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Last updated 23rd August 2017

Blackburn Diocese Mothers' Union

Mothers' Union is an international Christian membership charity that aims to demonstrate the Christian faith in action through the transformation of communities worldwide.

They are working with people of all faiths and none in 83 countries to promote stable marriage, family life and the protection of children through praying, enabling and campaigning.

Since 1876, when Mary Sumner first brought together parents in her own parish to build their confidence in bringing up their children in the Christian faith, Mothers’ Union has grown to over 4 million members worldwide. Their members work around the world bringing hope and practical support to millions of people every year through our parenting, literacy and community development programmes and as part of the volunteer base of local churches.

  • To demonstrate Christian faith in action by the transformation of communities worldwide through the nurture of the family in its many forms.
  • 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 a stable family life and the protection of children.
  • To help those whose family life has met with adversity.

    Blackburn Diocese Branch

In the Blackburn Diocese branch of the Mothers Union there are: 3850 members in 135 branches in 14 deaneries (June 2017).


2017 Autumn Newsletter

Contact Diocesan President:

Mrs Enid Nutland
P: 33 Catforth Avenue Marton, Blackpool FY4 4SE
T: 01253 767721