April 13, 2019

Liz and I would like to thank everyone in the parish for the marvellous farewell service on 31 March and for your kind gifts, including the garden furniture for our new house and the generous John Lewis voucher, and for your many letters, e-mails and cards.  We have be...

January 5, 2019

We had fun in the Christmas Family Eucharist this year.  We finished by singing Away in a Manger round the crib with the choir.  A Mary and Joseph appeared, then a baby, and then a dog - possibly a sheepdog?  Confusingly, the dog is called Mary!  Meanwhile at Scott Wil...

October 6, 2018

Blog is back again, after a little holiday.  Last month Liz and I travelled round the whole parish (11 churches, 19 miles) as part of a sponsored walk for the Ride and Stride initiative to raise funds for the Lincolnshire Churches Trust and our parish.  We raised over...

July 2, 2018

In June we tried the experiment of an Informal Cafe Church at Threekingham - tea, coffee, toast and crumpets, modern music in the background, time for conversation and thought and some inspirational ideas to take away.  Feedback from those present was very positive - w...

March 30, 2018

We went on our regular Good Friday pilgrimage up Green Hill, Osbournby, reading the Stations of the Cross on our way up to the cross at the top, where we sang There is a Green Hill and When I survey the Wondrous Cross, and ate Hot Cross Buns.  Then over to Aswarby for...

March 12, 2018

Bishop Nicholas visited our parish on 8 and 12 March and met many parishioners.  He also baptised Elizabeth Jones from Dembleby, baptised and confirmed Will Wade from Pickworth, and confirmed Paula Allen and Jane Jenkins (Dembleby) and Jo Parker and Betty Swan-Taylor (...

February 7, 2018

We heard today from Tony Buchan, editor of our Church magazine The Voice and his wife Rosemary who are visiting South Africa.  They took a copy of The Voice with them and here is Rosemary with it!

January 28, 2018

On Sunday 21 January a congregation of 110 parishioners and friends filled the tiny church of St. Lucia in Dembleby to capacity, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its consecration in 1868.  The Rt Revd Christopher Lowson, Bishop of Lincoln, presided at the Eucharis...

December 22, 2017

At our recent Christingle service at St Andrew's, Folkingham, Oliver loved the Christingles that he asked for more!  We were happy to grant him his request, and here he is with his second one!

December 22, 2017

Everyone enjoyed our Christmas Crib service today, when the children dressed up as characters from the Nativity story and put the figures in the Crib to be blessed.  Here are some happy faces...

And Jesus (played by Zackary) arrived just in time!

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