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Action & Outreach Unit

Action & Outreach is concerned to support families and family life.  We encourage members to participate in fulfulling the aims of Mothers’ Union through a variety of practical ways.  These include the following:

  1. To continue the work of AFIA (Away From It All) holidays, by promoting awareness through churches, health visitors and schools and by fund raising so that people in need are able to take a holiday. (application form available here)
  2. To support the work of the JR hospital or other local hospitals by providing toiletries, baby quilts, premature baby knitting and Angel Pockets for still born babies. (Patterns available here)
  3. To provide facilitators to run “Loving for Life” (marriage) courses and parenting courses.
  4. To collect, check and deliver Christmas cards to Bullingdon prison.  This enables the Chaplain to give a card to every prisoner at Christmas time.
  5. To make Fiddle pinnies or knit Twiddle Muffs to give to local care homes who have residents with dementia or suffering from strokes. (Patterns available here)
  6. To support the Balsam Family Project in Didcot by providing equipment and refreshments as required.
  7. To continue to develop student work by providing access to our Starving Student Survival Guide and to assist chaplains at Freshers Fairs.
  8. To continue to make and develop contacts with our Link Dioceses and support them through letters or emails and our prayers.

Upcoming Events

  1. Langley Branch

    December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. DR Congo Prayer Meeting

    December 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Hitcham & Taplow Branch

    December 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Woodley Branch

    December 19 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Bodicote Branch

    December 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Verse of the Day

“When he had called together all the people’s chief priests and teachers of the law, he asked them where the Messiah was to be born. ‘In Bethlehem in Judea,’ they replied, ‘for this is what the prophet has written: ‘“But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.”’” — Matthew 2:4-6 Listen to chapter Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.