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Five ways to get your church social media and websites ready for Christmas 2021

First published on: 9th November 2021

A Church of England Digital Labs Blog

Appointment Announcement: The Revd Canon Simon John Talbott

First published on: 8th November 2021

The Bishop has chosen The Revd Canon Simon Talbott to be his Senior Chaplain.

Lent 2022 - Baggage and Treasures

First published on: 3rd November 2021

The Diocese of Ely Lent course for Lent 2022 - find out more here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

First published on: 3rd November 2021

Parishes are reminded that the Church of England Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance page continues to be revised as circumstances change.

Holding online services?

First published on: 3rd November 2021

Don't forget to set up your church's online giving page!

Is your GDPR knowledge up-to-date?

First published on: 3rd November 2021

Having an up to date knowledge of (General Data Protection Regulation) GDPR is crucial, are you up-to-date?

Boost your festive fundraising

First published on: 3rd November 2021

Christmas time is without doubt the peak month for donor generosity. GoodBox data showed an uplift of 60% in funds raised last December compared to previous monthly averages.

Go green for the Queen!

First published on: 1st November 2021

That is the message to residents and businesses across the Diocese of Ely as Her Majesty prepares to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee.

Cambs Deaf Church receives Bishop's Mission Order

First published on: 29th October 2021

We are delighted to announce that Cambs Deaf Church has received a Bishop's Mission Order

Diocese of Ely Eco-Plan for Parishes

First published on: 28th October 2021

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.

Funding joy for St Mary the Virgin, Gamlingay

First published on: 27th October 2021

A much-loved Cambridgeshire church is to share in a £2 million funding payout from the National Churches Trust, thanks to the support of the government's Heritage Stimulus Fund. A Press Release from The National Churches Trust.

Supporting Retired Clergy

First published on: 27th October 2021

The Retired Clergy section of the website is full of information and support for our retired clergy.

Harvest Festival weekend photos

First published on: 15th October 2021

All Saints Church, Wretton share their glorious photographs from the Harvest Festival weekend.

Keep up to date with what is happening

First published on: 14th October 2021

With the Diocesan website events calendar

General Synod Elections - Election Results

First published on: 13th October 2021

Subsequent to the count of votes on 13 October 2021, candidates have now been elected to represent the Diocese of Ely:

Graphic design tips for churches

First published on: 12th October 2021

How to design effective posters, flyers and social media graphics for your church from the CofE Digital Labs team.

Seven ways to raise the visibility of your church community online

First published on: 12th October 2021

A new Church of England Digital Labs Blog

"Embracing Life"

First published on: 12th October 2021

A banner created by friends of St James Church, Cambridge, during lockdown.

Patients' fragmented memories inspires Phil's book

First published on: 12th October 2021

The Rev Phil Sharkey, of Cambridge's Addenbrooke's and Rosie Hospitals, who spent hours chatting to patients with dementia was so moved - he turned their memories into poetry.

Welcome to our new Licensed Lay Ministers

First published on: 4th October 2021

Who were admitted and licensed by the Bishop of Huntingdon in Ely Cathedral on Saturday 2nd October 2021.

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