Mother’s Union Service – Mary Sumner homily – 9th August

August 16, 2018

  Members of the Mothers’ Union of St Andrews and Brechin Dioceses came together at St Kessog’s,  Auchterarder on August 9th  to celebrate Mary Sumner Day with a eucharist and an inspiring talk given by Rev Tracy Dowling, the rector of St Kessog’s,  followed by lunch and an opportunity to socialise.  In her homily, Tracy […]

October 20, 2020

NO MORE 1 IN 3 At least one in three women globally will experience some form of gender-based violence at some point in their lifetime.  These numbers are unacceptable. These statistics do not even include violence of women against men. Many men are too ashamed to admit to that this is happening to them.  But […]

October 31, 2022

Dear friends, The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence takes place from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, until 10 December, Human Rights Day. I have been committed to taking part for several years now, and I want to ask you and your congregation to support the 16 […]

July 31, 2019

It is 130 years since first branch of the Mothers’ Union in Scotland was established in Dunblane, following a visit by Mary Sumner, the founder of the movement, to Scotland in 1887. Come and find out more about the history of MU in Scotland and its current projects between Friday 9th and Sunday 11th August. […]

July 23, 2019

St Mary’s will be hosting the annual Mary Sumner Day celebration and commemorating 130 years of the Mothers’ Union in Scotland. Everyone is welcome to the service and lunch. The exhibition of banners and historical display will be open all weekend.

April 3, 2019

A joint Lady Day service for the Mothers’ Union of the Dioceses of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane and Brechin – with Bishops Ian and Andrew. A good time of worship and fellowship: and now onwards as the 21st century MU in these parts of Scotland!  

August 8, 2018

St Andrews Diocese Mothers’ Union’s work and involvement in local prisons A report by Margaret Slater   For many years members of the Mothers’ Union have been involved with HMP Cornton Vale near Stirling.  Every Christmas we have bought presents for each prisoner and given them a Christmas card.  More recently we started to collect […]