Diocese of Carlisle

Mothers' Union


The Mothers' Union is a Christian organisation that is concerned with all aspects of marriage and family life. It fights against poverty, injustice and for family issues.The Mothers' Union has four million members worldwide in 83 different countries. It employs 300 grassroots workers from local communities around the world.

It runs:

  • Parenting programmes
  • Health and HIV/aids awareness programmes
  • Literacy and Numeracy programmes
  • Fights to eliminate 3rd world debt
  • Campaigns and lobbies on family issues

Here, in the Diocese of Carlisle Diocese, it provides:

  • Help for centres for estranged parents and families
  • A safe play area for children visiting Haverigg prison
  • Basic recipe books for new university students
  • Toilet bags for emergency hospital patients
  • Support to families with pre-school children

Click here for the Mothers' Union Diocese of Carlisle website.


For more information contact our Diocesan President Mrs Deb Lee on cdmudp@gmail.com or 01946 823470 or text 07718 158936 or contact our secretary Marion Douthwaite, who can provide you with information on your local contacts - secretarymu@outlook.com.

Mothers' Union membership is open to all: male, female, married, single, parent or not. The only requirement is that you have been baptised in the Trinity and can support the aims of the organisation.

Click here to visit the National Mothers' Union website.