1. Bishop Tim announces retirement

    Bishop Tim announces retirement 18th Nov 2014 - It is announced today that the Rt Revd Tim Stevens, the Bishop of Leicester will be retiring on 11 July 2015. Continue Reading
  2. Welland Valley Mission Partnership weekend

    Welland Valley Mission Partnership weekend 18th Nov 2014 - This weekend (15th-16th November) the Bishop and his colleagues visited Market Harborough and its surrounding villages. The purpose of the weekend was to celebrate links with local communities and encourage the mission of the church. The new local mission partnership was also launched! Continue Reading
  3. Legislation on Women Bishops Becomes Law

    Legislation on Women Bishops Becomes Law 17th Nov 2014 - The General Synod has today enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as Bishops in the Church of England. Continue Reading
  4. Remembrance Day

    Remembrance Day 11th Nov 2014 - Leicestershire remembers today those who lost their lives in war. At 11am, people across the county will pay their respects with a two-minute silence to mark the day 96 years ago when the First World War ended. Continue Reading
  5. The Joy of the Gospel!

    The Joy of the Gospel! 10th Nov 2014 - 180 people packed in to the Grand Hall to hear Dr Jane Williams, at this year’s Lay Congress on Sat 8th November, a Congress entitled “The joy of the Gospel”. Continue Reading
  6. Leicestershire Remembers

    Leicestershire Remembers 7th Nov 2014 - The centenary of the start of the First World War is an important time, both nationally and within our local communities. With grants being awarded by the Growth Fund, many have taken the opportunity to engage with those around them in Remembrance Continue Reading
  7. Developing Pioneers, three new faces

    Developing Pioneers, three new faces 4th Nov 2014 - Today, three new, full-time Pioneer Development Workers start their roles in encouraging a network of over three hundred fresh expressions of Church across the Diocese of Leicester. Funded in large part by an £800,000 grant from the national Church Commissioners, their role is to offer support, training and development for, what by the end of the five years will hopefully be around 300 licensed lay Pioneers. Continue Reading
  8. Christian Aid Christmas Appeal 2014

    Christian Aid Christmas Appeal 2014 3rd Nov 2014 - Deliver Hope this Christmas: Christian Aid Christmas Appeal 2014. This year's Christian Aid Christmas Appeal is focusing on the struggle many mothers face – as Mary did – to find a safe place in which to give birth. Continue Reading

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