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.
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News & Stories
As Christians we are called to serve our community and love our neighbour, but that calling was so strong for Laura, she had vulnerable families in our diocese on her heart before she had even moved to Leicester.
On Saturday 9 October the annual Called Together service took place at Leicester Cathedral.
Sarah Evans is a Christian who worships at St John's Church in Hinckley and has been a midwife for more than 15 years - her entire career working at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Here she talks about how her faith sustains her and how prayer carries her through each and every dayâ€¦
Christians tell us how their faith impacts their work in the NHS
Find out more about Everyday Calling in the diocese and how our vison for lay ministry has been renewed over the last year.
On Saturday 23 January our annual Called Together Service took place on Zoom. This service should have taken place in October 2020 but was delayed due to the pandemic. Every year this service celebrates the incredible variety and contribution of lay ministers to the Diocese of Leicester. It also gives us the opportunity to pray for the new ministers and encourages us all to consider our own gifts and calling.
Katie has been a nurse for 45 years and works in consultancy and training. She has been a member of her church family for more than 25 years. She lives just outside the city and is part of a community which celebrates diversity and culture. She is particularly concerned with poverty and deprivation in her areaâ€¦
We spend an average of 42 hours a week at work; that is a large chunk of our time! Angela spoke to Shaped about how her faith helps her in the everyday at work as a Specialist Neurological Occupational Therapist
We're giving thanks to God this week for Janette in Christian Resources who marks the magnificent milestone of 30 years working in the city's bookshop. It's a role she was made to do, we think you'll agree. But the journey to a joyful role surrounded by theological books didn't start until she was honest with herself, and most significantly, God.