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The Diocese of Ely & Ely Cathedral jointly launch new global digital media campaign

The Diocese of Ely and Ely Cathedral are launching a global social media campaign to mark the start of one of Christianity's most important seasons.

Fri 24 Nov 2017

Crossing the Threshold - Launch of the updated and expanded toolkit

The Diocese of Hereford and the Historic Building Alliance have launched a new, updated and extended version of the "Crossing the Threshold: a step-by-step guide to developing your place of worship for wider community use and managing a successful building" project toolkit.

Tue 14 Nov 2017

Data Protection: Parishes and the GDPR

The Church of England, via the Parish Resources website, has issued guidance notes for parishes on the upcoming GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations), which comes into effect on the 25 May 2018.

Wed 8 Nov 2017

Bats in Churches, A Solution in Sight?

Are bats a problem in your church? If so, please complete the survey via the link below and contribute to a national project looking to solve the problem.

Tue 7 Nov 2017

Entries are now invited for the SPAB's John Betjeman Award 2018

The Award celebrates excellence in conservation and repair projects at places of worship of any faith in England and Wales (including the Isle of Man); and recognises the highest standards of craftsmanship used in carrying out those projects.

Wed 1 Nov 2017

Sermon for the Memorial Service of Bishop Geoffrey Rowell

Preached by Bishop Stephen at the memorial service for Bishop Geoffrey Rowell at Keble College, Oxford on Saturday 21st October.

Mon 30 Oct 2017

Is your church heated with LPG or bottled gas?

The Health and Safety Executive is focussing on older LPG installations and the risks they can pose. LPG installations carried out in former years would use a metal pipe to convey gas from the tank to the church. When these metal pipes are buried they can corrode and leak, but this may go un-noticed. The gas being heavier than air, it can congregate in boiler rooms, crypts, or other low-lying areas.

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Messy Discipleship with Martyn Payne

What does your discipleship journey look like? In true Messy Church style, we answered this question using pipe cleaners before taking the opportunity to discuss why we had portrayed our journey in such a way. Forty people from across the Cambridgeshire Messy Churches met at St James Hemingford Grey to reflect together on what Messy Discipleship might look like in their local context and to consider how they might further develop the faith journey in those coming to Messy Churches.

Thu 12 Oct 2017

Justice Service - Sunday 1st Oct Ely

A Sermon from Bishop Stephen

Mon 9 Oct 2017

Take the Advent Sleepout Challenge

Church Urban Fund is inviting churches and communities to take part in the Advent Sleepout Challenge to help people struggling with homelessness and marginalisation.

Thu 5 Oct 2017

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