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+Martyn's Monthly updates - December 2022

In this new series of videos Bishop Martyn gives a brief update about some of his work and things going on around the diocese. In this month's update Bishop Martyn talks a bit about the Diocesan Priorities of Intergenerational and Intercultural Communities.


Bishop Martyn's blog from Lambeth Conference: part 2 - power

Part 2 of the Bishop's of Leicester's blog 'A Global Church'


Bishop Martyn's blog from the Lambeth Conference

Part 1 of the Bishop's of Leicester's blog 'A Global Church'


Bishop Martyn's Mercury letter on unity of faiths and shared responsibility in tackling Covid-19 infection rates

As many Leicestershire places of worship remain closed as we mark a year since lockdown began, Bishop Martyn encourages us to take responsibility individually and collectively


Thinking differently about lay ministry - Bishop Martyn's comment piece in the Church Times

Our Lead Bishop for Lay Ministry sees opportunity in reimagining ministry in a way which doesn't diminish the role of clergy but sees it enhanced through a true recognition of the complementary gift of lay ministers.


Church is changing as we face the challenge of Corona virus

The Bishop of Leicester has issued a video message urging us to 'look outwards to care for people and upwards to pray for people'.


Bishop Martyn's latest blog

Extinction or rebellion? Young people and the church. Following debates and votes last week at General Synod (February 2020), Bishop Martyn published his latest blog post..


Bishop Martyn leads Synod vote to apologise for racism in the Church of England

General Synod votes unanimously after Bishop Martyn talks about the Church taking first steps into a new culture defined by humility


Bishop Martyn's next blog – Tanzanian wildlife and Masai hospitality

It's not every day that I see elephants and giraffes on my way to visit a church. But that was my experience this week when visiting a new church in Tanzania.


Bishop Martyn's blog from Tanzania – a reminder of God's blessing

It's rainy season in Tanzania. My first night in our partner diocese of Mount Kilimanjaro was punctuated by thunder and lightning and I awoke to a small river running down the path outside my room.


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