News & Stories

The Beacon Church Celebrates Its First Year

A new Diocese of Leicester church planted in Hinckley has marked its first year as a worshiping community.

Communities Unite in Remembrance

All around the diocese, churches, clergy and ministers have been leading services and involved in civic and community events to mark Remembrance Sunday

Bishop of Leicester Joins the House of Lords

Bishop Martyn has been introduced to the House of Lords

How You Can Help People’s Money Worries

This week is 'Talk Money Week' and we've put together some tips and resources for supporting people with their money worries.

Bishop Martyn’s Leicestershire Lent Pilgrimage of Prayer

Walking around the diocese at weekends in the run up to Easter 2023, he will visit many of the churches he has not yet been able to and encourage people in prayer.

Newly Licensed Associate Ministers

A service to license several lay Associate Ministers, and to celebrate ‘everyday gifts’ and the ministry of all God’s people in the Diocese of Leicester, was held yesterday at St Catherine’s Church in Burbage.

Resources for your church for Safeguarding Sunday on 20 November

Our churches are being invited to mark Safeguarding Sunday with prayer to ask God’s help in becoming a safer place for all.

Bishop Saju baptises and confirms in Wigston

Bishop Saju joined the church communities of the Wigston Benefice on Sunday to baptise, confirm, and celebrate the patronal festival of All Saints Church.

Connecting the community and church in Oaks in Charnwood

The Rural Coffee Connect mobile barista van rolled into Oaks in Charnwood recently, to join forces with the community and St James the Greater Church, to help tackle rural isolation and loneliness.

A Messy Celebration

At a Messy Church service at Stoney Stanton earlier this month there was a great celebration. Bishop Saju joined the congregation as he confirmed Connie and licensed Alison and Martin Macklin as Associate Minsters in the church. 

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