Knowle MU

Knowle MU is the local branch of the world wide Mothers Union.

We are active in the life of Knowle Parish Church and support church activities.

We are a friendly group and care for our 100+ members.

Here is our programme for 2018, starting with our Branch meetings on the 2nd Thursday of the month in St John’s Hall.

In Mary Sumner’s Footsteps

JANUARY 11  Rev Michael Parker will be speaking at our Branch AGM.

FEBRUARY 8  Gary and Trudie Marsh – How Knowle Church helps couples getting married in our church prepare for marriage.

MARCH 8  Jackie Brocklebank Diocesan President – Mary Sumner her life and legacy.

APRIL 12  Jane McArdle Heritage Manager Birmingham Cathedral – A brief history of the Cathedral.

MAY 10  Valerie Hamley will lead us for an Ascension Day service at St Mary’s Church, Lapworth followed by tea.

JUNE 14  Nick Woodman from MIND – Myths and Mental Health.

JULY 12  Rachel Gidney – A Visit to Africa and her future plans.

SEPTEMBER 13  Stephen Cox – Bees and Creation.

OCTOBER 11  Paul Holden – Youth Ministry here in Knowle Parish Church.

NOVEMBER 8  Rev Peter and Gillian Cook – The Hope Home for disabled children in Thailand.

DECEMBER13  James Thorne – Yellow Ribbon and helping ex offenders.


FEBRUARY 12  Aston & City lead Midday Prayers in Birmingham Cathedral.

MARCH 3  Diocesan Council at Carrs Lane Centre 10.00 for 10.30 am start.

April 21  Diocesan Festival Service in Birmingham Cathedral 11am.

MAY 14  Polesworth lead Midday Prayers in Birmingham Cathedral.

MAY19  St Laurence, Northfield invite all to Afternoon Tea at 2.30pm.

JUNE 12  Deanery Festival Service will be at Hobs Moat 2.00pm.

JULY 6 Diocesan Council at St Laurence Northfield 6.45pm for 7.15pm start.

JULY 28  Summer Lunch 12.30pm at All Saints, Four Oaks.

AUGUST13  Coleshill & Yardley lead Midday Prayers in Birmingham Cathedral.

SEPTEMBER Mon17 – Tues18  General Meeting at the Brangwyn Hall Swansea Wales.

OCTOBER 27 Diocesan Council at Carrs Lane Centre 10.00 for 10.30 am start.

NOVEMBER 12 Moseley & Shirley lead Midday Prayers in Birmingham Cathedral.


JANUARY 15  Wave of Prayer 10-12 noon in the Guild House.

MARCH 15  Lent Lunch St. John’s Hall. This will be a ploughman’s with homemade soup followed by coffee or tea and hot cross bun.

JUNE 30 Strawberry Tea Saturday 3-5pm at 52 Milverton Road, in Bruce and Margaret Fulford’s garden. Guild House if wet.

AUGUST 9  Mary Sumner Tea Party in the Guild House 3-4.30pm.

AUTUMN date TBA  Beetle Drive

DECEMBER 6  Advent Lunch in St John’s Hall, 12-1.30pm. This will be a ploughman’s with homemade soup followed by coffee or tea plus a mince pie!


Guild House 2-4pm on 4th Monday of the month.
Love to knit or want to learn, then join us.  All ages are very welcome.  Wool, patterns and needles available to produce items for the hospitals, shoeboxes or any thing else we may be asked for!  Organised by Judy Townsley 01564 774413 and Margaret Pountney 01564 775284

Who can join?
Everyone, man or woman, married, divorced or single, parent or not.  Visitors are always welcome to our meetings

To find out more:  Locally
Contact secretary Carol Kay or phone 07742 234417

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