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    We bring the good news of Jesus to our community
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    We work for God’s justice locally and in the world
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    We encourage each other to know, love and obey God

A very warm welcome to Martyrs Church!

We are a intercultural, all age, vibrant Church of England community in Leicester located just off Narborough Road. Here you will find people who worship who are from a variety of places, age groups and diverse backgrounds. Whoever you are and whatever you believe, you are welcome at our Church.

Together we seek to encourage and support one another in our faith journeys and in demonstrating the good news of Jesus to those around us. Click here to find out more about us.

Hope to see you soon!

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Join us at 10.30am or 6.15pm
for a Sunday Service

Upcoming events

  • Children

    Sunday Clubs

    The summer term is here! What will we discover this term? Don’t miss it! There are groups for children and…

    10:30 am
    Sundays
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  • Everyone

    Sunday Worship Service

    A mixture of All Age gatherings, informal morning worship, and sharing communion. Sunday morning church consists of band-led worship with…

    10:30 am
    Sundays
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  • Young People

    Fuel Cells

    For 11-14 year olds, you are very welcome to join us in the church hall at 10:30 on Sunday mornings.

    10:30 am
    Sundays
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  • Young People

    Torch

    Torch is a youth group for young people aged 14-18. Torch meets every Sunday night (6-8pm) during term-time. The group…

    6:00 pm
    Sundays
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  • Everyone

    6.15 Gathering

    6.15 is an informal café style gathering with an extended time of worship, practical and interactive biblical teaching and also…

    6:15 pm
    Sundays
    Church of the Martyrs

  • Children

    Girlguiding at the Martyrs

    Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK, with over 320,000 members. Thanks to the…

    5:15 pm
    Mondays
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  • Everyone

    Badminton

    For some 10 years a group of between 8-15 folks of varying abilities and ages, have come together and played…

    8:00 pm
    Mondays
    Fullhurst Community College

  • Everyone

    Community Prayer Time

    Coffee, croissants and community prayer. You are welcome to join us as we pray for church and our community

    9:15 am
    Wednesdays
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  • Everyone

    Communion & Coffee

    A traditional Holy Communion service, with a short talk based on the Church of England lectionary reading. Refreshments are served…

    11:00 am
    Wednesdays
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  • Everyone

    Mothers’ Union

    Mothers’ Union is a Christian worldwide organisation with 4 million members, for women, men, married or single, with or without…

    2:30 pm
    Wednesdays
    Church of the Martyrs, Church Hall

  • Young People

    Young Adults Meet(18+)

    Are you looking for a place where you can connect and explore your life of faith. Yes, there is a…

    5:30 pm
    Wednesdays
    Private home

  • Children

    Shake Rattle + Roll

    Thursdays(10am-11:30am) in term time. This group is for 0-4’s and their grownups to play, make friends, sing, have stories, activities…

    10:00 am
    Thursdays
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What’s been happening?

  • The ‘meet and greet’ with Bishop Martyn was fantastic! We had a chance to chat with him and learn about his experiences, insights, and perspectives on various topics related to faith, social and culture

    Sangeetha

    Students meet and greet with Bishop Martyn

  • It’s so good to have the nesting boxes for swifts up on the Church Hall in time for their arrival. Thank you to all who helped.

    Chris & EcoMartyrs

    Nest Boxes for Swifts

  • We continued the tradition of flowering the cross on Easter morning. A symbol of the new life found in the resurrection. Alleluia!

    Shayne & Lorraine

    Flowering the cross

  • A group of us gathered at 6am on Easter morning to celebrate as the sun came up, then Bertin made Norweigan waffles for breakfast!

    Martyrs Church

    Sunrise service

  • All ready to plant dutch iris bulbs at our Easter family event. Let the fun begin!

    Clare

    Easter Family Event

  • This beautiful rainbow over church on Good Friday was the perfect reminder of God’s promise to never leave us!

    Martyrs Church

    Good Friday

  • Over 60 people gathered for a quiet, reflective service to mark Good Friday.

    Phillippa

    Good Friday Reflective Service

  • Our campfire watch got rained off so we brought the hot chocolate and marshmallows inside!

    Richard

    Maundy Thursday Watch

  • We attended the Maundy Thursday service at Leicester Cathedral. Oils were blessed for anointing & we renewed our commitment to ministry.

    Phillippa

    Chrism Service 2024

  • Celebrating Thinking Day with our Martyrs Guiding family! A thought provoking service followed by a delicious breakfast!

    Martyrs Guiding

    Thinking Day

  • What a great start to our cover-to cover Bible reading challenge! Will we manage to read the entire Bible in 1-week???

    Phillippa

    Cover-to-Cover Bible Reading

  • It was good. It is a transformative journey into faith, community, and self-discovery. I found how to build a good relationship with God

    Meghana

    Alpha course

  • It’s great to be a part of this event where we all came together to celebrate, reflect, and to be inspired.
    Blessed!

    Sangeetha

    International Women’s day

  • It was a new experience for me as an international student. I enjoyed “War Room” movie which focuses on the power of prayer.

    Sangeetha

    International Women’s day

  • We had a lovely time on Saturday listening to David and Sarah Shepherd sharing about their recent trip to Tanzania

    Bertin

    Tanzania cafe

  • Our Brownies have been working hard making birdfeeders which are now hanging in the Martyrs garden. Perfect for the RSPB birdwatch!

    Martyrs Brownies

    RSPB Birdwatch

  • Nothing beats the joy of Carol singing over hot chocolate and a cake in a cold neighbourhood. Jesus is the reason for the season..

    Shobha Gosa

    Carol in the Bede Park

  • Now I really feel the Christmas season has begun. Lovely twinkly Christingles all made during the service AND the first Carol!

    Wendy

    Christingle – first Sunday of December

  • Had a great sharing time over breakfast ( Zimbabwe pancakes, Indian Idli and English pastries), celebrating diversity and God’s goodness (Intercultural Worshipping Community).

    Shobha Gosa

    SISTERS

  • Celebrating the light of Christ in our world at our Christingle service today!

    Phillippa

    Christingle