News & Stories

Scraptoft community’s pledge to take care of God’s earth

One church community in the diocese is exploring its calling to take care of God’s world around us, through the creation of its eco group.

+Martyn's Monthly updates - January 2023

In this month's update Bishop Martyn explores the diocesan priority of reconciliation and it's wider application in the church and the world.

Liz Wilson licensed as Area Dean for City of Leicester Deanery

On Monday 19 December The Revd Liz Wilson was licensed as Area Dean of the City of Leicester Deanery during a service of Morning Prayer at Bishop's Lodge. 

A Christmas message from Bishop Martyn and Bishop Saju

The Bishops share their Christmas message for 2022

Online service flourishes in the rural parishes of Launde deanery

Lockdown had its disadvantages and devastations, but for one deanery in the diocese, time kept out of its church buildings has helped create a wonderful online worshipping community that continues to flourish post pandemic…

Thanks to Roz Burch for her work with SoundCafe

On Monday 12 December the SoundCafe choir performed their Christmas Concert at St Mary de Castro church in Leicester. As well as being a festive celebration the event was a special opportunity to thanks Roz Burch for all of her amazing work with SoundCafe over the years as she steps back from her role.

Global Carol Service 2022

Yesterday (11 December) over 170 people gathered for the diocesan Global Carol Service, held at the Church of the Martyrs. Christians from around the world and from across traditions gathered to celebrate the way in which our shared stories connect with the story of the birth of Christ. 

Lord Bishop of Leicester makes his maiden speech in the Lords

The Rt Revd Martyn Snow spoke about the principles behind the Government's policies on asylum seekers and refugees

+Martyn's Monthly updates - December 2022

In this new series of videos Bishop Martyn gives a brief update about some of his work and things going on around the diocese. In this month's update Bishop Martyn talks a bit about the Diocesan Priorities of Intergenerational and Intercultural Communities.

Confirmations take place across the diocese

Confirmations have taken place across the diocese in recent weeks. A service was held at St Aidan's, New Parks and at St Wilfrid’s, Kibworth.

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