Mothers' Union

Mothers' Union


October 8, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Mothers’ Union in the Anglican Province of the Indian Ocean is calling for a day of prayer and fasting on Oct. 13, in response to an epidemic of plague which is sweeping the island of Madagascar. The provincial Mother’s Union president, Marie-Pierrette...

May 9, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A Mothers’ Union program to reach the most disadvantaged communities in Burundi has produced startling results, bucking the trend in one of the world’s poorest countries. The Literacy and Financial Education Program, which has been jointly funded by Comic...

April 25, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Mothers’ Union has warned against a “weakening resolve” in the fight for women’s empowerment and called upon the UK to do more to promote gender equality, and end discrimination against women in the workplace. Following the 61st United Nations Commission on the...

March 15, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Key Anglican campaigners for peace and justice in war-torn South Sudan have told a meeting at the United Nations in New York about the vital role women and the church have been playing in peace building and supporting the victims of conflict.


March 7, 2017

To coincide with International Women’s Day, the Mothers’ Union has issued a statement urging more involvement for women in peace negotiations.

Full statement, via Anglican Communion News Services.

March 3, 2016

The worldwide President of the Mothers’ Union, Lynne Tembey, is recommissioned by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby during a service at Lambeth Palace. Photo: Lambeth Palace

[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury said he “praises God” for the Mothers’ Union during...

January 4, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] 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.”

The Mothers’ Union was formed in...

July 12, 2007

The Mothers' Union of the Anglican Diocese of Gahini in L'Eglise Episcopal au Rwanda has provided clothing and other basic items to hundreds of Rwandan refugees who returned to the country recently from Tanzania.

The event, which was organized by more than 70 Mothers' Union members of...