The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

The members in Peterborough Diocese are all taking part in the campaign for the 16 days from November 25th – December 10th. Some branches have held vigils, some have had services using the resources from Mary Sumner House or prayer meetings and some have had displays in their churches to raise awareness. The picture shows the prayers written by Kingsthorpe branch for women and girls around...

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Grapevine Spring 2018

Click here to read Grapevine Spring 2018 – you will need software capable of reading PDFs

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Inspired Folder, Updated November 2017

“Inspired” is a folder that is constantly reviewed and adjusted. We are pleased to share this update. We hope you will adopt one or more of the ideas from the folder in your branch or deanery. Each page can be downloaded separately from the website. Take a look at what is needed in your parish or community and see how Mothers’ Union could reach out. Discuss with your members before you...

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Activity Quilts for Adults

When a person has dementia they may become very bewildered about their environment and often become agitated and begin plucking at their clothing. These quilts enable them to be distracted and provide a constructive activity. The aim is to maintain finger skills with buttons, zips, ribbons and Velcro and provide stimulation and conversation topics. The quilt must be firmly sewn to enable frequent...

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