The Parish

Of

South Lafford

Welcome

Services -   1  December  2019 - 31 January 2020

The Parish of South Lafford consists of eleven churches covering a rural area between Sleaford and Bourne.  The churches serve fifteen villages, mostly quite small; the total population is a little under 2000.  All our churches are listed buildings.  The Parish is part of the Church of England Diocese of Lincoln. 

We hope to appeal to most people's spiritual needs by a wide variety of worship, mostly based on the contemporary language Common Worship and the traditional Book of Common Prayer, but with some more innovative services too.  The South Lafford Choir sings at some of our services and rehearses regularly - new members are welcome: see South Lafford Choir page under Our Community tab.

The Parish is committed to ecumenism and is part of Churches Together in Lincolnshire. The Parish has an inclusive approach to Christian fellowship and a desire to meet the challenges of Christian living in the 21st century with prayer and imagination. 

Find out more about our 11 rural churches, by clicking the button below

  • St Denys', Aswarby

  • St Thomas of Canterbury, Aunsby

  • St Lucia's, Dembleby

  • St Andrew's, Folkingham

  • St Botolph's, Newton

  • St Peter and St Paul's, Osbournby

  • St Andrew's, Pickworth

  • St Andrew's, Scott Willoughby

  • St Mary and All Saints', Swarby

  • St Peter ad Vincula, Threekingham

  • St Nicholas, Walcot

KEEPING SAFE - SAFEGUARDING

Most of the time at church we are like a big happy family. However even in very happy families people can have a bad day and even people we know and trust can upset us. We want to help everyone have good days all of the time. We try to make sure that people who have jobs in the church always behave well and in a way that is helpful to you. We never want anyone or anything in church to frighten you, confuse you or worry you. It is important that you tell us if something is upsetting you or if you are feeling worried about something that’s happening or something somebody is doing. We have specially trained people who you can talk to and who you can ask for help. These people are good at safeguarding. This means they look after everyone’s safety. Caring for people is a very important part of our Christian life.

Please click on the Keeping Safe button below to be taken to the Safeguarding page with contact details and information.

Sunday 1st December

Advent Sunday, St. Andrew

09:00 Patronal Festival

SCOTT WILLOUGHBY

11:00 Parish Eucharist – Advent / patronal festival

FOLKINGHAM

16:00 Carol Service with Christingles PICKWORTH

 

Sunday 8th December

2nd Sunday of Advent, St. Nicholas

11:00 Parish Eucharist with patronal festival

WALCOT

18:30 Candlelit Nine Lessons & Carols

FOLKINGHAM

 

Thursday 12th December

18:00 Combined Schools Christingle FOLKINGHAM

 

Friday 13th December

18:30 Carol Service

THREEKINGHAM

 

Sunday 15th December

3rd Sunday of Advent , St. Lucia

11:00 Parish Eucharist for St. Lucia with carols

DEMBLEBY

16:00 Carol Service

SWARBY

 

Thursday 19th December

18:30 Carol Service

SCOTT WILLOUGHBY

 

Friday 20th December

18:00 Carol Service

OSBOURNBY

 

Sunday 22nd December

4th Sunday of Advent

09:00 Morning Prayer

WALCOT

11:00 Parish Eucharist

FOLKINGHAM

15:00 Crib Service

FOLKINGHAM

 

Tuesday 24th December

Christmas Eve

16:30 Carol Service

ASWARBY

18:30 Carol Service

NEWTON

22:00 Holy Communion

DEMBLEBY

23:30 Midnight Mass

OSBOURNBY

 

Wednesday 25th December 

Christmas Day

11:00 Christmas Family Eucharist FOLKINGHAM

11:00 Christmas Family Service PICKWORTH

 

Sunday 29th December 

1st Sunday of Christmas, St. Thomas of Canterbury

11:00 Parish Eucharist for St. Thomas of Canterbury with carols AUNSBY

Sunday 5th January

Epiphany Sunday

09:00 Morning Prayer

PICKWORTH VILLAGE HALL  

11:00 Parish Eucharist

SWARBY

 

Sunday 12th January

Plough Sunday 

11:00 Parish Eucharist

OSBOURNBY

16:00 Fun@4

FOLKINGHAM

 

Saturday 18th January

10:30 Healing Eucharist OSBOURNBY

 

Sunday 19th January

3rd Sunday of Epiphany

09:00 Holy Communion

NEWTON

11:00 Parish Eucharist

DEMBLEBY

 

Sunday 26th January

4th Sunday of Epiphany

09:00 Morning Prayer

WALCOT

11:00 Parish Eucharist

FOLKINGHAM

15:30 Evening Prayer

ASWARBY

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