Archbishop of Canterbury hosts live Bible study on Facebook

Archbishop of Canterbury hosts live Bible study on Facebook

The Archbishop of Canterbury was joined on Facebook by thousands of Christians around the world today for his first live Bible study on Facebook.

Fenland church honours carers and those living with dementia

Fenland church honours carers and those living with dementia

Emmanuel Church Parson Drove on Wednesday 18th May marked Dementia Awareness week with a service attended by the Bishop of Huntingdon to highlight the condition.

Mission to Rwanda to further diocesan links

Mission to Rwanda to further diocesan links

On 2 June Ely’s Director of Mission, the Revd Canon Peter Wood, is leading a small team from the diocese to Kigali, in Rwanda, where the two dioceses will look to further the link between them.

Kigali Sunday is 29 May

Kigali Sunday is 29 May

Parishes across the diocese are asked to remember Ely’s link with Rwanda on Sunday 29 May and, when they gather for worship, to pray for our link with the Diocese of Kigali.

Recent appointments

Recent appointments

The Revd Dr Rebecca Winfrey, Curate of The Ortons, will be returning to her home benefice of Castor in the Peterborough Diocese to complete her curacy.

Cathedral lectures resume with ‘common good’

Cathedral lectures resume with ‘common good’

The Ely Cathedral series of free Summer Lectures continues at 7.30pm on Thursday 19 May, when Canon Dr Malcolm Brown, Head of Mission and Public Affairs Division, Church of England, will speak on ‘A Vision for the Common Good’.

Cathedral Council’s only chairman decides to step down

Cathedral Council’s only chairman decides to step down

Sir David Harrison CBE is to retire as Chair of Ely Cathedral Council following its June meeting. Sir David is a Fellow and former Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge.

Sit back, take up your needles, and believe

Sit back, take up your needles, and believe

What have deckchairs and knitting needles to do with Christian faith? The Diocese of Ely, which covers Cambridgeshire and West Norfolk, is encouraging imaginative new ways for Christian community to emerge. Two new ‘Pioneer Authorised Lay Ministers’ are set to be officially recognised by the Diocese for such creative engagement.

What is God calling you to do?

What is God calling you to do?

With the recent decline in the number of working priests and an ageing profile among the cadre of Licensed Lay Ministers, dioceses across the country are looking to increase the number of people in training for the priesthood by 50 per cent by 2020.

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Church of England congregations in market towns have shrunk to such an extent that the Diocese of Ely is searching for a priest dedicated to drawing people back to church.

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

DAC Committee Meeting

Fri 27 May 2016

A meeting of the Diocesan Advisory Committee

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Bishop of Huntingdon presides and preaches, St Andrew's, Cherry Hinton

Sun 29 May 2016

Bishop of Huntingdon presides and preaches, St Andrew's, Cherry Hinton

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Bishop of Huntingdon rededicates Catworth bells

Sun 29 May 2016

Bishop of Huntingdon rededicates Catworth bells

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Feast Day of Joan of Arc, c.1431

Mon 30 May 2016

Visionary - canonised in 1920

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Commemoration of the Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth

Tue 31 May 2016

Recorded in the Gospel of Luke, Luke 1:39-56.

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Flag Days at Ely Cathedral

Thu 2 Jun 2016

Coronation Day

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Bishop of Huntingdon presides at Retired Clergy day and luncheon

Thu 2 Jun 2016

Bishop of Huntingdon presides at Retired Clergy day and luncheon

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Retired Clergy Event:

Thu 2 Jun 2016

Annual Gathering for retired clergy, spouses, partners, widows, widowers in the Diocese of Ely

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Bishop of Huntingdon attends mass for 40th anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of East Anglia, Norwich

Fri 3 Jun 2016

Bishop of Huntingdon attends mass for 40th anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of East Anglia, Norwich

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Safeguarding Training

Sat 4 Jun 2016

Safeguarding Training

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Summer Fete - St Andrew's Church, Witchford

Sat 4 Jun 2016

More details will be added nearer the time.

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Archdeacons’ Visitations 2016

Mon 6 Jun 2016

Archdeaconries of Cambridge and of Huntingdon and Wisbech

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Bishop of Huntingdon presides at Granta Deanery confirmation service

Mon 6 Jun 2016

Bishop of Huntingdon presides at Granta Deanery confirmation service

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Mission Shaped Ministry Course

Tue 7 Jun 2016

You are invited to share a learning journey in a supportive community to be equipped for a lifetime of good practice and learning in growing fresh expressions of church.

Diocese focuses on market towns ministry

Archdeacons’ Visitations 2016

Tue 7 Jun 2016

Archdeaconries of Cambridge and of Huntingdon and Wisbech

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