Mothers Union Newcastle


Our vision is of a world where God's love is shown through loving, respectful,
and flourishing relationships.


  • To promote and support married life
  • To encourage parents in their role to develop the faith of their children
  • To maintain a worldwide fellowship of Christians united in prayer,
    worship and service
  • To promote conditions in society favourable to stable family life
    and the protection of children
  • To help those whose family life has met with adversity

Mothers Union Prayer

Loving Lord,
We thank you for your love so freely given to us all.
We pray for families around the world.
Bless the work of the Mothers Union
as we seek to share your love 
through the encouragement, strengthening and support of marriage and family life.
Empowered by your Spirit, may we be united in prayer and worship, 
and in love and service reach out as your hands across the world.
In Jesus' name. Amen

June 2021

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A copy of Bishop Peter’s presentation can be found here. [...]

The Governor of NSW has been very keen to provide all citizens with encouragement during our experience of lockdown. She has prepared a brief message for Anglicans in NSW. A link to access Her Excellency’s message to Anglican congregations throughout the Province can be found here. It is suggested that this message be included in... [...]

A Media Release from the Premier and Health Minister regarding new Covid-19 restrictions for Greater Sydney effective from 4pm today can be found here. Please note – parishes on the Central Coast must not sing at worship and must wear masks.  The maximum capacity will be determined by the 4sq metre rule. [...]

A letter from Bishop Peter Stuart regarding the Anglican Family Violence Project can be found here. [...]

Singing permitted in churches from 27 March Further update on COVID Safe arrangements for churches soon We have been advised that the Minister for Health has granted an exemption to the Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2021 which allows singing in churches to commence from this Saturday. Under the exemption, in... [...]

Our Diocesan Bishop, Dr Peter Stuart, addressed the Anglican Synod on Saturday about the challenges and opportunities facing the Anglican Church in the Hunter and Central Coast regions of NSW. The address can be found here The Synod looks at the Diocese as a whole and considers the present and future challenges. The Diocese is seeking... [...]

Singing now allowed by choirs up to 30 indoors with 1.5m between performers and 5m between performers and other people Congregational singing permitted wearing masks – maximum capacity of one person per 4sqm From 12.01am on Friday 26 February 2021 there were a number of changes to the restrictions in NSW that effect Places of... [...]

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Thought for the Week

from Anglican Mothers Union Australia

September 19th

Peace and Security

Fear may be the most crippling experience of all.
Certainly the gospels are continually advocating
the importance of trust in the wake of fearful times ahead.
In John, chapters 13-15, Jesus prepares his friends for the Way.
It is the Way of Trust and Love, of the New Commandment.
He does not promise peace without conflict, nor security without attack.
What he does promise is His peace which passes all understanding.
We live in world of sin and death but we Trust and Love and are saved,
not from the results of sin and death but from the fear of their destructive power.

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.
I do not give to you as the world gives.
Do not let your hearts be troubled,
and do not let them be afraid.
John 14:27

In the diocese of Southwell and Nottingham Mother Union
members raise awareness of social issues in the UK and worldwide.
By acknowledging the need to support prisoners and their families,
members focus more on plight of others
than on their own fear and so grow in Trust and Love.