We are the Church of England Diocese of Leicester. Our vision is the Kingdom of God.
We are a family of more than 18,000 Christians who worship in church buildings, houses and schools, as well as community and outdoor spaces. We believe in encouraging every Christian to live out their faith in everyday life, as they pray, tell others about God, and demonstrate God’s love for the world in their actions. With over 320 churches, 234 parishes, almost 100 schools and academy trusts, and a rapidly growing number of fresh expressions of Church, we are proud to be a rural diocese with urban heartlands.
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Diocesan Synod Votes In Favour of A Minster Communities Framework
5th November 2021
Our Minster Communities framework will have a stipendiary leadership team of at least four in each of the 20-25 MCs and will include an Oversight Minister who is ordained, as well as one or more lay colleagues. Read More
Our Racial Equity Strategy is published as the Church of England shares its action plan to tackle institutional racism
26th April 2021
The national Church's Anti-Racism Taskforce report is published and our own diocese's Racial Equity Strategy Read More