Chelmsford Cathedral
 

Mothers’ Union

Chelmsford Cathedral Branch

Mothers’ Union thrives at Chelmsford Cathedral. There is a program of widely ranging talks and activities for the afternoon section which meets on the second Thursday of each month in St Cedd’s Hall at 2pm and the evening section which meets on the first Thursday of each month in St Cedd’s Hall at 8pm. Members can choose to attend either section or both. Despite the Mothers’Union name, men are also welcome to attend and become members. The main aim is to promote all that strengthens and preserves marriage and Christian family life.

The events for 2019 are listed below and leaflets are available in the Cathedral.

 

Afternoon

Section

January 10

New Year Party 12.30 for 1pm

February 14

Age Concern Penny Cowell

March 14

Mary's Way of the Cross - Mary Love

April 11

Holy Week & Easter in Greece - Revd Brenda Wallace

May 9 Visit to Chelmsford's Mayor's Parlour
June 13 Garden Party
July 11 Tools with a Mission - Peter Simpson
August No meeting
September 12 A talk by Sidra Naeem
October 17 In Mary Sumner's Footsteps - Molly Hoyle
November 14 Worship, Music & St Mellitus - Canon Alison Kennedy
December 12 Christmas Meeting - Seasonal Readings and Mince Pies

Evening

Section

January 3

MU Theme - Eileen French

February 7

AGM Preceded by Holy Communion - Speaker Revd. Dan Pierce

March 7

MU Overseas - Lucy Bubb
April 4 Marriage Preparation - Carol Gumbleton (please bring a wedding photo)
May 2 British Red Cross - James Connolly
June 6 A visit to St Andrew's Church, Sandon. (7pm)
July 4 In the steps of St Paul - Revd. Brenda Wallace
August 1 Garden Party - Guy Harlings Garden (7pm)
September 5 A talk about the history of Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society - Kevin Bennett
October 3 tbc

November 7

The work of Boys and Girls Clubs in Chelmsford
December 5 Christmas Meeting - Canon Ivor Moody

Other

Dates (members and guests welcome)

Wednesday 8 May

Diocesan Council 7.0 for 7.30pm Chapter House

Monday 13 May

Deanery Bring and Share Lunch tbc

Monday 1 & Tuesday 2 July MU Diocesan Retreat at Pleshey
Monday November 4 Diocesan Council
Monday November 18 Deanery AGM tbc

 

Baby and Toddler Group

This is run by the Cathedral branch of Mothers’ Union and meets every Wednesday during term time from 9.30am – 11.30am in the Chapter House.

 

Mothers’ Union Branch Leader – Mary Farrin

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