Spotlight on Wellingborough Deanery

Branches: All Hallows All Saints Earls Barton The Harrowdens and Orlingbury Wollaston and Strixton Our Deanery Leader is Barbara Haynes, the past President of the diocesan Mothers’ Union. We come together as a Deanery to meet after Forum, to celebrate at our annual Deanery Festival and to hold a social evening to fund our current project. We are a deanery that believes in working together and...

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Greater Northampton Deanery Annual Deanery Fair

Greater Northampton Deanery held their Annual Deanery Fair on Saturday 14th October which was opened by Hazel our Vice President. We managed to raise £535 which will be donated to the London Diocese Grenfell Tower A F I A appeal and The South Sudan...

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Update on Helen’s 140 Mile Sponsored Walk

On  a beautiful summer evening last week, when it wasn’t too hot or raining, Helen walked with Ann the branch leader, Audrey and Jenny branch members, Barbara the diocesan president and Chris a great supporter, as part of her 140 miles as for the 140th anniversary of Mothers’ Union. Helen has almost completed her target. She plans to finish on Mary Sumner Day, August 9th, with a service at...

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Congratulations, Jill

Jill completed her challenge to play 140 holes of golf in a week. She was very well supported by family, golf club members, church members and Mothers’ Union members and she wishes to thank them all. On the  Thursday she was accompanied by Bishop John Holbrook, the bishop of Brixworth, the sun continued to shine and they played 9 holes. On Friday she was accompanied by Barbara the diocesan...

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Mary Sumner Day Celebration – Brackley Deanery

This year we celebrate the wonderful achievement of Mothers’ Union growing from such a small beginning 140 years ago to the massive worldwide movement it has now become. At a deanery meeting we were discussing what we could do to celebrate this marvelous anniversary. By chance our deanery treasurer had resigned and Helen Overson the daughter of an Astwell branch member had been invited to the...

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