St Anne’s Church, Tottington

Mothers’ Union

Old Manchester

Old Manchester

Our meeting on February 18th opened with a service led by Bridget. In the absence of Margaret, who was on holiday, Mavis read out a card from the Duckworth family, thanking our members for attending Betty’s funeral and forming the Guard of Honour. They’d included a...

Goodbyes

Goodbyes

Our meeting on 21st January started with Prayers led by Isobel in which we remembered Betty Duckworth who has sadly passed away aged 98 years. She was a kind and loyal friend who had been a Mothers’ Union Member for an amazing 77 years during which she served on the...

Flower Demonstration

Flower Demonstration

Our Meeting on a cold Tuesday 19th November evening started with Margaret Whittaker welcoming a full room of Members who were looking forward to a Flower Demonstration given by our very own Margaret Garlick who creates many of the lovely arrangements seen in Church....

Meeting the Mothers’ Union CEO

Meeting the Mothers’ Union CEO

In July, whilst attending a Dinner at Bishopthorpe Palace in York, the Vicar came into conversation with new World Wide President of the Mothers’ Union, Sheran Harper and Mothers’ Union C.E.O. Bev Jullien. Both these Ladies have local connections. Sheran hails from...

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

The speaker for the July Meeting of the M.U. was Nick Bebb, a Reader for the Church. His talk was entitled "What's In A Name?" As he introduced his Power Point presentation, Nick said it was the 'twists and turns' of family history. Nick began by showing photographs...

The Way Things Used To Be

The Way Things Used To Be

This month's talk was by Mr. Harold Hogarth, who lives in Barnoldswick, and travels the country raising funds for charities, including churches in Romania, the RNLI and Pulmonary Fibrosis. His talk was entitles 'The Way Things Used To Be'. We began in the 1930s with...

Frances Branton Cycles Brazil!

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

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 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

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

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

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...

St Anne's Church, Tottington
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