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  1. Diocesan Study Day

    Diocesan Study Day 26th Sep 2016 - Last Thursday, around 300 Children, Youth and Family Workers, Clergy, Pioneers, licensed evangelists, Readers and Pastoral Assistants gathered at St Martins House for the biennial Diocesan Study Day, Shaped by God, led by Bishop Martyn. Continue reading for a copy of his notes, and to watch a short video of what people were taking away from the day Continue Reading
  2. Bp Martyn talks fresh expressions of Church

    Bp Martyn talks fresh expressions of Church 22nd Sep 2016 - Following the recent publication of major new research into fresh expressions of Church in Leicestershire, Bishop Martyn has recorded a short video in conversation with George Lings, who has led on research into fresh expressions of Church nationally. Continue Reading
  3. The Bishop’s Lay Congress “Called to Follow”

    The Bishop’s Lay Congress “Called to Follow” 16th Sep 2016 - Called to Follow. How does God call us to follow Him and how do we allow ourselves to be shaped by God in response? With 168 hours each week, what does a life of discipleship look like beyond the hours we spend inside a church building? The day promises to be a great time of encouragement, inspiration and energy. Continue Reading
  4. An Invitation to be part of Thy Kingdom Come 17

    An Invitation to be part of Thy Kingdom Come 17 12th Sep 2016 - Joining with the family of God the Father to pray 'Come Holy Spirit', that we may be effective witnesses to Jesus Christ. The Archbishops' of Canterbury and York are inviting every parish, fresh expression of Church, school, chaplaincy, retreat house, and praying community to join in ten days of prayer for evangelism and witness in the run up to Pentecost 2017. Continue Reading
  5. A video update: Youth work in Enderby

    A video update: Youth work in Enderby 11th Sep 2016 - Over the last 3 years, the Growth Fund has partnered with St Johns Enderby to employ a Youth Worker. As this project comes to an end, Mike has put together a video as well as noting some of his thoughts below: Continue Reading
  6. Michael Morpurgo to read at Leicester Cathedral -Sold Out

    Michael Morpurgo to read at Leicester Cathedral -Sold Out 5th Sep 2016 - Everybody’s Reading Festival, Leicester’s very own festival of books, stories and words is pleased as punch to welcome Michael Morpurgo along with Michael Foreman to Leicester Cathedral on Tuesday 4th October from 7pm to hear these two great British story makers tell the tale and how Michael's 'The Fox and the Ghost King' came to be, in the atmospheric surroundings of the beautiful Cathedral. Continue Reading
  7. Support for One Roof

    Support for One Roof 2nd Sep 2016 - Over 30 people from different faiths gathered at St Martins House on Wednesday 31st August to explore setting up a Winter Night Shelter for the homeless in Leicester. Continue Reading
  8. New fresh expressions of Church report

    New fresh expressions of Church report 1st Sep 2016 - Bishop Martyn has commended to the Diocese a major piece of new research into what God is doing in and through fresh expressions of Church in Leicestershire. Continue reading to watch a video, download the research or a summary and read a range of new resources created to accompany its publication, such as a guide to what is a fresh expression of Church and how to start one. Continue Reading

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