Open to all baptized Christians...
“Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all”
Mothers’ Union of COS
The Mothers’ Union is an International Christian Organization, whose main aim is to support families and communities in need of support around the world. The Organization was founded in 1876 in the United Kingdom by Mary Elizabeth Sumner wife of the then Rector of Winchester Cathedral and now has a growing membership of over four million members in eighty four countries.
The Mothers Union here at the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, was created on Sunday April 29, in the year of Our Lord 2001 by the then Rector Rev. Mark Pendleton under the name “Washington Metropolitan Area Branch” it was shortly before our inaugural service that Father Pendleton invited us to become a ministry here at this Church and then became The Mothers’ Union Episcopal Church of Our Saviour.
We will always be grateful to Father Pendleton, the vestry and the entire membership for accepting us as an integral Ministry here at this Church.
Our Vision is of a world where God’s Love is shown through loving, respectful and flourishing relationships. This is a goal we actively pursue by praying, campaigning and enabling.
We aim to show our Christian Faith by the transformation of communities worldwide.
- We are firmly rooted in voluntary ethos centered on mutual respect and collaboration.
- Our governance, leadership and programs are driven by and undertaken through members within their own communities worldwide.
- We are inclusive and work with people of all faiths and none.
Our Aims & Objectives
- 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 favorable to stable family life and the protection of children.
To help those whose family life has met with adversity
To promote and support married life.
Our members are not all mothers, or even women. They are single, married, parents, grandparents young adults and men.
Membership is open to all baptized Christians.
Our Commitment to Our Church & Community
Here at the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour Mothers’ Union, we endeavor to carry out our mission by supporting the Church, it’s Youth, and the Pantry and Soup Kitchen.
We support our communities by feeding homeless shelters for women and supporting teenage pregnancy centers.
Branch Leader : Tinny Kenny-Panda
Assistant Branch Leader: Dorothy Jarrett
Link Secretary: Emerica Williams