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The Bishop of Lincoln

The Rt Revd Christopher Lowson is the 72nd Bishop of Lincoln, and was enthroned in Lincoln Cathedral in November 2011. As Bishop, he is the Diocese of Lincoln's spiritual, pastoral, ministerial and strategic leader, setting the direction for the growth of God's kingdom in the historic county of Lincolnshire.

First Sunday in Advent


Bishop Christopher has a very busy diary of visits to parishes around the Diocese of Lincoln, meetings locally and nationally, and preaching and speaking engagements. Here you will find a selection of sermons and speeches given by the Bishop.

Sermon: Christmas Day 2016

Christmas Day sermon preached at the 10.30am service in Lincoln Cathedral. 
"If you came today expecting something from the bishop to cheer you up - I can’t do that. But I can offer you hope. The hope that comes from Jesus."

Lincoln Cathedral 2016 Christmas Day.pdf, 45 KB PDF document

Sermon: MAGNA CARTA 800th anniversary service

The sermon preached by the Bishop of Lincoln at the service in Lincoln Cathedral to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta. The service was attended by HRH The Princess Royal, members of the judiciary and dignitaries. 

Magna Carta sermon.pdf, 109 KB PDF document