Deanery Events

2018 News

Find out more about what’s happening 

in the Mothers’ Union near you.

Adwick Deanery

Adwick Deanery are still waiting for a new Deanery Leader to step in to the role. Please consider this very worthwhile task for the organisation.

Sprotborough MU ‘Walking in Mary Summers’ Footsteps’ noticeboard.

Ecclesfield Deanery


Ecclesfield Branch were given a very interesting talk by Sheila Beatson a MU member of the recently closed St Pauls, Wordsworth Avenue Branch.Sheila and her husband have for many years entertained both young and old as clowns, Beato and Uncle Fred.  They have raised money for charities and along the way have met and worked with many celebrities, and have even met the Queen!

Ecclesall Deanery

On Sunday 9th September St. Peter & St. Oswald’s held a MU Sunday Service, at which Renee Anthony was enrolled. 

After watching the weather forecast Dore MU held a ‘Flash Garden Party’ in aid of MU Literacy Fund.

Wath Deanery

Members from the Wentworth and Harley Branch gave a presentation Mothers’ Union Sunday at both Harley Mission Church and Holy Trinity Wentworth – entitled ‘What do the Mothers’ Union do today?’  Joanne dressed as an elderly lady with tea pot and cakes, and then went on to say how things had changed.  Different members talked about AFIA, Women’s Refuge, IMPC, Prison play area (Steve read out a short piece from the letters we received from the prison), Overseas links and then Joanne summed up all  the other bits we do.The articles on the table are the Worldwide map, items for the refuge and AFIA.

Wath All Saints took advantage of the good weather and held their Wave of Prayer in a members  garden! Some members also attended the Mary Sumner Day Service at Sheffield Cathedral.

Diane Kelly was admitted as a member of  Brampton MU at the Mary Sumner Day Service.

Barnburgh M.U. visit Winthrop Park

Barnburgh MU enjoying the gardens at Winthrop, Wickersley on Tuesday 4th September.The sun didn’t shine but it didn’t dampen our spirits .We had a beautiful afternoon tea, the staff and volunteers looked after us very well indeed. A lovely afternoon.

Barnburgh MU held a Coffee morning for MU funds.

Doncaster, Snaith and Hatfield Deaneries.

Wave of Prayer at Barnby Dun and St Wilfrid’s

St Francis, West Bessacarr MU held a Summer of Hope Garden Party at the home of Branch Coordinator, Margaret Jackson.

 Tankersley Deanery

Tankersley Deanery held a United service at Thurlstone.