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  1. ‘Historic day for the Church of England’ ‘Historic day for the Church of England’ 14th Jul 2014 - The General Synod of the Church of England has today given its final approval for women to become bishops in the Church of England. Bishop Tim calls it '..an historic day' Continue Reading
  2. 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
  3. Ordinations Retreat by Kim Ford 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
  4. St Martins House host ‘Tales of Trichy’ 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
  5. General Synod report -updated 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
  6. The Revd Ken Baker retires The Revd Ken Baker retires 3rd Feb 2011 - Story by Tim Healy reproduced from Leicester Mercury (Feb 2nd) Continue Reading

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