Make the most of your A Church Near You page in 2020

Last year, A Church Near You received more than 38 million page views, making it a valuable tool for communication and outreach. Read more

Opening up a conversation about baptisms and christenings

In her book 'A Rite on the Edge - The Language of Baptism and Christening in the Church of England' the Revd Sarah Lawrence discusses the complex relationship between families wanting a 'christening' and the clergy who offer a 'baptism'. Read more

Save the dates: training event on teaching the Bible in schools

Helping people to understand key events, people and concepts in Christianity. Read more

Training Forum will focus on youth and children's work

Bookings are open for a day of training looking at different key aspects of youth and children's work. Read more

News of 'Thy Kingdom Come 2020' (21st-31st May)

An opportunity to sign-up for an 'Inspire and Enable' event as we look forward to 'Thy Kingdom Come 2020'. Read more

News from the Evangelism Network

News of a series of forthcoming events as part of the diocesan Evangelism Network. Read more

Statement from the national Church regarding the BBC2 documentary on Peter Ball, former Bishop of Gloucester

A statement from the national Church of England media team regarding the BBC2 two-part documentary on Peter Ball, the former Bishop of Gloucester, who was convicted of sexually abusing vulnerable young men and sent to prison in 2015 and who died in June 2019. Read more

An announcement from Bishop David on interim arrangements within the diocese

Bishop David has made some interim changes within the Bishop's office and the Lincoln School of Theology. Read more

Finding God in Everyday Life - evening seminar

Join the mission team on Monday 13th January for a special event looking at how to help you can find God in your everyday life. Read more

Introducing the January/February 2020 issue of Crosslincs

Information on what's inside and how to obtain copies of the new issue. Read more

The Christmas message from Bishop David

Bishop David's Christmas message. Read more

The innkeepers - the Parish Safeguarding Officers

In the story you will find the text of the sermon that Archdeacon Justine Allain Chapman preached at the recent Thanksgiving service for the parish safeguarding officers in which she likens them to the innkeepers from the Christmas story. Read more

Cod and carols!

Each year, Grimsby Minister Choir perform an 'unusual' carol service - at Grimsby Fish Market! Read more

Community rally to help St Andrew’s in Billingborough

Fr Neil Knox, Interim Priest in Billingborough, Churchwarden Geoff Hallam and Fundraising Lead Trevor Wells get on with replacing the roof after the lead was stolen. Read more

News of forthcoming Quiet Days at Edenham Regional House

Bookings are being taken for January events with Br Steven Haws CR and Archdeacon Gavin Kirk. Read more

Bishop Stephen Cottrell to become the next Archbishop of York

Bishop Stephen Cottrell, currently Bishop of Chelmsford, will succeed Dr John Sentamu next year. Read more

Early Christmas gift funding boost for St Mary’s church, Long Sutton

National Churches Trust grant will see the installation of a toilet and an upgrade to the heating system. Read more

Christmas funding boost for St Mary’s Church, Broughton

North Lincolnshire church is to receive funding from the National Churches Trust. Read more

Angels descend on Graffoe Parish

News of a special project to distribute angels bearing a message of love at Christmas. Read more

Notification of appointment: the Revd Clive Todd

The Bishop of Grantham is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Clive Todd as Vicar of Brothertoft in Plurality with Sibsey with Frithville. Read more

Notification of appointment: the Revd Neil Shaw

The Bishop of Grantham is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Neil Shaw as Rector of Stamford All Saints with St John. Read more