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Download a video message from Bishop Martyn and Bishop Guli
Bishop Martyn and Bishop Guli have recorded a video message which is available to download and include in your own online Christmas services. 
Open Download a video message from Bishop Martyn and Bishop Guli

Bishop Guli to be the next Bishop of Chelmsford
Downing Street has announced that Bishop Guli, currently the Church of England Bishop of Loughborough, is to be the next Bishop of Chelmsford.
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Online Nativity Series
Here’s a great project that Holy Trinity Leicester, one of our diocesan Resourcing Churches, are offering as a resource that can be used by any church in the diocese who would find it helpful. It’s a set of short videos they’ve made, starring children, retelling the nativity story in the context of the events of 2020.
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Exciting partnership for St John’s, Clarendon Park and St Peters, Oadby
It has been announced on Sunday that St John’s, Clarendon Park and St Peters, Oadby will be collaborating in an exciting new partnership. St Johns is one of the diocese’s six designated Resourcing Churches and the vision for the partnership is a revitalisation of St. Peter’s, with a  particular focus on growing mission among children and young families, young people and young adults (including students), and to work towards St. Peter’s itself becoming a planting church from which new worshipping communities in Oadby can be established.
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Dementia-friendly online Christmas service
A Christmas carol service designed to be accessible to people living with dementia and others who might appreciate a more relaxed approach is now available online.
Open Dementia-friendly online Christmas service

Advent light around the diocese
Where there was darkness, people around the diocese are filling the world with light, music, joy and praise, on this rather different Advent journey into Christmas.
Open Advent light around the diocese

Appeal for an eye clinic in Kiteto exceeds its target
An appeal to raise money for an eye clinic in Kiteto, Tanzania, has exceeded its target thanks to the generosity of people in our diocese.
Open Appeal for an eye clinic in Kiteto exceeds its target

A Christmas Tree Festival with a difference
Over in Barrow-upon-Soar, Holy Trinity Church has launched its Christmas Tree Festival online, featuring 44 different trees thoughtfully designed, crafted, dressed-up and computer generated, by members of the village community.
Open A Christmas Tree Festival with a difference

Past Cases Review 2 continues
Work is still underway in our diocese as part of the nationwide review of safeguarding cases in the Church of England
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Report from November Diocesan Synod
The summary of proceedings at the Synod held by Zoom on 21 November 2020
Open Report from November Diocesan Synod

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