[img_assist|nid=368|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=75|height=100]On Saturday 20th June we will be joining the celebrations and procession from the River in Ely to the Cathedral, carrying our new parish banner that is being sewn by a creative team of needlewomen right now.
This is a fun event for all ages, with music, re-enactments and children's activities; something to invite your friends and neighbours to.
It will conclude around 12.30pm in the Cathedral and be followed immediately by a communion service in the Lady Chapel.
[img_assist|nid=296|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]Church at Castle will put on their walking shoes and walk to Ely, from various starting points to suit walkers of all levels of stamina and capability. You will be able to join in the walk at several stages, with the option of using train or car to complete the whole distance. At the finishing point, Ely Cathedral, there will be guided tours before a service of celebration at 3.30 p.m.
Silver Surfers' Day 2009 is Britain's biggest annual campaign to help older people get online. Cambridge Online are offering their technical expertise during this one day taster session. The tutors will be on site all day in St. Giles' Church, giving demonstrations and support, answering questions and giving you the opportunity for hands-on experience with computers, all free of charge.
As part of the Ely 900 celebrations, the Diocese is staging a conference aimed at raising awareness of this little understood condition. Further details can be found here on the Diocesan website.
During Christian Aid Week there will be a Coffee Morning with a Bring & Buy Sale. Please contact Betty Cunnington for further details
Castle Street Methodist Church's minister, the Revd Robert Dolman, continues his fortnightly series of talks. All are welcome.
Further stimulating topics in this series are;
"Christianity is negative and keeps people immature."
"There are plenty of good people of other faiths and none."
"I can be spiritual without being religious."
The Parish of the Ascension will celebrate its Patronal Festival with an Ascension Day Service in St. Peter's Garden, followed by a reception. The whole event will be in church if it is too wet or cold. All are welcome and we hope to see many of you there.
Please note the change of venue.