Clergy Policies and Procedures

The Church of England website holds a wealth of information for Clergy and Office Holders on the National Clergy HR pages - please click here to access these materials.

For any information specific to the Diocese of Ely, please contact the Ministry team.

Guidelines for the Professional Conduct of Clergy

  • Please click here to download the Guidelines for the Professional Conduct of Clergy.

Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations 2009

  • Click here to view the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations 2009

Diocesan Policies and Guidance 

Ely Diocese Registry

  • This Ely Diocesan Registry website is designed primarily to be a source of information for all those working in the parishes within the Diocese of Ely as well as being a portal enabling parishes to monitor the progress of their Petitions for Faculties online.
  • It also includes information and news on matters such as marriage regulations and registrations, parochial fees, the role(s) of Churchwardens and Parochial Church Councils.

Church Buildings and Churchyards

Maternity and Paternity Leave in Curacy

Where the qualifying criteria for payment of statutory maternity pay are not met, (i.e. to have been employed by the Diocese for at least 26 weeks), the Diocese will pay an honorarium; the amount dependent upon the number of weeks without salary to a maximum of 13 weeks in the first instance.

Housing will be available and supported as per normal curacy arrangements

Where the qualifying criteria for paid paternity leave are not met the Diocese will grant two weeks paid leave.

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