Religion and Spiritualism

Our religion and spiritual groups across Lincolnshire, can provide you with support and advice if you or someone you care for is affected by cancer. See below for information on accessing local groups. 


The Baha'i Faith is a dynamic world religion with several million adherents from a variety of different religious and cultural backgrounds.


Contact: 01522 522748 or 07932259825
Email:  or 



Carole teaches a four-week positive thinking course from the Chaplaincy at Lincoln Uni on Mondays, and also take sessions at her home in Washingborough. Free of charge. The course is open to people of all religions and none.

Contact: 01522 792244




Contact: David Greenop (Buddhist Faith Advisor at Lincoln Uni)

Christian (Catholic)

St Hugh’s Roman Catholic Church, St Hugh's Rectory, Broadgate, Lincoln, LN2 5AQ


Email: Deacon - Rev David Knight


Chaplain for Lincoln Uni and BGU (St Hugh’s Parish):

Email: Helen Townsend


Chaplain to the Polish Community:

Fr Włodzimierz Pająk SChr

Contact: 01724 601087       


Christian (Orthodox)

All Saints of Lincolnshire parish is a busy community of Orthodox Christians who come from a range of different nationalities and backgrounds.

Regular Services: 

  • Sunday - 9.15am - Matins
  • Sunday - 10am - Divine Liturgy
  • Saturday - 4pm - Great Vespers

St. Matthias Church Centre, Burton Road, Lincoln, LN1 3TX


Contact: Father Philip 07696332740


Christian (Pentecostal)

The Bridge Community Venue is the hub for our work in the community and the base from which we operate. We have a fantastic team of volunteers who man the shop and café. There is also a soft play area for children.

We run a number of projects from The Bridge: 

  • The Food Bank 
  • Bridge Pastors 
  • Other Community Groups

The Bridge Community Venue, 72a Newark Road, Lincoln, LN5 8PY


Contact: 01522 530730
Email: Sian Wade: 


Christian (Protestant) 

Centenary is open for public worship on Sunday mornings at 10.30am
Centenary Methodist Church, Red Lion Street, Boston , PE21 6NY

Email: Rev Val Ogden:

Lincolnshire Methodist District 

Each Methodist community across the county belongs to the wider family of Methodism.  We were the first District in the country to commission Local Church Pastors, lay people exercising valid and effective ministries with specific responsibilities in support of their ordained colleagues.  We are also proud to manage both an agricultural chaplain to the county and the cutting-edge Primary Care Chaplaincy Project.

Please get in touch with either your local church or via this web site if you think we can be of any help.   



Christian (Quakers)

Quaker Meeting for Worship

  • Every Sunday 11:00 - 12:00
  • Last Thursday of the month: 14:15 - 14:45

All welcome


Friends Meeting House, 1 Park Street, Lincoln , LN1 1UR


Contact: 01522 521 218





Eckankar is an active, individual, creative spiritual practice. A companion and road map for your journey home—to the heights of Self-Discovery and God-Discovery, and beyond.



Contact: 07743435704

Email: Liz Mallett -


There is no Hindu Temple in Lincolnshire. People must travel to Leicester, Nottingham or Derby to join a worshipping community.



Boston Mosque & Islamic Centre

In addition to the five daily prayers, the Boston Mosque & Islamic Centre is a focal point and continues to play a pivotal role in the life of the local Muslim community. Another important function of the mosque is to support and promote religious education and it provides regular classes for children and adults for this purpose.           

Boston Mosque & Islamic Centre, 27 Horncastle Road, Boston, PE21 9BU


Contact: 01205 369114




Masjid Al Noor

Masjid Al Noor is open all day from Fajr to Isha.









Grantham Islamic Centre

Our Vision

  • A community to live in harmony with growing understanding, respect and love for each other to make this world a better place

Our Mission

  • To unite and serve the Muslim and Non-Muslim communities in our area

7 Elmer Street North, Grantham, NG31 6RE



Lincoln Central Mosque and Cultural Centre

Atikur Rehman Patel Our objectives are to promote Islam to Muslims and non-Muslims as well as increasing the awareness of Islam in the community. See website for timetable of prayer times.

