News & Stories

St Mellitus College, East Midlands

We are delighted that, following approval from the Ministry Division of the Church of England and our Board of Trustees, St Mellitus College will be offering full-time context based training in the East Midlands from September 2019.


Youth Mental Health First Aid

As World Mental Health Day is coming up on the 10th October we thought we'd share a video from a recent Youth Mental Health First Aid training day in which participants share why they wanted to take part in the training and how the course has helped equip them in their ministry.


A community restored to life by young families, growing in God's love

The worshipping community of a south Leicestershire benefice has been restored to life by young families growing in God's love.


Heritage Lottery Fund grant helps, saves, and celebrates historic church

A £97,000 grant has been awarded by Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to save one of Leicestershire's most renowned medieval churches and support projects that will bring the historic place of worship back to the heart of village communities.


Telling the First World War stories of 100 local families at Leicester Cathedral

Marking the centenary of the Armistice, WWI stories of 100 members of the church which became Leicester Cathedral are to be told on a new website.


Growing attention for the Tree of Life

As the Church Times newspaper features our new monastic community, the Tree of Life, in this week's edition, you can also watch the amazing story of how God led Prior Rachel Bennetts from a life-threatening accident to leading it, available on demand from the world's largest Christian TV channel.


Renamed church primary school proud of its role in community

A Leicestershire primary school is celebrating a new start as it focusses on its place as a church school at the heart of the local community.


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.


Bishop's call to action with the End Hunger UK campaign

The Bishop of Leicester is encouraging us to consider signing the End Hunger UK petition raised by Church Action Against Poverty, calling on the Government to review Universal Credit.


Video from our link dioceses and new opportunities

Here's our video of Bishop Martyn's recent trip to our link dioceses in Africa as well as some information about some new opportunities there.


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