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From 1917 until 1960, the Vicar of St. Mary's, Prittlewell, was Canon Gowing, his wife was Dorothy and from 1945 until 1954 she was Diocesan President of the Mothers' Union, she then became a Life Vice-President and Commissioned Speaker. These roles and her commitment to and ... read more

Faith & Policy Watch

Faith & Policy Watch

Faith & Policy Watch is our monthly social policy newsletter. Many articles give ideas and suggestions for action and you can use the newsletter to inspire your own social policy work or to support the work of others in prayer. Download the latest Faith & Policy Watch along with past issues click here.



Unfortunately, an arsonist set fire to a hymn book in the Cathedral that ignited the MU Diocesan Banner, by the time anyone could douse the flames all that we left was the pole at the top and a very few pieces of fabric.

Mothers’ Union Prayer

Loving Lord, we thank you for your love so freely given to us all.

We pray for families around the world.

Bless the work of The Mothers’ Union as we seek to share your love through the encouragement, strengthening and support of marriage and family life. Empowered by your Spirit may we be united in prayer and worship and in love and service reach out as your hands across the world in Jesus’ name.