The LeicesterShire Historic Churches Trust has been presented with a Platinum Jubilee Community and Business Award by Professor Robert Allison CBE, a Deputy Lieutenant for Leicestershire.
We have an editable poster (here) for churches, please find one attached which you/your churches might like to use. It can have a QR code added, as well the name of the church.
Dean David Montieth's Service of Farewell and Installation Service
With escalating energy bills, common sense tells us it’s a good idea to shut doors and turn the heating down a notch. But there are many other cheap or free things that parishes can do to reduce their energy usage, and in turn their bills and carbon footprint.
This morning session on Saturday 1 October (9.30am-1pm) is being offered for new and returning churchwardens and PCC/DCC officers. It will provide an introduction for those who are new to their roles and as a refresher for the more experienced.
This morning session on 1 October (9.30am-1pm) is being offered for new and returning churchwardens and PCC/DCC officers. It will provide an introduction for those who are new to their roles and as a refresher for the more experienced.
The Diocese of Leicester has a block membership with ACAT which church and parish treasurers may find a very useful resource.
Final Accounts â€“ Once your accounts for last year are prepared they need to be inspected by an Independent Examiner, approved by the PCC at the APCM and submitted to the Diocesan Finance Team.
Grants totalling £11,750 have been awarded to eight churches at the Trust's grants meeting on 18 May. The funds for these grants come from the Trust's share of money raised through RIDE+STRIDE 2020 which raised more than £37,900.
Can you help those who might be sleeping rough next winter? New Government regulations in the wake of the pandemic mean that the traditional Night Shelter, accommodating around a dozen people at risk of rough sleeping during the coldest nights of the year, will not be permissible this coming winter. So, One Roof Leicester (of which the Diocese is a member) is asking if you know of any properties that you think would be suitable that they could potentially use and have on a 3 year or more lease?