Ordination of our deacons coronavirus style!

Here is an image of a socially distanced ordination! We celebrate with those ordained as deacon today as they made their oaths and affirmations at the end of the retreat. Read more

A new cryptic crossword to enjoy - September 25th

Courtesy of Ariq, here is a new cryptic crossword to enjoy. The answers can also be found on a separate document in this item. Read more

A message from the Bishops regarding the upcoming ordinations

They ask the diocese to hold each person to be ordained in prayer. Read more

Rewilding of the churchyard at St John the Baptist, Lincoln

Transforming a churchyard in the Ermine Estate in Lincoln into a rich habitat for pollinators and wildflowers. Read more

CTAL Online service of remembrance

Churches Together in All Lincolnshire is hosting an online church service: Lincoln Remembers - Covid, Grief and Hope on Sunday 20th September at 7pm. Read more

Webinar: Successful grant applications for your church

Ecclesiastical Insurance are running an online webinar in which it will detail top tips for churches which are applying for grants. Read more

Notification of Ordination of Deacons

A notification of the ordination of Deacons from the Bishop's office. Read more

The answers to the crossword published on 3 September

Here are the answers to the concise crossword published on Thursday 3rd September. Read more

Notification of appointment: the Revd Chris Hewitt (October 10 2020)

The Revd Chris Hewitt has been appointed as Priest in Charge of the benefice of the Barkwith Group. Read more

Two days of digital training with the national team

A two-day conference (October 23 & 24) covering streaming live services, using digital to reach younger people, how to use online communication tools to build engagement and much more. Read more

A survey from the Historic Religious Buildings Alliance. Deadline 30 September.

The Historic Religious Buildings Alliance are hosting a survey to gather insights from clergy, church staff, congregations and the wider community that will help shape future planning in the response to COVID-19. Read more

FREE Online training with the Scripture Union

Sessions available are: BiteSize Schools Ministry (for those working in Primary or Secondary schools, Rooted (an outreach approach) and Bringing Light to Darkness (alternative ideas and resources exploring Halloween). Read more

A Reflection from Bishop David - 8th September 2020

The latest in a series of reflections from our Bishops. Read more

A new concise crossword to enjoy

Courtesy of Ariq here is another concise crossword to enjoy. Read more

St Chad's (Dunholme) Chalk Prayer Path

Mysterious chalk writing appears on the path at St Chad's in Dunholme... Read more

A reflection from Bishop David - 2nd September 2020

A reflection from Bishop David. Read more

Claypole benefice - the interactive church

Robert Prabucki, Churchwarden at St Peter's church in Claypole, has a lifelong interest in IT and has used this to great effect during lockdown. He wants to share details of the many possibilities that are available. Read more

Sight Loss Friendly Church

Torch Trust, a Christian sight loss charity has a new initiative (Sight Loss Friendly Church). This is a free resource developed to help churches to become accessible for people with sight loss. Read more

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021 - launch of resources

If your church marks Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January each year) here are details of the launch of resources for 2021 when the theme will be 'Be the light in the darkness'. Read more

Schoolreaders are required

Do you have time spare with which you could help a child to practise their reading? Local schools in your area may be looking for volunteers for schools in and around Lincoln. Read more

A reflection from Bishop David - 26th August 2020

Bishop David gives a reflection in which he talks about the future of the diocese and the work of one of the working groups which have been meeting over the last few months. Read more

Starting in September - The Big Church Read

Hodder Faith, part of Hodder & Stoughton publishers, is launching a new Christian book club this September. The first book for discussion is John Mark Comer's 'The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry'. Read more

Summer funding boost for St Benedict’s Church, Scrivelsby

Grants will enable more people to make good use of this much-loved church. Read more

The answers to the cryptic crossword from August 5th

Here are the answers to the cryptic crossword published on August 5th. Read more