St Anne’s Church, Tottington

Mothers’ Union

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...

Mothers’ Union Open Evening

On October 21st the Mothers' Union held their annual Open Evening. Despite a howling gale and heavy showers outside, inside it was bright,warm and cheerful. We welcomed eighteen visitors from St. Hilda's Union of Catholic Mothers, and several husbands accompanied...

Mothers’ Union : October 2014 – Land of Ice and Fire

The meeting for September was held on the 16th when our speaker was Mr. Gordon Bartley from Southport. Mr. Bartley has had a long association with the Aviation Industry, working at B.A. Systems at Warton in Lancashire, qualifying afterwards as a Civil Aviation...

Mothers’ Union : September 2014 – The Mystery Tour

On Tuesday the 19th of August Forty ladies, two men and two boys went to meet A coach at its point of departure Near to the top of Laurel Street. The forecast was poor - wind and showers - So all were suitably clad. Despite whatever the weather, A good time was going...

Mothers’ Union : July 2014

On the evening of Tuesday, June 17th, the Mothers' Union held a walk and supper. Led by Jean Crabtree, the group of sixteen met outside church and had a photograph taken by Marion before setting off. Going down the churchyard steps to Royds Street and on towards the...

Mothers’ Union Meeting : June 2014

The June meeting commenced with a service in church, led by Chris Jupp, a Reader and MU member. This was followed by a short business meeting in the Hall, before Marion introduced our two speakers for the evening, Ian and June, who are members of the Bury Street...

Mothers’ Union Meeting : May 2014 – Samaritans

In the absence of Marion, Margaret Whittaker took the chair at the first meeting of the new M.U. year. Samaritans The speakers - Mr Andrew Horrocks and Alison - gave us a talk about the Samaritans. Mr Horrocks explained how the movement began, its policies and the way...

Mothers’ Union A.G.M : March 2014

The Mothers’ Union A.G.M. was held on Tuesday, March 18th in the Church Hall, after a short service led by Bridget, for the many members who were present. Before the meeting proper, however, Marion, out Branch Leader, asked everyone to stand in memory of a very loyal...

Mothers’ Union Meeting : February 2014 – Curtain Theatre

Our February meeting was held in the school on a remarkably mild evening, when Bridget conducted a short service. Marion welcomed our speaker, Mr Mike Law from Norden, near Rochdale, who came to speak about the 'Curtain Theatre' in Rochdale. The Theatre began in 1924,...

St Anne's Church, Tottington
At the heart of the village since 1799.

Website designed by Totally Websites