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Membership is open to all who have been baptised in the name of the Holy Trinity and declare their support for the Aims and Objects. There are two types of membership:

  • Branch
  • Diocesan

For more information about joining the Mothers' Union, please contact us for details.

Aim & Purpose:

To demonstrate the Christian faith in action by the transformation of communities worldwide through the nurture of the family in its many forms.


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

Diocese of Chester Mothers' Union Trustees

Diocesan President
Wendy Sykes
Wendy Sykes
Diana Bancroft
Diana Bancroft
Archdeaconry President Chester
Archdeaconry President Macclesfield

Unit Coordinators

Derek Buckthorpe
Gillian Edwards
Joan Colwell
Action and Outreach
Faith and Policy Derek Buckthorpe
Finance and
Central Services
Gillian Edwards
Fundraising and

General Trustees

Diana Waller
Heather Powling
Ann Peach Diana Waller Heather Powling Anne Hall
Diocesan Chaplain
Revd Christine Broad
Revd Christine Broad

Office Staff

Dawn Colwell
Dawn Colwell
Diocesan Secretary

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