Welcome to the
West Grantham Group of Villages

We are a Group of 7 Churches (Barrowby, Gt Gonerby, Denton, Harlaxton, Stroxton, Woolsthorpe and Wyville) committed to serving God and the people of our villages.

We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship and service opportunities available. Whether you are new to faith, new to the area or simply looking for a church, whatever your situation we hope you will soon feel part of the family. Find out more about our churches below and discover some helpful ways to connect and belong. If you are looking for information about weddings or baptisms please go to the tab at the top of the page titled 'Contact Us'.

For information about the individual churches please scroll down

"Loving and Living, Sharing and Growing"

What's Happening next

Click CALENDAR above for more services etc. 
Click an event below for more details

Saturday 24th February
9:30 am -
Sunday 25th February
10:00 am -
10:00 am -
10:30 am -
Monday 26th February
8:30 am -
Friday 1st March
10:00 am -

Lent

Lent begins on Wednesday 14th February 2024 with our Ash Wednesday Service - 10:30am in St Sebastian's Chuch, Great Gonerby.

Prayer in Lent

Prayer is an essential part of Lent as we prepare ourselves for Easter week. This year we are taking 'tarrying' and listening as the theme for our prayer activities in our:

  • Small groups
  • Daily reflections
  • A bag for Lent
  • Weekly prayer

 

Community Events

First Friday of each month - Gt Gonerby Church
COFFEE MORNING - 10:00am to 12:00

Third Thursday of each month - Barrowby Church
JIGSAW & PUZZLES CLUB - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Third Saturday of each month - Harlaxton Church
COMMUNITY COFFEE MORNING - 10:30am to 12:00

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RECENT EVENTS

Handbell Ringing at Harlaxton

Our new BIshop - Stephen - addressing the crowds after his enthronement

Lent lunches will take place at various churches throughout Lent. In keeping with our aspiration to be Eco Churches the food will be either local, organic, animal friendly or fair trade. This is our small part in caring for God's creation and supporting our local farmers.

Fasting

Fasting is another element of Lent so instead of giving up chocolate or alcohol, why not go greener, for example, walk more and use the car less, try the 100 mile diet (source only ingredients that come from within a 100-mile radius of your home) or eat vegetarian meals during the week. 
There are more ideas and information on our Eco Church page, go to https://www.wggv-churches.org.uk/mission/eco-church/

Catch up on what's happening

Harlaxton Church

Preparing for the arrival of the Christmas Tree!

Sarah's Video Message

Have you seen our new GALLERY menu item? Do you have some photos of church activities that we can use? If so, then please send them to John Bruce for inclusion. BUT, before you do so please check with the individuals on the photograph(s) that you have their permission to publish it, thanks.

Barrowby All Saints

Welcome to All Saints ChurchFacebook

If you are thinking of visiting or moving to our village or would like to join us for worship or community events at our church, here is some information about us that you might find helpful.

We aim to provide a warm welcome to everyone who comes to our church and look forward to meeting you. 

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Gt Gonerby St Sebastian

Welcome to St Sebastian’s ChurchFacebook

St Sebastian's Church has been at the centre of Great Gonerby village since Saxon times. Today we are a warm, friendly and informal Church with a heart to connect with all. We pray, we learn, we sing and enjoy cake! Come and join us!
 

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Harlaxton St Mary & St Peter

Welcome to St Mary & St Peter's ChurchFacebook

Here at Harlaxton Church we offer a heartfelt, warm welcome in our loving and prayerful community with a variety of services that are centred on reading and understanding the Bible. Our beautiful Church building is open daily from 9.30am to 4pm for anyone who would like to visit, pray, or find sanctuary and purpose in a busy and confusing world. 

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Denton St Andrew

Welcome to St Andrew's Church

St Andrew's is a busy well-loved church and its events are well supported by the village. It is a grade 1 listed building with several special memorials to the Blythe and Welby families. The Church comes to life with well supported seasonal events like Harvest, Christmas Carols, Summer Lunches, Coffee mornings and of course the well renowned Denton Street Market each May!

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Stroxton All Saints

Welcome to All Saints Church

All Saint's Stroxton is a much loved Church surrounded by amazing views! The local community all pull together to keep this building open for people to come and worship, pray quietly or just find a moment of peace amongst the beauty that surrounds this Church.

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Woolsthorpe St James

Welcome to St James' Church

 St James the Greater sits boldly within the village of  Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir as a comforting reminder of Our Lord's constant presence. Within weathered walls here is peace and beauty; alive in spirit (alongside God's creatures ... bats, birds, bees, butterflies, cats ...)

Come and see, you will be blessed! 

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Wyville St Catherine

Welcome to St Catherine's Church

St Catherine's 'on the Hill' may only have been built about 100 years ago but since ancient times there has been a place of worship here. It is a small, holy place where you can feel the stillness and the presence of the sacred.
 

 

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Today's Bible Quotation

The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other command there may be, are summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
Romans 13:9-10
21/02/2024
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