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Gathering together for Leicestershire’s Global Carol Service
A feast of colour and culture, the Diocese of Leicester service is open to all. Civic and community guests will be welcomed by the Bishop of Leicester Martyn Snow.
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Bishop joins calls for people to Remember Together this November
The Bishop of Leicester has signed a joint letter published in The Observer.
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Bishop Guli's newspaper article about our vision for a truly diverse Church
Bishop Guli has written a feature for the Church of England Newspaper about our vision for real transformation in Diocese of Leicester churches that will see worshippers willing to be changed by encounter with others.
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Funding for Intercultural Worshipping Communities in Leicestershire
The Church of England has awarded a major national Strategic Development Fund (SDF) grant of £1.54m to help the Diocese of Leicester better serve people from our diverse communities over the next five years.
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Bishop Guli visits Falcons School
Bishop Guli visited the Falcons Primary School in Leicester recently and enjoyed talking and listening to the pupils and seeing their creative work around the school.
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Christians from Leicester represented at Lambeth Palace gathering
On Thursday 13th June, a group Christians of Indian heritage from Leicester took part in a gathering at Lambeth Palace, hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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New Life Children’s Choir Brings a Taste of Ugandan Sunshine to Sileby, Cossin
The Abaana New Life Children’s Choir from Uganda paid a memorable three-day visit to Leicestershire and plans a return visit to the UK so might be available for booking by other churches.
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Everyday faith uniting Christians across continents
Accompanying Bishop Martyn and Bishop Guli on a visit to Tanzania to meet up with others from all four of our link Dioceses (Wyoming in USA, Trichy in India, Mount Kilimanjaro and Kiteto in Tanzania), two Leicestershire Pioneers learned much about church planting and church growth.
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Bishop Martyn’s next blog – Tanzanian wildlife and Masai hospitality
It’s not every day that I see elephants and giraffes on my way to visit a church. But that was my experience this week when visiting a new church in Tanzania.
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Bishop Martyn’s blog from Tanzania – a reminder of God’s blessing
It’s rainy season in Tanzania. My first night in our partner diocese of Mount Kilimanjaro was punctuated by thunder and lightning and I awoke to a small river running down the path outside my room.
Open Bishop Martyn’s blog from Tanzania – a reminder of God’s blessing

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