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Thy Kingdom Come Around The Diocese

For the last 11 days, from Ascension through to Pentecost, Christians throughout the world have been praying 'Thy Kingdom Come' for more people to come to know Jesus. It’s encouraging to see how our worshipping communities around the diocese have been devoting their time to the movement, and finding new, creative, and engaging ways to pray.

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Café Fifty Five Thurnby: Great Coffee Served With Spiritual Sustenance…

It’s taken patience, perseverance, hard work and a plethora of prayer, but the church and community of St Luke’s in Thurnby are finally realising the rewards of their decade-long project to create Café Fifty Five

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New Ways of Engaging with Thy Kingdom Come for 2024

Thy Kingdom Come is an annual ecumenical prayer movement which unites Christians around the world in praying from Ascension to Pentecost for the coming of the Spirit and for more people to come to know Christ. This year it will take place from Thursday 9th May to Sunday 19th May, and the national church has produced new and updated resources so everyone can take part.

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Coming Together in Support of the Bishops’ Lent Appeal 2024

It’s incredibly encouraging to hear how our worshipping communities have embraced the Bishops’ Lent Appeal in support of Baca this year, giving generously to the good cause.

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God’s ‘Explorers’ - Learning, Loving and Leading

What an encouraging sight – the joyful smiles of children learning, loving, and leading sung worship on a Sunday morning!

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Mothers’ Union Call to Action Against Gender-Based Violence

Members of the Mothers’ Union around the Diocese of Leicester are coming together to tackle gender-based violence, raising money to protect young girls from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in our link diocese, Kiteto, Tanzania. *This article covers sensitive topics - please read with care.*

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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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Praying Together For The Discernment Of Minster Communities

How one deanery in the diocese has found strength, support and serenity in the power of praying together across its parish lines and benefices.  

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Prayers for Ordination 2023

Please pray for all those to be ordained, and especially those to be ordained in the Diocese of Leicester this Petertide


Called Together - A Celebration of Lay Ministry

The church was packed to the rafters for the annual Called Together Service giving thanks for lay ministers across the diocese

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