Farewell Sermon from Bishop David

Bishop David's Farewell Sermon, 23rd September, Ely Cathedral.

A message from Bishop Stephen

Since returning from holiday in August, I have been aware that flying the rainbow flag on the Cathedrals West Tower has caused a great deal of comment. I therefore feel that I need to say something not only to those who are concerned but to the silent majority.

Church maintenance made easy with MaintenanceBooker

MaintenanceBooker, a new service to help keep churches in good repair is now available to churches in the Diocese of Ely as part of a national roll-out. Any church in the Diocese of Ely can use MaintenanceBooker if they wish, to obtain quality building services from accredited and experienced contractors for a wide variety of essential maintenance tasks.

Ely Diocesan Synod - Notice of Election of of Vice=Presidents and Chairs of the Houses of Clergy and Laity

Following the recent elections to Diocesan Synod for the 2018 - 2021 triennium, members of Diocesan Synod are hereby notified of the vacancies of Vice-President and Chair of the Houses of Clergy and Laity of Ely Diocesan Synod, and are invited to nominate candidates from amongst their number.

Go Green at no extra cost!

Join the thousands of churches buying 100% green electricity through the Parish Buying Energy Basket.

One in four 14-year-old girls self-harm

Nearly a quarter of girls aged 14 (22%) said they had self-harmed in just a year according to a new report by The Children's Society.

Christian Aid - Press Release

Kerala floods: Cambridgeshire churches praying and giving as Christian Aid delivers life-saving help to 20,000 people

Church Homeless Trust changes its name - PRESS RELEASE

Homelessness charity Church Housing Trust recently changed its name to Church Homeless Trust.

We are hiring...

We have recently added new vacancies to our website.

Woodland Burials - What do you think?

The Woodland Trust wants to hold small discussion groups with people who are happy to talk about woodland burial.

Prayer Book Society Press Release - Membership a logical next step for a Cambridge Church.

The fourteenth century church of St Botolph in Cambridge is the latest to become a corporate member of the Prayer Book Society (PBS) which works to encourage rediscovery and use of the majesty and spiritual depth of The Book of Common Prayer at the heart of the Church of England's worship.

Growing numbers of young people train as priests - Church of England Press Release

Growing numbers of young people are seeking ordination to the priesthood, as the Church of England makes progress towards achieving a key target of recruiting more candidates for ordained ministry, according to new figures.

National Churches Trust seeks applicants to Maintenance Grant Programme

The National Churches Trust is seeking applicants to its Maintenance Grant Programme for which the next deadline is on 26 September 2018.

"Green Journey" - a renewable energy consulting scheme for the Diocese of Ely

'Green Journey' is an Energy Consultancy Scheme which offers churches a hassle-free way of switching to 100% renewable energy suppliers.

The Clewer Initiative - SAFE CAR WASH

Modern slavery is hidden in plain sight on our high streets.

Sunday Morning Resources

Now available, beginning Sunday 2 September!

Earlier this summer saw an innovation in St Ives Parish Church.

Its first ever Beer Fest - Booze in the Pews (all credit to Glenn Johnson for coming up with that wonderfully apt title).

Past Cases Review

Diocese of Ely update - 13/08/2018

New Office Depot Welcome Centre

Parish Buying Supplier - Office Depot - have created a new online welcome centre, especially for Parish Buying members.

Historic churches threatened by funding cuts and climate change, warns National Churches Trust