Mother's Union Guildford | Faith and Prayer

Faith & Prayer

Theme for 2024 – Transformation Now

The Faith and Prayer group consists of 9 members and the Diocesan Chaplain, Rev. Helen Kempster.

Faith & Prayer

Theme for 2024 – Transformation Now

The Faith and Prayer group consists of 9 members and the Diocesan Chaplain, Rev. Helen Kempster

We organise various opportunities for the spiritual growth of our members, our Faith & Prayer co-ordinator is Gillian Martin.

Wave of Prayer

Every member of the worldwide Mothers’ Union is remembered in prayer throughout the year when members are together for Midday Prayers.

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Prayer Chain

There is a Prayer Chain link throughout the Diocese. If you would like details please contact the administrator. <ADD LINK>

Diocesan Retreats

Are held in the spring and in the autumn, usually at Godalming or Woking and are organised by Mary Trevill who can be contacted via the Mothers’ Union office. <ADD LINK>

Pilgrimage of Prayer Service

Takes place on the 1st Tuesday in the month at 11 am in the Lady Chapel at Guildford Cathedral and is organised by several deaneries working together. This is currently a hybrid service.

Quiet Days / Prayer Sharing Days

These days are organised at either diocesan or deanery level for young families, branches, those living alone and for other groups.

16 Days of Activism

16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence in November / December – A candle-lit prayer vigil is being planned.

Guildford Diocese and our link Diocese

Guildford has links with the Dioceses of Ukhahlamba (South Africa), Maseno West (Kenya), Oji River (Nigeria), Dunkwa-on-Offin (Ghana) and Coimbatore (India). Members are encouraged to pray regularly for the work of the MU and its members in these Dioceses. Some branches have their own worldwide links, including with Trinidad and Australia.