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Tea and Theological Discussion With Leicester's Diverse Faith Communities

Bishop Saju visited Guru Tegh Bahadur Gurudwara in Leicester, together with Tom Wilson from the St Philip’s Centre.

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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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Living Well Together Across Difference

At a time when important, and often difficult, conversations are being held within the Church of England, Christians around the diocese are being encouraged to engage with the reconciliation ministry course, Difference.

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Stick With Love: An Intergenerational ADVENTure

A new intergenerational Advent resource, based on the Archbishop of York's Advent 2023 book, Stick with Love: Rejoicing in Every Tongue, Every Tribe, Every Nation, by Bishop Arun Arora.

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Global Carol Service

Everyone is warmly invited to our diocesan Global Carol Service – an intercultural celebration of Global Christmas.

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Bishop Martyn gives keynote address at Reconciliation Initiatives’ conference

On Tuesday 17 October, Bishop Martyn gave the keynote address at Reconciliation Initiatives’ first racial justice conference, drawing on his reflections on our diocese's journey towards intercultural communities.


Being Built Together - Racial Justice in the Church

A prayer-filled, passionate, and purposeful few days were had by a small team of leaders from the Diocese of Leicester who recently attended the ‘Being Built Together’ conference for UKME/Global Majority Heritage Anglicans. 

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Watch 'After the Flood' Film For Free During October

As part of Black History month, the national church is offering our worshipping communities free access to watch After the Flood - a documentary about the Church, slavery and reconciliation.

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Intercultural 'New Beginnings'

A gloriously intercultural service celebrating ‘New Beginnings’ and commitment to shared ministry, took place at the Church of the Martyrs in Leicester recently as Michael Jawahar B Ravuri was licensed in the role of Intercultural Ministry Enabler.


Love, support and prayer for the Ukrainian community in every stitch

This patchwork quilt has been lovingly hand-stitched by a faithful and faith-filled network of quilters, who regularly retreat at Launde Abbey, to raise money for Ukrainian people living in Leicester.

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