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Art Exhibition Gives Hope for Prisoners and People Experiencing Homelessness

Artwork produced by men serving a sentence at HMP Leicester is being proudly displayed at Kings Coffee House, Holy Trinity Leicester’s cafe, to raise money to buy sleeping bags and care packages for people experiencing homelessness in the city.

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Mountsorrel Church’s Loving Service to New Parents

Beyond the Bump, a postnatal support group run by St Peter’s and Christ Church Mountsorrel is helping new parents make friends, learn about caring for their baby, and starting conversations about faith.

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Church Hill Junior School Receives ‘Global Neighbour’ Award from Christian Aid

Pupils at Church Hill have been presented with a Bronze Award from Christian Aid’s Global Neighbours Scheme, in recognition of its initiatives to encourage children to think of others throughout the world.

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Refurbished Food Hub Enables Christ the King to Keep Offering ‘Beacon of Hope’

On 3 April, Christ the King Beaumont Leys’ Food Hub was reopened after a refurbishment thanks to a grant of £66,000 from the Government’s Community Organisation Cost of Living Fund.

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Coming Together in Support of the Bishops’ Lent Appeal 2024

It’s incredibly encouraging to hear how our worshipping communities have embraced the Bishops’ Lent Appeal in support of Baca this year, giving generously to the good cause.

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Reaching More People Through Social Prescribing

A new social prescribing directory provides a way for churches’ activities and projects to reach more people.

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Value Our Vote Campaign Launched at Church of the Martyrs

Roz Burch and Wendy Bebbington, two members of the Church of the Martyrs, have launched a campaign to encourage people to vote in the forthcoming election as part of their loving service of the world.

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Bishop Chooses Child Refugee Charity for 2024 Lent Appeal

After visiting Baca in Loughborough, in Autumn 2023, to see its work with child refugees, Bishop Martyn decided to choose it as the charity which the Bishops would support for their 2024 Lent Appeal.

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Bishop Martyn argues for UK to support climate-resilience in low-income nations

On Thursday 11 January, Bishop Martyn spoke in the House of Lords about how the Government should respond to the impact of climate change on developing nations.

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Café NO:7 Creates Eco-Conscious Coffee Brand to Support City’s Homeless

CAFÉ NO:7, which is located in St Martin’s House next to Leicester Cathedral, has created its own unique coffee brand to support One Roof Leicester - a homelessness charity, deeply rooted in Leicester.

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