News & Stories

Bringing People Together on the Way of the Cross

Four parishes have found a creative way of inviting members of their communities and children at their local schools to engage with the events of Holy Week by setting up a Way of the Cross across their churchyards with artwork by local children and audio reflections by their ministers.

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Exploring Calling For Everyone

Next month we are holding a diocesan vocations day, as an opportunity for people to explore their sense of calling.

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Growing Faith: Prayer Spaces in Schools

A prayer space training course is being held in the diocese during November, to help equip people in their vital work with children and young people across our churches and schools.      

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How Can You Serve Your Local School?

An integral part of our future diocese, and in the formation of Minster Communities, is the need to prioritise our work with children, young people and families, especially through partnership with our schools. We spoke to Matt Long, our diocesan Youth Engagement and Intergenerational Communities Enabler, about how you can be serving your local school.


Making 'Growing Faith' Ministry a Priority

Revd Monica Judson has been licensed in the role of Growing Faith Minister in the East Vale of Belvoir


Serving the Local School: A Growing Faith Network

Stuck with how to serve your local school? Need support, inspiration, and resource? Join a new network of people from churches, parishes and dioceses who would like to serve their local schools.

Growing Faith at Mountsorrel Muddy Church

Monthly Muddy Church began just under a year ago, to connect people with God in the great outdoors

Committing to Shared Ministry and Growing Faith in rural Leicestershire

A special service was held to welcome Revd Canon Jonathan Dowman in a new role that commits to shared ministry and Growing Faith

Intergenerational worship at St Paul's 'All Together' services

As we seek to be more ‘intergenerational' in our worshiping communities, churches around the diocese are experimenting with new and creative ways to explore everyday faith together among all ages. One such church is St Paul's in Oadby who, as an Intercultural Worshiping Community, is on a journey of discovery, growing together in diversity across its many forms.

Local All Age Worshipping Community bless their village

At a recent All Age Worship service at Christ Church, Mountsorrel, the worshipping community thought about how they've been blessed by God, and how they in turn can be a blessing to others. 

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