Statement from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York on the result of the EU referendum

Statement from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York on the result of the EU referendum

On Thursday, millions of people from across the United Kingdom voted in the Referendum, and a majority expressed a desire that Britain's future is to be outside the European Union.

Bishop calls for healing and hope after EU poll

Bishop calls for healing and hope after EU poll

The Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, has made the following statement following the announcement of the result of the EU referendum:

EU referendum: a prayer for reconciliation

EU referendum: a prayer for reconciliation

After several months of argument, some of it acrimonious, we pray for reconciliation where there has been division.

Bishop takes in the western frontier

Bishop takes in the western frontier

Bishop Stephen made more than 100 parishioners in west Huntingdonshire very happy when he visited North Leightonstone benefice for the day.

Kigali – first impressions

Kigali – first impressions

A team from Ely Diocese spent 10 nights in Kigali Diocese in Rwanda earlier this month, listening to and learning from their Rwandan sisters and brothers as part of their developing diocesan partnership. Here are the team’s first impressions:

Ten new deacons to be ordained in Ely at Petertide

Ten new deacons to be ordained in Ely at Petertide

Ten new deacons and 11 priests will be ordained at Petertide in Ely Cathedral on Saturday and Sunday 2 and 3 July. The ordinations – of priests on the Saturday afternoon, deacons the following morning – will follow rehearsals and three days of retreat, starting on Thursday 30 June. Those to become deacons at 10.30am on the Sunday include:

Eleven to be ordained priest in Ely at Petertide

Eleven to be ordained priest in Ely at Petertide

Eleven new priests and 10 deacons will be ordained at Petertide in Ely Cathedral on Saturday and Sunday 2 and 3 July. The ordinations – of priests on the Saturday afternoon, deacons the following morning – will follow rehearsals and three days of retreat, starting on Thursday 30 June.

A busy, warm evening for Ely Diocesan Synod

A busy, warm evening for Ely Diocesan Synod

Synod heard in a report from Bishop’s Council on Wednesday (8 June) that the three new staff appointments to support the Diocesan Advisory Committee would mean more efficient support for Faculty applications, better advice on future use of church buildings, and expert help with grant applications.

CUF plants Archbishop Justin’s mustard seed

CUF plants Archbishop Justin’s mustard seed

More than eight million people in the UK are struggling in financial distress. Without access to other finance options, many resort to high-cost loans to cover basic necessities such as food and fuel. This is having a devastating effect on physical and mental health, families and entire communities.

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, and Bishop of Huntingdon, the Rt Revd David Thomson, today urged prayers for all those affected by the massacre in Orlando.

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Huntingdon to preside and preach at a Confirmation Service at St Andrew and St Mary, Grantchester

Sun 26 Jun 2016

The Bishop of Huntingdon to preside and preach at a Confirmation Service at St Andrew and St Mary, Grantchester

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Huntingdon to preach at a service of Evensong at St Andrew, Walpole

Sun 26 Jun 2016

The Bishop of Huntingdon to preach at a service of Evensong at St Andrew, Walpole

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Huntingdon to meet with Chief Education Officer of the Church of England about clergy training for work in schools

Tue 28 Jun 2016

The Bishop of Huntingdon to meet with Chief Education Officer of the Church of England about clergy training for work in schools

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Huntingdon to attend a reception for LLMs at Bishop’s House

Tue 28 Jun 2016

The Bishop of Huntingdon to attend a reception for LLMs at Bishop’s House

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

Growing as a Disciple - Course dates for 2016 - Deanery of St Neots

Wed 29 Jun 2016

Leaders: Susan Rawlings LLM, Revd Jes Salt

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Huntingdon to attend rehearsals for the Ordination services and share lunch with the ordinands

Thu 30 Jun 2016

The Bishop of Huntingdon to attend rehearsals for the Ordination services and share lunch with the ordinands

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Huntingdon to attend the commemoration of the award of the Victoria Cross to Captain John Green VC, Buckden

Fri 1 Jul 2016

The Bishop of Huntingdon to attend the commemoration of the award of the Victoria Cross to Captain John Green VC, Buckden

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Huntingdon to preside and preach at the St Neots Deanery Confirmation Service at Holy Trinity, Great Paxton

Fri 1 Jul 2016

The Bishop of Huntingdon to preside and preach at the St Neots Deanery Confirmation Service at Holy Trinity, Great Paxton

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

Training for Group Facilitators

Sat 2 Jul 2016

This is for anyone who leads a home group, Lent Course, Pilgrim, Emmaus or any other kind of small group. It covers learning styles, group dynamics, role of a facilitator and issues that can arise in a group

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Huntingdon to assist at the Ordination of Priests at Ely Cathedral

Sat 2 Jul 2016

The Bishop of Huntingdon to assist at the Ordination of Priests at Ely Cathedral

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

The Bishop of Huntingdon to assist at the Ordination of Deacons at Ely Cathedral

Sun 3 Jul 2016

The Bishop of Huntingdon to assist at the Ordination of Deacons at Ely Cathedral

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

Growing as a Disciple - Course dates for 2016 - Deanery of St Neots

Wed 6 Jul 2016

Leaders: Susan Rawlings LLM, Revd Jes Salt

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

Growing as a Disciple - Course dates for 2016 - Deanery of Ely

Wed 6 Jul 2016

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

Cruse Bereavement Care

Wed 6 Jul 2016

Youth Themed Seminar: Supporting Children and Young People through Bereavement

Bishops stand with LGBTI community following Orlando outrage

Supporting Children and Young People through Bereavement

Wed 6 Jul 2016

Journeying with a child or young person through the stages of grief

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