News & Stories

Everyday Action brings a town together over the summer

Over the past few years St Simon and St Jude's have been called to provide something for the families in their area. This year things had to look a little different... So they took ideas from previous ventures that had gone well and combined the breakfast and lunch offering with crafts and packed them in takeaway bags so that families could prepare the meals and craft activities at home.

We want to hear about your experience of lockdown

It's not too late to share your experience, anecdote or story of how lockdown has been for you, and how it has affected your everyday faith, as part of the Shaped by God Together Process.

Doxecology - creation, ecology & Christian hope

Jon Barrett chats with Joel Payne from Resound Worship about their new album Doxecology.

Preaching matters- so let us help you!

There are some great resources and events around at the moment to help those who preach to reflect on the how and why of their preaching ministry. We've highlighted three different opportunities for clergy, licensed readers and anyone who preaches in our churches and fresh expressions to continue to learn and think about how they communicate the gospel.

Please will you help us invite everyone to be part of being Shaped By God Together?

Please will you help us make everyone's experience count? Your role in shaping the future of our faith communities in this diocese is vital and alongside praying, it will make a real difference to the Shaped By God Together process if you can help us capture the real, honest views of everyone in our faith communities, especially those who wouldn't normally contribute to such conversations.

Twelve Priests Ordained

Like many other events involving the gathering together of people, the ordinations of priests and deacons, which normally take place in the Summer at Petertide, were delayed due to Covid. This Sunday the delayed ordinations of twelve priests took place across three services

New residents arrive at our Community of the Tree of Life

Ten new residents have arrived to start their year at our new monastic community, The Community of the Tree of Life

Ordinations 2020

This year's ordinations are taking place over three services on Sunday 13 September for the ordination of priests, and three services on Sunday 27 September for the ordination of deacons, all at Leicester Cathedral.

Shaped by God Together Liturgical resources

Liturgical resources designed to act as a stimulus for prayer for the Shaped by God Together process, have been published on our website.

Maker's Makers: Connecting faith and creativity

Jon, Nick and Dave brought people together online to reflect on hope through creativity during the pandemic. We spoke to them about where this idea came from and what they believe the link between faith and creativity lies.

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