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+Martyn's Monthly updates - December 2022

In this new series of videos Bishop Martyn gives a brief update about some of his work and things going on around the diocese. In this month's update Bishop Martyn talks a bit about the Diocesan Priorities of Intergenerational and Intercultural Communities.


Confirmations take place across the diocese

Confirmations have taken place across the diocese in recent weeks. A service was held at St Aidan's, New Parks and at St Wilfrid’s, Kibworth.


Carved Praying Hands Take Pride of Place in Oadby

If ever there was a bigger and more prominent prompt for everyday prayer, it’s these carved praying hands in the front garden of St Peter’s Church in Oadby.  


Farewell to Dean David

Sunday evening saw the diocese pay a fond farewell to David Monteith at St Mary de Castro church in Leicester. After 13 years in the diocese, David is moving on to take up his new appointment as Dean of Canterbury. 


Curing Loneliness, One Cup at a Time

You might not think of hosting a regular coffee morning as loving service of the world. But with isolation and loneliness being shown to have negative effects on our mental and physical health, giving people an opportunity to connect with others can be a real lifeline.


Leicester Homelessness Charter partners reflect four years on

Leicester City Mayor and the Bishop of Leicester were among those speaking at a special event hosted by the University of Leicester to mark four years since the  city’s Homelessness Charter was set up.


Shaped By God Together Update

We now have three areas piloting the Minster Community process in the diocese


A weekend of Big Conversations in Coalville, Bardon and Ravenstone

The Benefice of Coalville with Bardon Hill and Ravenstone hosted the third and final Big Conversation of 2022, and was a brilliant weekend of conversations about life and faith.


Bishop Saju receives, baptises and confirms Christians across the diocese

Bishop Saju travelled the diocese on Sunday as he received, baptised, and confirmed candidates from a number of churches and the cathedral.


Bishop Saju visits Avanti Fields School

Bishop Saju recently visited Avanti Fields secondary school in Hamilton for a question and answer session with year ten students, as part of their study of Christianity.


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