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Local churches spread Christmas cheer
Sharing a meal is a big part of how we celebrate Christmas, and this Christmas a number of our churches put on meals for those in their communities who otherwise might not have enjoyed a Christmas dinner in company
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Bishop’s Big Conversations in Rothley
Rothley parish was the destination for the seventh and final Bishop’s Big Conversation of the year, and proved to be a great ending to what’s been a really fruitful first twelve months of weekend missions.
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Celebrations as Sharon March is licensed as Pioneer Minister for Avon Swift
The Bishop of Leicester, the Rt Revd Martyn Snow, has welcomed Sharon March as House for Duty Pioneer Minister for the Avon Swift group of churches in South Leicestershire.
Open Celebrations as Sharon March is licensed as Pioneer Minister for Avon Swift

Remembrance events around the Diocese
A hundred years since the end of WWI were marked around the Diocese. Our 320 churches and Cathedral organised services and a wide variety of remembrance events with local schools, community groups and other faiths.
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Lay people learning to have everyday faith conversations is key to the Church’
Chair of the Central Reader’s Council and Bishop of Leicester, Martyn Snow, is calling for a greater focus on equipping non-ordained Christians to teach the faith.
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Celebrations for Sheepy and Fenn Lanes Benefices
Bishop Martyn recently confirmed six candidates of a wide variety of ages from the Sheepy and Fenn Lanes benefices.
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Marking the WWI Armistice to honour local people
The Church of England around Leicestershire is marking the centenary of the end of World War I with hundreds of events and services in coming days as well as on Remembrance Sunday
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God’s Biker: Motorcycles and Misfits
Internationally renowned pioneer minister, Sean Stillman, rode into the Diocese on his Harley Davidson recently to talk about his new book – God’s Biker: Motorcycles and Misfits.
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Confirmation joy in two deaneries this September
Two confirmation services have taken place this month, one in the City Deanery and the other taking place in Sparkenhoe West.
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‘Community Cinema’ is bringing people of all ages together with film
During its first session this month, St Paul’s Church in Oadby, more than 70 adults and children turned up to watch the popular movie, The Greatest Showman. The church was filled with local families, church members and those who have been to their other events and clubs during the year.
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