Here you will find all the latest news from in and around the Diocese including News, Vacancies, Announcements and Events.
Bishop Stephen's sermon at the Maundy Thursday Chrism Eucharist
On Maundy Thursday, clergy and lay ministers from across the diocese gathered in Ely Cathedral to affirm their ministerial vows. At the service, the oils to be used in services throughout the year were blessed. Bishop Stephen preached at the service, reflecting on what it means for our vocations to be fully alive in Christ, who is the Way, the Truth and the Life.
Changing Market Towns: What is an OPERATIONS MANAGER?
Rebecca Parnell, Operation Manager in March describes her role, its purpose and blessings.
Archbishops ask cathedrals and churches to toll bells for Notre Dame
Following the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are asking cathedrals and churches across England to toll their bells for 7 minutes at 7pm on Thursday.
Did you know you can use A Church Near You as your website?
Lucie Foice-Beard, Operations Manager in Wisbech, reflects on using A Church Near You, the benefits, ease of use and other new features such as using it as the main church website.
Are Children Welcome in our Churches?
Wed 24 Apr 2019
A session exploring Welcome, Hospitality & Evangelism
Freedom - A Women's Day for the East of England
Sat 27 Apr 2019
Enjoy an opportunity to worship and pray, to be challenged, inspired and to experience God's power, as we explore the paradox of freedom. Our speakers are Nadine Parkinson and Kathy English.
Neighbourhood Chaplains Information Event
Sat 27 Apr 2019
Neighbourhood Chaplains Information Event 10.30am Saturday 27 April 2019 at Queen Edith Chapel Cambridge, CB1 8QN
Archdeacons’ Visitations 2019 - “Save the Date”
Wed 1 May 2019 - Tue 11 Jun 2019
Below find the list of 2019 visitation dates. Churchwardens are welcome to attend any one of the fifteen services that will be taking place across the diocese.
RIP - Reverend William George Thomas
Announced on Sat 20 Apr 2019
We are saddened to report the death of the Reverend William George Thomas.
His funeral service has been arranged for Thursday 9 May at 2pm at Holywell-cum-Needingworth church. There will be a cremation afterwards.
Appointment Announcement: The Revd Rosemary (Rosie) Tallowin
Announced on Mon 8 Apr 2019
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce that The Revd Rosemary (Rosie)Tallowin, currently Team Vicar in the Parish of the Harwich Peninsula in Chelmsford Diocese is to be Priest-in-Charge and Pioneer Minister in the Parish of Fen Drayton with...
Appointment Announcement: the Revd Canon Dr Paul Douglas Andrews
Announced on Thu 4 Apr 2019
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Canon Dr Paul Andrews as Associate Priest with particular responsibility for Proprietary Chapel of St-Peter-in-Ely.
Dr Andrews is currently Priest-in-Charge of St Neots and Eynesbury...
Appointment Announcement: the Revd Canon Fiona Elizabeth Gordon Brampton
Announced on Sun 24 Feb 2019
The Bishop of Ely is pleased to announce that The Revd Canon Fiona Brampton, Priest-in-Charge of Witchford and Wentworth and the Vicar of Haddenham and Wilburton is to be Associate Priest in the North Leightonstone Benefice and Chaplain to Little...
Mission and Ministry Team - Diocesan Office - New Administrative Support Team
Announced on Wed 6 Feb 2019
The Mission and Ministry Team in the Diocesan Office, Ely, has a changed administrative support team following some recent departures and new arrivals.
For all administrative requests to the Mission and Ministry team, please contact a member of the...
Vicar-designate to serve in the parish of St Peter’s, Yaxley, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bishop of Ely seeks to make a full-time appointment for a Vicar-designate to serve in the parish of St Peter’s, Yaxley, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Priest-in-Charge to serve in the parishes of Sawtry, Glatton and Holme with Conington
The Bishop of Ely seeks to make a full-time appointment for a Priest-in-Charge to serve in the parishes of Sawtry, Glatton and Holme with Conington.
Changing Market Towns Worker: Youth (Wisbech)
The Diocese of Ely now seeks a Changing Market Towns Worker: Youth to help realise our aims in Wisbech.
Parish Administrator - St Andrew’s Stapleford
St Andrew’s, Stapleford, are looking for a part-time Parish Administrator to support their parish priest and the Christian mission and worship of their church, as well as all the activities of a Church of England parish church.
Facilities Coordinator at Holy Trinity Church Cambridge
Holy Trinity Cambridge is seeking a full-time facilities coordinator to join the staff team. The role is hands-on, overseeing the set up for events, ensuring the site is maintained, clean, safe and secure, to allow the smooth delivery of our jam-packed calendar of events.