Tiverton Mothers’ Union

Tiverton Mothers’ Union have not been able to meet since February 2020. Members have kept in touch with each other by telephone & social media.
Praying for those of us who are unwell and giving practical support when needed, our leader, Helen Fensome keeps us informed and using the MU prayer, Mid day prayers and the MU website helps us to feel part of the world wide family.

“Promoting and supporting family life since 1876”

Tiverton Mothers’ Union members endeavour to maintain this in various ways:

  • By meeting regularly, praying together, caring for each other and entertaining speakers on subjects related to this aim
  • By raising very necessary funds for our overseas members to enable them to improve family life and health
  • By raising funds for families in Devon in need of short caravan holidays Away From It All (AFIA)
  • By supporting a scheme to enable prisoners, due for release, to rebuild relationships with their children (The Big Book Share)
  • By knitting and sewing articles for premature and new born babies, those with dementia and an overseas orphanges
  • By joining a worldwide Wave of Prayer to pray and support members in our link dioceses in Africa, the Caribbean and South Africa
  • By enjoying each other’s company and having fun!

We meet on the Second Wednesday of each month, 2pm in The Baptist Church Rooms. All welcome.


Lord of all,
unite us in our shared vision
 of a world where God’s love is shown
 through loving, respectful,
 and flourishing relationships. AMEN



To find out more about Tiverton Mothers’ Union contact:

Helen Fensome 01884 256611


or about Mothers’ Union in Exeter visit the website:



or visit www.mothersunion.org for more general information.



Our members – April 2019



Our members – April 2018
Altar frontal for the Solomon Islands
Blankets, Hats & Gloves for Nepalese orphanages

Sheila Richardson has made a beautiful Crocheted Altar Frontal for the Church on Rendova, in the Solomon Islands that Jenny Palmer is in touch with, and which they had specially requested. We made a lovely MU banner for another of the islands a little while ago.
The blankets, hats and gloves are for Nepalese Orphanages, which are so needed.
All were blessed by Robert before they were sent off overseas, with all our love.
Helen Fensome.

Make a Mother’s Day Appeal

Thank you for helping us to raise an amazing £563. The money will be used to support mothers in Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda and the UK.

  • Thank you to all of the knitters, both members of the Mothers’ Union, and non members: we hope you enjoyed it.
  • Thank you to all who made generous donations: we are grateful for your kindness.
  • Thank you to all who bought creme egg covers: we hope you are pleased with your purchases.
  • Thank you to all who gave and received the creme egg covers: we hope they brought pleasure and a smile to many faces.
Above all, thank you on behalf of those who will now benefit from all our efforts.

Forthcoming events


We are currently trying some Zoom meetings and look forward to seeing you. Please get in touch for the login details.


St Peter’s Church
St Peter Street
EX16 6RP

Telephone: 01884 242991
E-mail: office@stpeterstiverton.org.uk



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