The Diocese of Ely covers Cambridgeshire and part of West Norfolk
We are part of an international Christian membership charity and meet together regularly for prayer, fellowship and social events. We have over four million members in 84 countries worldwide and aim to support family life in communities both locally and globally.
Ely Diocesan Mothers’ Union has over 600 members, and actively seeks to support family life through project work regionally and locally.
Providing holidays for stressed families
Volunteering at Cambridge and Ely Child Contact Centres
Supporting the chaplaincy at Littlehey Prison
Collecting items for local Women’s Aid, refuge and hostels
Providing parent and child marquees at county/local shows
Knitting and sewing projects for overseas links
Family Worker Project, Wisbech
Supporting parents of sick children at the Rosie Hospital, Cambridge.
There are many ways to get involved with Mothers’ Union in the Diocese of Ely: by becoming a branch or diocesan member and supporting local projects both practically and by fundraising; campaigning on social justice issues; praying regularly for families worldwide and our link dioceses of Lusaka in Zambia; Shyogwe in Rwanda; Sokoto & Ikka in Nigeria and Karimnagar in India.
During the 16 Days of Activism hundreds of members of the Mothers’ Union in Grahamstown came together in solidarity to bring attention and awareness the fact that gender based violence will not be tolerated.