News & Stories

Faith and Friendship Tent

A church-based project to bring a culturally diverse community together in faith and friendship, is doing well in nurturing good mental health and building bridges between the many different people living in the parish of Evington.

Thy Kingdom Come 2022

Thy Kingdom Come came to a close yesterday – an annual event that saw Christians across the Diocese of Leicester joining with Christians around the world in a commitment to pray 24 hours a day for 11 days, from Accession through to Pentecost.

From Foodbanks to Good Food for All: Responding locally to the cost of living crisis

As Together Leicester Development Worker, Elaine Smith has been working ecumenically with parishes in the county to develop innovative and creative ways of addressing food poverty, including community kitchens, lunch clubs, community fridges and cook and eat sessions, alongside the food pantries that have been emerging across the diocese

Update on Minster Communities

In our new video above Gemma chats to Stuart Burns, Director of the Parish Transition & Ministry Department Team and Claire Bampton, Diocesan Programme Manager, about the areas currently piloting the process of forming Minster Communities as part of Shaped By God Together.

Places available at Platinum Jubilee service of thanks and celebration of The Queen

A special service of thanksgiving to mark The Queen's Platinum Jubilee is being held at Leicester's St Mary de Castro Church on Thursday (June 2).

Launde Abbey woodlands to be part of Ancient Canopy to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Two beloved and beautiful ancient woodlands on the Launde Abbey estate have been selected to be part of the Queen's Green Canopy in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee.    

Celebrating the Platinum Jubilee

From open-air worship, bingo and barbeques, to afternoon tea in the church hall, there is something for everyone going on in our parishes. 

New stone grotesques arrive at Leicester Cathedral

Four newly carved creatures with special symbolism for Leicestershire will be installed on the Cathedral walls

Bishops Open Memorial Garden

Bishop Martyn was invited to open the new Memorial Garden at Leicestershire Cricket Club with the Faith Leaders Forum and Bishop Saju.

Meet Jessie Tang our new Intercultural Ministry Director

Bishop Saju chats with our newly appointed Intercultural Ministry Director, Jessie Tang, about her story and her new role.

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