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URGENT APPEAL: The impact and response to COVID-19

By |2020-05-08T11:48:46+01:00May 8th, 2020|Mothers Union|

It has been as harsh as it has been sudden. Within the UK and around the world, the economic fallout of COVID-19 is being felt by millions of ordinary people, with many thousands more continuing to risk their lives to protect others. Whilst government measures globally are proving effective in halting the spread of the

A Passover Seder

By |2020-05-01T15:38:05+01:00May 1st, 2020|Mothers Union|

Hosted by Strabane Area Mothers’ Union In 2020 Derry & Raphoe Trustee Board set each area a challenge to try ‘something different’ for our annual area service and certainly this was a very interesting evening hosted by Strabane branch. The Passover Seder, which combined the Jewish tradition of the Hebrew celebration of exodus from Egypt

16 Days Breakfast 2019

By |2020-05-01T15:28:26+01:00May 1st, 2020|Mothers Union|

Over 90 women from across the United Diocese, including the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council and the Deputy Lieutenant of County Londonderry, attended the 16 Days Breakfast hosted by Diocesan President, Ms Jacqui Armstrong, and organised by the coordinator of MU’s Faith and Policy Unit, Joan Stockitt. Joan led the 16 Days

MOTHERS’ UNION – A DAY OF REFRESHMENT

By |2020-05-01T17:07:31+01:00May 1st, 2020|Mothers Union|

SATURDAY 22ND FEBRUARY 2020 MOTHERS’ UNION - Held in TBF Thompson Ministries Building, this event was attended by 67 members from various branches of Derry & Raphoe Mother’s Union, including our Diocesan President Jacqui Armstrong The day was led by our main speaker and Chaplin, Revd Katie McAteer, based on our theme for 2020 -

Derry and Raphoe Mothers’ Union Presidents’ Shield Competition 2020

By |2020-05-05T11:43:39+01:00May 1st, 2020|Mothers Union, News|

Building Hope and Confidence in Church Communities, focussing on Young Families The aim of the competition is that each Mothers’ Union Branch will hold an event for young families in their parish/community which will strengthen relationships and promote Mothers’ Union. The date of this event has been extended and should be submitted to the Diocesan

Mary Sumner Day Prayer Walk – a Garden of Peace and Tranquility

By |2020-05-01T16:44:08+01:00August 20th, 2019|Mothers Union|

In an enchanted location on the outskirts of Newtownstewart, Co Tyrone stands Baronscourt, a Georgian country house and estate, the seat of the Duke of Abercorn. Combining great historical and architectural interest, this Grade A listed house is  surrounded by ornate Italian style gardens and woodland designed by Capability Brown. In these magical gardens, members

Marking International Widows’ Day in Derry & Raphoe

By |2019-06-11T16:29:45+01:00June 11th, 2019|Mothers Union|

The 23rd June is set aside by the United Nations as International Widows’ Day - a day to support and remind governments, people and organisations of situations particular to widows and their children around the world. As International Widows Day approaches, we congratulate Mrs Maisie Haslett who was selected by Bishop Ken Good to attend

Prayer for International Widows’ Day

By |2019-05-28T21:38:00+01:00May 28th, 2019|Mothers Union|

Sunday 23rd June 2019 Merciful God, We pray for the widowed in the challenges they face as they adapt to a different way of life: for those who struggle with loneliness even when surrounded by family or friends, for those who struggle with faith in you because the partner whom they loved, and still love,

Derry and Raphoe Mothers Union Newsletter – June 2019

By |2019-05-27T20:36:17+01:00May 27th, 2019|Mothers Union|

Our latest Derry and Raphoe Mothers Union newsletter for June 2019 is now available. It has information on June Midday Prayers, Ascension Thursday Choir, AFIA 2019, International Widows Day plus lots of details of upcoming events. CLICK HERE TO READ OUR JUNE 2019 NEWSLETTER

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