News & Stories


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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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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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

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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.


Carved Praying Hands Take Pride of Place in Oadby

If ever there was a bigger and more prominent prompt for everyday prayer, it’s these carved praying hands in the front garden of St Peter’s Church in Oadby.  


The Beacon Church Celebrates Its First Year

A new Diocese of Leicester church planted in Hinckley has marked its first year as a worshiping community.


Bishop quotes the Queen's encouragement to work for unity at special service

Civic dignitaries and Cadets and guests from other faiths took part in this moving service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for The Queen.


Taking action to protect the planet 

A summary of our climate change story so far including recent decisions to disinvest in fossil fuel companies


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

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