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EatPlayPray St Thomas à Becket, Ramsey

The power of Christ complimented by Lego and bacon rolls.

Parochial fees - 2019

You can now download the table of statutory fees (2019) from the Finance pages on this website.

Statistics for Mission and Return of Parish Finance

The Church of England online system for collecting the annual Return of Parish Finance & Statistics for Mission returns can be accessed here - http://parishreturns.churchofengland.org/

Bishop of Ely appointed Patron of Marshal Papworth fund

The Right Reverend Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely, has been appointed as patron of the Marshal Papworth Trust, a charitable fund to educate agricultural and horticultural students from developing countries in UK colleges and universities,

St Stephen's Day - St Stephen's, Lewisham, 2018

Preached by Bishop Stephen, Bishop of Ely

Bishop Stephen's Midnight Mass Sermon 2018 [Isa 9:2-7; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-20]

Bishop Stephen's Sermon, preached in Ely Cathedral, in which the Bishop highlights homelessness and the situation of Christians in Holy Land and the Middle East.

Setting God's People Free: Learning Community Planning Phase 2

A team from Ely Diocese travelled to Birmingham for two enriching and productive days as part of Setting God's People Free; the Monday to Saturday following of Jesus beyond the walls of the church.

Remember to add your Christmas services to A Church Near You!

500,000 people will search for Christmas services in the coming days. Will yours be among them?

The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Dr Megan Daffern as Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Vocations

Megan is currently Chaplain of Jesus College, Oxford University, where she has encouraged a wide range of vocations over her nine and a half years in post.

The Revd Mark Rodel: Fresh Expressions & Pioneer Adviser for the Diocese of Ely

Bishop Stephen is delighted to announce the appointment of The Rev Mark Rodel as Fresh Expressions and Pioneer Adviser for the Diocese of Ely. Mark brings a wealth of experience in this area and will be joining us, in Ely, next summer [2019].

St Paul's Church Hosts first Summit on Homelessness: It Takes a City

After months of preparations and planning meetings from a dedicated team of volunteers and homeless sector organisations, Cambridge's first summit for homelessness was hosted at St Paul's Church in Cambridge.

Meeting His Royal Highness

Some reflections from Canon Matthew Bradbury, Priest in Charge at St Peter and St Paul Wisbech and host for the event.

Lead Bishop for Education calls on Government for Rural Strategy

Church of England News Story: The Church of England's lead bishop for Education, Stephen Conway, the Bishop of Ely, has called for a cross-Government rural strategy following a summit held at Lambeth Palace to look at ways to safeguard the future of education in rural communities.

Re-imagining our Buildings Project - REACH Ely

Following our press release in July, the Cambridge Judge Business School has recruited a research associate to implement the Re-imagining our Buildings project (referred to externally as REACH Ely).

Sharing Christingle 50 in your Parish

The Children's Society have produced a wealth of fantastic resources to help parishes promote Christingle, in this, its 50th year!

Statistics for Mission Dashboards

Church of England Statistics Unit - Deanery (2016) and Parish (2017) PDF Dashboards & Diocese Summary Sheet (to year ending 2017)

Do you take card?

You can take your church collection by contactless card this Christmas!

A checklist for setting up social media accounts

A Blog produced by the Church of England Digital Labs Team

Why you should celebrate Christingle

Your donations this Christmas will help us support children facing poverty, abuse and neglect.

Find out more about Cambridge Deaf Church

Cambridge Deaf church is a place to worship God, study the Bible and explore issues relating to life and faith, all in British Sign Language ( BSL).