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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?


Hands-on Heritage at St Andrew's Soham

First published on: 7th February 2024

It is just over a year since the team at St Andrew's Church started phase one of major repairs to the church. The project, which was awarded a grant of close to 1/4 million pounds from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, includes an exciting programme of practical activities which aim to celebrate heritage skills and inspire younger generations.

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Christian Aid is currently on the lookout for new volunteer speakers

First published on: 5th February 2024

International development agency Christian Aid is offering an opportunity for people to put their faith into action and become voices for change.

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Parish Safeguarding Dashboards

First published on: 5th February 2024

Parish Safeguarding Dashboards are free to all parishes in the Diocese - If your parish hasn't yet signed up, please do!


Catalyst Training for Children and Youth Leaders

First published on: 29th January 2024

Catalyst is a dynamic training course that aims to equip and connect those who work with children and young people in the local church.

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Help us to shape the future of Lay Ministry

First published on: 25th January 2024

As part of the review of the discernment and selection journey for those exploring authorised and licensed lay ministry


Leading your Church into Growth

First published on: 25th January 2024

Looking ahead to our 'Leading your Church into Growth' online conference, which is happening at the end of April

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Pathfinder Church Northstowe launches the Northstowe Church Network

First published on: 25th January 2024

Pathfinder Church Northstowe launches the Northstowe Church Network in celebration of ecumenical and community partnership


Anna Chaplaincy Winter Party at St Mary's Church Ely

First published on: 15th January 2024

79 guests enjoyed games, refreshments, a quiz and a sing-a-long at the party.


Plough Sunday blessing at All Saints' Church, Melbourn

First published on: 14th January 2024

The Rt Rev'd Dr Dagmar Winter joined the Rev'd Andrew Birks and parishoners from All Saints' Church, Melbourn, and Holy Trinity Church, Meldreth, for a traditional rural service for Plough Sunday


Upcoming events from The Faraday Institute

First published on: 12th January 2024

The Faraday Institute has a range of events this term which may be of interest to clergy and other church leaders in the Diocese of Ely.


Lent Resources

First published on: 12th January 2024

Details of a collection of resources for Lent, including resources on themes of the Environment, Racial Justice and Understanding Poverty.


Sheila Betts, churchwarden at Trumpington, awarded a BEM

First published on: 11th January 2024

Sheila Betts, churchwarden at Trumpington, awarded a BEM in New Year’s Honours List for services to Young People.

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CROWN AND CORONATION: Sound and Light Show at Ely Cathedral

First published on: 10th January 2024

Ely Cathedral will be one of the first UK venues to host this spectacular immersive light and sound show on tour in the UK in 2024.


Ely Cathedral Parish and Resident Passes

First published on: 5th January 2024

Did you know, if you are 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.

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All Saints' and St Andrew's Church, Kingston reopens after repairs

First published on: 4th January 2024

Kingston Parochial Church Council held a celebration to mark the reopening of All Saints’ and St Andrew’s church, which has been closed for repairs since July 2023. Kingston’s parish church is a Grade I Listed Building, noted for its nationally important series of wall paintings, dating from the late C13 to the late C17.

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Parochial Fees 2024

First published on: 20th December 2023

The 2024 Parochial Fees table has now been published as is available on the Diocesan website.

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Nominations for the 2024 Etheldreda Medal Award

First published on: 18th December 2023

Every two years, The Bishop of Ely awards the Etheldreda Medal to individuals who have given 'generous and outstanding service', which would not otherwise be recognised.

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