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Thy Kingdom Come 2021
This week marks the beginning of Thy Kingdom Come, an annual, global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray from Ascension through to Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus.
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CLLAMS urge local Christians to write to their MP in response to the proposed New Plan for Immigration
Christians in Leicester & Leicestershire Against Modern Slavery (CLLAMS) is sending a letter to the Home Office in response to the proposed New Plan for Immigration – and is encouraging churches in the diocese to send their responses directly to the Home Office too, as well as encouraging individual congregants to contact their local MP about it.
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#2 Intercultural Worshipping Communities - Shaped By God Together Strategic Priorities
In his latest weekly video Bishop Martyn makes a personal plea to local worshipping communities to reach out to people who are different to ourselves, to serve, learn and explore together what God is asking and what it is to be truly intercultural.
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#1 New Communities - Shaped By God Together Strategic Priorities
In this series of videos Bishop Martyn will explore more about our diocesan strategic priorities.
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#EverydayPrayer breakfast online
Women from the Cornerstone Team of churches and the wider community came together in faith and fellowship over an online prayer breakfast recently. It was a time to gather and chat, read the Bible, worship together and pray. Around 45 ladies attended the ‘zoom’ session, from St Luke’s church in Thurnby, St Catherine’s Church in Houghton on the Hill and St Mary’s and All Saints in Stoughton.
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The Difference Course
At a time when important, but often difficult, conversations are being held within the Church of England, Christians across the diocese are being encouraged to engage with the reconciliation ministry course, Difference. The course explores what it means to follow Jesus in the face of conflict and see transformation through everyday encounters.
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Giant planet Earth art to hang in Leicester Cathedral
The Gaia installation will be on display in the Cathedral from 17 May- 6 June and aims inspire awe, wonder and humility and to invite us to ask ourselves why God has given us this beautiful environment, as well as to spark conversations about climate change.
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Join our online Farewell Service for Bishop Guli
A special service will be livestreamed on Sunday (25 April) at 3pm
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Our Racial Equity Strategy is published as the Church of England shares its action plan to tackle institutional racism
The national Church's Anti-Racism Taskforce report is published and our own diocese's Racial Equity Strategy
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Franciscans unite across the world to welcome Bishop Martyn 
The Bishop of Leicester has become the Bishop Protector for the Franciscans Third Order
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