News & Stories


Bishop Chooses Child Refugee Charity for 2024 Lent Appeal

After visiting Baca in Loughborough, in Autumn 2023, to see its work with child refugees, Bishop Martyn decided to choose it as the charity which the Bishops would support for their 2024 Lent Appeal.

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Women's Ministry Group Commissioned by Bishop Martyn

Seven women were commissioned by Bishop Martyn at a service at Leicester Cathedral on Sunday 28 January to serve as the Diocese’s Women’s Ministry Group.

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Three New Canons Installed at Leicester Cathedral

At a service of choral evensong on Sunday 28 January, three new honorary canons were installed at Leicester Cathedral, alongside the Rt Revd Saju Muthalaly, who was installed as Bishop of Loughborough.

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Leaders from Across the Diocese Gather to Discern our Future Strategy

On Saturday 27 January, nearly a hundred leaders from across the diocese gathered for a discernment morning to shape and guide the development of our diocesan strategy.

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The Benefits of AChurchNearYou.com

For many churches and benefices, AChurchNearYou.com offers everything you need to set up your own modern website that is quick and easy to update, and costs nothing.

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Reaching New People, Enabling New Leaders

An update from the Resourcing Churches Programme from Revd Michael Broadley and Revd Sami Lindsey, who have recently been appointed to help lead the programme.

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Exciting Opportunities in Children and Youth Ministry

We are now piloting a range of recruitment and training programmes for children and youth leaders.

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Exploring Calling For Everyone

Next month we are holding a diocesan vocations day, as an opportunity for people to explore their sense of calling.

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The Licensing of a Lead Chaplain for Loughborough University

The Revd Elizabeth York was licensed as Lead Chaplain of Loughborough University by Bishop Martyn

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Bishop Martyn argues for UK to support climate-resilience in low-income nations

On Thursday 11 January, Bishop Martyn spoke in the House of Lords about how the Government should respond to the impact of climate change on developing nations.

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