A world-wide organisation of over 4 million members, living in 83 countries, whose origins began 140 years ago this year in a parsonage in Hampshire.
What do we stand for?
Support for marriage and strong family relationships
To encourage good parenting and active faith.
All of this underpinned by prayer.
Some of what we do
Globally -Have UN consultative process, working world wide to promote gender equality and greater stability for family life.
In East Sussex – work in two prisons; running and funding contact centre in Eastbourne; maintain two caravans sited in Winchelsea and Selsey to offer holiday accommodation to families under stress; provide bathroom packs for hospitals; facilitate parenting groups; offer support to detainees at Gatwick airport; attend Citizenship ceremonies to offer tea and cakes .
At St. Richards– Hold regular meetings to keep up to date with Mothers Union work through its website, discussion papers, magazines and prayer diary.
At St. Richards– We hold regular meetings to keep up to date with Mothers Union work through its website, discussion papers, magazines and prayer diary.
We support, through prayer, members who have trained as a parenting facilitators and contact centre volunteers.
We support our vicar with Baptism preparation, providing a welcome at the service and maintaining links for the first five years;
We promote awareness of the diverse work of the organisation.