News & Stories


The Future Shape of Ministry – Ministry Roles within a Minster Community

One of the key elements to the Minster Community framework is the way in which ministry is shaped across the diocese. This will be a change to our current way of working as we move to ministry provision being both locally rooted and more widely shared across a Minster Community and gathered as a ministry team.


The Licensing of Jan Barlow as an Intercultural Pioneer Minister

Jan Barlow was licensed and welcomed to St Paul’s Church in Oadby on Sunday 7 April, during a joyously intercultural service marking new beginnings and a commitment to shared ministry.

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Everyone is Welcome in God's House

Following their calling to see teenagers and young adults with additional needs raised-up to serve God and their church family, a small team at Holy Trinity Church in Leicester have created a monthly, accessible service.

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Strengthening and Growing the Ministry Team in the Benefice of Shepshed and Oaks

After a period of discernment, teaching and theological reflection, four Lay Worship Leaders were recently commissioned to the Benefice of Shepshed and Oaks.

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Exciting Opportunities in Children and Youth Ministry

We are now piloting a range of recruitment and training programmes for children and youth leaders.

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Exploring Calling For Everyone

Next month we are holding a diocesan vocations day, as an opportunity for people to explore their sense of calling.

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Introducing the Ministry Experience Scheme Class of 2023/24

There’s a new team of hope-filled, joy-inspiring, God-loving young adults in our diocese, and they’re making waves in our worshipping communities.

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Joining with all of creation to worship God

The Outdoor Worship Leicestershire (OWL) Network held their first conference on 28 October in the grounds of Overdale Junior School in Knighton.

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Intercultural Worshipping Communities Gather to Learn and Celebrate Together

Last weekend more than 30 people who are involved in the leadership of our diocesan Intercultural Worshipping Communities (IWCs) gathered at Launde Abbey to worship, pray and learn from one another

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Journey in Faith Course Completed in Hinckley

The Journey in Faith course (JiF) has come to an end at St Mary’s Church in Hinckley, with members gathering for their final session recently

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