News & Stories

Emergency Ukraine appeal from the Diocese in Europe and USPG

Food, medicine, shelter, care for children and people internally displaced in Ukraine is urgently needed as well as care for refugees at the borders and beyond, including people of all nationalities fleeing the war.

Local All Age Worshipping Community bless their village

At a recent All Age Worship service at Christ Church, Mountsorrel, the worshipping community thought about how they've been blessed by God, and how they in turn can be a blessing to others. 

St Mary Magdalen, Knighton received the Bronze A Rocha Eco Church Award

A course for Creationtide, a dash of inspiration from diocesan leading environmentalists, a lockdown-born youth eco club and a whole heap of hard-work from all corners of the community, have combined to help one of our churches achieve an A Rocha Eco Church Award.

Meet Florence Gildea our Bishop's Social Policy Adviser

Jon Barrett interviews our new Bishop's Social Policy Adviser Florence Gildea about her new role, her experience and what excites her about social action.

Sustainable Christmas ideas...

Read an article from the latest edition of SR news in which Sarah, from Just Fair Trade, offers hints and tips to have an eco-friendly and ethical Christmas this year...

Bishop's Social Policy Adviser Appointed

The Bishop of Leicester has appointed a Social Policy Adviser (two days per week and funded nationally by the Church Commissioners). Florence Gildea will start in the role in the new year but will spend occasional days in the diocese before then.

Laura's Everyday Action - Baby Basics

As Christians we are called to serve our community and love our neighbour, but that calling was so strong for Laura, she had vulnerable families in our diocese on her heart before she had even moved to Leicester.

Training for Church-Community Cook and Eat Hubs Finally Begins

After delays due to the pandemic, the first training sessions have begun

Oasis in Hinckley

There's an overwhelming warmth and welcome that hits you as soon as you walk into the Oasis cafe and community project. From the country cottage tables, to the beautiful bunting hanging end to end, it's a homely space that invites you to pull up a chair, have a coffee, and take a break from the busyness of life.

Climate Sunday celebrated at St Dionysius

St Dionysius held 3 special services for Climate Sunday on 12 September

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