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 2017 are listed below and leaflets are available in the Cathedral.

 

Afternoon

Section

January 12

New Year Party

February 9

Wedding Week Celebration - Carol Gumbleton

March 9

Lenten Reflection - Heike Prentice

April 20

Spring or floral readings and bring a flower

May 11 The work of a Police and Crime Commissioner - Nick Alston
June 8 Board Game - Rev Canon Edward Carter
July 13 Garden Party
August No meeting
September 14 Bring a friend to see MU Information over a cup of tea - Molly Hoyle
October 12 My Sabbatical - Rev Canon Ivor Moody
November 9 Helen Rollason Foundation - Chantel Constable
December 14 Seasonal Readings and Mince Pies

Evening

Section

January 5

Red Pepper Soup and Recycling - Suzanne Lawson- Chelmsford City Council

February 2

Supper and Service Eucharist - President Rev Janet Allwright - Annual Meeting

March 2

Finger Food and Flowers - Janice Goodman

April 6 Biscuits with the BBC - Rev Andrew Merchant
May 4 Meringues with Music - James Davy
June 1 Cookies with the Mothers' Union Chaplain - Rev Canon Edward Carter
July 6 Church Visit tbc
August 3 Garden Party - Guy Harlings Garden
September 7 Ploughman's Supper with Stewart McCredie - Pleshey
October 5 Super Starters for suppers - with Diocesan Mothers' Union service

November 2

Biscuits with the Bank - Chelmsford Food Bank

December 7 Mince Pies, members' memories and wine tasting

Other

Dates (members and guests welcome)

April 24

Diocesan Council 7.30-8pm Chapter House

May 15

Deanery Bring and Share Lunch

June 26-27 MU Diocesan Retreat at Pleshey
September 29-30
MU Annual Meeting - Edinburgh
November 6 Diocesan Council Cathedral 10 for 10.30am.  Followed by lunch - Speaker - World Wide President
November 20 Deanery AGM

 

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 – Canon Eileen French Tel: 01268 753979

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