News & Stories

Good news for churches in need of help with building funding

National Churches Trust (NCT) now offers three different programmes for churches to apply to for funding

Bishop Martyn hears about community life in rural Avon Swift

Bishop Martyn shared lunch with people from 11 villages to hear about local communities and led an informal Candlemas service in one of our schools

A church for all ages, backgrounds, cultures and nationalities

Churches in Leicestershire are taking small steps towards a more culturally inclusive approach to growing and following Jesus

Bishop's call for European churches to strengthen solidarity

The Conference for European Churches commits to ongoing cooperation post Brexit and calls for prayers and work towards reconciliation.

Bishiop Guli's latest Radio 4 'Thought For The Day'

Read the text of the Bishop of Loughborough's most recent BBC Radio 4 Thought For The Day about her prayer, as an Iranian and a Christian, that ongoing responses to the death of Iranian General Soleimani will draw on traditions reflected in Iran's poetry, its rich culture and in the worship of the magi at the feet of the Christ child.

Bishop Guli becomes an Honorary Doctor of Laws

University of Leicester awards Honorary Degree to Guli Francis-Dehqani, Bishop of Loughborough

New Fire Mass and Spirit Space

Read how a couple of churches in the diocese are exploring Everyday Prayer by blending Catholic and Charismatic styles of prayer.

St Barnabas, Grange Park, Loughborough launched

It was a day of celebration as one of our newest churches was officially launched at a service with Bishop Martyn.

Gathering together for Global Carol Service

Our Global Carol Service was held at the weekend and brought a feast of colour and music to Leicester Cathedral.

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