The Parish


South Lafford


Services -   1 October  - 24 November 2019

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


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.

Thursday 3 October 

18:30 Harvest Festival

OSBOURNBY (with school)


Friday 4 October

18:30 Harvest Festival



Sunday 6 October - Trinity XVI

11:00 Parish Eucharist


16:00 Harvest Festival



Wednesday 9 October

19:00 Harvest Festival SCOTT WILLOUGHBY


Thursday 10 October

18:00 Harvest Festival



Friday 11 October

19:00 Harvest Festival



Sunday 13 October - Trinity XVII

09:00 Holy Communion (BCP) AUNSBY

11:00 Parish Eucharist


17:30 Evening Prayer



Sunday 20 October - Trinity XVIII

09:00 Morning Prayer


11:00 Parish Eucharist



Sunday 27 October - Bible Sunday

09:00 Morning Prayer


11:00 Parish Eucharist


Sunday 3 November - All Saints Day

09:00 Holy Communion (BCP)


11:00 Parish Eucharist with Pimms and Pâté for All Saints


17:30 All Saints Service – a time to remember those who have died FOLKINGHAM


Sunday 10 November Remembrance

09:30 Service of Remembrance OSBOURNBY

10:55 Service of Remembrance PICKWORTH

10:55 Parish Eucharist for Remembrance Day



Saturday 16 November

10:30 Healing Eucharist OSBOURNBY


Sunday 17 November - 2nd before Advent

09:00 Holy Communion (BCP) AUNSBY

11:00 Parish Eucharist



Sunday 24 November - Christ the King

09:00 Morning Prayer

ASWARBY - Please note the change of Church moved from Pickworth

11:00 Parish Eucharist


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