News & Stories

Generosity for SoundCafe

Paragon Bank PLC have made a very generous donation of £10,000 to SoundCafe Leicester which will further support the work of the City centre based charity with people who are homeless, isolated and vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.

Thy Kingdom Come in Leicestershire

Stories from across the county as they committed to pray as part of Thy Kingdom Come

How church school children took eco action into their own hands

South Kilworth School's winter project to plant trees

Planning for mourning and thanksgiving for Leicester and Leicestershire

The Bishop of Leicester has confirmed planning for a memorial service for local people who have died of coronavirus and thanksgiving for health and care workers

How one deanery began encouraging congregations to consider Eco Church

An outline of how Akeley East deanery is helping churches think about being greener

Personal Prayer

It's no surprise during Thy Kingdom Come that prayer is at the forefront of our minds as Christians, but as Gemma experienced, God can talk to us in the most unusual of circumstances…

Church communities gather online for Thy Kingdom Come

One example of our church communities setting aside time during the day to pray and fast, with different people gathering online to pray together at three points during the day.

Use of church buildings guidelines

The House of Bishops have issued new guidelines for clergy and lay leaders about the use of church buildings.

Hospital Chaplaincy - ministry in the Covid-19 pandemic: Reverend Sarah J. Wright

In a series we will be running over the coming weeks, we talk to healthcare chaplains serving the University Hospitals of Leicester and gain a snapshot into their lives and their everyday faith, working under the constraints of coronavirus…

Creative responses to the coronavirus

If you walk through the grounds of Loughborough's historic parish church on your daily exercise you will see a new temporary art installation. Designed by church member, Rachael Brind-Surch, it is a cross inspired by the colourful crosses of El Salvador that depict Jesus amidst the local contemporary community.

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