Members of the Mothers’ Union around the Diocese of Leicester are coming together to tackle gender-based violence, raising money to protect young girls from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in our link diocese, Kiteto, Tanzania. *This article covers sensitive topics - please read with care.*
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At a time when important, and often difficult, conversations are being held within the Church of England, Christians around the diocese are being encouraged to engage with the reconciliation ministry course, Difference.
Groby Co-op has selected as one of its local charities, the Ratby Lunch Club, Cinema Club and Holiday at Home scheme - church-led initiatives to help reduce isolation amongst older people.
If you were wondering about registering as a Warm Welcome space, the data from last year's campaign shows how much of an impact something as simple as a heated space, simple refreshments and a warm welcome can make. Hear about St Chad’s Church in Leicester.
Read Revd Phillippa Taylor's story, and how it has inspired her to hold a Baby Loss Service for anyone who has also been affected.
As part of Black History month, the national church is offering our worshipping communities free access to watch After the Flood - a documentary about the Church, slavery and reconciliation.
Emily Williams, our diocesan Disability Awareness Advisor, has helped create a national newsletter as part of the Church’s commitment to deaf and disabled people in our worshipping communities
A guest post by Bishop Martyn for the Confederation of School Trusts’ Blog
Revd Liz Wilson talks about how getting involved in Eco Church has helped build relationships with different organisations in the community, including the city council.
The Bishop’s Council have accepted the first Modern Slavery Statement for the diocese, drafted by Christians in Leicester and Leicestershire Against Modern Slavery (CLLAMS), a sub-group of the Social Responsibility Panel.