News & Stories

Bishop Martyn's final blog from the Lambeth Conference

Global Church: part 3 - building our “dream home”


SoundCafe celebrates project with powerful short film

Our Bishop Mission Order's charity supporting vulnerable people and those experiencing homelessness has launched the film entitled 'Speaking of Homelessness'


Taking action to protect the planet 

A summary of our climate change story so far including recent decisions to disinvest in fossil fuel companies


Get to know Bishop Saju

As Bishop Saju has been Bishop of Loughborough for a couple of months now we caught up with him to get to know him a little better, hear about his initial thoughts about the diocese and his new role.


The Bishop has appointed Jessie Tang as our new Intercultural Ministry Director

It is hoped that Jessie will start work in our diocese in June


Everyday Calling, Vocations Day 2022. Has God been tapping you on the shoulder recently?

We're becoming increasingly aware in the Church of the importance of every Christian discovering what their particular ministry and vocation is, and one of the signs of a healthy worshipping community is that everyone in the church family - lay or ordained - sees themselves as having a vital part to play in the life and mission of the church and wider community.   Later this month, we are holding a diocesan vocations day, as an opportunity for people to explore their sense of calling - particularly if you've become aware of God ‘tapping you on the shoulder' recently.


Bells ring out as Saju and Lusa are consecrated bishops at St Paul's Cathedral

A special Eucharist service in London saw three new bishops consecrated with lots of links to Leicestershire


Diocesan Synod Votes In Favour of A Minster Communities Framework

Our Minster Communities framework will have a stipendiary leadership team of at least four in each of the 20-25 MCs and will include an Oversight Minister who is ordained, as well as one or more lay colleagues.


Our Racial Equity Strategy is published as the Church of England shares its action plan to tackle institutional racism

The national Church's Anti-Racism Taskforce report is published and our own diocese's Racial Equity Strategy


Past Cases Review 2 continues

Work is still underway in our diocese as part of the nationwide review of safeguarding cases in the Church of England


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