Here you will find all the latest news from in and around the Diocese including News, Vacancies, Announcements and Events.
Discover Armistice Day events near you
As part of the Armistice centenary events, people are being encouraged to ring bells as they did a 100 years ago when news of the Armistice spread across the land. Bells of all kinds can take part, from places of worship to town halls, ship's sirens and more.
What's new in A Church Near You
AChurchNearYou.com, the national church-finder tool, receives more than 10 million page views a year, 80 percent of these are from people visiting the site for the first time.
Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust Gift Membership Scheme
The Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust has just launched a Gift Membership Scheme.
Poppy cascade marking Centenary of the end of the First World War
St Clement's Church, Outwell
Foremost in Representing the Laity: Training of churchwardens in today's Church
Wed 24 Oct 2018
A Day Conference for all those responsible for encouraging, enabling and supporting the vocation and ministry of Churchwardens in todays church.
Festival Choral Evensong at Great St. Mary's, the University Church
Sun 28 Oct 2018
A lovely service of Choral evensong celebrating the Festival of Ideas.
Blended Festival 2018 - National Anglican Fresh Expressions Conference
Sat 3 Nov 2018
The Diocese of Ely are delighted to be hosting the 4th National Anglican Fresh Expressions Conference on the 3rd November 2018, which this year will feel more like a festival.
Diocese of Ely Annual Celebration of Healing and Wholeness
Sat 3 Nov 2018
HEALING OF THE NATIONS, exploring issues of diversity. Speaker: Revd Gale Richards
Announcement: Parishes of Conington & Lolworth
Announced on Mon 1 Oct 2018
The Pastoral Scheme incorporate the Parishes of Conington and Lolworth into the Papworth Team Ministry having come into effect, the Revd Nigel di Castiglione being the Rector of the Papworth Team Ministry is no longer also priest in charge of...
Appointment Announcement: The Revd Susan Bowden-Pickstock
Announced on Mon 24 Sep 2018
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Susan Bowden-Pickstock, House for Duty, Associate Priest in the Benefice of Harston with Hauxton and Newton.
Susan is currently Rector of the Saxon Shore Benefice...
Retirement Announcement: The Revd Andrew Milton
Announced on Fri 31 Aug 2018
The Revd Andrew Milton, Incumbent of Huntingdon All Saints with St John the Baptist and Huntingdon St Mary with St Benedict and the Stukeleys (Benefice) is retiring on 31 October 2018.
His last Sunday will be on 28...
Appointment Announcement: the Revd Olivia Mary Kana Coles
Announced on Sun 29 Jul 2018
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Olivia Coles as House for Duty Associate Priest in Whittlesford.
Olivia is currently Assistant Curate of St Andrew’s Impington and St Andrew’s Histon and...
RIP - Rev John Alford
Announced on Fri 27 Jul 2018
We are saddened to report the death of Rev John Alford.
His funeral will be held on Wednesday 1st August at 2.00p.m. St Andrew's Church, Gt Staughton.
From 1995-200 John served in this diocese...
Rector to serve in the Benefice of South Leightonstone
The Bishop of Ely seeks to make an appointment for the post of Rector to serve in the Benefice of South Leightonstone.
Priest-in-Charge (Team Rector-designate) - LONGSTANTON, OVER, SWAVESEY and WILLINGHAM
The Parishes of Longstanton, Over, Swavesey and Willingham lie a few miles to the west of Cambridge.
Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Vocation (DDOV)
The Diocese of Ely is seeking to appoint a priest as Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Vocation (DDOV). This vital role will lead the discernment, selection, training and pastoral care of ordinands and candidates for lay ministry in the Diocese.
Priest-in-Charge to serve in the Benefice of The Ortons
The Bishop of Ely seeks to make a full-time appointment for a Priest-in-Charge to serve in the Benefice of The Ortons.
Priest-in-Charge to serve in the parishes of Sawtry, Glatton and Holme with Conington
The Bishop of Ely seeks to make a full-time appointment for a Priest-in-Charge to serve in the parishes of Sawtry, Glatton and Holme with Conington.
Vicar for the parish of St Mary and St Michael, Trumpington
Trinity College, Cambridge and the Bishop of Ely seek to appoint a Vicar for the parish of St Mary and St Michael, Trumpington.
Facilities Coordinator at Holy Trinity Church Cambridge
Holy Trinity Cambridge is seeking a full-time facilities coordinator to join the staff team. The role is hands-on, overseeing the set up for events, ensuring the site is maintained, clean, safe and secure, to allow the smooth delivery of our jam-packed calendar of events.
Volunteer Vacancy: Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust - Honorary Grants Secretary
The Trust offers grants and interest-free loans for repairs and improvements to places of worship across the County of Cambridgeshire. Our main source of income is the sponsored "Ride, Drive and Stride" visiting churches on the second Saturday of September each year,.