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Events and Resources for Creationtide

First published on: 4th September 2023

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.

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Resources for Black History Month

First published on: 4th September 2023

Black History Month 2023 is a momentous occasion to recognise and celebrate the invaluable contributions of black people to British society.

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Anti-Slavery Day Resources

First published on: 1st September 2023

Anti-Slavery Day - 18 October - provides an opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery.

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The New Bishop of Ely - Seeking your views: Deadline 18 September 2023

First published on: 1st September 2023

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.

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Generosity Week 2023 - 3rd Newsletter of 2023

First published on: 31st August 2023

Generosity Week runs from September 24th-October 1st. Read more about what's planned and how you can take part.

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Church Heritage Diocesan Newsletter - September 2023

First published on: 31st August 2023

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

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Clergy Family Garden Party

First published on: 30th August 2023

Clergy and their families from across the Diocese were invited to a Family Garden Party in the Bishop's garden earlier this summer.

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Courageous Advocacy Award for Bishop Stephen

First published on: 25th August 2023

Students from Park Primary School presented Bishop Stephen with a Courageous Advocacy Award during an Education team garden party.

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Contemplating Creationtide - The Quiet Garden Movement

First published on: 25th August 2023

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.

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Safeguarding Sunday

First published on: 15th August 2023

Register to get your free digital church resource pack for Safeguarding Sunday on 19 November 2023.

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A Journey Through John’s Gospel: Bishop's Study Day

First published on: 14th August 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.

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The Rev'd Canon Becky Dyball nominated for 'Make A Difference Award'

First published on: 14th August 2023

The Rev'd Canon Becky Dyball is one of the finalists in the 2023 BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Make A Difference Awards in the 'together' category.

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The 2022 Celebration Window St Mary and St Andrew, Whittlesford

First published on: 14th August 2023

The installation of a permanent and long-lasting commemoration of one thousand years of the church and village.

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Sponsor Rev'd Clifford Owen's LEJOG Cycle Ride

First published on: 14th August 2023

The Rev'd Clifford Owen is preparing to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats (LEJOG) on the 20th August.

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'Find Your Voice' - speak up for your generation

First published on: 14th August 2023

​​​​​​​The new CofE Racial Justice Unit is inviting young adults (aged 16-25) of all UKME/GMH backgrounds to represent their diverse communities so that their voices can be heard and amplified within the life of the national church. 

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St Etheldreda House - building work has begun

First published on: 11th August 2023

Building work is now well underway for the new Diocesan offices. Here is a picture story of the first few weeks of work.

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Hymns and Pimm's with Wissey Valley Benefice

First published on: 7th August 2023

Over 50 Worshippers of all ages from across the eight parishes of Wissey Valley Benefice gathered in Whittington by the river Wissey for this year's riverside Songs of Praise on Sunday 30th July.

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Bat Walk and Community Clean

First published on: 3rd August 2023

Join local bat expert and professional ecologist Phil Parker at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Wiggenhall, Norfolk, for an introduction to St Mary's bats. After a short talk you'll use the latest technology, night vision cameras and bat detectors to watch the bats leave their roost at dusk.


Free Church Maintenance Advice

First published on: 3rd August 2023

Join architect Peter Slinger for a morning of maintenance tips.

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National Lottery Heritage Fund Update

First published on: 3rd August 2023

Earlier this year, the National Lottery Heritage Fund (aka Heritage Fund) published a new 10-year strategy called Heritage 2033. Details of the first delivery plan have now been released.

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