Chaplains - an introduction

Chaplaincy is a way of connecting the ministry of the Church to the everyday needs and experiences of people, wherever they are.

One of the strengths of chaplaincy is that the role is recognised by the employing institution e.g. school, college, hospital, prison, police.

Explore this section to learn more about the different chaplaincies in the Diocese of Ely. 

Anna Chaplaincy

Anna Chaplaincy ministry is an ecumenical, community-based, chaplaincy network promoting the spiritual welfare of older people, for people of strong, little or no faith at all. Anna Chaplains support older people and their carers wherever they may be – in residential care, in congregations, in their own homes and in the community.

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Deaf Community Chaplaincy

An outline of how Cambridgeshire's deaf, deaf blind and hard of hearing communities are supported in the Diocese of Ely.

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Hospital and Hospice Chaplaincy

Here you will find information for and about our hospital and hospice chaplaincy.

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Prison Chaplaincy

What a prison chaplain does and how to contact the prison chaplains working in Cambridgeshire.

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School Chaplaincy

The Diocese of Ely recognises that many people support the work of, and volunteer in, their local church school. We want to strengthen this partnership between the church and the local church school through the development of a two-stage chaplaincy programme. Training to be an Authorised Chaplaincy Assistant (ACA) is the first stage of this process and will provide a basis for the development of the chaplaincy programme.


Workplace and Community Chaplaincy

Information about Cambridgeshire Workplace Chaplaincy.

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