Dixon Street, Lincoln, LN6 7DA


Contact: 01522 528742

Email: or



Skegness Mosque

We have been holding Jumma Prayers in a rented hall for about 15 years. Over the last 10 years there has been an increase in number of Muslims, including families with children, in the area so now we have approximately 50-60 men only at Jumma Prayers. This number does increase over the holiday season due to holiday makers. We do not have appropriate prayer place for ladies and children, more importantly we do not have any place to teach Islamic Studies to our children.

St Clement’s Church Hall, Waddington Way, Skegness, PE25 2QL





Sleaford Islamic Centre


Sidrahe Khan The Sleaford Islamic Centre is newly built and the only masjid in Sleaford serving a growing and diverse community of Muslims in the area. The centre offers a range of activities including religious services, educational activities for children and other welfare projects. The centre is welcoming of both Muslims and Non-Muslims, to learn and understand more about the Islamic faith.

3 Station Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7RG


Contact: 01529 701818 or 07725477082



Judaism (liberal)

The Liberal Lincoln Synagogue 
Lincoln Jewish Community holds a Liberal Jewish Shabbat Service in Jew’s Court Steep Hill every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 11pm Until we can meet again in person, services are currently being streamed via Zoom.
Jews’ Court, Steep Hill, Lincoln LN2 1LS

Contact: 01522 521337



Judaism (traditional)


Lincoln Jewish Minyan

Meets at St George’s Church, Eastbrook Road, Swallow Beck, Lincoln, LN6 7EP







Founded in 1971 the Pagan Federation seeks to support all Pagans to ensure they have the same rights as the followers of other beliefs and religions. It aims to promote a positive profile for Pagans and Paganism and to provide information on Pagan beliefs to the media, official bodies and the greater community.


Email: Melisa Wheeler -  



Lincolnshire Sikh Society

There is no Gurdwara in Lincolnshire. Sikhs in the county must travel to Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Nottingham or Leicester to join with a worshipping community

Email:  (put Lincolnshire Sikh Society in the subject box)

Multi-faith groups

We are a network of Churches and Christian-rooted organisations in and around the City of Lincoln. Our vision is for the Churches to be relating well and supporting each other, as well as be an active force that is tackling areas of poverty and need.


Contact: 01522 370148



The Centre for Reconciliation         

The Centre for Reconciliation (TCfR) is a ‘maker of peacemakers’ - inspiring people to prepare individuals and communities, in their own contexts, to achieve a global culture of peace. Enabling individuals to speak out about the need for cooperation and living to our innate human values to help build a global culture of peace.

1A/2A Beaumont Fee, Lincoln, LN1 1U


Contact: 01522 569776

Email: Ruth Subash -


Churches Together in All Lincolnshire (CTAL)        

Churches Together in All Lincolnshire CTAL serves all the major church denominations and networks in the historic county of Lincolnshire. Our aim is to strengthen the mission of the Church in Lincolnshire through partnership and to strengthen the partnership of the Church in Lincolnshire through mission.   

Office Six, 72a Newark Road, Lincoln, LN5 8PY


Contact: 01522 271141



Council of Christians and Jews        

The Council of Christians and Jews is a leading player in interfaith engagement.

We call on people of faith to challenge prejudice and persecution together.

We bring Jews and Christians together to engage in education, dialogue and social action.





Lincoln University Multi-Faith Chaplaincy  

Through our Multi-Faith Chaplaincy service, we offer pastoral care, a confidential listening ear and spiritual support to anyone in our University community, no matter whether you consider yourself religious or not.


Contact: 01522 886400


United Lincolnshire Hospitals Chaplaincy


Providing for the pastoral, religious and spiritual care of all patients, their relatives and carers, as well as the staff.

Being in hospital can be a difficult time for patients and visitors alike. With so many things going on, it is sometimes helpful to talk to someone. Our chaplains are available to listen to your concerns. All our chaplains are trained in pastoral care and offer confidential support. You don’t have to be religious to contact us.

If you would like us to make contact with your local priest/ minister/ religious leader, please ask a member of your healthcare team to get in touch with us. We will endeavour to make that contact for you.




