News & Stories


Bishops' Study Day Explores Intercultural Mission and Ministry

On 9 May, clergy and lay leaders from across the diocese gathered in Belgrave for a Bishops’ Study Day on the theme of Intercultural Communities, led by Dr Harvey Kwiyani, a lecturer in African Christianity, and Founder and Director of Missio Africanus, an intercultural mission training initiative.

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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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The Licensing of Jan Barlow as an Intercultural Pioneer Minister

Jan Barlow was licensed and welcomed to St Paul’s Church in Oadby on Sunday 7 April, during a joyously intercultural service marking new beginnings and a commitment to shared ministry.

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Black History-Themed Journal of Intercultural Mission features Leicester Diocese

Bishop Martyn writes in the Oxford Journal for Intercultural Mission about our diocese’s journey in developing intercultural worshipping communities and his personal journey to becoming more aware of racial injustice in the Church and the wider world.

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Bishop Martyn gives keynote address at Reconciliation Initiatives’ conference

On Tuesday 17 October, Bishop Martyn gave the keynote address at Reconciliation Initiatives’ first racial justice conference, drawing on his reflections on our diocese's journey towards intercultural communities.


Celebrating Corpus Christi and a multicultural Church Sharing service

Bishop Saju has been out in the diocese presiding over our richly diverse worshipping communities


Link Diocese Stories: Jones Livingsten

This Lent we wanted hear from our brothers and sisters from the Global church that we are one part of. We’ve asked Christians from our link dioceses to share something about their ministry, their perspectives on scripture and creation and how we can pray for them. This week we hear from Jones Livingsten in Trichy-Tanjore Diocese...


Link Diocese Stories: Revd Warren Murphy 

This Lent we wanted hear from our brothers and sisters from the Global church that we are one part of. We’ve asked Christians from our link dioceses to share something about their ministry, their perspectives on scripture and creation and how we can pray for them. This week we hear from Revd Warren Murphy...


Link Diocese Stories: Pastor Daniel

This Lent we wanted hear from our brothers and sisters from the Global church that we are one part of. We’ve asked Christians from our link dioceses to share something about their ministry, their perspectives on scripture and creation and how we can pray for them. This week we hear from Paster Daniel...


Global Carol Service 2022

Yesterday (11 December) over 170 people gathered for the diocesan Global Carol Service, held at the Church of the Martyrs. Christians from around the world and from across traditions gathered to celebrate the way in which our shared stories connect with the story of the birth of Christ. 

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