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On the 2nd Wednesday of the month in St Mary’s Church at 2.30pm, for a programme of talks and activities, starting with a time of shared prayer.

The Mothers’ Union is a Christian charity that seeks to support families worldwide. In 81 countries, our members share one heartfelt vision – to bring about a world where God’s love is shown through loving, respectful and flourishing relationships.

Find out more about the Mothers' Union - click here 

 If you have been baptised as a Christian you can join the Mothers’ Union.  Our members are not all mothers, or even all women.  Men and women, married and unmarried, parent or not – all can and do join.
The photo is of the committee members. 

For its 4 million members Mothers’ Union provides a network through which they can serve Christ in their own community - through prayer, financial support and actively working at the grassroots level in programmes that meet loyal needs.  We lobby local and national governments on issues affecting family life and campaign to challenge legislation that neglects the vulnerable and marginalised.  We are also represented at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

In the Bristol Diocese some members are involved in prison visiting, supporting parents and children at the Children’s’ Hospital, supporting the Night Shelter, providing holidays for families in adversity, helping asylum seekers and refugees, and working with teenage parents in Hartcliffe and Withywood.  We also provide ‘Welcomers’ for visitors to Bristol Cathedral.

Find out more about local projects - click here

Some of our most important work is done overseas. Our action and outreach work helps families and communities to work together to address hardship and discrimination. Through our relief fund immediate aid is sent to disaster areas where people are suffering from the after-effects of devastating earthquakes, severe flooding and prolonged droughts.

For more information about overseas development work - click here

You can do this by contacting the Branch Leader – Julie Smith

 01179836793 or julie.ray@blueyonder.co.uk

We welcome visitors to our meetings and always want to encourage new members to join.

 available here:
January 13th - AGM & afternoon tea
February 10th - A London Childhood - Gill Sawyer
March 9th - Break Charity
April 13th - Talk - Frances Bailey
May 11th - Garden Party at Tithe Barn
June 8th - St Peter's Hospice
June 9th (Thursday 2pm) - Deanery Festival - Holy Trinity Horfield
July 13th - Jean Routley - Thrills & Spills of a Church Organist
August 10th - Deanery Lunch 12noon Tithe Barn
September 14th - Norman Routledge - Kingsweston House
October 12th - Rosemary Jackson - Brook Charity
November 9th - Shelley Eynon - Christmas Wreaths
December 8th - Deanery Advent Service (Thursday) - St Mary's Henbury
December 14th - Christmas Celebration