Here you will find all the latest news from in and around the Diocese including News, Vacancies, Announcements and Events.
All are welcome: Changing Market Towns Project and Downham Market
Mike Booker (Bishop's Change Officer - Market Towns) and Sarah Molyneux-Hetherington (Lay Pioneer in Downham Market) spoke to the Church of England Renewal and Reform team about the Changing Market Towns Project.
Photo Competition: Parish Pixels – show us what makes your church special
This year, Ecclesiatical Insurance's church competition celebrates churches across the UK through photography. However, it is far from a photography competition!
Metal Theft is on the Increase
Theft of metal is one of the fastest growing crimes globally. No longer the domain of the opportunist, petty thief, the recent rise in metal prices has attracted organised crime groups who are who are targeting church roofs.
Women's Ministry Day Conference: Celebrating 25 Years
"For Such a Time as this" On 14th June 2019, we are delighted that, as part of the celebrations to mark a quarter of a century since the ordination of women to the priesthood, we will be holding a Women's Ministry Conference.
Connecting Children to God and Creative Prayer
Wed 19 Jun 2019
Jane Brooks & Debbie Hill
God's Family: a day of creative workshops and celebrations for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers
Sat 22 Jun 2019
Explore what it means to be part of God's family through a variety of workshops such as art and craft, drama, music. Take part in accessible worship as we celebrate being God's children.
'Now and at the Hour of our Death..' - Guild of All Souls - Day Conference
Thu 27 Jun 2019
For clergy, ordinands & laity of all denominations at The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, Norfolk
Thu 27 Jun 2019
A series of talks on important issues in today's society. Internationally renowned speakers on climate change, human trafficking, homelessness, mental health and the universe of Stephen Hawking
Announcement: The Revd Teresa Mary Dixon
Announced on Thu 13 Jun 2019
Bishop Stephen would like to inform that The Revd Teresa Dixon, currently Assistant Curate at Witchford with Wentworth, Haddenham and Wilburton will move from being Licensed Clergy to holding the Bishop’s Permission to Officiate from 1st July 2019....
RIP - Raymond “Ray” Mills
Announced on Thu 6 Jun 2019
It is with sadness that we report the death of Raymond “Ray” Mills. Ray served as a Reader for 45 years, during which time he was also member of the Bishop’s Council, served on the House of...
RIP - the Reverend John Lawless Pelley
Announced on Sun 2 Jun 2019
We are saddened to report the death of the Reverend John Lawless PELLEY. His funeral service will be held at St Andrew’s Church, Histon at 2pm on Thursday 6 June.
May John rest in peace and...
Retirement Announcement: The Revd Andrew John Davey
Announced on Thu 30 May 2019
The Revd Andrew John Davey, Rector of Clenchwarton and West Lynn will be retiring on 30 September 2019.
His last Sunday in the parishes will be 21 July 2019.
We wish him well in his retirement...
Announcement: The Revd Jennifer Clare Hill
Announced on Fri 24 May 2019
The Revd Jennifer Hill has completed her role as Interim Priest-in-Charge of Longstanton, Swavesey, Over and Willingham Benefices following the licensing of The Revd Dr Simon Gill, who was licensed on 19th May 2019 as Priest-in-Charge of the named Benefices...
Team Rector - St Neots and Eynesbury - a new Team Ministry
Under the Diocesan Strategy, Ely2025, the Market Town of St Neots is due to become a Team. We are looking for someone who will be the first Team Rector.
Children & Youth Work Co-ordinator (Part Time) - St Philip’s Church, Cambridge
St Philip’s Church, Cambridge, is seeking to appoint a Children & Youth Work Co-ordinator (part-time).
Curate Training Officer (0.5 WTE)
The Diocese of Ely is seeking a Curate Training Officer (0.5 WTE), based within the Department of Development, Mission and Ministry.
Director of Music/Organist - St Andrew's Church, Stapleford
St Andrew’s Church, Stapleford, are looking for an enthusiastic, versatile and excellent musician as their part-time Director of Music/Organist.