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Vacancies in the Diocese of Ely


St James Hemingford Grey, Cambridgeshire

Our active and outward looking Evangelical Anglican Parish Church is seeking an Associate Minister who is a team leader:

  • whose desire is to see lives transformed by Jesus; growth as disciples of Jesus, demonstration of the Kingdom of God, and the proclamation of Jesus as Lord.
  • to lead and inspire the children’s and youth team to further develop this ministry as a priority for our church family and wider community;
  • to reach out to a new housing development within our wider parish and establish a new worshiping community over the next 3 years.

Full time role.

Full time C of E stipend.

Housing provided in the village.

Closing date for applications 30th May 2014
Interviews week beginning 9th June.

Start date negotiable 1st July to 1st September

Job Description and parish profile available below or from www.churchbytheriver.org.uk,
email vicar@churchbytheriver.org.uk or call Rev Peter Cunliffe on 01480 394378.

There is a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) that the post-holder is a Christian.


The Mothers’ Union in Ely Diocese is looking for a new Treasurer.

The Mothers’ Union is a voluntary organisation which operates solely to work to support families. Despite our name, our members are not all mothers, or even all women. To find out more about our worldwide organisation visit www.mothersunion.org.  Local projects include work in prisoner rehabilitation, sending families under stress on holiday and supporting local and worldwide projects.

We are looking for someone able to carry out basic book keeping, budgeting and reporting to trustees.

For more information please contact Susan on 01638741791 or email: mu@office.ely.anglican.org


Doddington with Benwick and Wimblington

Our Encouraging Team and Supportive Churches are seeking to appoint a House for Duty Priest to live in Doddington in Cambridgeshire in the Diocese of Ely.

You will work on Sundays and two other days and to live in the well-appointed 5 bedroom modern rectory in Doddington.  Doddington is a pleasant village within striking distance of Ely, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We would like you to become a member of our Ministry Team working with our Priest in Charge, Retired Priest, Licensed Lay Minister, LLMs and Lay Leaders.

We seek someone with a flexible approach who values scripture and church teaching with a caring nature and good humoured disposition.

For an informal conversation, please contact the Priest in Charge:
The Rev’d Kevin Fitzgibbon
Telephone 01354 680969   Email : k.fitzgibbon@care4free.net

Requests for an application pack and parish profiles to:
The Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech, c/o Mrs Karen Steyn, Diocesan Office, Bishop Woodford House, Barton Road, Ely CB7 4DX,
Email:  archdeacon.handw@ely.anglican.org.

The post will require an enhanced DBS check.


The Cathedral Shop operates solely to raise money which goes directly towards the upkeep of the Cathedral. We rely on our volunteers to help us run the shop efficiently and provide a good experience when visitors come to the Cathedral.

The role of the shop volunteer is to assist the member of staff with the daily running of the shop. Duties will include serving customers, display of stock, dusting, stock checks etc. If you feel you would like to join our team please contact Brenda Covell on 01353 660340 or email shop.manager@cathedral.ely.anglican.org.