A selection of events across the churches in the area; Easter services and church Flower Festivals listings available (previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)

Sunday 27 April, 6:30pm: Stuart Bell, guest speaker at Lighthouse (PE11 2XP)

Saturday 26 April, 10:30am: Messy Church at St Thomas' Road Methodist

Thursday 24 April, 7:30pm: Licensing service for Rev'd Mike Chesher as Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Spalding St Paul and Curate in Charge of the Parish of Weston. Also pictured (left): Ven Justine Allain Chapman and Rev Philip Brent

Wednesday 23 April, 7:15pm: New Community Gospel Choir, weekly in term time from today, for all ages and abilities; at St Matthew’s, Sutton Bridge. More info from Christina Oxtoby

April-May: Flower Festivals - full listing available; many flower festivals commence on 26 April

Easter Day, 20 April: Resurrection Sunday; church services listing available

Saturday 19 April, 7:30pm: Presence series of services for 'Wielkanoc', 'Great Night', at Deeping St Nicholas church with Mike Bossingham, a labyrinth from 6:00pm and the lighting of the Easter Fire; more info: Deeping St Nicholas

Good Friday, 18 April: 10:00am: Processions of Witness, Spalding from St Thomas Road and St Mary & St Nicolas meeting at 10:30 in Hall Place and later walking together to Spalding Baptist church for refreshments. Organised by Churches Together in Spalding & District

(Poster available as a pdf at the foot of this page - download using the blue arrow, bottom right)

10:30am: March of Witness behind the cross leaving Gosberton parish church and finishing at Gosberton Baptist; organised by Churches Together in Gosberton

Maundy Thursday, 17 April: 7:00pm: Maundy Thursday supper together at Gosberton Methodist7:30pm: Free churches Communion with Spalding United Reformed Church and Broad Street Methodist at Spalding Baptist

Palm Sunday, 13 April: 10:15am Procession with hymns of worship and readings leaves Holland Market; the CTSD ecumenical service continues at St Mary & St Nicolas with guest preacher Rt Rev Christopher Lowson, bishop of Lincoln

10:00am March of Witness from Pinchbeck Village Hall to St Mary's Pinchbeck

Sunday 13 April, 6:30pm: Mission and Preparation; at St Matthew’s, Sutton Bridge

Friday 11 April, 3:30pm: Messy Church at Weston Hills Village Hall (PE12 6DB)

7-10 April: Prayer Pilgrimages across the county from north to south, east to west - with opportunity to join in the pilgrimages or to establish, encourage or revitalise local prayer centres and intercessors in towns and villages across Lincolnshire.Revised route this week (as at 26/3): Bardney to Crowland, including:

7/4: Kyme

8/4: Billingborough via Horbling; worship & prayer at 7:30pm at St Andrew's, Billingborough (NG34 0QG)

9/4: Sempringham at 9am (NG34 0LU), St Hugh & St Gilbert, Gosberton Clough (PE11 4JR) around 1pm and 7:30pm at St Thomas's Road Methodist, Spalding (PE11 2XX) for worship & prayer, led by Canon Ian Silk (below, left) and Simon Dean (below).10/4: After a Celtic Morning Prayer, the Pilgrims headed off towards Crowland (right), offering thanks to all in Spalding and especially St Thomas's Road Methodist

Organised by CTAL; more info and 'local event poster' was made available for download at the foot of this webpage; see also www.LincsFX.org.uk

Monday 7 April, 7:30pm: Lent Lectures: Resurrection - Easter; with Philip Brent (Anglican Rural Dean) and Ros Lukins

Friday 4 April, 3:30am: Messy Church at Gosberton Clough Methodist church

Thursday 3 April, 7:30pm: CT Gosberton at Risegate Methodist church

Tuesday 1 April, 6:00pm: Prayer meeting for the wider church, St Thomas's Road Methodist

Pictures from the 2014 church Flower Festivals available on each month's Diary page in addition to the special webpage for Flower Festivals