Fotherby, North Thoresby and Grainsby with Waithe


We are a group of eight community and festival churches with village and hamlet populations ranging between 20 to over 1500 people.

The  Rural Dean for the Deanery of Louthesk is Father Terry Steele. 

We have an active ministry team comprising of our retired clergy, two Readers, Authorised Lay Ministers and Locally Recognised Ministers and many active members of our congregation.

Weddings, funerals and baptisms can be arranged by contacting the Deanery Office on (01507) 610247 or e-mail: [email protected]

Currently, we hold an online Night Prayer on Thursday evenings. 

Many of our churches host a range of community events.

At Fotherby there is a weekly pop-in on a Wednesday combined with a craft group, Church Mice Crafters meeting at the same time. Please find further information on the pages of each church in the benefice for the latest up to date information.

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