News

  1. Sponsored walk total announced

    By Clare Thomas on September 13th, 2016

    The North Suffolk Area sponsored walk at Southwold has raised a staggering £1917.93 for Mothers' Union !  What a wonderful result, and thanks to everyone who walked or sponsored the walkers.

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  2. Picnic in the Abbey Gardens

    By Clare Thomas on August 9th, 2016

    About sixty MU members and some husbands, from various parts of our Diocese gathered in the Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds to celebrate Mary Sumner Day and our 140 years with a Picnic and Fellowship which was blessed by fine weather and beautiful …

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  3. Jo Ellis is cycling for MU

    By Clare Thomas on July 25th, 2016

    Jo Ellis, a member of Woodbridge Evening branch, is riding in the Prudential Ride London - Surrey cycle ride on the 31st July, raising money for Mothers' Union.  It is 100 miles, up and down the steep North Downs - a big challenge after our gentle …

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  4. Letter from the Queen !

    By Clare Thomas on July 25th, 2016

    The Mothers' Union has received a lovely letter from Her Majesty the Queen thanking us for the birthday card which Mary Sumner House sent to her containing pictures of more than 400 members from all over the world who also have their 90th birthdays …

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  5. Reminder to branch treasurers.....

    By Clare Thomas on July 19th, 2016

    Just a reminder for all branch treasurers that Families First subscriptions need to be collected in now, and a single cheque for the total amount sent with the form to Sue Olver by 13th August.  If any of your members are signing up to pay by direct …

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  6. Why not pay your Families First subs by Direct Debit

    By Clare Thomas on July 18th, 2016

    Why not change to direct debit for your Families First subscription ?  It makes much less work for everyone, from branch treasurers, to the Diocesan treasurer and Mary Sumner House staff if you opt to pay by Direct Debit.  Once you have filled out …

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  7. Jeanette is running 10k for MU !

    By Clare Thomas on July 15th, 2016

    Jeanette Appleton, a Mothers' Union member who has just moved into Suffolk, is running 10k in the Great Newnham London run.  She is raising money for Mothers' Union, and you can sponsor her on her Just Giving page.  You can also read about why …

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  8. Urgent - Correction to date of 140th celebration

    By Clare Thomas on July 14th, 2016

    Urgent - the date of the 140th anniversary celebration in the Cathedral Gardens is shown incorrectly in your recent Pathways.  It will be on TUESDAY 9th August - Mary Sumner Day.  See the Events page for more details.

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  9. Sponsored Walk sets off !

    By Clare Thomas on July 13th, 2016

    The North Suffolk Area sponsored walk got underway on a blustery day at Southwold.  Twenty four intrepid walkers including members from across the diocese as well as family and friends, plus four dogs completed the walk, raising money for the MU Big …

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  10. Members have been busy !

    By Clare Thomas on July 10th, 2016

    MU members have been busy supporting two of our on-going projects - the special care baby unit at Ipswich Hospital, and the Ipswich Women's Refuge.  A set of beautiful patchwork quilts have been made for the baby unit by Jane Drew and a friend of …

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