News & Stories

A Christmas message from Bishop Martyn and Bishop Saju

The Bishops share their Christmas message for 2022


Global Carol Service 2022

Yesterday (11 December) over 170 people gathered for the diocesan Global Carol Service, held at the Church of the Martyrs. Christians from around the world and from across traditions gathered to celebrate the way in which our shared stories connect with the story of the birth of Christ. 


Bishop Saju receives, baptises and confirms Christians across the diocese

Bishop Saju travelled the diocese on Sunday as he received, baptised, and confirmed candidates from a number of churches and the cathedral.


Bishop Saju visits Avanti Fields School

Bishop Saju recently visited Avanti Fields secondary school in Hamilton for a question and answer session with year ten students, as part of their study of Christianity.


Communities Unite in Remembrance

All around the diocese, churches, clergy and ministers have been leading services and involved in civic and community events to mark Remembrance Sunday


Newly Licensed Associate Ministers

A service to license several lay Associate Ministers, and to celebrate ‘everyday gifts’ and the ministry of all God’s people in the Diocese of Leicester, was held yesterday at St Catherine’s Church in Burbage.


Bishop Saju baptises and confirms in Wigston

Bishop Saju joined the church communities of the Wigston Benefice on Sunday to baptise, confirm, and celebrate the patronal festival of All Saints Church.


Visit from our link diocese Trichy, India

Last month we were delighted to host visitors here in the city and county


Bishop quotes the Queen's encouragement to work for unity at special service

Civic dignitaries and Cadets and guests from other faiths took part in this moving service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for The Queen.


Bishops continue supporting churches across city & county

Bishops Martyn and Saju have been helping support churches, including those in vacancy where visiting clergy are needed to continue services for local communities


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