Archdeacon inspires new Baptism texts
24th Jul 2015 - The new 'more accessible' Baptism texts were approved at the latest Synod in July and are set to be authorized for use in public worship from September 1st and it is thanks in part to the work of our own Archdeacon of Leicester, Tim Stratford. Continue Reading
Archdeacon of Leicester to be Bishop of Bedford
4th Mar 2012 - The Bishop of Leicester, the Rt Revd Tim Stevens is delighted hear the news from 10 Downing Street this morning that the next Bishop of Bedford, in the Diocese of St Albans, is to be the Venerable Richard Atkinson, currently Archdeacon of Leicester. Continue Reading
Ordinations Retreat by Kim Ford
4th Jul 2011 - Kim Ford, one of those ordained as a Deacon last week, has written an account of their time in retreat at Launde Abbey.
The retreat at Launde Abbey was a time of focus and fellowship. At first it was difficult to leave my family again for four days and the list of jobs that needed to be done, however it became a time to truly treasure... Continue Reading
St Martins House host ‘Tales of Trichy’
8th Mar 2011 - St Martins House proved a great venue for over 100 who came together listening, eating and praying all with a somewhat Indian flavour! Continue Reading
General Synod report -updated
11th Feb 2011 - Report on Day Three at General Synod by The Very Revd Viv Faull.
Many members had predicted that the third day would be the most interesting of the synod. For the synodical managers it was potentially the most risky in terms of building up our common life, because the day included debates on potentially divisive issues. The debate on the House of Bishops statement on marriage after divorce and the ordained ministry was the first. Continue Reading
The Revd Ken Baker retires
3rd Feb 2011 - Story by Tim Healy reproduced from Leicester Mercury (Feb 2nd) Continue Reading