News & Stories


Called Together - A Celebration of Lay Ministry

The church was packed to the rafters for the annual Called Together Service giving thanks for lay ministers across the diocese


Bishop of Leicester shares concerns about moving asylum-seekers to army barracks

Bishop Martyn has written to MPs within Leicester and Leicestershire to share his concerns about the Government’s recent announcement that people seeking asylum in the UK will be moved out of hotels and into former military barracks and possibly disused ferries.


Link Diocese Stories: Revd Warren Murphy 

This Lent we wanted hear from our brothers and sisters from the Global church that we are one part of. We’ve asked Christians from our link dioceses to share something about their ministry, their perspectives on scripture and creation and how we can pray for them. This week we hear from Revd Warren Murphy...


Link Diocese Stories: Pastor Daniel

This Lent we wanted hear from our brothers and sisters from the Global church that we are one part of. We’ve asked Christians from our link dioceses to share something about their ministry, their perspectives on scripture and creation and how we can pray for them. This week we hear from Paster Daniel...


Global Carol Service 2022

Yesterday (11 December) over 170 people gathered for the diocesan Global Carol Service, held at the Church of the Martyrs. Christians from around the world and from across traditions gathered to celebrate the way in which our shared stories connect with the story of the birth of Christ. 


+Martyn's Monthly updates - December 2022

In this new series of videos Bishop Martyn gives a brief update about some of his work and things going on around the diocese. In this month's update Bishop Martyn talks a bit about the Diocesan Priorities of Intergenerational and Intercultural Communities.


Visit from our link diocese Trichy, India

Last month we were delighted to host visitors here in the city and county


Bishop Martyn joins prayer vigil

People came to pray for unity, reconciliation, harmony and peace among our communities in Leicester.


City Globes aid Everyday Prayer and Reflection

As disciples, and as a diocese, celebrating diversity and upholding racial justice and equity, is a significant priority. Perhaps it’s something already on your heart, or maybe you want to understand more? Either way, taking this trail is an opportunity to learn and use each globe as a place to pause, and pray.  


Jessie Tang licensed as Intercultural Ministry Director 

On Sunday 11 September, Jessie Tang was licensed as Intercultural Ministry Director by Bishop Martyn at a service at the Church of the Martyrs in Leicester.

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