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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: Easter Day 2017

Easter Day sermon preached at the 10.30am Sung Eucharist in Lincoln Cathedral. 
So we have faith in the resurrection of Jesus, hope in life after death, and love for and in the world. Faith, hope and love: these three things were shown by Jesus; all were shown by the resurrection; and all can be shown by us in response to this morning’s world-changing good news"

Easter sermon 2017 - The Bishop of Lincoln.pdf, 32 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