News & Stories

Baptisms at St Barnabas

There was great joy at a recent service of Baptism at St Barnabas Grange Park in Loughborough, one of our Resourcing Church plants.


Twelve people confirmed in January across the diocese

This month confirmation services have taken place at St Deny's, Ibstock, the Parish of the Transfiguration, Market Harborough, and The Church of The Martyrs, Leicester.


An update from the Communities for Ukraine Scheme

Last year we reported on the partnership between the Diocese and Citizens UK to find hosts for Ukrainian families through the Communities for Ukraine scheme. One year on, here is an update.


Changes to our Ministry Experience Scheme’s residential arrangements

The Community of The Tree of Life will no longer house residents in the next academic year


General Synod to debate Bishops' Living in Love and Faith proposals

Bishops committed to a church that is diverse, where people can hold very different views and nevertheless live well together, and worship and work together in God’s kingdom


Bishop speaks on Living in Love and Faith (LLF)

The LLF proposals will be outlined in a report to the Church’s General Synod, which meets in London in February.


Plough Sunday celebrated in the rural farming community of Oaks in Charnwood

St James the Greater Church has strong links to its local farming community and recently celebrated Plough Sunday with a service of thanksgiving


Shepshed Church Community Open Day

St Botolph's Church extended its hospitality and showed care for the community by recently hosting an open day for local clubs


Nativity Escape Room in Waltham-on-the-Wolds

At the church of St Mary Magdalene the greatest story ever told played out a little differently


Bishop calls for greater recognition of faith groups in resilience law

The Bishop of Leicester Civil spoke in a House of Lords debate on the Civil Contingencies Act


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