These are the Services proposed for Middle Rasen Church depending on the Tier 3 COVID Guidelines!

The Midnight Mass and 6pm Christmas Service need to be booked through Bryan by email – rev.bryan@icloud.com or 01673 842759. Please can you leave your name and contact number on the answer machine if you call and there is no reply! It will be first come, first served, as we are limited with numbers! The Christmas service this year will be a shorter service with readings and we will listen to carols (sadly not sing – unless guidelines change!)

Sunday 6 th December 10.30am Morning Prayer

Sunday 13 th December 10.30am Holy Communion

Sunday 20 th December 10.30am Holy Communion

Thursday 24 th December 10.30am Christmas Service

Thursday 24 th December 11.30pm Midnight Mass

Friday 25 th December 10.30am Holy Communion

Sunday 27 th December 10.30am Morning Prayer

Sunday 3 rd January 10.30am Morning Prayer

Middle Rasen Church is open from 10am – 4pm on weekdays for private prayer


Faldingworth Church

Sunday 6 th December 10.00am Holy Communion

Thursday 24 th December 6.00pm Holy Communion

Sunday January 3 rd 10.00am Holy Communion


Friesthorpe Church

Sunday 20 th December 3.00pm Christmas Service

Friesthorpe Church is also open for daily private prayer. 


Newton Church

Sunday 20 th December 3.00pm Christmas Service


Barkwith Group of Parishes. Services proposed for the East Barkwith Group, subject to further Government Tier 3 Guidelines

St Mary's, East Barkwith

Sunday 6 th December 9.00am PURPLE Holy Communion

Sunday 20 th December 9.00am PURPLE Holy Communion

Friday 25 th December 9.00am WHITE/GOLD Holy Communion

Sunday 3 rd January 9.00am WHITE/GOLD Holy Communion

Please be aware that facemasks must be worn in all Churches. Hand sanitizer will be available for use upon entering and exiting the Church. Social distancing must be maintained and Contact numbers will be taken for “Track & Trace”. At the moment, sadly, there will be no hymns sung! We look forward to welcoming you all back!


Middle Rasen Methodist Church

Sadly, we still have no news about opening Middle Rasen Chapel - In the meantime, Market Rasen is open for worship on Sundays at 10.30 am, Gainsborough and Caistor are also open on Sundays or you can join in the weekly Zoom services on Sunday at 4.00 pm.

Rev Heather Wilson



When the Mid Week Service resumes, please do feel free to come and join us as we are a friendly small group. If you would like more information or a visit from the Rector please ring him on 01673-842759. Bryan Dixon



Priest in Charge – Rev Chris Hewitt SCP – 01673 838380

chris.hewitt@lincoln.anglican.org www.walesbychurches.org

For Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals please contact Barbara Chamberlin on 01673 838514 or Rev'd David Post as above


East Barkwith - Richard Stamp (01673 858249)

Sixhills - David & Barbara Chamberlin (01673 838514)

South Willingham - Marcus Edmundson (01507 313623)

Hainton - Fred & Veronica Chamberln – 01673 838446

East Torrington - Maureen Turner (01673 857363)

Virtual Services

All Saints – Sixhills www.achurchnearyou.com/church/14843/

St Martin - South Willingham www.achurchnearyou.com/church/14873/

St Mary - East Barkwith www.achurchnearyou.com/church/14833/

St Mary – Hainton www.achurchnearyou.com/church/14842/

St Michael - East Torrington www.achurchnearyou.com/church/14867/

News from the Lincoln Diocese can be found at www.lincoln.anglican.org/news

The Lincoln Bishops Office Facebook page - www.facebook.com/lincolnbishopsoffice/


16th February

10 am East Barkwith

Holy Communion

23rd February

10 am S.Willingham

All Age Worship

1st March

10am S.Willingham

Morning Prayer

8th March

10 am Sixhills

Morning Prayer

15th March 10am Barkwith Holy Communion
22nd March 10am Sixhills Family Service
29th March 10am Hainton Morning Prayer
5th April (Palm Sunday) 10am South Willingham Family Communion
12th April (Easter Sunday)