News & Stories

Our Racial Equity Strategy is published as the Church of England shares its action plan to tackle institutional racism

The national Church's Anti-Racism Taskforce report is published and our own diocese's Racial Equity Strategy

Bishop Martyn speaks about the CofE's Anti-Racism Report as we share more about our Diocesan Racial Equity Strategy

Bishop Martyn has spoken about the publication of the Anti-Racism Taskforce Report due out this week

Roots IWC launch Fusion

Roots, one of our Intercultural Worshiping Communities which aims to serve and enable more participation and leadership in church life by black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) worshippers, have begun a bi-monthly intercultural creative arts and story hub with a Christian ethos called Fusion.

Paul-Gordon Chandler consecrated as new Bishop of Wyoming

On Saturday, 13 February, the Revd Canon Paul-Gordon Chandler was consecrated as the tenth bishop of the Diocese of Wyoming in a service which was streamed online. The Diocese of Wyoming is one of our international link dioceses.

National CofE online service features our links with overseas dioceses

Our links with overseas dioceses have been established over many years and we have tried to develop a mutually supportive partnership - these were featured in the

Black History Month at Roots IWC

Over 30 people attended a special Black History Month service hosted by the Roots intercultural worshipping community last week. The celebration service was to mark Black History Month, which has been observed in the UK since 1987.

Leicester's BAME Mission and Ministry Enabler joins the Anti-Racism Taskforce

Lusa joins the new group which will recommend urgent to improve the Church's record on racial justice and equality

Kat and Vee licensed to the Roots Intercultural Worshipping Community

Vee Pinto and Kat Gibson were licensed by Bishop Martyn as Intercultural Pioneer Ministers to lead the newly forming Roots Intercultural Worshipping Community.

Raising essential funds for our linked diocese in Tanzania

The Dioceses of Leicester and Kiteto in Tanzania have been linked since 1982. The Diocesan Tanzanian Link Committee are aiming to raise £7,500 for the eye clinic.

Filipino Chaplaincy provides Filipino food for NHS and care workers

Leicester's Filipino Chaplaincy, Bayanihan Leicestershire and Kanlungan Filipino Consortium are taking part in Everyday Action by providing Filipino food for staff of three Hospitals and five Care Homes in Leicestershire.

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