News & Stories

Call to prayer for Lambeth Conference as Link Diocese guests arrive in Leicester

As international guests start arriving, our Bishops have asked us to pray ahead of he Lambeth Conference

More steps to tackle modern day slavery

We have signed up to the ‘Find It, Fix It, Prevent It’ initiative of the Church Investors Group.

How can Churches respond to the Cost of Living Crisis?

Ideas for our parish and fresh expressions worshipping communities

Leicester Deaf Centre bestowed with The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Leicester Deaf Centre has been bestowed with The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service - the highest award a local voluntary group can receive, equivalent to an MBE – in recognition of its amazing work.

From Foodbanks to Good Food for All: Responding locally to the cost of living crisis

As Together Leicester Development Worker, Elaine Smith has been working ecumenically with parishes in the county to develop innovative and creative ways of addressing food poverty, including community kitchens, lunch clubs, community fridges and cook and eat sessions, alongside the food pantries that have been emerging across the diocese

National recognition for church which provided a lifeline to families

St John's, Clarendon Park, Leicester was the Central regional winner of the Good News Church Competition run by the insurance company Ecclesiastical.

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. 

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