The Revd Devin McLachlan tells us more about his role as a Bishop's Advisor for Inter-faith
Waterbeach Distribution Centre, as part of Ely Foodbank, joined more than 100 food banks across the UK taking action to show support for an ‘Essentials Guarantee’ and calling for the basic rate of Universal Credit to cover the cost of essentials that people need such as food, household bills, and travel costs.
Cambridgeshire ACRE is delighted to be able to support town and parish councils, village hall committees, church communities, local charities and other community groups to establish a network of Community Living Rooms in Fenland this autumn. These must run from publicly accessible community buildings, such as community centres, village halls, churches and their halls, older peoples' day centres, youth centres and community libraries.
As we prepare for the service of Admission and Licensing of LLMs on the 30 September at 2:30pm in the Cathedral, please join us over the next few weeks in praying for the individuals who will be licensed, their families and the parishes in which they will serve.
Did you know, if you're on your Diocese of Ely church electoral roll, or a resident with a CB6 or CB7 postcode, you may be eligible for free entry to Ely Cathedral. Find out more here.
The Diocesan new offices are really starting to take shape, here is a brief update on the major milestones reached by the first few days of September (2023).
How could being part of a Parish Administrators Network help you and your church? Our next Diocese of Ely Network meeting is on Monday 2 October. Read on to find out more.
The Church of England's Racial Justice team is seeking to mobilise all Global Majority Heritage (GMH) / UK Minoritised Ethnic (UKME) clergy, ordinands and lay ministers and leaders to join an ethnocultural communications network.
The Rev'd Imogen Nay and the Rev'd David Newton, Bishop's Advisors for Climate, will each reflect on this Creationtide season
Creationtide or the Season of Creation is the period in the annual church calendar, from 1st September to 4th October, dedicated to God as Creator and Sustainer of all life.
Black History Month 2023 is a momentous occasion to recognise and celebrate the invaluable contributions of black people to British society.
Anti-Slavery Day - 18 October - provides an opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery.
We are seeking your confidential views on the next Bishop of Ely to help inform the "Statement of Needs". This document will set out a description of the Diocese, reflect on the challenges and opportunities for Gospel and Church in the communities served and the gifts and skills they might be seeking in a new bishop to lead them in their response to these.
Generosity Week runs from September 24th-October 1st. Read more about what's planned and how you can take part.
We're delighted to release the latest Church Heritage Diocesan Newsletter.
Clergy and their families from across the Diocese were invited to a Family Garden Party in the Bishop's garden earlier this summer.
Students from Park Primary School presented Bishop Stephen with a Courageous Advocacy Award during an Education team garden party.
The Quiet Garden Movement is a network of outdoor spaces and gardens spread across both rural and urban locations worldwide. These outdoor spaces are used for prayer, contemplation, stillness and rest for the spiritual, mental and physical well-being of individuals, groups and communities.
Register to get your free digital church resource pack for Safeguarding Sunday on 19 November 2023.
Looking ahead to the new lectionary year and helping children, youth and families encounter Christ in John’s Gospel, Clergy and LLMs are invited to the October Bishop's study day.