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Carved Praying Hands Take Pride of Place in Oadby

If ever there was a bigger and more prominent prompt for everyday prayer, it’s these carved praying hands in the front garden of St Peter’s Church in Oadby.  


A weekend of Big Conversations in Coalville, Bardon and Ravenstone

The Benefice of Coalville with Bardon Hill and Ravenstone hosted the third and final Big Conversation of 2022, and was a brilliant weekend of conversations about life and faith.


Bishop Saju receives, baptises and confirms Christians across the diocese

Bishop Saju travelled the diocese on Sunday as he received, baptised, and confirmed candidates from a number of churches and the cathedral.


The Beacon Church Celebrates Its First Year

A new Diocese of Leicester church planted in Hinckley has marked its first year as a worshiping community.


Newly Licensed Associate Ministers

A service to license several lay Associate Ministers, and to celebrate ‘everyday gifts’ and the ministry of all God’s people in the Diocese of Leicester, was held yesterday at St Catherine’s Church in Burbage.


A Messy Celebration

At a Messy Church service at Stoney Stanton earlier this month there was a great celebration. Bishop Saju joined the congregation as he confirmed Connie and licensed Alison and Martin Macklin as Associate Minsters in the church. 


Bishop Martyn's address at the Justice Service

The Bishop of Leicester says we must all be public about our commitments and values so that we can have genuine debate about the common good.


Make the Our City and County Slavery Free

Marking anti-slavery day, the Church of England’s Clewer Project has launched a new campaign, ‘Make It Slavery Free’. Find out more about how your church could get involved


Churches in the NWL work in partnership to support Ukranian refugee guests

Churches in the North West Leicestershire deanery are pulling together in partnership to support Ukranian refugee guests and their host families within their community. 


Emma's faithful journey to baptism

St Peter's Church in Oadby celebrated its first full immersion baptism service recently, welcoming Emma, Barry and Ella into the family of God.


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