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Licensed in Lincoln Cathedral 8th October 2016Photo - foreground from left:Sally Buck (Warden), Paul Maple (Welton & Dunholme with Scothern), Sara Davies (North Lafford Group), Bishop Nicholas, Corinna Langridge (Bardney Group), Jennette Ballantyne (Fotherby, North Somercotes, Grainthorpe & Conishholme).During the Service, the Bishop of Grantham - The Rt Revd Dr Nicholas Chamberlain Admitted & Licenced four new Readers - as above. He also Licenced Keith Batterbee (Alford Group with Willoughby & Ulceby) and Richard Vickers (North Lafford Group) as Readers on transfer from other Dioceses.


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2016 Readers Service Celebrating 150 years of Reader Ministry!

Diary Date: 7th October 2017Reader Annual Service and AGMDocument Download

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Lay Leadership Report'Setting God's People Free'

In Memorium Nicholas Guy Barnes-Brown died on 12th August 2017 - aged 71yrs.A Funeral and Thanksgiving Service will take place at St. Margarets Church, Laceby on Tuesday 22nd August, 2017 at 2.30pm followed by private interment. Nick was licensed in 1995 as a Reader and he worked for Nickersons Seed Grower and mechants. Because he was very much involved with farming he was one of the instigators for the Lincolnshire Farmers Support Group were he could go and talk to farmers and their labourers about problems that they faced.His independance started to fail and he stopped leading services in 2013 and he became Emeritus in 2015.

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Readers attending the installation of Sal McDougall as Precentor of Lincoln on Sunday afternoon are warmly invited to robe if they wish. Vesting is in the retro choir at the East End of the cathedral (College of Canons in the canons' vestry). You are asked to arrive in time to be robed by 3.15pm.


Summary ReportConsultation Day 5th June 2017

Diocese of LincolnAssociation of Lincoln Readers

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