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The Worship Experiment Leicester

The Worship Experiment is an arts collective from Holy Trinity Church Leicester, exploring culture & spirituality through creativity.

Paul's Everyday Faith

Paul is a member of Hope Church in Hamilton and recently retired. Having been inspired to live out his faith in the world, he is now a volunteer at Leicester Prison and regularly spends time in Bible study and worship with the prisoners. Here he talks about his everyday faith and how working with those on the margins is deepening his own relationship with God.

Thank you and Farewell

There were presentations and farewells at the Cathedral Eucharist this morning to two Trevors who have both given service to the Diocese.

Resources for prayer and conversation for Brexit

Brexit will be a cause of celebration for some and lament for others, but one thing is clear – we can no longer continue to define one other by how we voted in the referendum. The time has come for communities to come together to serve the common good, in our nation and in our relationship with the rest of Europe.

Bishops Respond to New Zealand terror attack

Bishops Martyn and Guli have responded to the tragic attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand by writing a letter expressing their sadness and reassurances of support to the Muslim Community

Churches gather to consider potential for Intercultural Worshipping Communities

An evening spent thinking about Inter Cultural Worship Communities attracted representatives of 17 churches from the Diocese, all of whom had previously expressed an interest in exploring BAME (black and minority ethnic) ministry.

Worshipping Communities around the diocese ‘trying something different'

With so many ways to worship, we're spoilt for choice when it comes to expressing our faith around the Diocese of Leicester. There are countless churches offering an array of styles and services – and there's nothing stopping us from seeking out new and inspiring opportunities to praise the Lord, our God.

Festivities and feasting before the fasting of Lent

Before Lent began there was fun to be had around Shrove Tuesday with pancake parties and antics across the Diocese. On the Thurnby Lodge estate, hundreds of pancakes were devoured during a party hosted by Christ Church.

Confirmation celebrations

Celebrations were underway in rural Leicestershire when six people were confirmed or received into the Church of England at a special service with Bishop Guli at St Mary's Church, Barwell.

Bishop's Lent Appeal 2019 SoundCafe – a ‘safe creative space'

People who are vulnerable, socially isolated or who experience homelessness are to benefit from the Bishop of Leicester's 2019 Lent Appeal.

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