The Mothering Sunday page of the Central Mothers’ Union website contains ideas for
celebrating Mothering Sunday. There are also lots of resources including downloadable
liturgies and sermon ideas available on this page of the same site.
Members in Glasgow & Galloway have been knitting items for themselves and to give
to others. You can download the patterns for some of the items by clicking the links
MU Scotland Response to Consultation on Civil Partnerships
Please click here to download the PDF version of the response to the Scottish Government’s
consultation on the future of Civil Partnerships submitted on Citizen Space on behalf
of members in Scotland.
“If my story and my family’s story could help just one person then I think it's worth
Domestic Violence Survivor from Scotland, Mary (not her real name), shares her powerful
and moving story. Click here to read it on the central Mothers’ Union website.
Drama: Jean’s Story
This is a drama based on quotations from women interviewed as part of the ‘Out of
the Shadows’ project. They form a composite story – of a typical pattern of abusive
relationships and then illustrating some of the support and resources need to help
‘Jean’ on her courageous journey out of the shadows.
It encourages us to considers how, and where, churches and Christian people colluded
with the violence, and where they were able to stand alongside Jean in her struggle
to leave the abuse behind and find new hope for her life.
Click here to download the outline for this drama.
Drama: The Empty Chair
This drama, written by Ann Glenesk, has the aim of assisting faith communities to
lay open the issue of domestic abuse to the grace and healing power of God and to
give victims and survivors of abuse space to tell their story.
The drama will also raise awareness of the key issues of domestic abuse.