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National Burial Ground Survey

First published on: 19th April 2024

Here's a full progress report on the National Burial Ground Survey (NBGS) project within the Diocese of Ely.

It's time to think about grass cutting in your churchyard

First published on: 11th April 2024

Many of you will currently be enjoying the spring flowers in your churchyard - which means it's time to start thinking about grass cutting!

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Christian Aid Week

First published on: 11th April 2024

The Bishop of Huntingdon and Acting Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Dr Dagmar Winter, is encouraging people to take part in a major charity appeal to help vulnerable communities.

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Summer 2024 courses, seminars and resources from the Faraday Institute

First published on: 11th April 2024

Science touches every aspect of life – from how it begins and how it ends, to how it is lived in between. The same, of course, is true of religion.


Young Vocations Conference

First published on: 8th April 2024

The day was a space for young women of all church traditions to explore, see and hear the experience of women ordained in the Church of England.


Easter 2024 - A message from Bishop Dagmar

First published on: 26th March 2024

A message for Easter and Holy Week, from the Right Reverend Dr Dagmar Winter, Bishop of Huntingdon and Acting Bishop of Ely.

Church Buildings Support Network

First published on: 22nd March 2024

Church Buildings Support Network - a new form of support for parishes. The aim is to bring together people who are involved in looking after church buildings, to share experiences and resources and provide encouragement and support.

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Has your Church discovered the Online Services Register?

First published on: 22nd March 2024

The Online Services Register is the digital equivalent of keeping a paper Services Register book. General Synod approved the online Services Register as a legal alternative to the paper version in July 2023. You can also use the service to auto complete part of your Statistics for Mission Returns. Switching from paper to the online version is optional. Find out more here.

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St George's Church's journey to biodiversity

First published on: 15th March 2024

St George's journey to achieving the Cambridgeshire Churchyard Conservation Award from the Wildlife Trust started when volunteer Sarah Martin was asked to become an eco-champion by a former church warden.


Katrina Myers wins 'Chaplain of the year' award

First published on: 15th March 2024

Katrina, a healthcare Chaplain at Addenbrookes and Papworth hospitals, talks about her role as a Chaplain and her journey to becoming one.


Celebrating International Women's Day at Neale-Wade Academy

First published on: 14th March 2024

In celebration of International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March, over 150 delegates and students met together at Neale-Wade Academy in March to talk about careers, barriers and how we might overcome them.

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Breathe and Connect: Headteacher and Deputy Head Spring Conference

First published on: 13th March 2024

Our Education team hosted a Spring Conference for Head Teachers and Deputy Heads from the Diocese of Ely.


National Lottery Heritage Fund Supports Heritage in Need

First published on: 11th March 2024

Since 2017 the National Lottery Heritage Fund (formerly called the Heritage Lottery Fund) has gone through numerous changes. Holly Robinson, our Historic Church Buildings Support Officer, is running two Zoom sessions to discuss the changes in more detail.

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The National Safeguarding Standards

First published on: 8th March 2024

What are they and what do they mean for you and your Parochial Church Council (PCC)? Advice and information for church leaders in our parishes.

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The Energy Footprint Tool (EFT) is now open

First published on: 7th March 2024

It’s easy to use and should take you no more than an hour to fill in.

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Spiritual Abuse and Healthy Cultures training

First published on: 6th March 2024

This course will explore issues of Spiritual Abuse: Coercion and Control within Christian organisations and communities alongside building Healthy Christian Culture and dates are open to anyone wanting to attend.

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Bells ring: people sing?

First published on: 6th March 2024

An April concert at the serene parish church of All Saints, Landbeach, will partner a swirl of newly-cast bells with a unique and dedicated choral concert piece on Saturday, 27th April.


Church Heritage Diocesan Newsletter - March 2024

First published on: 29th February 2024

We're delighted to release the latest Church Heritage Diocesan Newsletter.


Lois commissioned as a new Anna Chaplain in the Diocese of Ely

First published on: 21st February 2024

Lois Read was recently commissioned as an Anna Chaplain in the Diocese of Ely

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Youth Ministry Hubs

First published on: 12th February 2024

How do Youth Ministry Hubs help to grow confidence, commitment and understanding of work with young people?

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