)
For these and many other projects contact Ann Cowburn:
Mission and Development Overseas
4 million members worldwide
Informed prayer for Mothers’ Union work in 81 countries worldwide using 'Families Worldwide', a members guide available for £1 to others from www.mothersunion.org
Financial provision for mission and ministry overseas and for Emergency Relief
Salisbury Mothers’ Union linked with dioceses in Sudan, Kenya and Australia
Contact Ann Cowburn: email@example.com
For all aspects of mission and ministry regularly, an emergency prayer chain and daily midday prayers.
Contact Marian Booth: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bi-monthly magazine available on subscription:
Mothers’ Union focus on family life from marriage and baptism preparation, parenting group and other activities associated with Christian nurture potentially puts us in close contact with the church’s traditional ‘fringe’. We are continually developing resources and training personnel in these areas.
Due to the breadth of Mothers’ Union’s whole mission, we believe that church members and those on the fringes of faith working in the above areas of mission could be enabled to identify their vocation as a result of membership of Mothers’ Union.
For more information, contact Diocesan President Ann Howard: email@example.com