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Locked down Leicester reached through the airwaves
As lockdown continues in Leicester, the need for the Church to reach out to its communities in an act of God’s love and as a sign of solidarity, is greater than ever. In Highfields and Evington, the churches of St Peter’s and St Philip’s have been connecting with their church families and the wider neighbourhood over the airwaves of a local community radio station.
Open Locked down Leicester reached through the airwaves

Revd Hilary Lomax Made New Hospital Chaplain Via Zoom
Revd Hilary Lomax is made a hospital chaplain via Zoom with Bishop Martyn Snow
Open Revd Hilary Lomax Made New Hospital Chaplain Via Zoom

A very special Year 6 Leavers service
An uplifting online service for the hundreds of children leaving our Church of England primary schools this summer
Open A very special Year 6 Leavers service

Alan Fletcher Awarded Canterbury Cross in Lambeth Awards
Alan Fletcher, who worships at St Mary de Castro Church in the city, has been awarded the Canterbury Cross for Services to the Church of England.
Open Alan Fletcher Awarded Canterbury Cross in Lambeth Awards

Bishop of Loughborough Praises Work of Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation
Bishop of Loughborough, Guli Francis-Dehqani, on the Emergency Grant scheme through the Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation helping charities in this uncertain time.
Open Bishop of Loughborough Praises Work of Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation

Statement on renewed Leicester lockdown
The Bishops and our Dean, as well as other faith leaders in Leicestershire have signed a joint statement following the new lockdown
Open Statement on renewed Leicester lockdown

Bishop Guli joins calls for changes to inhumane immigration detention
The Bishop of Loughborough has joined Christian leaders in signing a letter to the government opposing its inhumane practice of indefinite immigration detention in the UK.
Open Bishop Guli joins calls for changes to inhumane immigration detention

Bishop of Leicester speaks of heavy hearts as lockdown returns
Bishop Martyn speaks as churches and church schools in the city, and some neighbouring parts of the county, have to close once more.
Open Bishop of Leicester speaks of heavy hearts as lockdown returns

Working together through change
Following the Prime Minister's announcement that church services may be able to resume from 4 July, Bishop Martyn has released a statement
Open Working together through change

What’s happening with the Link Dioceses?
With the incessant virus news, it’s easy to lose track of our sisters and brothers in our link sibling dioceses of Kilimanjaro & Kiteto in Tanzania, Trichy in India and Wyoming in USA. Here's an update, and how you can pray for them.
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