News & Stories


Two new food pantries are launched!

Last Saturday saw the joint ecumenical launch of two new food pantries in two Leicester city churches, one Anglican and one operated by a Moravian congregation in a Methodist church hall.  Archdeacon Richard and Moravian Bishop Joachim visited both food pantries, at All Saints Belgrave and Wesley Hall Methodist church, and prayed for the two projects as they opened their doors for the first time. 


10,000 knitted chain links focus prayer for modern slavery victims

The Mothers' Union knitted chain has been on display at the Community of the Tree of Life Chapel


Churches and Bishops Mark Solidarity with Refugees

Many parish churches and both Bishops have taken part in the national Together with Refugees campaign to urge the Government to establish an asylum system that respects the human dignity of all people. 


War in Ukraine: advice for parishes and clergy on helping refugees

Advice for parishes and clergy on helping refugees


Leicester push to help tackle modern slavery

The Clewer Initiative is promoting its updated and improved Safe Car Wash App in Leicester this month.


Bishop joins Ukraine Church service and vigil near a monument to a genocide almost a century ago

The Bishop of Loughborough attended the service at the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Leicester on Sunday 13 March


Emergency Ukraine appeal from the Diocese in Europe and USPG

Food, medicine, shelter, care for children and people internally displaced in Ukraine is urgently needed as well as care for refugees at the borders and beyond, including people of all nationalities fleeing the war.


23 March National Day of Reflection - resources for churches

Charity Marie Curie is spearheading the campaign for a Day of Reflection to mark the two year anniversary of the beginning of the first UK lockdown


New Development Worker for Together Leicester

On the 11 January, Elaine Smith stepped into her new role of Community Development Worker for the charity Together Leicester. We met with Elaine and asked her to introduce herself and tell us a little more about her new role... 


Meet Florence Gildea our Bishop's Social Policy Adviser

Jon Barrett interviews our new Bishop's Social Policy Adviser Florence Gildea about her new role, her experience and what excites her about social action.

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