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Refugee Week 2024

It’s Refugee Week 2024 (17-23 June) and this year's theme is centred around ‘Our Home’ - encouraging us to consider what true ‘home’ looks like and how we can create welcoming, safe and sustainable places for all.

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Art Exhibition Gives Hope for Prisoners and People Experiencing Homelessness

Artwork produced by men serving a sentence at HMP Leicester is being proudly displayed at Kings Coffee House, Holy Trinity Leicester’s cafe, to raise money to buy sleeping bags and care packages for people experiencing homelessness in the city.

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Bishops' Easter Message

In their Easter message for 2024, Bishop Martyn and Bishop Saju reflect on Jesus' words "Peace be with you" and what that means in times of conflict in the Holy Land, which we know has had an impact in our own communities.

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Black History-Themed Journal of Intercultural Mission features Leicester Diocese

Bishop Martyn writes in the Oxford Journal for Intercultural Mission about our diocese’s journey in developing intercultural worshipping communities and his personal journey to becoming more aware of racial injustice in the Church and the wider world.

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Welcoming the Reuilly Contact Group

The Diocese of Leicester hosted the Reuilly Contact Group for their biennial gathering, supporting ecumenical conversations between British and Irish Anglicans and French Protestants.

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Leaders from Across the Diocese Gather to Discern our Future Strategy

On Saturday 27 January, nearly a hundred leaders from across the diocese gathered for a discernment morning to shape and guide the development of our diocesan strategy.

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Exploring Calling For Everyone

Next month we are holding a diocesan vocations day, as an opportunity for people to explore their sense of calling.

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Living Well Together Across Difference

At a time when important, and often difficult, conversations are being held within the Church of England, Christians around the diocese are being encouraged to engage with the reconciliation ministry course, Difference.

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Bishop Martyn calls on Government to develop strategy for integration

On Thursday 14 September, Bishop Martyn spoke in the House of Lords calling for a robust long-term strategy from Government to help people of different faiths and cultures live well together here in the UK.

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Quiet retreat day for clergy partners

Faith, fellowship, and a warming fire were at the heart of a recent quiet retreat day for clergy partners in the diocese

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