Contact: 01522 573080



Boston Pilgrim

Email: Rev’d Alison Gibbs -  or

Contact: 01205 445243 or 01205 446871

Support Groups and Services in Lincolnshire

Find support groups and services in Lincolnshire by navigating through the list below. 


Burgh Parish Nursing

This is run by Adele who is the Parish Nurse who has 10 years’ experience working with the acute setting including working within ICU and Community Hospital Nursing.

Coffee Morning Clinic

This is a walk in Clinic offering health monitoring, refreshments and friendship, a listening ear, activities, health talks and sign posting to relevant services

This operates every Monday between 10am and 12noon at the Burgh Baptist Community Church.


Home visits

These are by appointment only and offer a listening ear, health monitoring, end of life support and complex case management.


Forget Me Not Club

This is a walk in Clinic which has been specially designed to include activities for those with dementia, support for carers, a place to create friendships and where a listening ear is available, a location for advice and signposting as well as the Parish Nurse.

This operates every Thursday between 10.30am and 12.30pm.


Located at the Burgh Baptist Community Church, Causeway, Burgh-le-Marsh, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE24 5LT.


Contact: Adele Pratt RN on 07528701406



The Butterfly Hospice Trust - Boston

The Hospice provides free 24-hour patient care to those who need it most. Their services are for people aged 18 and over that are referred in by a healthcare professional. They aim to enrich people's quality of life by relieving symptoms such as pain, breathlessness and other distressing problems through the skills of their experienced, caring teams.

They have beautiful grounds offering a place of tranquillity to those in need of palliative care, whist providing full support to the families.

They have doctors, nurses, therapists, and spiritual support daily able to support people with life limiting illnesses including cancer, heart disease and frailty conditions. Patients can go for respite, symptom control and for care at the end of life.

They also have Coffee Mornings, restarting on the 6th August between 10am and Midday at the Local Community Centre, Mitre Lane, Boston, PE21 6EB. Following this future events will be held on the first Friday of each month

The Butterfly Hospice Trust Rowan Way, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 9DH


Hospice Patient Queries: 01205 446780



Capela Caravan Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy work to support residents of caravan park and park homes on the Lincolnshire Coast. They can reach out and provide a listening ear to those they meet, so that when they are going through difficulties, they have someone to listen and talk to, who will e alongside them and share their burdens. They are not a counselling service but are able to signpost to professional bodies.


Contact: 07735 562627


The Centre for Reconciliation 


Everybody is welcome to attend TCfR events – all faiths, all cultures, all ethnicities, all ages and all abilities. Children are welcome at all our events

  • Women of the World – meeting on Zoom for now on the last Monday of the month at 10am. Empowering women, encouraging and supporting one another and becoming the force that will carve out paths for others to grow and become stronger.
  • Chat Café will be meeting physically on the second Saturday of the Month 11am to 1pm at St Faiths Church Hall on West Parade. There will be food and refreshments to buy, crafts for children and an opportunity to talk. This is in partnership with the Multifaith Chaplaincy (University of Lincoln) and there will be a Chaplain there (different faith each month) to lead conversation.
  • Better Together Meals – bring and share meals (label food for allergens or if religion cannot eat it) meeting at Witham House at the University of Lincoln on the last Friday of the month. Starting on October 29th at 5pm.  

We will be shortly starting Wellbeing Gardening – this will be at the university and St Faiths Church in the West End of Lincoln.


Evergreen Sleaford 

Sleaford Caring Trust operating as Evergreen Sleaford seeks to serve older and vulnerable adults in our community by improving their circumstances through simple and genuine friendships. Our volunteer befrienders are the cornerstone of all we do! We are a group of volunteers from across the local churches and others who feel they can empathise with our Christian ethos.

Evergreen Sleaford is committed to the teachings and values of Jesus in all areas of finance, staff, volunteers and the wider community.

Contact: 07707 260822


Evergreen Stamford 

The Evergreen Care Trust was founded in 2005 by Louise Marsh a former nurse, with a group of volunteers from across the local churches in Stamford, wishing to demonstrate God's love in practical ways. The Charity has developed a wide range of supports and interventions that may enhance your life experience and enable you to remain confident and independent in your own home. These are designed to promote wellbeing and assist you in staying ‘connected to others’ and helps avoid aloneness.

