Diocesan Liturgical Committee

last updated on: 5th Feb 2014

The DLC exists to animate the diocese by enhancing its liturgy and worship at parish, deanery and diocesan levels.

Its aims are

1. To encourage greater skills and confidence among worship leaders, ordained and lay.

2. To offer guidance and support to facilitate the development of liturgy and music at parish level.

3. To be available to the Bishop to provide diocesan acts of worship.

4. To offer consultancy and practical support to individuals and groups in planning special or occasional acts of worship.

5 .To provide a link between the liturgical commission and the diocese.

6. To review new liturgical and worship material.

On these pages you will find resources and links to other liturgical sites.

For advice and liturgical enquiries please contact the Revd Richard Curtis, Chair of the DLC 

For advice on licensing services, confirmations and other services to which the Bishop of Leicester attends please contact his Chaplain

Useful Liturgy Websites

There are many websites that have useful liturgical material.

Church of England: Common Worship textsDaily PrayerLectionary on your PDALiturgical Commission resources

Visual Liturgy Live is software that creates orders of service in Common Worship and the Prayer Book

Oremus is a source of liturgical (including Remembrance Sunday), scriptural, hymn resources including texts from all over the Anglican Communion.

RSCM provide support, advice and resources for those involved in Church music.

Praxis helps resource the Church in its worship, and provides training courses and other events nationally and in theMidlands.

The Prayer Book Society exists to promote and celebrate the prayer book.

Liturgical resources

This section contains useful litugical resources produced within the Diocese of Leicester and from elsewhere, including samples services, confirmation notes, prayers, and guidance notes on services


Diocesan welcome service for a new parish priest - New Beginnings

Evington-Highfield Mission Partnership inauguration

Framland Mission Partnership inauguration

Gartree Noth Mission Partnership inauguration

Marriage Measure 2008 FAQ

Marriage Measure 2008 guidance

marriage/baptism combined service guidance

Mission Partnership inauguration - essential words

Reconciliation of a penitent

Remarriage in Church of divorcees - House of Bishops guidelines

Service of burial of retained organs

Sourthern Edge Mission Partnership inauguration

Woodfield Team Ministry and Mission Partnership inauguration service

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