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Called Together 2019

The Cathedral was packed for our annual service celebrating the ministry of all God's people.. Friends and family were there to support the licensing, authorising and commissioning of 19 Readers, Pastoral Assistants and Pioneers, as well as the relicensing of many more.

New Chaplain for Leicester City Women Football Club

Louise Davis has taken up the role of Chaplain to Leicester City Women Football Club and has been getting to know the players and club members in recent weeks. Louise will be a pastorally proactive, spiritually reactive, non-judgmental listening ear for the club, working with everyone from the Under 9s girls to the physiotherapists, while focusing on the first team female players.

Book highlights the Church of England's need for a fresh approach to evangelis

A new approach to evangelists is needed according to a book edited by the Bishop of Leicester, lead Bishop for the Church of England's lay ministry and Chair of the Archbishops' College of Evangelists.

Everyday Prayer in Smeeton Westerby

Everyday Prayer comes in many forms. From the private whispers of ‘Thank you God,' to the rhythm of a nation reaching out in need; prayer can, and should, happen at any time and in any place.

Bishop Martyn welcomes a new national lay ministries champion

The Church of England's Ministry Division has appointed Carrie Myers, former Head of Volunteering for the MS Society, and a Lay Reader in the Church of England, to lead its efforts to renew and encourage all forms of lay ministry across the country

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