St Anne’s Church, Tottington

Mothers’ Union

Frances Branton Cycles Brazil!

At the April meeting our MU member Frances Branton gave an inspirational presentation of her Brazilian cycle ride, which raised a total of £503,004 for Breast Cancer Care, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Ovarian Cancer Action.

Blame it on the China Experience

Margaret welcomed a large number of members and read out some messages from people who had been ill and thanked everyone who had taken part in the “Guard of Honour” for Marion Beech last Friday. Marion’s daughter, Kath, had provided biscuits but these will be kept...

A Talk About Venice

A large gathering of members attended the first meeting of the New Year. We met in the Hall and began with a short service, led by Bridget. Margaret welcomed everyone to the meeting. She read out several messages and 'Thank you' cards from people who had been ill, or...

Mothers’ Union – The Rotary Club

The talk was given by members of Tottington and Bury West Rotary Club. There was a good turnout despite a sudden drop in temperature and we were well rewarded. The session was led by Sue Pinder and Paul Jarvis, ably supported by Mike Pinder. The presentation was...

Richard III Revisited

There was a good turnout for our visiting speaker on the unearthing of the remains of Richard III. Many of you will remember the media coverage of this amazing discovery back in March 2015, following years of research and the archaeological excavation that began in...

Mothers’ Union Evening Drive and Meal

Forty members and friends gathered in Laurel Street for a 6pm departure to the New Drop Inn on the edge of Longridge Fell near Ribchester. In view of the road works in Tottington (and the ability of temporary lights to move around at will!) a 'recce' took place in the...

A Day in the Life of… our Vicar

Tottington St. Anne's Mothers' Union began their May meeting in Church, with a service led by the Vicar. Having then transferred to the Parish Hall, everyone was welcomed with a glass of wine or fruit juice, to celebrate the Diamond Wedding Anniversary of Cynthia and...

Cheese Making at Mothers’ Meeting

Tottington St. Anne's Mothers' Union began their April meeting, in Church, with a short service led by Bridget. Having then transferred to the Parish Hall, everyone was welcomed with a glass of wine or fruit juice, to celebrate the Pearl Wedding Anniversary of Allison...

Mother’s Union – Pinny’s Pots

A bright display greeted M.U. members arriving for the February meeting, arranged by the speaker, Mrs. Yvonne Pinder, who was to talk about her pots. But first Bridget conducted a short service. She was followed by Margaret, our Branch Leader, covering the business of...

Mothers’ Union Outing to Carnforth

On a bright and breezy morning 40+ Mothers’ Union members, husbands, family and friends met in Laurel Street, to await the coach which would take us to Carnforth Railway Station and Heritage centre for the annual trip. After a pleasant drive through north Lancashire,...

Mothers’ Union | Amber

The May Meeting of the Mothers' Union began with a service in church led by Bridget. Afterwards we crossed into the large room of the Parish Hall, as roofing work is taking place over at Room Two. Margaret began the meeting by giving thanks to Bridget and Dorothy...

Mothers’ Union | When Nature Called

Members met in Church for a short service led by Bridget. After various announcements our speaker for the evening, Mr. Anthony Poulton-Smith was introduced. His talk was entitled "When Nature Called". I, amongst most other members expected a talk about local nature,...

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