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Marking International Widows’ Day in Derry & Raphoe

By |2019-06-11T16:29:45+01:00June 11th, 2019|Mothers Union|

The 23rd June is set aside by the United Nations as International Widows’ Day - a day to support and remind governments, people and organisations of situations particular to widows and their children around the world. As International Widows Day approaches, we congratulate Mrs Maisie Haslett who was selected by Bishop Ken Good to attend

Prayer for International Widows’ Day

By |2019-05-28T21:38:00+01:00May 28th, 2019|Mothers Union|

Sunday 23rd June 2019 Merciful God, We pray for the widowed in the challenges they face as they adapt to a different way of life: for those who struggle with loneliness even when surrounded by family or friends, for those who struggle with faith in you because the partner whom they loved, and still love,

Derry and Raphoe Mothers Union Newsletter – June 2019

By |2019-05-27T20:36:17+01:00May 27th, 2019|Mothers Union|

Our latest Derry and Raphoe Mothers Union newsletter for June 2019 is now available. It has information on June Midday Prayers, Ascension Thursday Choir, AFIA 2019, International Widows Day plus lots of details of upcoming events. CLICK HERE TO READ OUR JUNE 2019 NEWSLETTER

Donagheady Celebrate 80 Years

By |2019-04-27T20:14:01+01:00April 27th, 2019|Mothers Union|

Donagheady Mothers’ Union and friends celebrated Mothers’ Day 1939 style as they marked the 80th Anniversary of the founding of Doneagheady Mothers’ Union on 1st April 1939.  There were fabulous window displays and an array of outfits depicting style in that era. [ngg src="galleries" ids="16" display="basic_imagebrowser"]

Strabane Area Service

By |2019-04-27T17:13:00+01:00April 27th, 2019|Mothers Union|

Following a hasty retreat on the day of Storm Gareth Strabane Area Service was rescheduled for April. It was a beautiful evening and we saw Termanamongan at its best. Many thanks to Revd Peter Ferguson, Jennifer, Ellen and their teams for scheduling and rescheduling with such kindness, welcome, generosity and grace. [ngg src="galleries" ids="15" display="basic_imagebrowser"]

North and South Sperrin Area Service

By |2019-04-27T17:07:56+01:00April 27th, 2019|Mothers Union|

Ladies enjoyed an evening of faith and  fellowship following North & South Sperrin Area Service hosted by Balteagh, Carrick, Aghanloo and Tamlaghtard Branch.  Many thanks to Canon Ferry, Rita and Margaret and their teams for a very special evening. [ngg src="galleries" ids="14" display="basic_imagebrowser"]

Donegal Area Service

By |2019-04-27T17:05:10+01:00April 27th, 2019|Mothers Union|

The Donegal Area service was held in St. Peter’s Church, Kilaghtee. Two branches in this area are celebrating special anniversaries this year – Inver Group Union 85th Anniversary and Drumholm MU 70th Anniversary. Following a lovely service led by Revd Lindsey Farrell branches enjoyed a trip down memory lane with a display of old photos

Madi West Nile Diocese Update from Revd Carmen

By |2019-05-06T12:46:49+01:00April 25th, 2019|Mothers Union|

Almost 50 members gathered in St Peter’s Church Londonderry for the annual Overseas meeting, where the guest speaker was Revd Carmen Hayes. Following the bible reading by Jennifer Given, Mark Ch 14 v1-9 and the intersessions led by President Jacqui, Revd Carmen shared with everyone stories of transformation that have taken place in Madi West

The Irish Spin – April 2019

By |2019-04-15T20:20:47+01:00April 15th, 2019|Mothers Union|

The April 2019 edition of the Irish Spin is now available to read here. The newsletter is packed full of details of our Mothers' Union activities including our 16 days of activism, information on the Children's Rights Alliance and tips on protecting your mental health. Click here to read the Irish Spin April 2019

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