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A very warm welcome to our new Priests and Deacons

First published on: 4th July 2022

On Saturday 2nd July and Sunday the 3rd July we welcomed our new Priests and Deacons.

New Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech Appointed

First published on: 4th July 2022

The Bishop of Ely is delighted to announce that The Revd Canon Richard John St Clair Harlow is to be Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech.


First published on: 4th July 2022

As people start to plan their summer with friends and family, their church could be earning free funding from their BBQs, trips to the seaside and UK breaks. Has your church considered using Easyfundraising?

Register your Church for Safeguarding Sunday

First published on: 30th June 2022

Protecting vulnerable people is at the heart of the Christian message of justice and hope. Safeguarding Sunday is an opportunity for your church to show your community that you take this responsibility seriously.

Archdeacons' Visitation News - Summer 2022

First published on: 30th June 2022

Once again we are grateful to Ecclesiastical Insurance for supporting the production of the 2022 Archdeacons' Visitation News which is now available to download.

Diocese of Ely Annual Report 2021 - Now Available

First published on: 30th June 2022

Each year, the Diocese of Ely produces an Annual Report that summarises the work of the Ely Diocesan Board of Finance and wider Diocese. The Report covering the activities of 2021 has now been published.

Petertide Ordinations 2022 - Meet our new Deacons

First published on: 29th June 2022

Our new Deacons will be Ordained on the 3rd July at Ely cathedral. Here you can learn a little bit more about them.

Ride and stride for Churches - Saturday 10 September 2022

First published on: 22nd June 2022

Ride and Stride is the original mass fund raising event linked to the Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust and has a history dating back some 40 years.

Recording the Past for the Future: How Church Recorders Could Help You

First published on: 22nd June 2022

On Sunday 29th May, St Peter & St Paul's Church, Fenstanton welcomed a new addition, a book.  This was no ordinary book though; produced over four years this was a comprehensive, illustrated record of the church building.

Nominate your Team for a National Church Award

First published on: 17th June 2022

The National Churches Trust are pleased to announce the launch of their new National Church Awards.

Bishop of Ely's Garden Open Day helps raise money for charity

First published on: 17th June 2022

The Bishop of Ely's garden was recently open to the public as part of the National Open Garden Scheme to help raise money for charity, contributing to a brilliant £4,801 raised.

Petertide Ordinations 2022

First published on: 14th June 2022

Our new Priests and Deacons will be Ordained on the 2nd and 3rd July, respectively. Here is where in the Diocese of Ely they will serve.

5,000 year old fossilised black oak tree table on view at Ely Cathedral

First published on: 10th June 2022

A 13m long table created from a 5,000 year old fossilised black oak tree, discovered in the fens, has made its debut appearance at Ely Cathedral.

Digital Giving in the Diocese of Ely

First published on: 8th June 2022

We are very pleased to announce that the Diocese of Ely is about to join in the rollout of a national Digital (or ‘contactless') Giving scheme. The scheme is part of the Church of England's broader National Giving strategy, which has committed £1.25m to equip thousands more churches to accept digital / contactless payments over the next two years.

Eco-Church online conference on Saturday 18th June

First published on: 6th June 2022

Book now for free eco-workshops and learn how your church can reduce its carbon footprint.

St Mary's Comberton wins prestigious Churchyard Award

First published on: 6th June 2022

In collaboration with the local Wildlife Trust, St Mary's Comberton set-up a scheme to encourage parishes to turn their churchyards into wildlife havens.  After an initial survey in 2020, the vicar, David Newton, set up a small Steering Group to explore how the church might respond.

National Lottery Heritage Fund

First published on: 26th May 2022

An update from the Church Buildings Department on the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Being Trans: An Experience

First published on: 26th May 2022

One of St Andrew's Church Soham's Topical Talks.

Revd Lynda Davies added to National Safeguarding Panel

First published on: 23rd May 2022

The Revd Lynda Davies, Rector of All Saints Cottenham, in the Diocese of Ely has been appointed to the Church of England's National Safeguarding Panel as a parish clergy member.

Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust

First published on: 17th May 2022

2022 Summer Tours for Members and Non-Members

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