Advice and guidance on security for places of worship

Advice and guidance on security for places of worship

The news from France and the random, cold blooded murder of the Roman Catholic priest Father Jacques Hamel has been a shock to many of us. It is also very unsettling as it is a Priest doing what so many of us do, simply going about our normal ministry. However, that doesn't mean we should be fearful or overly concerned. We do need to be careful.

Bishop of Ely - Vision for Education

Bishop of Ely - Vision for Education

During General Synod, held earlier this month, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway gave a speech on the "Vision of Education". Below is the transcript from this speech.

Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is an online game that is played using a mobile device where the player has to find virtual Pokemon characters at real location. It uses the same technology as your Sat-nav, once you have reached a located a Pokemon the mobile-device’s camera is then used to “capture” the virtual creature. Since its release earlier this month, the game has become a worldwide sensation, attracting players of all ages, globally.

Vacancy: Secondary Schools Co-ordinator

Vacancy: Secondary Schools Co-ordinator

The Diocese of Ely invites applications for this Full-Time post as part of the Department of Mission

Mossy Church

Mossy Church

Imagine the scene…a beautiful summer’s afternoon and Holy Trinity Hildersham decided to experiment with Mossy Church. Ever heard of it? Read on to find out more.

Cambridgeshire Church Leaders commit to working for good of all in our communities

Cambridgeshire Church Leaders commit to working for good of all in our communities

In her first speech as Prime Minister, Theresa May acknowledged that our nation is currently experiencing a “time of great national change”

Charter Fayre and Scarecrow Festival at Magdalen Church

Charter Fayre and Scarecrow Festival at Magdalen Church

A Charter Fayre and Scarecrow Festival is being held at Magdalen Church this Saturday 23rd July from 12 – 4pm.

News of Regret from Little Gidding

News of Regret from Little Gidding

Little Gidding Trust Limited regretfully announce that, due to unforeseen circumstances with respect to the Trust, the appointment of a Dean of Little Gidding will no longer go ahead.

Ordination Weekend - Group Photos

Ordination Weekend - Group Photos

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

In the late nineteenth century, Edward Rudolf, a young Sunday school teacher and civil servant in South London, found himself confronted by the brutal effects of poverty on the lives of children.

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

DAC Committee Meeting

Fri 29 Jul 2016

A meeting of the Diocesan Advisory Committee

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

hope where community begins

Sun 31 Jul 2016

hope where community begins: David Thomson, Bishop of Huntingdon Alex Mayer, Coordinator, Cambridge Stays Cllr Rod Cantrill, Cambridge City Council

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Thanksgiving Service for Ethel Dawes

Mon 1 Aug 2016

DAWES Ethel of Ely passed away peacefully on Tuesday 5th July 2016 aged 87 years. Loving wife of Peter, loving mum to Janet, Mike, Danny and Mary and loving grandmother to Laurie, Ellie, Emily, Charlotte and Lulu. Thanksgiving Service will be held at Ely Cathedral on Monday 1st August 2016 at 12 noo

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Voice Coach

Sat 6 Aug 2016

Lisa is a professional vocal coach who has worked with performers both on the stage and in the TV industry; she has also worked with the Southwark Diocese supporting their clergy and leaders in developing and maintaining an efficient and healthy voice

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Parish Administration

Sat 13 Aug 2016

A training session for everyone including those who wish to become Authorised Lay Ministers led by Andrew Bagwell

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Fenstanton Flower Festival in the Church

Fri 19 Aug 2016 - Sat 27 Aug 2016

Flower festival in the church

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Fenstanton Capability Brown Memorial Service

Sun 28 Aug 2016

Capability Brown Memorial Service

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Creative Arts Retreat Movement Residential Retreat

Tue 30 Aug 2016 - Tue 6 Sep 2016

Painting and Prayer Painting the Image of God

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

When Words Fail - using creative activity as a means of ministry

Sat 10 Sep 2016

Session led by Liz Pinnock, LLM

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Retired Clergy Event

Tue 13 Sep 2016

Quiet Morning at Little Gidding (Bishop John Flack)

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Sweaty Church

Tue 13 Sep 2016

A training event with Jonny Wooldridge and Ian Mayhew - Creators of Sweaty Church from St Paul's, York

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Word on the Wash

Fri 16 Sep 2016 - Sat 17 Sep 2016

"Keeping the Faith"

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Writing Your Own Job Role

Mon 19 Sep 2016

Role descriptions provide us with boundaries at a time when our role is expanding. It helps us to prioritise and gives us a format to share with Wardens and PCCs. If you do not have a role description this is the workshop for you

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Safeguarding Training

Tue 20 Sep 2016

Safeguarding Training

The Children’s Society in the Diocese of Ely.

Bishop's Rural Deans' Meeting

Wed 21 Sep 2016

Bishop's Rural Deans' Meeting

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