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 2018 are listed below and leaflets are available in the Cathedral.




January 11

New Year Party 12.30 for 1pm

February 8

AGM preceded by Holy Communion

March 8

A Reflection for Lent - Marion Ketley

April 12

A demonstration by the Flower Guild - Janice Goodman

May 10 English for Women - Sarah Carter
June 14 Garden Party
July 12 Pilgrimage to the Holy Land - Revd Brenda Wallace
August No meeting
September 13 BBC Essex - Revd Andrew Merchant
October 18 Music - James Davy
November 8 Youth Minister at the Cathedral - Tim Leeson
December 13 Christmas Meeting - Seasonal Readings and Mince Pies



January 4

A talk by a Magistrate - Dawn Roche J.P.

February 1

A Devotion led by Lynda Booth

March 1

Marriage Preparation - Carol Gumbleton (please bring a wedding photo)
April 5 A Talk on the MU theme - Eileen French
May 3 Age Concern - Penny Cowell
June 7 Visit to the Church of the Ascension
July 5 Midwifery in India - Katey Coe
August 2 Garden Party - Guy Harlings Garden
September 6 The work of a Police and Crime Commissioner - Nick Alston
October 4 Life as a Verger - John Elliot

November 1

Music in Liturgy - Katie Miller
December 6 Christmas Meeting - Pam's Angels


Dates (members and guests welcome)

Tuesday 1 May

Diocesan Council 7.30-8pm Chapter House

Monday 14 May

Deanery Bring and Share Lunch

July 2-3 MU Diocesan Retreat at Pleshey
September 15
MU Annual Meeting
Monday November 5 Diocesan Council
Monday November 19 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 – Mary Farrin

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