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Mothers' Union returns home for 140th anniversary celebrations

More than 3,000 MU members will gather from all corners of the globe tomorrow (Thursday) to celebrate the mission agency’s 140th anniversary.

21 September 2016

Rwandan Anglicans celebrate role of mothers in rebuilding country

Rwanda’s capital city Kigali was festooned with blue and white decorations on 31 July as the Province's Mothers Union celebrated its 50th jubilee.

08 August 2016

90-year-old Mothers' Union member helps celebrate The Queen's birthday

Celebrations to mark the Queen's official 90th birthday began today (10 June) with a national service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral.

10 June 2016

Archbishop Welby recommissions President of Mothers' Union

The Archbishop of Canterbury said he “praises God" for the Mothers’ Union during a service at Lambeth Palace this week to recommission Lynne Tembey as worldwide president of the global Anglican women’s organisation.

03 March 2016

Southern Africa Mothers' Union boycotts Styrofoam

A self-imposed ban on the use of Styrofoam – or Polystyrene – products by members of the Mothers’ Union in Southern Africa will lead to an increase in washing up – but it’s a price that the members are willing to pay for the impact their decision will have on the environment.

23 February 2016

Anglicans' "unique role" in the elimination of Malaria

The Bishop of Matabeleland, Cleophas Lunga, has opened a cross-border round table on the elimination of Malaria in sub-Saharan Africa by saying that the “Anglican Church has a unique role to play” in the elimination of the disease in Zambia.

18 February 2016

Mothers' Union programme reduces domestic violence

Cases of domestic violence have reduced after the Mothers’ Union in the Diocese of in South Ankole, Uganda, undertook a programme of awareness raising, marriage counselling and radio talk shows.

04 February 2016

Mothers' Union celebrates 140th anniversary

The Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union is celebrating its 140th anniversary in 2016. Throughout the year it will hold a number of events to mark 14 decades of “faithful outreach to families of all faiths and none.”

05 January 2016

From one in three to zero: MU's campaign as part of 16 days to end gender-based violence

The Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union (MU) is taking part in the international 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence by campaigning for “one in three to zero” – for the number of women globally experiencing gender-based violence to drop from one in three to zero.

04 December 2015

New Mothers' Union Chief Executive to continue support for families

New leader looks to further ongoing transformation of communities through fighting poverty and injustice

03 August 2015