News & Stories


Value Our Vote Campaign Launched at Church of the Martyrs

Roz Burch and Wendy Bebbington, two members of the Church of the Martyrs, have launched a campaign to encourage people to vote in the forthcoming election as part of their loving service of the world.

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Bishop Chooses Child Refugee Charity for 2024 Lent Appeal

After visiting Baca in Loughborough, in Autumn 2023, to see its work with child refugees, Bishop Martyn decided to choose it as the charity which the Bishops would support for their 2024 Lent Appeal.

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Bishop Martyn argues for UK to support climate-resilience in low-income nations

On Thursday 11 January, Bishop Martyn spoke in the House of Lords about how the Government should respond to the impact of climate change on developing nations.

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Café NO:7 Creates Eco-Conscious Coffee Brand to Support City’s Homeless

CAFÉ NO:7, which is located in St Martin’s House next to Leicester Cathedral, has created its own unique coffee brand to support One Roof Leicester - a homelessness charity, deeply rooted in Leicester.

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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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Local Co-Op Helps Fundraising for Church’s Loving Service of the Community

Groby Co-op has selected as one of its local charities, the Ratby Lunch Club, Cinema Club and Holiday at Home scheme - church-led initiatives to help reduce isolation amongst older people.

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A 'Warm Welcome' For All

If you were wondering about registering as a Warm Welcome space, the data from last year's campaign shows how much of an impact something as simple as a heated space, simple refreshments and a warm welcome can make. Hear about St Chad’s Church in Leicester.

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Baby Loss Awareness

Read Revd Phillippa Taylor's story, and how it has inspired her to hold a Baby Loss Service for anyone who has also been affected.

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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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