News & Stories

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

Bishops' Lent Appeal to raise funds for Cook and Eat Hubs

Our Bishops have chosen the Together Leicester Cook and Eat project for this year's Lent Appeal

St Barnabas CofE School welcomes Bishop Martyn for an afternoon

Children and staff welcomed were keen to share the school's story

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.

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.

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