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
A million praying as HOPE starts 2014 countdown
18th Oct 2013 - The countdown to HOPE 2014 starts today (Friday) with an all-night prayer event for 40,000 people followed by a reception hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury for the leaders of UK churches and ministries. Continue Reading
Growth Fund at work
30th Sep 2013 - One of the excellent strengths of the Growth fund is the depth in which we are seeing growth within the diocese. One example is All Saints Thorpe Acre with Dishley, they received a grant for a part time worship leader, and here is a testimony on how much of an impact this role has made... Continue Reading
St Johns Hinckley and the Growth Fund
1st Jul 2013 - St Johns applied for money to help fund the excellent work that is being done in their Children and Youth Ministry, and it has been a real joy for the Growth Fund to get involved with the hard work that Gary Weston and his team are doing there. Continue Reading
Growth Fund awards its first grants
20th May 2013 - The Growth Fund is pleased to announce that the full committee met last week and agreed to make grants in excess of £225,000. Several applications were considered, and a broad range of projects have now been approved. Continue Reading
8th Apr 2013 - Some Christians, the police, the ‘KGB’, students from De Montfort University, local residents and a day of building community and deepening relationships through Yarn-Bombing! Ann Murphy writes up what happened on this intriguing day!
Crowds brave cold for Christ in the Centre
2nd Apr 2013 - Crowds of thousands braved Good Friday’s cold weather to witness Leicester’s Christ in the Centre event, and were rewarded with a passionate retelling of the Easter story. Continue Reading