Welcome to St. Mary the Virgin, Gamlingay


Our aim with this site is to provide information for all, whether you are a regular member of our congregation, planning to attend a service, visit the Church, or just want to look at our website.



The Bishop of Ely seeks to make a full-time appointment for a;


to serve in the Benefice of:

Gamlingay with Hatley St George & East Hatley, and Everton

We are a welcoming group of parishes situated on the Cambridgeshire/Bedfordshire border, with the potential and desire to grow.

We are seeking a parish priest who will:

  • be a prayerful leader, good communicator and a “visible presence” in our communities

  • make pastoral work a priority

  • help us to be more outward-looking and to connect with new housing developments

  • engage with our schools and help us to “grow younger”

  • enthuse and energise our churches, nurturing the gifts of all

    We can offer you:

  • a warm welcome and loving, prayerful support

  • flexibility of worship and a desire to reach out to people of all ages

  • a committed team of lay ministers and leaders

  • participation and support in leading parish activities

An attractive modern detached four bedroomed rectory is provided in Gamlingay.

For an informal conversation on this opportunity, please contact The Rural Dean of St Neots deanery
on 01480 211048 or by email at

To learn more about the role, please visit the Diocese website on


To apply for a copy of the Parish Profile and to be sent an application form, please email Karen Steyn at Karen.Steyn@elydiocese.org page1image17272page1image17432

The Diocese of Ely is committed to safer recruitment practices for people working or volunteering with children and adults and therefore this position is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service). 


Important repair work inside and outside the church building has now been completed and the heating system has been updated, follow the link to find full details. 

You will find a brief history of the building, which dates back to the 1100's by clicking here.

Please visit the EVENTS page to see all the exciting activities planned in and around St. Mary's Church in the next few months.

 If you would like to help the Church raise funds using Easy Fundraising click here.

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