News & Stories


Give Leicester's contactless fundraising campaign to raise money for Covid-secure accommodation this winter

Give Leicester is now raising money to provide Covid-secure accommodation throughout the winter.


Miles for Refugees

Throughout September, people across the country walked, ran, cycled, and even skateboarded, to raise money for the Red Cross Miles for Refugees appeal. Here in the Diocese of Leicester, Rachael and Deb from Loughborough, clocked up more than 130 miles between them as they walked and ran to support refugees, people seeking asylum and vulnerable migrants in the UK.


Everyday Action brings a town together over the summer

Over the past few years St Simon and St Jude's have been called to provide something for the families in their area. This year things had to look a little different... So they took ideas from previous ventures that had gone well and combined the breakfast and lunch offering with crafts and packed them in takeaway bags so that families could prepare the meals and craft activities at home.


Virtual worship resources for our everyday witness and loving service

A series of video shorts have been produced by members of the diocesan Social Responsibility Panel, covering a wide range of areas of everyday action and loving service.  Some of these areas of social concern have been heightened during the pandemic and so these video shorts might help to stimulate thinking, discussion and action.


Statement on renewed Leicester lockdown

The Bishops and our Dean, as well as other faith leaders in Leicestershire have signed a joint statement following the new lockdown


Bishop Guli joins calls for changes to inhumane immigration detention

The Bishop of Loughborough has joined Christian leaders in signing a letter to the government opposing its inhumane practice of indefinite immigration detention in the UK.


Bishop Guli joins other faith leaders in calling for child refugees to be given sanctuary in the UK

The Bishop of Loughborough has signed a letter with 250 0ther faith leaders urging the Prime Minister to change the rules on child refugees


St John's Hinckley provides food for families in need

During lockdown, St John's have been working with Transforming Lives for Good to deliver 'Boxes of Hope'


Generosity for SoundCafe

Paragon Bank PLC have made a very generous donation of £10,000 to SoundCafe Leicester which will further support the work of the City centre based charity with people who are homeless, isolated and vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.


Seeking Environment Champions in Every Deanery

As we step up our care for God's creation, the Diocesan Environment Group is hoping to recruit eager participants from each deanery.

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