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All-Ireland Mothers’ Union Poetry Competition

You don’t have to be Emily Dickinson or Christina Rosetti, just someone who loves the gift of words. Theme : Covid Times You can write about absolutely any aspect of the current pandemic in whatever format you wish – silly or serious, rhyming or non-rhyming – it’s up to you! All we ask is that […]

Mothers’ Union – May

Hello everyone,It is really good to have this opportunity to say hello to you through our church magazine. Carol and I miss seeing everyone at church and at our Branch meetings. We have been thinking of you all and we have been remembering you in our prayers as we all live through these necessary precautions […]

Mothers’ Union – March

Our annual dinner was held in Belvoir Golf Club on Thursday 6th February and our special thanks goes to Barbara Stephens for arranging for us to go there. The service was good and the meals were lovely. We all enjoyed the singing and jokes told by Brian Johnston. Brian certainly knows ‘how to tell them’ […]

Mothers’ Union – February

Unfortunately our Speaker, Emerald McKnight, was unable to make it to the January meeting. However, Clare Stewart, our Branch leader, who is also the Diocesan Action and Outreach coordinator, took the opportunity to update members on the ongoing and upcoming work carried out by Mothers’ Union in the diocese. She outlined the work Mothers’ Union […]

Mothers’ Union – January

We all really enjoyed the Advent Supper and our thanks to the Committee for providing the lovely supper. Many thanks to Mark and the Choir for leading the singing – everyone had a great time. Special thanks too to our Firefighters Jono and Janet for their quick action in putting out the napkin fire… artificial […]

Mothers’ Union – December

At our November meeting, Chris Sloan from Crime Prevention, PSNI gave us an excellent, lively and informative talk on the Scamwise NI campaign . From the ‘cold calls’ we all get on a daily basis to serious internet fraud, Chris outlined the pitfalls to us and what we should do to avoid falling victim to […]

Mothers’ Union – November

It was lovely to see everyone at our opening meeting and we all enjoyed a chance to ‘catch up’ on all our news . The baby competition gave most of us a problem but some of our members were excellent at spotting who the babies were. Our thanks to the ladies in the Committee for […]

Mothers’ Union – October

Mothers’ Union begins on Thursday 3rd October 2019 with a service of Holy Communion in the church at 7.30pm. This is followed by our opening meeting which will start at 8.00pm in the church hall. This will be an informal meeting and will give everyone the chance to ‘catch up’ with others over a cup […]

Mothers’ Union

The Mothers’ Union Diocesan Prayer Walk was held on Mary Sumner Day – Friday 8th August 2019 at St Elizabeth’s Church , Dundonald. The ladies enjoyed a walk in the grounds of Moat Park, Dundonald followed by light refreshments in St Elizabeth’s Parish Church hall. The event was very well attended and thankfully there was […]

Mothers’ Union June Outing 2019

Our annual outing to Glaslough village, Co Monaghan proved to be an excellent and memorable day. On the way to Glaslough, the bus stopped so that everyone could see Erigal church amid the trees. Hilda then gave some details of both the church and the surrounding area. On arrival at Glaslough, the Donagh Mothers’ Union […]