St Anne’s Church, Tottington
Mothers’ Union
MU Newsletter November 2022

MU Newsletter November 2022

October 2022 The October meeting started at 7.15pm in the Church Hall, with a service led by our Branch Leader Alison and Deputy, Mavis. 35 members and two guests attended, and we were all delighted to see Pat Scott who brought greetings with her from Marion! We all...

MU trip to Ripon Cathedral

MU trip to Ripon Cathedral

Thirty Mothers’ Union members including friends of members enjoyed a lovely Summer trip out to Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire, followed by a beautiful visit to Newby Hall and Gardens, a Grade One listed building, home to Richard and Lucinda Compton. We set off at...

MU Trip to Sawley

MU Trip to Sawley

More than forty ladies joined the coach at Laurel Street at 5.45pm on a lovely sunny evening for the trip to the Spread Eagle at Sawley. The driver took us the scenic route but listening to the buzz of everyone chatting (me included) I’m not sure if any of us were...

The Queen’s Jubilee Party!

The Queen’s Jubilee Party!

To celebrate the wonderful reign of our Queen Elizabeth II the room had been decorated in the afternoon by members of the Committee, with a table for each decade from the 1950's to present day. Around 44 members arrived in the evening for the Jubilee party. Alison and...

April Mothers’ Meeting

April Mothers’ Meeting

  After Alison had made some apologies, she welcomed Pat Scott to our meeting who was visiting from Ripon. Pat mentioned that Marion wanted her to pass on her good wishes. Joyce Johnson had sent a message, thanking the members for their condolences and cards on...

Annual General Meeting 2022

Annual General Meeting 2022

Alison opened the meeting and welcomed our newly enrolled members and also some new ladies, before we were served our Pie and Peas, which were delicious. She then showed us twenty slides of members and told us three things about each person. The challenge was to match...

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Alison welcomed around 30 members to our meeting, which started with our Service, led by Isobel Hinchliffe, one of our Church Readers. Isobel also introduced the current MU Bible study course - Metamorphosis - in keeping with the theme of personal transformation, and...

Final Mothers’ Union Meeting of 2021

Final Mothers’ Union Meeting of 2021

Our final meeting of 2021 was the Annual Christmas Party held in the Parish Hall on Tuesday evening 7th December. It was also the last meeting of the Branch with Margaret Whittaker as Leader. The Hall looked very festive with ceiling and windowsill decorations put up...

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...

Louise Cope - Churchwarden

Gill Leach - Churchwarden

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