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An update on the next Bishop of Ely

First published on: 15th July 2024

Very sadly, at the conclusion of a lengthy process of discernment, culminating in two days of interviews on 11 and 12 July, the Crown Nominations Commission considering the nomination of the next Bishop of Ely has not been able reach the level of consensus required to nominate a new Diocesan Bishop.

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Choral Quartet Sonare

First published on: 10th July 2024

Professional choral quartet Sonare are inviting new parishes to work with them alongside those with whom they are already developing a great relationship to bring top-quality music into the heart of your community.

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Education Garden Party 2024

First published on: 10th July 2024

Our Education team put on a fabulous afternoon tea party in the Bishop's garden for Headteachers, Governors and EDRAs from our Diocese of Ely schools.

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Grafham Flower Festival and Bioblitz 2024

First published on: 9th July 2024

The annual Flower Festival in All Saints Church, Grafham and the Bioblitz in the churchyard were held over the weekend of 8-9 June.

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Petertide Ordinations

First published on: 3rd July 2024

Photographs from our Petertide ordination services, which took place at Ely Cathedral on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June 2024.

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St Andrew's Church Soham celebrates restoration success with a medieval fair

First published on: 28th June 2024

Visitors can look forward to a historical extravaganza which includes fighting knights in the churchyard, have-a-go archery, medieval storytelling and puppet shows, circus skills and heritage craft demos, as well as representation for local history societies and over 35 craft stalls. The event is free to enter, and everyone is welcome.

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Diocese of Ely Annual Report 2023 - Now Available

First published on: 20th June 2024

Each year, the Diocese of Ely produces an Annual Report that summarises the work of the Ely Diocesan Board of Finance and wider Diocese. The Report covering the activities of 2023 has now been published.


Archdeacons' Visitation News - Summer 2024

First published on: 19th June 2024

We are grateful to Ecclesiastical Insurance for supporting the production of the 2024 Archdeacons' Visitation News, which is now available to download.

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Petertide Ordinations 2024 - Meet our new Priests

First published on: 17th June 2024

Meet our new Priests

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Bishop's Study Day - Thursday 20 June 2024

First published on: 10th June 2024

A unique opportunity to be refreshed, learn more about prayer and to reflect on our spiritual wellbeing.

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Petertide Ordinations 2024 - Meet our new Deacons

First published on: 6th June 2024

Our new Deacons, to be ordained by the Bishop of Huntingdon on Sunday 30 June at 10.30am at Ely Cathedral

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Church Heritage Diocesan Newsletter - June 2024

First published on: 29th May 2024

We're delighted to release the latest Church Heritage Diocesan Newsletter.

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Children at the Table

First published on: 24th May 2024

To coincide with the recently-declared general election campaign, The Children's Society has joined with the other major UK children's charities in a campaign - to make sure the next government has a plan to make decisions for babies, children and young people - with children at the table.

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Safeguarding Team Drop-in sessions

First published on: 24th May 2024

Come and meet with the Safeguarding Team - either in person or virtually - to discuss any areas of Safeguarding for which you feel you need support, advice or further information.

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Pray your part

First published on: 24th May 2024

Pray Your Part is an invitation from the bishops of the Church of England to encourage prayer and participation in the life of our nation and communities, both as voters and as citizens.

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123 miles in April raising money for Magpas

First published on: 15th May 2024

The Rev'd Andrew Birks, Vicar of Melbourn and Meldreth, ran over 123 miles during April 2024 in aid of Magpas.

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Has your Church signed up to the Parish Giving Scheme?

First published on: 14th May 2024

The scheme now allows donors to use the online service, people can simply visit parishgiving.org.uk, find their church and follow a few simple steps to set up a donation securely.

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Cambridge charity director takes on 70k cycling challenge

First published on: 13th May 2024

Cambridge fitness enthusiast Nick Georgiadis, a senior leader with international development agency Christian Aid, is gearing up for the charity's annual appeal with a 70k cycling challenge.

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Celebrating 25 years of Licensed Lay Ministry

First published on: 9th May 2024

Ruth Bond OBE was presented with a plaque and cards to commemorate her first 25 years as an Licensed Lay Ministry (LLM)..

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Self-supporting ordained ministers in the Diocese of Ely

First published on: 9th May 2024

There are several opportunities coming up for Self-supporting ordained ministers (SSOMs) working in the Diocese of Ely, including a social evening, retreat day and collaborative ministry training session.

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