Here you will find all the latest news from in and around the Diocese including News, Vacancies, Announcements and Events.
Engage Awards - 2018
The Diocese of Ely is encouraging its churches "to engage fully and courageously with the needs of our communities" - and re-imagining our church buildings is named as a vital way of supporting that ambition.
The Great Vocations Conversation
The Church of England launches "The Great Vocations Conversation" on Sunday, the 22nd of April - Vocations Sunday.
Automatic disqualification rule changes: guidance for charities - a Gov.uk resource
This guidance for charities explains the changes to the automatic disqualifications rules and how to prepare for them.
CSI Easter: The Case of the Missing Body!
St Mary's, Ely, has recently employed a Children and Families Missioner through the Ely 2025 Growth Fund. Part of her Missioner role is to develop the relationship between the church and the local primary schools. Using a resource, CSI Easter, St Mary's Church hosted 8 classes from 3 local primary schools who were all tasked with solving the case of the missing body. Groups of children worked as detectives examining the crime scene and conducting their investigation through investigation, scientific experimentation, code breaking, finger printing and evidence packs in a 90 minute session.
Sun 20 May 2018
A service of celebration and renewal with Baptism and Confirmation
Chaplaincy a ministry of presence and love Barbara Johnson
Mon 21 May 2018
Ely Fringe Group Event
Annual Gathering, Eucharist & Lunch
Thu 31 May 2018
Annual Gathering for Retired Clergy, Spouses/Partners, Widows, followed by lunch
Beachamwell Open Gardens' Day
Sun 3 Jun 2018
BEACHAMWELL OPEN GARDENS Beautiful gardens, lunches, teas in The Old Rectory Garden with live music.
Appointment Announcement: The Revd Hilary Young as Priest-in-Charge, for the Benefice of Gamlingay with Hatley St George & East Hatley, and Everton
Announced on Sun 15 Apr 2018
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Hilary Young as Priest-in-Charge, for the Benefice of Gamlingay with Hatley St George & East Hatley, and Everton.
Hilary is currently Priest-in-Charge of Settle, Giggleswick and...
RIP - Rev Bill Girard
Announced on Tue 27 Feb 2018
Rev Bill Girard died recently.
Following a Requiem Mass for close family and friends a Memorial Service will be held in All Saints, Hamerton at 2.30 pm on Wednesday March 7th which everyone is welcome to attend...
Retirement Announcement: The Revd Catharine Furlong
Announced on Thu 8 Feb 2018
The Revd Catharine Furlong, Priest in Charge of the Great Gransden and Abbotsley and Little Gransden and Waresley has announced her retirement as of 31 March 2018.
Her last Sunday will be 15th April 2018....
Departure Announcement: The Revd Andrew (Andy) Chrich
Announced on Mon 5 Feb 2018
The Revd Andy Chrich has been appointed as a Vicar of Christ Church, Highbury in the Diocese of London and will be instituted at the beginning of July 2018. Andy is currently the Vicar of Trumpington. His last Sunday in...
Retirement Announcement: The Revd Stephen Bowring
Announced on Wed 31 Jan 2018
The Revd Stephen Bowring, Priest in Charge of the South Leightonstone Group has announced his retirement as of 16 April 2018.
His last Sunday will be 1st April 2018, which is Easter Day.
We wish him well in...
Bishop's Officer for School Mission, Ely Diocesan Board of Education
As part of the diocesan growth strategy "People Fully Alive: Ely 2025", The Board of Education is seeking an outstanding individual to further inspire church-school partnerships and nurture deeply Christian school provision for the common good.
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,.