News & Stories

What's happening with the Link Dioceses?

With the incessant virus news, it's easy to lose track of our sisters and brothers in our link sibling dioceses of Kilimanjaro & Kiteto in Tanzania, Trichy in India and Wyoming in USA. Here's an update, and how you can pray for them.

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'

Sharing faith through art

Lockdown has been quite a journey for Hayley. Here she reveals to us how a recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, and a break from the busyness of her ‘normal life' as a teacher, has inspired her to share her faith with others through art…

Bishop's letter in The Times calls for full inquiry into impact of COVID-19 and Government action to tackle racism 

The Bishop of Loughborough is calling for a comprehensive public enquiry following this week's report highlighting disparities in impact of the Coronavirus, as well as urging the Government to outline what steps will be taken to tackle racial prejudice more widely.

Thy Kingdom Come in Leicestershire

Stories from across the county as they committed to pray as part of Thy Kingdom Come

Planning for mourning and thanksgiving for Leicester and Leicestershire

The Bishop of Leicester has confirmed planning for a memorial service for local people who have died of coronavirus and thanksgiving for health and care workers

Personal Prayer

It's no surprise during Thy Kingdom Come that prayer is at the forefront of our minds as Christians, but as Gemma experienced, God can talk to us in the most unusual of circumstances…

Use of church buildings guidelines

The House of Bishops have issued new guidelines for clergy and lay leaders about the use of church buildings.

Hospital Chaplaincy - ministry in the Covid-19 pandemic: Reverend Sarah J. Wright

In a series we will be running over the coming weeks, we talk to healthcare chaplains serving the University Hospitals of Leicester and gain a snapshot into their lives and their everyday faith, working under the constraints of coronavirus…

Creative responses to the coronavirus

If you walk through the grounds of Loughborough's historic parish church on your daily exercise you will see a new temporary art installation. Designed by church member, Rachael Brind-Surch, it is a cross inspired by the colourful crosses of El Salvador that depict Jesus amidst the local contemporary community.

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