Directory: Churches and People

News of recent diocesan appointments

06 February 2017


The Bishop of Lincoln is pleased to announce the appointment of the Reverend Carolyn Bailey to the post of Rector of the Benefice of The Ness Group.

Carolyn has recently served as an Associate Minister at Great Missenden in the Diocese of Oxford.

The Bishop of Lincoln will preside at the institution service at St Firmin’s Church, Thurlby, on Tuesday, 4th July 2017.

Further details on Carolyn’s life and ministry to date may be found here:

Biography for The Revd Carolyn Bailey.pdf, 338 KB PDF document

Please do hold Carolyn and the group in your prayers.

In news of a further appointment, the Revd Steve Johnson, Priest-in-Charge of Market Rasen, Lissington, Linwood and Legsby, has been appointed Rural Dean of West Wold. Steve will be commissioned by the Bishop of Lincoln at a service to be held at St Thomas' Market Rasen, on Thursday, 23rd February 2017 (7.30pm).

For more information on St Thomas' Church, please see the church website

Please do hold Steve, his ministry and the parishes and people of West Wold in your prayers.