News & Stories

Celebrating Harvest Festival and Giving Thanks To God

Around the diocese, across our many worshipping communities in our schools, churches and fresh expressions, people have been celebrating Harvest and giving praise to God.


A 'Warm Welcome' For All

If you were wondering about registering as a Warm Welcome space, the data from last year's campaign shows how much of an impact something as simple as a heated space, simple refreshments and a warm welcome can make. Hear about St Chad’s Church in Leicester.


Emergency appeal for the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem

The Archbishops of Canterbury and Jerusalem, Hosam Naoum and Justin Welby, have issued a joint emergency appeal for the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

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Celebrating Clergy Licensings Around The Diocese

We mark a number of licensings that have recently taken place across the Diocese of Leicester.

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Update on the Formation of Minster Communities.

Read an update on where we are up to with the Minster Community formation process and what is coming up.

Bishop Martyn gives keynote address at Reconciliation Initiatives’ conference

On Tuesday 17 October, Bishop Martyn gave the keynote address at Reconciliation Initiatives’ first racial justice conference, drawing on his reflections on our diocese's journey towards intercultural communities.

Being Built Together - Racial Justice in the Church

A prayer-filled, passionate, and purposeful few days were had by a small team of leaders from the Diocese of Leicester who recently attended the ‘Being Built Together’ conference for UKME/Global Majority Heritage Anglicans. 


Growing Faith: Prayer Spaces in Schools

A prayer space training course is being held in the diocese during November, to help equip people in their vital work with children and young people across our churches and schools.      

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Update on LLF Process from the House of Bishops

The Church of England’s House of Bishops has agreed in principle that prayers asking for God’s blessing for same-sex couples should be commended for use, but special services should be formally authorised under canon law.


Baby Loss Awareness

Read Revd Phillippa Taylor's story, and how it has inspired her to hold a Baby Loss Service for anyone who has also been affected.

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