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The Parish of Christchurch. Christchurch Priory, St George at Jumpers, St John at Purewell

Mothers' Union

Last updated Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

Mother's Union. Christian care for families

Our objectives are as follows:

The way we put these objectives into practice in Christchurch Priory is as follows:

Afternoon Group

The Afternoon Group meet on the first Tuesday in the month at 2.00pm in Room 8 at Priory House.  Meeting starts with notices, a hymn and prayer with speaker at 2.15pm.  Tea and discussion at 3.00pm. with finish at 3.45pm.

Music Mice

The Music Mice Service is held on the second and fourth Monday in the month in Priory House, Room 8  Arrival time 9.15am onwards.   There are songs and stories for toddlers and pre-school children with parents or carers joining in. It is followed by squash for toddlers and coffee for parents/carers. (See Music Mice page.)


We also aim to support the Priory Church by providing refreshments at many of the fund-raising events. Although we humorously call ourselves “the tea ladies” we have great fun and team spirit in helping.

Being part of the wider Mothers' Union organisation means that we try to send a representative number of members to Deanery and Diocesan events, which usually take the form of special services in different Church locations.  We also aim to raise money for Mothers’ Union projects and these vary from providing holidays to families in this country who could otherwise not afford one to providing shelters for street children in Africa.

We do extend a warm welcome to anyone who would like to join Mothers' Union and ask that they contact Jenny Martin on 01202 482218 for further details.