Provincial Gathering

Canterbury Province held a gathering for all members on Saturday, 22nd June 2024 atThe King's Centre in Oxford. See     letter for information.

Diocesan Quiet Day

A successful Quiet Day was held at the Harnhill Retreat Centre on Wednesday 12th June 2024.

AGM and Council

This was held at St Philip & St James Church, Hucclecote on Wednesday May 22nd at 10:30 am.

Members' Day

This was held at St Philip & St James Church, Hucclecote on Wednesday March 6th at 1.00 pm. Bring your lunch. Meeting starts at 1:40 pm.


This was held on Wednesday 29th November at 10:30 at St Philip's and St James, Hucclecote. Roundabouts were available.

Cathedral prayers

On Friday 24th November mid-day prayers were held in the Cathedral for 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence.


Council was held on Wednesday 25th October starting at 10:30 am in St Philip and St James Church,Hucclecote. Doreen reported back from the Annual meeting in York.

Members' Day

This was held on Wednesday 13th September at St Philip and St James Church, Hucclecote. Bring a picnic lunch for 1 pm. The meeting will start at 1:40 pm.


Mary Sumner day picnic

The picnic was hosted by Cirencester MU at Watermoor Parish Hall, Cirencester, GL7 1NE on Wednesday 9th August at 2:30 pm.


The Diocesan raffle was drawn at this event.

Festival Service

This was held on Saturday 1st July at St Mary's, Charlton Kings starting at 2:00 pm.All members were encouraged to attend.


AGM and council were held on 24th May at St Philip and St James at 10:30 am.

Members day

On 1st March a day was held for all members to meet together to get to know each other, at St Philip and St James church, Hucclecote. Gathering from 1 pm to eat your own lunch then meeting started at 1:40. Roundabouts were available to collect.


Belfast trip

Elizabeth Reay again organised a 6 day holiday in September 2022 to include the MU Annual Gathering in Belfast. It included visits to Arlewas arboretum and Carnforth station, then a night in Carlisle before crossing on the Cairnryan ferry. The planned accomodation in Belfast was switched to a new hotel in Lisburn. Trips from there included Ulster Folk museum and Mount Stewart House before a service in St Ann's Cathedral in Belfast.


The Gathering itself took place in the international Conference Centre and was based on the theme of "Transformation Now". The day ended with a concert by the Clare Consort. Sunday saw a trip to the Giant's Causway and the Antrim coast and finished with a Communion service back in the hotel.

A more detailed report by one who was there can be downloaded     here .

Mary Sumner Day picnic

This was held at the Millenium Hall, Shurdington on 9th August 2022 starting at 2:30 pm. It finished with a short service at 4:30.

The Raffle was drawn at this event.

November retreat

A retreat iwas held on November 1st to 3rd,2022, at Holland House, Cropthorne.


Lady Day service

This service was held in the Cathedral on Friday 25th March 2022.The new Diocesan President and Trustees for 2022 and our Chaplain were commissioned at this service.

Cropthorne retreat

The Autumn retreat to be held at Holland House, Cropthorne from 2nd to 4th of November 2021 unfortunately had to be cancelled.

Holiday to Durham & Northumberland

Elizabeth organised a 5 night holiday commencing on 30th September 2021 for Mothers' Union members. For more details see Roundabout or contact the office.

General meeting in Belfast

This has now been postponed to September 2022.

AFIA Big Day Out

A day of fun and fundraising planned for July 17th 2021 for our Away From It All holidays has again been put on hold.