News & Stories

Ellistown Church celebrates re-ordering

The Archdeacon of Leicester joined celebrations at St Christopher's Church after its building improvements

Thanksgiving and celebrations at Bottesford Church

Bishop Martyn led their Harvest Festival service

Area Dean of Launde appointed as the next Archdeacon of Oakham

Revd Canon Alison Booker will be licensed by the Bishop of Peterborough in February

Pilgrim Walks in the Upper Wreake

Members of the community across the Upper Wreake Benefice recently enjoyed a prayerful week of pilgrim walks, taking in the beautiful, rural landscape and reflecting on where God was at work in their villages and the wider diocese. The four walks each covered between two and five miles and took place among the parishes of Frisby, Hoby, Rotherby, Ragdale, Kirby Bellars and Brooksby.

Church Warden and leading Cathedral and church buildings fundraiser named in New Year Honours

Neil Jones and Janet Arthur has been named in the New Year Honours

Peter Hooper has been appointed Archdeacon of France by the Bishop in Europe

Canon Dr Peter Hooper will start his role for the Diocese in Europe in February

First-ever Drive-in Harvest Festival

Our Rural Officer has led the first-ever drive-in harvest festival service for Leicestershire Young Farmers

Mary Gregory announced as Rural Mission Enabler

Mary Gregory has been appointed Rural Mission Enabler for the Diocese of Leicester and will carry out the position alongside her role as Team Rector of the Flagstaff family of churches in Ashby de la Zouch.

Everyday Action brings a town together over the summer

Over the past few years St Simon and St Jude's have been called to provide something for the families in their area. This year things had to look a little different... So they took ideas from previous ventures that had gone well and combined the breakfast and lunch offering with crafts and packed them in takeaway bags so that families could prepare the meals and craft activities at home.

How one deanery began encouraging congregations to consider Eco Church

An outline of how Akeley East deanery is helping churches think about being greener

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