News & Stories

A great weekend of conversations in Castle Donnington, Lockington and Hemmington 

The benefice of Castle Donington, and Lockington cum Hemington was the destination for the second Big Conversation of this year, and proved to be a great weekend of conversations about life and faith.


Prior of our Community of the Tree of Life to take up a new ministry

Rachel Bennetts will move to Cornwall to develop a ministry of hospitality in retreats and spiritual direction.


Moving and Inspiring Windrush Day Celebration

Christ Church Thurnby Lodge was the venue on Saturday afternoon for a  beautiful, moving and inspiring event celebrating the arrival of the SS Windrush in Tilbury Docks on 22 June 1948. The service brought together congregations from the Ascension Team of Churches and St Matthew's Seventh Day Adventist church and they were joined by Bishop Saju.


How can Churches respond to the Cost of Living Crisis?

Ideas for our parish and fresh expressions worshipping communities


Plans to help churches and schools reach carbon net zero by 2030 debated

Plans to help churches and schools reach carbon net zero by the end of the decade will be considered by General Synod in July. 


Leicester Deaf Centre bestowed with The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Leicester Deaf Centre has been bestowed with The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service - the highest award a local voluntary group can receive, equivalent to an MBE – in recognition of its amazing work.


Prayers for Ordinations

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


Bishop Saju leads thanksgiving for repairs at parish church

Holy Trinity Church, in Norton Juxta Twycross has celebrated its re-opening


Joy as Bishops confirm in Evington and Framland

Bishops Martyn and Saju have led confirmations in Evington and Framland.


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.


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