About us

Vision  †  Aim & Purpose  †  Mission  †  Values  †  Beliefs

Vision:

Our vision is of a world where God’s love is shown through loving, respectful, and flourishing relationships.

Aim & Purpose:

To demonstrate the Christian faith in action by the transformation of communities worldwide through the nurture of the family in its many forms.

Mission:

  • To promote and support married life.
  • To encourage parents in their role to develop the faith of their children.
  • To maintain a worldwide fellowship of Christians united in prayer, worship and service.
  • To promote conditions in society favourable to stable family life and the protection of children.
  • To help those whose family life has met with adversity.

Values:

Mothers’ Union is firmly rooted in a voluntary ethos. Its governance, leadership, and programmes are driven by and undertaken through members around the world as they respond to God’s call to faith and action.

Beliefs:

  • We believe in the value of each individual and their unique qualities.
  • We believe in the value of relationships. Jesus said, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul and all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbour as yourself.”
  • We believe in the value of the family in its many forms as a source of love and support for individuals and the basis for a caring community.

THE MOTHERS’ UNION DIOCESE IN EUROPE

Recognized as a new Chapter (including 4 existing branches) by the Bishop in Europe the Right Reverend Geoffrey Rowell when he commissioned Mrs Barbara Woods as Diocesan President for Europe. The ceremony took place during the Diocesan Synod in Cologne in late May 2007 and was attended by Mr Reg Bailey, Chief Executive of the Mothers’ Union.

 

 

 

Across the world there are many Mothers’ Union provinces, dioceses and individual branches

The Province of Canterbury includes the Diocese in Europe

The Canterbury Province consists of 29 dioceses in England and the Diocese in Europe.

To find out more about Mothers’ Union in the dioceses of Canterbury Province please visit: www.canterburyprovincemu.org.uk.

 

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