Category Archives: Mothers’ Union

Posts from the Mothers’ Union

MU November/December 2022 News

Centenary of St. John’s Mother’s Union We had a splendid day celebrating our centenary on 19th November, This was the nearest suitable day to our founding day which was16th November 1922. Our early records and minutes are lost, but a reference in minutes of 2nd November 1989 records the fact that this is the starting

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MU September 2022 Update

 Mothers’ Union have begun their autumn session with an interesting and informative presentation about the Allanton Peace Sanctuary near Auldgirth: one of only three such Sanctuaries in the world. Their mission statement is “ May Peace prevail on Earth” and this statement is referred to in all that they do. Allanton is a large house

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Mothers’ Union News – February, 2022

The photo shows Margaret Bone and Carolynne Sorrell handing over emergency bags of necessities to representatives of D&G Woman’s Aid at our December meeting. There were also several presents for the women which Woman’s Aid would wrap and present on Christmas Day.  MU had gathered up the gifts from their own members and the congregation

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MU Office Bearers Commissioned

The new office bearers, except the Treasurer who was on holiday, were commissioned at our MU Eucharist held in October by The Rector who presented us with candles to mark the occasion. The Treasurer was commissioned at the November Eucharist by Revd. Ann Wren, Diocesan Trustee who presented us with our certificates. A happy time

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MU – About Us

Scottish Charity: SC023885 St John’s Church, Dumfries Mothers’ Union is a global organisation and its members are active in 84 countries and work tirelessly to serve their communities whilst offering Christian care for families, regardless of faith or background. MU strives to end violence, end poverty, end injustice, building resilience, challenging prejudice, and advocating change. View or download our 2021-22

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MU: October, 2021 News

This is the new committee for the Mothers’ Union. I’m sure you know all the faces, but, from the left, we have: Carolynne Sorrell, (Branch Leader), Linda Scott, Mary Solley, (Deputy Branch Leader), Lizanne MacKenzie, (Secretary), Margaret Bone, Kim Tofield, (Treasurer) and, in front, Getsy Ratnam and Jenny Lawson. [Absent from photo: Glenys Cullen, Linda

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