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Schools cathedral days 2015

A celebration of local history from the Saxon Period to the Twentieth Century

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Exploring prayer day

Discovering new ways to pray

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 Bishop's message for Ash Wednesday and Lent

Bishop's message for Ash Wednesday and Lent

In the absence of the Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, the Bishop of Huntingdon, The Rt Revd David Thomson, sends this message to the people of Cambridgeshire and West Norfolk for Ash Wednesday (February 10), the start of the six-week season of Lent, leading up to Holy Week and Easter:

Party with a purpose

Party with a purpose

What a lovely evening I had on the 8th February at Bishop David’s and Steve Mashford’s “Party with a Purpose”

Bishop of Ely elected to Archbishops' Council

Bishop of Ely elected to Archbishops' Council

The Right Reverend Stephen Conway, who has been Bishop of Ely for five years, is one of only two bishops to have been elected by fellow bishops to serve on the Archbishops’ Council, which steers the policy of the established church for the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.

Interim Communications Director

Interim Communications Director

Following a meeting of Bishop’s Council last Friday (29 January), it has been decided to appoint Ian MacKellar as Interim Communications Director for the diocese. He will also act as diocesan press officer for the Bishop of Ely.

New Prayer Calendar

New Prayer Calendar

We are pleased to confirm the new prayer calendar is now available for download and is currently being posted out.

Diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Bishop Stephen will be leading a diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 2 -12 February. The Revd Alan Partridge has organised the visit of over 30 members of the diocese, both Lay and Ordained, to Palestine and Israel. During the pilgrimage they will visit all the principal sites and shrines associated with the life of Jesus.

General Synod Papers Monday 15th February - Wednesday 17th February

General Synod Papers Monday 15th February - Wednesday 17th February

The papers for the February group of sessions are now available. There is a zip file containing all the published papers to save the need to download individual files. The papers will also appear on the Synod App. Simply search ‘General Synod’ – available from both the Apple and Google Play store.

New Church Buildings Consultant appointment

New Church Buildings Consultant appointment

The Diocese of Ely is delighted to announce the appointment of Geoffrey Hunter as the Diocese of Ely’s Church Buildings Consultant, to succeed Jude Johncock.

In the Beginning was the Word

In the Beginning was the Word

An exhibition ‘In the Beginning was the Word’ is to be held at Ely Cathedral between 4th – 28th February.

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

The 59th EIG Church of England Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament The King’s Course, The Warwickshire Golf and Country Club, Wednesday 6th July, 2016

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

Young Vocations Conference

Mon 15 Feb 2016 - Wed 17 Feb 2016

A free, national conference for young people aged 16-20 who are exploring a calling to ordination in the Church of England.

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

Parish Administration Workshop

Sat 20 Feb 2016

A course open to everyone including those wishing to become Authorised Lay Ministers

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

Open Lecture by Archbishop David Moxon

Sun 28 Feb 2016

Archbishop Justin and Pope Francis : what possibilities? Sunday 28 February 6pm

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

Mindfulness-based stress reduction training programme

Mon 7 Mar 2016

Mindfulness is paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgmentally (Jon Kabat-Zinn 1994). Come along to a free taster session to find out more!

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

Saturday morning study series

Sat 12 Mar 2016

Come along to our Saturday morning study series, held over four Saturdays and led by Sister Anne Griffiths. There is no fee for the course, but spaces are limited to 30.

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

Saturday morning study series

Sat 16 Apr 2016

Come along to our Saturday morning study series, held over four Saturdays and led by Sister Anne Griffiths. There is no fee for the course, but spaces are limited to 30.

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

Collective Worship training day with Ronni Lamont

Wed 20 Apr 2016

Ronni is a writer, teacher and priest and was, until recently, the editor of the assemblies.org.uk website. She is now the Faith and Nurture Adviser for Canterbury diocese.

Inter-Diocesan Golf Tournament

Saturday morning study series

Sat 11 Jun 2016

Come along to our Saturday morning study series, held over four Saturdays and led by Sister Anne Griffiths. There is no fee for the course, but spaces are limited to 30.

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