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The Bishop of Ely (Stephen)


The Right Reverend Stephen Conway was confirmed as the 69th Bishop of Ely on 6th December, 2010. He was installed in Ely Cathedral on Saturday, 5th March, 2011.

Bishop Stephen takes a keen interest in community development, seeking close links with other community leaders. He was a key member of the Wiltshire Assembly while he was Bishop of Ramsbury. On Monday 7 July 2014, Bishop Stephen was introduced to the House of Lords and took his seat as one of the 26 Lords Spiritual. Since the autumn of 2014 Bishop Stephen has been the Church of England’s lead bishop for education in the House of Lords. He speaks on issues affecting communities within the Diocese and on mental health and disability.

Ormiston Families is making a really positive difference to the life chances of the children and young people through its four areas of engagement. Being brave, caring and effective supporting children and young people in the challenges they face bears fruit in flourishing lives. I warmly support Ormiston Families making a difference in east Anglia.