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The Licensing of The Revd Paul Betts as Interim Bishop's Chaplain

The licensing of The Revd Paul Betts as Interim Bishop’s Chaplain recently took place during morning prayer in the Chapel at Bishop’s Lodge.

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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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148 Children and Young People from Across the Diocese Share What Helps Them Pray

148 children and young people, aged 6 to 17, from 8 primary schools, 3 secondary schools and 5 church groups, participated in listening groups which were asked to reflect on what they thought prayer was; what helps them pray (and what doesn’t help); and to describe when, where and with whom they most often pray.

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Celebrating Baptisms and Confirmations in the Diocese

Our bishops took time to meet and worship with many people around the diocese during the past few months, baptising and confirming a number of candidates on their journeys.

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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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Young Adults Meet and Greet with Bishop Martyn

Eating pizza and pondering the important questions of life, faith, relationships and culture, were high on the agenda when the Young Adults group from the Church of the Martyrs in Leicester invited Bishop Martyn along to one of their gatherings recently.

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Eastertide Celebrations of Confirmation

Our Bishops have been out and about in the diocese this Eastertide, leading services of confirmation, and sharing in the journeys of those taking their first steps in faith.

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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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The Very Revd Karen Rooms Installed as Dean of Leicester

On Saturday 9 March, the Very Revd Canon Rooms was installed by Bishop Martyn as the new Dean of Leicester.

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The Bishops’ Children & Youth Council Launch Listening Exercise on Prayer

Could you facilitate a listening group around the theme of prayer with children or young people in your context?

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