St Anne’s Church, Tottington

Mothers’ Union

Mothers’ Union – Bomb Disposal

It was another miserable wet evening , just as our previous meeting, but nevertheless a good number of ladies came and the room filled up to hear Mr. Gordon Walker talk about 'Bomb Disposal'. This was his third visit, but the topic this time was quite a contrast to...

The Woodland Trust – Mother’s Union

The first meeting of our Mothers' Union in the New Year was on January 19th . Luckily the weekend snow had disappeared and it was a fine evening, which enabled a good number of members to come and hear Mr. Brian Ashworth give a illustrated talk about the Woodland...

Mother’s Union – A Dickensian Tale

Despite appalling weather, with stormy winds and rain, a large gathering of members turned up for the November meeting, which was a return visit of speakers Gordon and Veronica Walker. Their chosen topic was 'Humour in Dickens', with Mr. & Mrs. Walker splendidly...

Mothers’ Union Crystal Power!

Our September meeting was preceded by a service in church, conducted by Chris Jupp. Wine, orange juice and biscuits were served courtesy of Hilary, who recently celebrated her Silver Wedding Anniversary. Marion thanked members for their donations for 'Fresher's Week'...

Day Trippers

The day out began when two separate groups of ladies converged on Laurel Street. "Where are you going?" each group asked the other. "Haworth and Saltaire", was one reply, "Bettws y Coed and Llandudno", was the other, so the parties waited on opposite sides of the...

Mothers’ Union News – July 2015

The July meeting commenced with an Admission Service in Church, when the Vicar admitted four new members to the Mothers' Union. They are Kath Castick, Avril Healy, Ruth Hodson, and Barbara Riley. They are most welcome to our Branch and will enjoy our many activities...

MU’s Magical Mystery Tour

'Some enchanted evening' goes the song - and so it was on the lovely, sunny and balmy evening of June 16th , when a large group of MU members boarded a coach, in Laurel Street for an evening drive and supper. The coach driver introduced himself as Norman and informed...

Mothers’ Union – April 2015 – Women and Children of Nepal

After a service led by Bridget, in the Parish Hall, and announcements given by Branch Leader Marion, the Treasurer spoke concerning the collection for 'Make a Mother's Day'.  £230 had been given, which was to support :- Standing up for mums; Lifeline of support in the...

Mothers’ Union – Memories of a Childhood in India

In the absence of Marion, Bridget conducted both the pre-meeting service and chaired the meeting of the Mothers' Union itself. A large audience heard Mrs. Margaret Whittaker, our Speakers' Secretary, recall her childhood in India. Margaret opened her talk telling how...

Mothers’ Union Minutes – February 2015

Our M.U.Branch A.G.M. was held on Tuesday, February 17th, and, in spite of the cold weather there was a good attendance. Chris Jupp, our only male member, led a short service before the meeting proper began. Then Marion took over. In the absence of Elsie, Cynthia read...

Mothers’ Union Notices – February 2015

The Mothers' Union meeting was cancelled because of bad weather, so there are just the notices: Apologies for the cancellation of the meeting February's meeting will be the A.G.M., followed by potato pie supper Mr. Joe Walk has been asked to re-arrange his talk on...

Mothers’ Union – November 2014 – Royal Chaplains of WW1

It was decided to make the November 18th meeting of the Mothers' Union another 'Open' evening, because the speaker was to be the Vicar, and the subject of his talk 'The Royal Chaplains of World War One', therefore several husbands and members of the congregation,added...

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