News & Stories


New Lay Ministers Licensed at the Diocese’s Called Together Service

On Saturday 18 May, 11 new Associate Ministers were licensed at the annual Called Together service - a celebration and licensing of lay ministers from across the diocese, including Pastoral Assistants, Pioneers and Evangelists.

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Eco Bronze Award as the Diocese Goes Green

The Diocese of Leicester has been awarded Bronze Eco Diocese status in recognition of our efforts to care for the earth and demonstrate Christian hope for God’s world

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Young Adults Meet and Greet with Bishop Martyn

Eating pizza and pondering the important questions of life, faith, relationships and culture, were high on the agenda when the Young Adults group from the Church of the Martyrs in Leicester invited Bishop Martyn along to one of their gatherings recently.

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New Dean of Leicester Announced

The Bishop of Leicester yesterday announced that Revd Canon Karen Rooms will be the next Dean of Leicester – becoming the third person to hold the post.

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Growing Faith in the children of South Kilworth

We believe the children are our future, and that future looks bright if the children of South Kilworth Church of England Primary are anything to go by.

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Historic moment as the first diocesan Minster Community is launched

A celebratory service of inauguration was held for the newly forming Launde Minster Community


General Synod to debate Bishops' Living in Love and Faith proposals

Bishops committed to a church that is diverse, where people can hold very different views and nevertheless live well together, and worship and work together in God’s kingdom


Bishop calls for greater recognition of faith groups in resilience law

The Bishop of Leicester spoke in a House of Lords debate on the Civil Contingencies Act


Revd Canon Karen Rooms licensed as Acting Dean of Leicester

The Revd Canon Karen Rooms was licensed as Acting Dean of Leicester during Leicester Cathedral’s Epiphany Eucharist on Sunday, January 8.


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

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