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The Etheldreda Medal Award - Nominations Open

First published on: 7th January 2022

Every other year, the Bishop of Ely awards The Etheldreda Medal to people across the Diocese whose service to the community (which might be as ‘local' as their extended family but could be as extensive as a national or international concern) is both ‘generous' and ‘outstanding'. Find out more here.


Diocese of Ely Eco-Plan for Parishes

First published on: 6th January 2022

The Ely Diocese Eco-Plan has been drawn up by members of the Diocesan Environmental Task Group (DETG) and is offered for use to parishes.


Parochial fees 2022

First published on: 6th January 2022

Parochial Fees and Forms (to be used for all fees incurred after 1st January 2022) have now been published.


Webinars on getting to net zero carbon

First published on: 4th January 2022

The Church of England Environment Programme provides a series of webinars designed to support and equip you to reach the Church's ambitious "net zero carbon" emissions target; everything from forming your team to putting solar panels on your roof, and including low cost 'housekeeping' actions which can pay back quickly.


A Church Near You

First published on: 4th January 2022

A Church Near You is the Church of England's church-finder tool. But it is also a place where your church can manage its online presence and use it as your website.


Clergy Living in Parsonage Houses

First published on: 20th December 2021

A reminder of where to find information.


Lent 2022 - Baggage and Treasures

First published on: 17th December 2021

The Diocese of Ely Lent course for Lent 2022 - Baggage and Treasures - is available now!


Cambridgeshire Historic Churches Trust says....

First published on: 14th December 2021

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!


Diocesan Announcements and Newsletters

First published on: 7th December 2021

You can sign-up to the Diocesan e-newsletter to receive monthly updates straight to your inbox.


Have you signed-up to the Digital Labs Newsletter?

First published on: 7th December 2021

If not, you might want to think about it.


Keep up to date with what is happening

First published on: 7th December 2021

and submit your own parish events with the Diocesan website events calendar


Free church fundraising option for 2022

First published on: 7th December 2021

Throughout 2021, many churches across the UK have diversified their income through online fundraisers, easyfundraising.


Creating and administrating a church social media account

First published on: 6th December 2021

This blog explains how to set-up and moderate a range of digital platforms including; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and WhatsApp.


Building Volunteers

First published on: 3rd December 2021

During the summer of 2021, the Historic Church Buildings Support Officer for the Diocese of Ely conducted a survey of church building volunteers, here are the results.


Diocese of Ely Churchyards Training Day

First published on: 3rd December 2021

The day, held on 20th November 2021, brought together a wide range of expertise to help churches to understand the rules governing the management of churchyards, and also the increasingly important roles churchyards play in environmental sustainability.


Promoting your service or event on social media

First published on: 3rd December 2021

A before, during and after set of top tips from the Church of England Digital team.


The Church of England has released its first ever Christmas single

First published on: 1st December 2021

The Church of England has released a Christmas single as part of a campaign to encourage more people to hear the real Christmas story through their local church.


Who is looking forward to getting old?

First published on: 1st December 2021

The Vicar of Cherry Hinton, Revd Karin Voth Harman, has a vision for how churches in the Diocese can get involved in an exciting new project to transform the lives of older people in the Diocese. Find out more here.


Parochial fees 2022

First published on: 26th November 2021

Parochial Fees and Forms (to be used for all fees incurred after 1st January 2022) have now been published.


CCT launches "Netflix for people who love churches"

First published on: 25th November 2021

The Churches Conservation Trust is launching CCTdigital.com, a new online streaming platform where people will be able to access films about church heritage, whilst helping to care for the nation's historic churches in the process.


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