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Ely Cathedral pilgrimages in December

Ely Cathedral pilgrimages to reflect on what it means to be “People fully alive”. The following dates are available for parish pilgrimages at Ely Cathedral:- Tuesday, 1 December (with the option to stay on for candlelit Compline at 9.00 pm, … Continue reading

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News of Mission projects across the diocese

This note is from Peter Wood, Director of Mission: encouragement and interesting ideas God’s love is for sharing! It has been great to learn of the different ways that churches across the diocese are engaging their communities with the gospel. … Continue reading

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Stats for vicars

For the clerical equivalent of train-spotters among us… “Ministry Statistics for 2012 have been published by the Research and Statistics Division of the Archbishops’ Council. They show a change in patterns of ministry over the past 10 years with numbers … Continue reading

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Women in the Episcopate – Bishops’ statement

On May 21 2013 the House of Bishops released the following statement on Women in the Episcopate.  (Circulated by Sarah Williams, Communications Manager, Diocese of Ely) “At its meeting in York the House of Bishops of the Church of England … Continue reading

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December 2012 issue of eLife

Please find the December 2012 issue of eLife, the Diocesan Newsletter here http://www.ely.anglican.org/news_events/newsletters/latest.pdf Saying goodbye to a slice of diocesan history Approaching Christmas: Bishop’s Stephen Christmas Message Approaching Christmas:  #Christmas starts with Christ – Livetweet your Christmas Women Clergy Office Staff … Continue reading

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Summary Report on General Synod 19-21 November 2012

Issued by Church House, 3 December The General Synod of the Church of England met in November for three days at Church House, Westminster to discuss the final stages of the women bishops legislation, with an agenda that also included the Anglican … Continue reading

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Archbishops’ Council: Women bishops, what’s next?

Statement on the Conclusion of the Meeting of the Archbishops’ Council November 2012 “The Archbishops’ Council of the Church of England met on November 27-28th to consider a wide ranging agenda. A substantial amount of time was given over to … Continue reading

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Bishop of Ely – sorrow at women bishop vote failure

PRESS RELEASE 20 November 2012 The Bishop of Ely, the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, responding to today’s General Synod vote on the consecration of women to the episcopate, said: “I am deeply sorrowful about the failure of the General Synod … Continue reading

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What does the Archbishop of Canterbury do exactly?

The main roles of the Archbishop of Canterbury The various roles and responsibilities of the Archbishop of Canterbury have developed over more than 1400 years of history. The one constant is his ministry as a senior bishop, though the nature … Continue reading

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Who is Justin Welby?

Biographical details of the Right Reverend Justin Welby .   Born in 1956 in London, the Right Reverend Justin Welby was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied history and law. For 11 years – five … Continue reading

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