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  1. Mission and your local sports club? Mission and your local sports club? 5th Sep 2012 - Have you got a… Local bowls club? Village Rugby Club? Junior Football Team? Health Club? Ten pin bowling league? Town Cricket Club? On Tuesday 18th September, the diocese is hosting and evening to explore mission and your local sports club in conjunction with Sports Chaplaincy UK and led by former Leicester City chaplain, Richard Gamble. Continue reading to discover more and book your free place. Continue Reading
  2. A Taste of the World A Taste of the World 30th Jul 2012 - On Saturday 21 July Hugglescote Churches Together celebrated the London Olympics at "A Taste of the World" International Evening Cafe style evening. Delicious food from around the world. World Continents Quiz. Interview with local Olympic Torchbearer Ted Collins. Continue Reading
  3. ‘Record response’ to the 2012 Games ‘Record response’ to the 2012 Games 26th Jul 2012 - As the 2012 Games gets underway, churches across the UK are about to set their own record – for the highest ever level of involvement in the Olympics. To find out what is going on in Leicestershire, visit http://www.morethangold.org.uk/map and zoom in to find events near you Continue Reading
  4. Aylestone Games Aylestone Games 18th Jun 2012 - Alas for Aylestone – when the Olympic torch comes to Leicester, it will travel up the London Road rather than the Aylestone Road. But Spirit of Aylestone, the community group run by Aylestone’s churches, think that the opportunity to celebrate the Games should not be missed. So we are organising a community sports fun day on Sunday 1st July at Aylestone Hall Gardens, the day before the torch comes to town. Continue Reading
  5. School children invited to Colours of Life School children invited to Colours of Life 17th Apr 2012 - This week over 20,000 children from across Leicestershire have been given invitations to this year’s diocesan assembly, Colours of Life. With a festival feel, Colours of Life on Saturday 26th May in Leicester, has something for all ages to engage with and experience the intersection of sport, the 2012 Games and the Christian faith. Click on continue reading to download the new eight page programme for this free of charge day. Continue Reading
  6. Congratulations ‘Torchbearer’ Ted Collins Congratulations ‘Torchbearer’ Ted Collins 27th Mar 2012 - Ted Collins from Hugglescote has been selected to be one of the 2012 Olympic Torchbearers, running through Wymeswold, near Loughborough on 3rd July 2012. It was a huge surprise to Ted, nominated by wife Carol, as there were originally around 60,000 applicants. In the nomination, Carol told how he had served voluntarily on the leadership of a Congregational Church in Gloucestershire for over twenty years, and of some of the ways the church had been involved in the local community. Continue Reading
  7. Olympic Torch Relay rehearsal in Leicester Olympic Torch Relay rehearsal in Leicester 22nd Feb 2012 - In exciting news, it has been announced that the single dress rehearsal for the torch relay will be in Leicester on 20th April. This is a great honour and a fabulous reminder of the importance of churches on the route being involved. It will travel from Leicester to Quorn, Loughborough, Hoton, Wymeswold, Asfordby and Melton. We need you (yes you!) to join a small group to consider the churches involvement. Continue Reading

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