News & Stories

+Martyn's Monthly updates - December 2022

In this new series of videos Bishop Martyn gives a brief update about some of his work and things going on around the diocese. In this month's update Bishop Martyn talks a bit about the Diocesan Priorities of Intergenerational and Intercultural Communities.


Visit from our link diocese Trichy, India

Last month we were delighted to host visitors here in the city and county


Bishop Martyn joins prayer vigil

People came to pray for unity, reconciliation, harmony and peace among our communities in Leicester.


City Globes aid Everyday Prayer and Reflection

As disciples, and as a diocese, celebrating diversity and upholding racial justice and equity, is a significant priority. Perhaps it’s something already on your heart, or maybe you want to understand more? Either way, taking this trail is an opportunity to learn and use each globe as a place to pause, and pray.  


Jessie Tang licensed as Intercultural Ministry Director 

On Sunday 11 September, Jessie Tang was licensed as Intercultural Ministry Director by Bishop Martyn at a service at the Church of the Martyrs in Leicester.


Bishop Saju to lead cricket match to celebrate unsung heroes in the community

Leicestershire County Cricket Club has confirmed the inaugural ‘Connecting Communities’ Cricket Match this September.


Bishop Martyn's final blog from the Lambeth Conference

Global Church: part 3 - building our “dream home”


How Christian's faith and family inspired him to be part of a new play at Curve

There’s a play called ‘Ruka’ opening at the Curve theatre in Leicester this weekend, marking the 50th anniversary of the Ugandan Asian exodus. Friend of the diocese and local actor, Christian Obokoh, plays a guide in the drama. We spent a little time talking to him about ‘Ruka’ and how his faith and own family’s journey has inspired him to help tell the Uganda 50 story…



Faith and Friendship Tent

A church-based project to bring a culturally diverse community together in faith and friendship, is doing well in nurturing good mental health and building bridges between the many different people living in the parish of Evington.


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