Directory: Churches and People

Recent notifications of clergy appointments

05 July 2017


The Bishop of Lincoln is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Canon Stephen Simcox as Associate Minister with oversight of Missional Communities and Fresh Expression, St George’s Stamford.

Currently serving as Minister in Charge of Spalding St John the Baptist, further details on Steve’s life and ministry to date may be found here:

Biography for The Revd Canon Simcox.pdf, 201 KB PDF document


The Archdeacon of Boston will officiate at a licensing service to be held on Sunday, 24th September 2017 at St Georges Church (the start time is still to be confirmed).


In news of further recent appointments, Captain Sean Andrews has been appointed to the post of Lead Evangelist in the Centre of Mission in Scunthorpe, with Captain Paul McDonough appointed to the post of Pioneer Evangelist.

The Bishop of Lincoln will officiate at a licensing service to be held on Wednesday, 19th July 2017 at The Church of the Holy Spirit in Riddings, Scunthorpe (Willoughby Road; DN17 2JX) at 7.30pm.


The Revd Nicholas Brown, Rector of Louth, has been commissioned as Rural Dean of Louthesk, and the Revd Nigel Panting has resigned his licence as a Distinctive Deacon of The North Lafford Group. The Bishop of Lincoln has since issued Nigel with Permission to Officiate.

Please join us in praying for these people and for their ministries in the places in which they serve.