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Prayers For Ordinations 2024

Please pray for all those to be ordained, and especially those to be ordained in the Diocese of Leicester this Petertide

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Celebrating Baptisms and Confirmations in the Diocese

Our bishops took time to meet and worship with many people around the diocese during the past few months, baptising and confirming a number of candidates on their journeys.

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Litter Picking Loving Service From Churches Together in Groby

It’s looking pretty clean and tidy in one village in the diocese right now, thanks to the litter picking efforts of parishioners representing Churches Together in Groby

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New Lay Ministers Licensed at the Diocese’s Called Together Service

On Saturday 18 May, 11 new Associate Ministers were licensed at the annual Called Together service - a celebration and licensing of lay ministers from across the diocese, including Pastoral Assistants, Pioneers and Evangelists.

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Eco Bronze Award as the Diocese Goes Green

The Diocese of Leicester has been awarded Bronze Eco Diocese status in recognition of our efforts to care for the earth and demonstrate Christian hope for God’s world

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Thy Kingdom Come Around The Diocese

For the last 11 days, from Ascension through to Pentecost, Christians throughout the world have been praying 'Thy Kingdom Come' for more people to come to know Jesus. It’s encouraging to see how our worshipping communities around the diocese have been devoting their time to the movement, and finding new, creative, and engaging ways to pray.

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Bishops' Study Day Explores Intercultural Mission and Ministry

On 9 May, clergy and lay leaders from across the diocese gathered in Belgrave for a Bishops’ Study Day on the theme of Intercultural Communities, led by Dr Harvey Kwiyani, a lecturer in African Christianity, and Founder and Director of Missio Africanus, an intercultural mission training initiative.

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Young Adults Meet and Greet with Bishop Martyn

Eating pizza and pondering the important questions of life, faith, relationships and culture, were high on the agenda when the Young Adults group from the Church of the Martyrs in Leicester invited Bishop Martyn along to one of their gatherings recently.

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The Future Shape of Ministry – Ministry Roles within a Minster Community

One of the key elements to the Minster Community framework is the way in which ministry is shaped across the diocese. This will be a change to our current way of working as we move to ministry provision being both locally rooted and more widely shared across a Minster Community and gathered as a ministry team.


Art Exhibition Gives Hope for Prisoners and People Experiencing Homelessness

Artwork produced by men serving a sentence at HMP Leicester is being proudly displayed at Kings Coffee House, Holy Trinity Leicester’s cafe, to raise money to buy sleeping bags and care packages for people experiencing homelessness in the city.

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