Mothers Union

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Organisational Leaders and contact details:

President : Mr.s Moipolai Annah Nokoane Ioda  Mohutsioa: Mobile : 0825561661
E-mail : amohutsioa@nwpg.gov.za and dukkiem@gmail.com
Vice President : Mrs. Maleburu Maria Molosiwa : Mobile 0720187111
Vice President : Mrs. Esther Williams: 0827116353: e-mail
Treasurer: Mrs Angeline Mokoena:  Mobile 0837413144
Secretary: Mrs Dikeledi  Pakisi :  0835608825  e-mail pakiside@ditsobotla.gov.za
Vice secretary: Ms Kgalalelo Mosoeu 0762346316
Community Diocesan Coordinator:  Ms Mary Leeuw : Mobile 0794245748
Diocesan Contacts: Telephone 018 4629804: Mobile 07386278094
E-mails : matlosanemu@telkomsa.net and matlosanemu@yahoo.com .

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

The Mothers Union organizational structure as prescribed by Mary Sumner
Worldwide President: Lynne Tembey
Provincial President: Ms Thembsie Mchunu
Diocesan President: Ms Moipolai Mohutsioa

PATRON SAINT Mary ( Mother to Jesus)

Chaplain :  The Ven Dr T M Guma
PREAMBLE
The Mothers Union, founded in 1876 by Mary Sumner House, is a society within the Anglican Communion and has branches in more than 70 countries in the World. This Diocese accepts the Constitution and Bye Laws of the Provincial Council of the Mothers’ Union of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa as well as the Constitution and Bye Laws of the World Wide Council.
PURPOSE
To be especially concerned with all that strengthens and preserves marriage and Christian Family Life.

AIM
The aim of the society is the advancement of the Christian religion in the sphere of marriage and family life.

MISSION STATEMENT
“The Mothers’ Union is a Christian Organisation which promotes the well-being of  families world-wide”.
This is achieved by:

  • Developing Prayer and Spiritual growth in families
  • Studying and reflecting on Christian family life and marriage and their place in society
  • Resourcing our members to take practical action to improve conditions for families, both nationally and in their communities in which they live.

OBJECTIVES

  1. To uphold Christ’s teaching on the nature of marriage and to promote  its wider understanding
  2. To encourage parents to bring up their children in the faith and life of the church
  3. To maintain a world-wide fellowship of Christians united in prayer, worship and service
  4. To promote conditions in society favourable to stable family life and the protection of children
  5. To help those whose family life has met with adversity

VISION
The vision of the M.U. of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa is for a society that will be spiritually fulfilled, transformed, outreaching, self sufficient and has empowered members.
We achieve these by :-

  • Developing spiritual growth within families
  • Empowering members to embark on projects to combat poverty, unemployment and ill health
  • Making Christ visible through the organization

MEMBERSHIP
Membership shall be open to all those who:

  • Have been baptized in the name of the Holy Trinity
  • Declare their support for the Aim and Objectives of the Society

The diocese has got members in the 17 parishes and has taken a decision to split the Southern ??? north achdeaconry into more parishes give the number of members in each branch

CLUSTER
The diocese forms part of the Gauteng Cluster which comprises of the following dioceses
Matlosane
Johannesburg
Pretoria
Christ the King
Highveld

LINK  DIOCESES:
We have established a link with

CURRENT PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES
The MU pursue the following projects and activities
Establishing a drop in centre (s)
Care for the elderly vulnerable and destitute
Care for the orphans and vulnerable children