Thy Kingdom Come
6th May 2016 - Next week sees a unique invitation to the Church of England from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York. They invite every Christian to join them in Thy Kingdom Come, a week of prayer for evangelism and witness, that people across the country see who Jesus is and are drawn to faith in Him. Continue Reading
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
Churches on tour in Clacton!
29th Jun 2015 - Over the May half-term holiday a team from the United Benefice of Sileby, Cossington and Seagrave ran a holiday club for the church in Clacton-on-sea on which is now led by their former curate. Continued reading to see what a thoroughly encouraging time it was all round, what they did and what happened… Continue Reading
Sell out concert for the homeless
2nd Feb 2015 - Saturday night at Leicester Cathedral saw a sellout audience entertained by three choirs all in aid of helping homeless and vulnerable people in the city and county at Soundcafe Leicester's first concert. Continue Reading
Think Hunger launches on Ash Wednesday
3rd Mar 2014 - Come and Join us as Bishop Tim launches Think Hunger on Ash Wednesday at 2pm in the Cathedral and you can also follow our Lent blog Continue Reading
New church graduation!
20th Jan 2014 - Almost 50 people graduated this Saturday from the East Midlands Mission Shaped Ministry (msm) course. MSM is specifically for those starting, looking to start, or learning from new forms of church, sometimes known as Fresh Expressions. It has run over the past eighteen months in Market Harborough. Continue Reading
Halloween: Trick or Treat?
24th Oct 2013 - Ghosts, ghouls, devils and darkness. What’s Halloween all about and what did Jesus mean when we He said He was the Light of the World? Continue reading to watch a brilliant three minute video produced by Glen Scrivener, a clergyperson in Chichester Diocese. Continue Reading
Growth Fund at work in Scalford
21st Oct 2013 - As we enter the 9 month mark, the Growth Fund is beginning to make a real impact in communities within our county. Below is feedback from one of our first successful applicants, St Egelwin’s Scalford, who applied for resources for their church to be able to engage in a new broad range of activities with people within their community: Continue Reading