This section lists the clergy and key office holder announcements and RIP notices from the Diocese of Ely.
The Revd Canon Nigel Scott Cooper, University Chaplain at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, is retiring after 17 years of Ministry in the Diocese of Ely, on 1 February 2022.
The Revd Paul Owen Garnell, currently Assistant Curate in the Lordsbridge Team, has been appointed Chaplain with the Royal Army Chaplains Department.
By the Pastoral Scheme made by the Church Commissioners, which came into effect on 1 January 2022, the existing benefice of Grimshoe has been dissolved and the new benefice of Grimshoe created, which comprises the parishes of Feltwell; Hockwold with Wilton; Northwold and Weeting.
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce that The Revd Daniel (Danny) John Driver, currently Assistant Curate in training at St Barnabas, Cambridge is to be Priest in Charge at Holy Cross, Cambridge.
The Revd Keith Charles Morrison has accepted Bishop Stephen's invitation to become his Advisor on Healthcare and Chaplaincy.
The Revd Canon Nicholas (Nick) Ian Moir, currently the Vicar of St Andrew's Chesterton, has accepted the Bishop's offer to be Priest-in-Charge of the Benefices of Fen Ditton, Horningsea and Teversham.
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce that the Bishop's Mission Order for Cambridgeshire Deaf Church came into effect on 29 October 2021.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has invited +Stephen to be the Acting Bishop of Lincoln, as well as continuing as Bishop of Ely.
The Revd Mary Hancock, Vicar of Sutton and Rector of Witcham with Mepal (Benefices held in plurality), is retiring on 17 January 2022 after 14 years of Ministry in the Diocese of Ely.
The Bishop has chosen The Revd Canon Simon Talbott, Vicar of Great Shelford, Stapleford and Harston with Hauxton and Newton (held in plurality) and Rural Dean of Granta, to be his Senior Chaplain.
The Revd Mark Alexander Osborne, currently Assistant Curate at the Good Shepherd Chesterton, has been appointed Anglican Chaplain at HMP Highpoint, in the Diocese of St. Edmundsbury and Ipswich.
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce that The Revd Andrew Avery, currently Priest-in-Charge of Stanground and Farcet is also to be Priest-in-Charge of Fletton whilst The Revd Carol Avery, currently Associate Priest of Stanground and Farcet, in addition to her current role is to be Associate Priest of Fletton.
The Revd Carol Ann Nicholas-Letch, Assistant Curate (SSM) in the Wissey Valley Benefice, a member of Bishop's Council, Member of Deanery and Diocesan Synod retired on 30 September 2021.
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce the appointment of an Honorary Canon and a Lay Canon of the Cathedral Church of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Ely
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce that he will be licensing further College Chaplains at a service in Great St Mary's on 13 October 2021.
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce that The Revd Dr Julie Mary Norris, currently Non-Stipendiary Associate Priest at the Orwell Group is to be Associate Priest (Non-Stipendiary) of Great Shelford.
The Revd Andrew Christopher Day is to be Priest-in-Charge (Non-Stipendiary) of St Clement, Cambridge, remaining Assistant Curate (to be known as Associate Priest) at St Mary the Great with St Michael.
The Revd Canon Nicholas (Nick) Ian Moir has resigned from the role of Priest-in-Charge of St Clement, Cambridge, as of 31 August 2021.
The Revd Dr Philip Murray, currently Assistant Curate at St Peter's Stockton-on-Tees and St John's Elton in the Diocese of Durham is to be Associate Vicar in St Mary the Less, Cambridge.
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce that the Revd James Shakespeare, Vicar of Cherry Hinton St John the Evangelist, Cambridge, is to be the Bishop's Spirituality Adviser for the Diocese.