News & Stories

Thy Kingdom Come Around The Diocese

For the last 11 days, from Ascension through to Pentecost, Christians throughout the world have been praying 'Thy Kingdom Come' for more people to come to know Jesus. It’s encouraging to see how our worshipping communities around the diocese have been devoting their time to the movement, and finding new, creative, and engaging ways to pray.

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Bishops' Study Day Explores Intercultural Mission and Ministry

On 9 May, clergy and lay leaders from across the diocese gathered in Belgrave for a Bishops’ Study Day on the theme of Intercultural Communities, led by Dr Harvey Kwiyani, a lecturer in African Christianity, and Founder and Director of Missio Africanus, an intercultural mission training initiative.


Young Adults Meet and Greet with Bishop Martyn

Eating pizza and pondering the important questions of life, faith, relationships and culture, were high on the agenda when the Young Adults group from the Church of the Martyrs in Leicester invited Bishop Martyn along to one of their gatherings recently.

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The Future Shape of Ministry – Ministry Roles within a Minster Community

One of the key elements to the Minster Community framework is the way in which ministry is shaped across the diocese. This will be a change to our current way of working as we move to ministry provision being both locally rooted and more widely shared across a Minster Community and gathered as a ministry team.

Art Exhibition Gives Hope for Prisoners and People Experiencing Homelessness

Artwork produced by men serving a sentence at HMP Leicester is being proudly displayed at Kings Coffee House, Holy Trinity Leicester’s cafe, to raise money to buy sleeping bags and care packages for people experiencing homelessness in the city.

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Stand for Election for Diocesan Synod

We are looking for new people to join the Diocesan Synod - a decision-making forum which meets two or three times a year to discuss and vote on key issues within the Diocese, the Church of England, and our communities.


Bishop Saju's Video Message on Learnings from Resourcing Churches

Bishop Saju shares some of the learning from leaders from the resourcing churches and the insights which are important for churches of all contexts and traditions in our diocese as well as an update on the successes of the programme.

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Café Fifty Five Thurnby: Great Coffee Served With Spiritual Sustenance…

It’s taken patience, perseverance, hard work and a plethora of prayer, but the church and community of St Luke’s in Thurnby are finally realising the rewards of their decade-long project to create Café Fifty Five

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Diocese of Leicester Agrees Voluntary Union Recognition With Unite the Union

Bishop’s Council have approved a voluntary union recognition agreement between the Diocesan Board of Finance, Leicester Cathedral, and the Bishop of Leicester and the Church of England Clergy and Employee Advocates (CEECA), part of the Faith Workers’ Branch of Unite the Union.

Mountsorrel Church’s Loving Service to New Parents

Beyond the Bump, a postnatal support group run by St Peter’s and Christ Church Mountsorrel is helping new parents make friends, learn about caring for their baby, and starting conversations about faith.

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