Church of St. Mark, (Episcopal), Mothers’ Union COSMMU

1417 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Prior to 1982 the Church of St. Mark had an active Mothers’ Union. However, it was later revived in 1982 by Mrs. Allison Foderingham, the wife of Father Foderingham, who later became the Chaplain of the Mother Union.

The activities that were done by the Mothers’ Union since 1982 are still the activities we are pursuing as of today, and more.


This is our yearly activities:

Our scheduled events for the Year, December 2014- November 2015 are:

December 2014:

Women-IN-Need, (WIN) Shelter: Feed families hot meals and provide toiletries for Adults and gifts for children.

Christmas Adopt-A-Family Program, in the Diocese of Long Island: We adopted a single family of four, a father and three sons. We furnished them all with new coats, boots, pants, shirts, shoes and other necessary clothing.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital: Toy Drive for the Children Christmas Party.

December/January 2015: Schedule Christmas Party

February 2015: Schedule month for Prayer Brunch, (fundraiser)

March 2015: Quiet Day of Prayer for MU members, the Church and the community at large.

April 2015: Gave donation of Prayer books and Bibles to confirmation candidates.

May 2015: Gave monetary Donation to Church’s Capital Development, (Bishop Martin’s House).

July 2015: Enrollment, Recognition and Thanksgiving Service.

July 2015: Family Day/Barbecue

August 2015: Vacation: Corporate worship only

September 2015: Schedule month for retreat to Holy Cross.

October 2015: Annual Tea Party and Variety show, (fundraiser).

October 2015: Partnership with Mothers’ Union in the New York area and shipped donated items to the country of Dominica, who had suffered a disaster.

November: Prepare baskets of cheers and deliver them to The Sick and Shut-Ins within the Church Family and Mothers’ Union members.

Visiting Team:

Under the leadership of Mrs. Elizabeth Hinds, one of our member and wife of Father Hinds, the Church’s associate Priest, this team visits the sick and shut-ins from our Parish, who resides in Nursing homes.


Branch Leader: Pauline S. Edwards

Asst. Branch Leader: Jean Weekes-Husbands

Secretary: Gladys Hamilton

Treasurer: Jennifer Oliver

Corresponding Secretary: Judy Newton

Chaplain: Isis Condell

Baptismal/Prayer Coordinator: Princess Grace Osuagwu