For a list of the free and paid-for services go to

Contact: 07913 008125


Jewish Bereavement Counselling Service

The service aims to support people following bereavement, providing emotional support and a safe place to talk. The service as Individual Support and Support Groups established working with trained counsellors to aid within the bereavement process.


Contact: 02089513881


Louth’s Pastoral Care Network

This service provides regular telephone contact and food and medication deliveries for people in need in Louth.


Contact: 01507 605803


Muslim Bereavement Support Service

The Muslim Bereavement Support Service is a non-profit organisation serving the Muslim community by supporting bereaved women who have lost a loved one. They also work with other organisations, the NHS and hospices in particular, to give a spiritual context to the bereavement support services they offer.

The service offers emotional face to face and telephone support in multiple languages, alongside volunteers providing guidance in accordance with the Qur’an and Ahadeeth on the bereavement process, with advice on prayers and other religious aspects.


Contact: 02034687333


Night Light Cafes 

The Night Light Service hosts ‘crisis cafes’ in different churches across Lincoln every day of the week. The cafes are hosted by teams of trained volunteers who provide a warm welcome in a peaceful environment created to calm those who attend.

This is a non-clinical, out of hours support service for people experiencing a crisis in their mental health, operating from 8pm – midnight seven days a week. Our volunteers offer a listening ear and provide signposting advice to guests.

To access this service, or to refer someone for support from Night Light:


Contact: 0300 011 1200



Renew Wellbeing 

Renew Wellbeing helps churches open spaces of welcome and inclusion in partnership with mental health teams to improve mental and emotional wellbeing. 

Renew spaces are simple cafe style spaces run by local churches where hobbies and activities are shared or co-produced. Each cafe space is attached to a quiet room or prayer space where inner habits of wellbeing are shared. Each church partners with a mental health professional from the local council or other suitable organisation to ensure good inclusive practices for safe spaces where it's OK not to be OK. 


Alford – Renew 47

Storehouse Church Alford, (in the access centre building), 47 West Street, Alford, LN13 9EZ

Tuesdays 10am-2pm


Contact: 01507 462990


Grantham – Renew Grantham

Fridays 10am-12noon


Contact: 01476 573050



Grantham – Wellbeing Café at Church of Ascension

Ascension Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, Harrowby, Grantham, Lincs, NG31 9QZ

Mondays 10am-12noon


Contact: 01476 574145



Skegness – Renew @ The Mustard Seed 

St Paul’s Baptist Church Hall, 2 Beresford Avenue, Skegness, PE25 3HY

Thursdays 10.30am-12.30pm


Contact: 01754 766884



Sutton St James – Renew Sutton St James

Sutton St James Baptist Church, Chapelgate, Sutton St James, Lincs, PE12 0EF

Tuesdays to Fridays 10am-12noon


Contact: 07501 123183


Sight Loss Friendly Church Events

Every 6 minutes someone in the UK starts to lose their sight. Sight Loss Friendly Church (SLFC), from Torch Trust, the UK Christian sight loss charity, are pleased to announce further dates of our popular Tasters. These 30-minute Zoom sessions offer the opportunity to hear all the benefits of SLFC, meet the SLFC team and ask your questions.

To register please visit


SNAP Support Group

SNAP is a friendly and inclusive support group for all families who care for disabled, special or additional needs children, young people and adults. They also offer prayer support, available on request.

The service asks that people call: 01522 542166 at least two days before a SNAP lunch to book their meal, free to parents, carers, children and professionals

Alive Conference Centre, Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1XD

Contact: 01522 542166 or 07900635366




The Store House Skegness - The Healing Rooms

This is for Christians and offers bible-based activities and prayer.


Contact: David Bruce on 01754 763362


Talk about dying (Christian)

The service provides practical and spiritual guidance to those facing the death of someone they care about, or their own terminal illness. The website provides online study guides with topics around illness, talking to children and being prepared. The site also has talking points; this section is an open discussion about topics, events and information sources related to death. There are also online resources and books featuring acceptance, loss, personal stories and more.