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Celebrations as Sharon March is licensed as Pioneer Minister for Avon Swift

The Bishop of Leicester, the Rt Revd Martyn Snow, has welcomed Sharon March as House for Duty Pioneer Minister for the Avon Swift group of churches in South Leicestershire.

Local Christians Support Gifts 4 Kids

As Christians we continually ask ourselves, how can we convey God's love through loving service to those around us?

What's new in A Church Near You,the national church-finder tool, receives more than 10 million page views a year – 80 per cent of these are from people visiting the site for the first time.

Video: Bishop and Prior sky dive to raise funds

Watch the video of the Bishop of Leicester and Prior Rachel Bennetts sky diving

Leicester hosts Pioneers from link Diocese

Earlier this month Leicester Diocese played host to 11 pioneers from Wyoming, one of our link Diocese. These Pioneers were visiting our diocese to explore and learn more about how we are pursuing and implementing our diocesan vision of pioneering and fresh expressions of church (320 fresh expressions by 2030).

St Martins Lodge opens for business in beautiful Cathedral Gardens setting

St Martins Lodge is now open for business, providing elegant overnight accommodation in the beautiful setting of Leicester's Cathedral Gardens – and has won praise from the local BBC.

Remembrance events around the Diocese

A hundred years since the end of WWI were marked around the Diocese. Our 320 churches and Cathedral organised services and a wide variety of remembrance events with local schools, community groups and other faiths.

Lay people learning to have everyday faith conversations is key to the Church'

Chair of the Central Reader's Council and Bishop of Leicester, Martyn Snow, is calling for a greater focus on equipping non-ordained Christians to teach the faith.

Celebrations for Sheepy and Fenn Lanes Benefices

Bishop Martyn recently confirmed six candidates of a wide variety of ages from the Sheepy and Fenn Lanes benefices.

Giant Remembrance poppies mark the WWI Armistice centenary

Like our 320 churches around the Diocese, Leicester Cathedral is getting ready for commemorating the centenary of the Armistice this weekend with an array of moving floral displays as well as giant poppies painted on the grass in Cathedral Gardens.

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