Church

St Luke’s Church

Saint Luke’s is an ancient building in part dating back to the Norman Conquest. It is a Grade 1* listed building with ornate stone carvings, a 130′ limestone spire and a unique equestrian statue in the chancel.  Our Churchwarden is Daphne Tucker.  For general matters relating to the church, visits, or record searches, please contact Daphne on (01664) 841184.

St. Luke’s Church is part of the South Croxton Benefice.  This encompasses the villages of South Croxton (with Beeby); Thorpe Satchville, Twyford and Ashby Folville (with Barsby) as well as Gaddesby. Services are shared during the month across the five churches and are detailed at the end of each month’s newsletter.

Contacts
The vicar for the South Croxton Benefice is The Revd Neil Stothers.  Revd Neil is Priest in charge and Rector Designate.  Please contact Revd Neil for all wedding, funeral, baptism or home communion visits, or urgent pastoral matters in the first instance. He can be contacted at :-

The Rectory, 19 Main Street, South Croxton LE7 3RJ
Tel: 01664 841278 or email: revneilstothers@yahoo.co.uk

South Croxton Benefice is part of the South West Framland Group comprising of three Benefices – South Croxton, Burrough Hill and the Upper Wreake.    The South West Framland Group brings together the people of 16 parishes from Ragdale to Pickwell.

When Revd Neil is on leave, please contact the South West Framland Group’s part-time administrator Mr Vic Allsop at:-

SWF Group Office, 29 Main Street, Great Dalby, LE14 2ET
Tel 01664 561909 or email clusteradmin@btinternet.com.
(The office is open on Tuesdays and Fridays 9:15am to 2:30pm).

Newsletter
The parish councils fund a monthly newsletter which contains information on activities and news from the villages as well as on the churches.  The latest newsletter, an archive of old newsletters is available on the church newsletters page together with contact details for the editor.