News & Stories

Bishop Martyn joins prayer vigil

People came to pray for unity, reconciliation, harmony and peace among our communities in Leicester.


Supporting Young People's Mental Health

Florence Gildea, Social Policy Advisor to the Bishop of Leicester, offers advice on how churches can support young people’s mental health.


Loving Service of the World in our diocese

Loving Service of the World is one of our three priorities as a diocese. So, to find out how parishes across the diocese are serving their communities, the Social Responsibility Panel asked church leaders and church officers what needs they are seeing in their communities, how they’re responding to them, and how the Social Responsibility Panel can best support them.


City Globes aid Everyday Prayer and Reflection

As disciples, and as a diocese, celebrating diversity and upholding racial justice and equity, is a significant priority. Perhaps it’s something already on your heart, or maybe you want to understand more? Either way, taking this trail is an opportunity to learn and use each globe as a place to pause, and pray.  


Two Deaneries celebrated Confirmations over the weekend 

On Sunday 25 September two of our deaneries celebrated confirmations at services in Birstall and Desford. 


Jessie Tang licensed as Intercultural Ministry Director 

On Sunday 11 September, Jessie Tang was licensed as Intercultural Ministry Director by Bishop Martyn at a service at the Church of the Martyrs in Leicester.


Bishops express thanks & ongoing support for our worshipping communities

As the period of national mourning ends, Bishop Martyn thanks our churches and worshipping communities for all their efforts, promises ongoing support and shares sermon notes from two of the civic services


Bishop quotes the Queen's encouragement to work for unity at special service

Civic dignitaries and Cadets and guests from other faiths took part in this moving service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for The Queen.


Bishops continue supporting churches across city & county

Bishops Martyn and Saju have been helping support churches, including those in vacancy where visiting clergy are needed to continue services for local communities


Seats available at Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving

On the eve of the state funeral, people of all faiths and none are invited to attend Leicestershire’s Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.


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