Mary & Martha’s Oasis Inc. is a Christian Faith based, 501-C-3-Non Profit organization, that provides program services to girls and women, who are marginalized and underserved. Mary and Martha’s Oasis provides spiritual resources and mentoring to nurture women, who like Martha in scripture are so burdened with responsibilities of parenting, and natural resources for underserved women, and at risk children and youth.
We believe all women can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world.
Provides an atmosphere which promotes inner healing.
Encourage spiritual growth and development
Assist women in developing independence through education, training and life skills counseling.
Challenge women to reach forward to achieve goals.
Equip women with tools needed to a maximize their personal potential.
Help children and parent develop intimacy in their relationship.
Open doors of opportunity for children to recognize & achieve their optimum potential.
Provide opportunities for cultural, social, and academic enrichment.
Encourage development & growth of character and morals
Founder / President
Cecelia Williams-Young, M.Div/BA
Ceceila Williams-Young embodies the vision of affirming the worth and dignity of all people. She has labored in the social service arena both secularly and within the Christian Faith. Realizing the need for women to have a place, in deed that is conducive to spiritual nature and growth, while supporting them in their struggles and endeavors to meet the challenges of fulfilling their many roles: mother, bread winner, head of household, wife.....especially when their lot is to rise to fulfill their responsibilities and obligations in the midst of anyone of life’s crisis.
Affectionately called by many Pastor Cecelia, she has been ministering to the needs of families for more than twenty-five years. She holds an earned Masters of Divinity Degree from Colgate Rochester Divinity School, Rochester, New York; a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the State University of New York, Clinical Pastoral Education from the University of Rochester and Colgate Rochester Divinity Schools