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Catalyst 30K: Free Training for Children and Youth Leaders

This year, Leicester was one of several dioceses to partner with the Church of England 30k Project to pilot new training programmes for children and youth leaders. We are now recruiting for participants to join a second cohort in Autumn 2024.

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Our New Deacons Share Their Journeys to Ordination

A few days before their ordination, Rachael, Heather, Nicholas, Stuart and Cameron shared with us what it means for them to be stepping into the next chapter of their ministry.

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Ordinations 2024

We are delighted to report that the 2024 Petertide Ordinations in the Diocese of Leicester took place over the weekend in two joyful services at Leicester Cathedral.

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Taking the Next Steps on Your Journey in Faith

If you are seeking to grow in your knowledge of the Christian Faith, deepen your relationship with God and explore how to live out your faith in your whole life, then our Journey in Faith (JiF) course is a great place to start.

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Giving Thanks For Our Safeguarding Coordinators

A service of thanksgiving was held during choral evensong at Leicester Cathedral to mark the work of all those who serve as safeguarding coordinators in the Diocese of Leicester.

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Prayers For Ordinations 2024

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

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New Lay Ministers Licensed at the Diocese’s Called Together Service

On Saturday 18 May, 11 new Associate Ministers were licensed at the annual Called Together service - a celebration and licensing of lay ministers from across the diocese, including Pastoral Assistants, Pioneers and Evangelists.

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The Future Shape of Ministry – Ministry Roles within a Minster Community

One of the key elements to the Minster Community framework is the way in which ministry is shaped across the diocese. This will be a change to our current way of working as we move to ministry provision being both locally rooted and more widely shared across a Minster Community and gathered as a ministry team.


The Licensing of Jan Barlow as an Intercultural Pioneer Minister

Jan Barlow was licensed and welcomed to St Paul’s Church in Oadby on Sunday 7 April, during a joyously intercultural service marking new beginnings and a commitment to shared ministry.

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Everyone is Welcome in God's House

Following their calling to see teenagers and young adults with additional needs raised-up to serve God and their church family, a small team at Holy Trinity Church in Leicester have created a monthly, accessible service.

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