Contact Us

Bishop Woodford House (The "Diocesan Office") is closed to external visitors except by invitation from a member of staff. To read more about the future of Bishop Woodford House, please visit these pages. The Bishop Woodford House Retreat and Conference Centre has been closed, a note on this and the impact on its staff can be read here.

If you wish to contact a staff member of the Ely Diocesan Board of Finance (EDBF), or the Archdeacons' or Bishops' Offices, you can do so by opening the relevant pages linked below.


Please open the relevant pages linked below to view the contact details for that Department and/or Office.

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Contact the Bishop of Ely, Bishop of Huntingdon and Bishop's Advisers

This page provides the contact and mailing details for the Bishop of Ely and the Bishop of Huntingdon. It also provides details for the various Bishop's Advisers who support the Bishops and Clergy on various matters.

Contact the Archdeacons and Rural Deans

This page provides the contact details for the Archdeacon of Cambridge and the Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech, along with the Rural Deans for each Deanery within those Archdeaconries, and where possible, other key Deanery contacts. It also includes contact details for the Surrogates for Marriage.

Contact the Diocesan Office

The Ely Diocesan Board of Finance (EDBF), often referred to as the Diocesan Office, consists of the central Diocesan departments that include: the Safeguarding Team, Church Buildings and Pastoral Team, Giving, Finance Department, Property and Clergy Housing, Mission and Ministry team, the Diocesan Boards of Education (Schools) and the Communications team, as well as other various supporting team members that help support our parishes. Click on this page to view these contact details.

Contact our Schools and Academies

Over a million young people attend Church of England schools and academies in England, with 15 million people alive today who went to one. You can find out more and contact the Diocesan Board of Education (DBE) and Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust (DEMAT) here.

A Church Near You (ACNY), Crockfords and the Diocesan Directory

A Church Near You (ACNY), Crockfords, and the Diocesan Directory are all repositories of information to support those working in our parishes to contact their colleagues on matters of church business. This page includes information on accessing these resources.

Contact the Diocesan Registry

The Diocesan Registry (Diocesan Registrar) website is designed primarily to be a source of information for all those working in the parishes within the Diocese of Ely as well as being a portal enabling parishes to monitor the progress of their Petitions for Faculties online.

Contact the Mothers' Union (Diocese of Ely)

The Mothers' Union is an international Christian membership charity that aims to demonstrate the Christian faith in action through the transformation of communities worldwide. The Diocese of Ely branch can be contacted from here.

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