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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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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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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Archdeacons Blessed by the Ministry and Leadership of Our Young People

Young people from around the Diocese of Leicester showed the Archdeacons of England and Wales how they like to worship by leading a series of prayer and praise sessions.

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Leaders from Across the Diocese Gather to Discern our Future Strategy

On Saturday 27 January, nearly a hundred leaders from across the diocese gathered for a discernment morning to shape and guide the development of our diocesan strategy.

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Exciting Opportunities in Children and Youth Ministry

We are now piloting a range of recruitment and training programmes for children and youth leaders.

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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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‘Tis the Season for Christmas Capers

From Vicars dressed up as Christingles to live Nativities on the farm, there has been much joy and merriment in sharing ‘the greatest story ever told’ with our schools, churches, and worshipping communities.

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The Leading Lights of School Children in Scalford 

Pupils from Year Six led the whole school in worship this month during a merry and moving Christingle service at St Egelwin’s Church

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Leading Young People With Love

The recent findings of our latest ‘listening exercise’ with children and young people in the diocese, on the theme of leadership.

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