News & Stories

The Very Revd Karen Rooms Installed as Dean of Leicester

On Saturday 9 March, the Very Revd Canon Rooms was installed by Bishop Martyn as the new Dean of Leicester.


Diocesan Women’s Ministry Group Hosts Its First Gathering

Twenty-five women from various ministries across the diocese joined the first gathering of the Diocesan Women’s Ministry Group which took place over Zoom on Monday 4 March.

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God’s ‘Explorers’ - Learning, Loving and Leading

What an encouraging sight – the joyful smiles of children learning, loving, and leading sung worship on a Sunday morning!

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Strengthening and Growing the Ministry Team in the Benefice of Shepshed and Oaks

After a period of discernment, teaching and theological reflection, four Lay Worship Leaders were recently commissioned to the Benefice of Shepshed and Oaks.


St Guthlac’s, Stathern Receives £68,560 Towards Tower Restoration

St Guthlac’s Church Stathern has been awarded £68,560 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for the conservation of the church’s tower, which is suffering from the erosion of the soft ironstone walls.


The experience of forming Launde Minster Community

Bishop Martyn chats to Revd Jonathan Dowman, Oversight and Growing Faith Minister for the Launde Minster Community. Jonathan reflects upon the formation process and the joys and challenges in the first 12 months since launching the first Minster Community in the diocese.

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The Bishops’ Children & Youth Council Launch Listening Exercise on Prayer

Could you facilitate a listening group around the theme of prayer with children or young people in your context?

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Black History-Themed Journal of Intercultural Mission features Leicester Diocese

Bishop Martyn writes in the Oxford Journal for Intercultural Mission about our diocese’s journey in developing intercultural worshipping communities and his personal journey to becoming more aware of racial injustice in the Church and the wider world.


Deanery-Wide Celebration of Baptism and Confirmation in Framland

The churches of Framland, north-east of the diocese, came together for a joint service of Baptism and Confirmation earlier this month.

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A Celebration of New Beginnings and a Commitment to Shared Ministry

The Revd Julia Bradshaw was licenced as Anglican Chaplain at HMP Gartree.

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