Heckington and Helpringham Group of Parishes

Built in the 14th Century, still alive in the 21st

  • The Rectory, 10 Cameron Street, Heckington
  • Sleaford
  • Lincolnshire
  • NG34 9RW

01529 460904
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Heckington St Andrew

Our Church Wardens are Jane Ward & John Lyon.

There is a  service of worship  held every Sunday at Heckington St Andrew at 11am.  The pattern is as follows:

1st Sunday is Holy Communion with our choir, St Andrew's Singers

2nd Sunday is Morning Praise with choir

3rd Sunday is Holy Communion with sung responses led by our choir

4th Sunday is Holy Communion with hymns led by our church orchestra 

On 5th Sundays there is usually a Healing Service with the opportunity to be anointed with oil and the laying on of hands. 

There is a Service of Evening Prayer each day at 5pm Monday to Friday.

The church is open each day 9am till 5.30pm for visitors and there is a well stocked second hand bookstall with all books just 50p each. There are postcards guide books, pens etc for sale too. 

Personal guided tours can be arranged at short notice. Please contact Michael Rose on 01529 461293.

 

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Heckington Church

 

St Andrew's Heckington is a quite magnificent parish church. Built in 1300's in the decorated style of the period it is adorned inside and out with many statues, gargoyles, beasts, royal faces, angels and animals leaping from the world and imagination of the 14th century stone carvers. The principal benefactor was Richard de Potesgrave, chaplain to Edward III. It contains the finest grouping of Easter Sepulchre, Sedalia & piscina in the country.  

Font at Heckington carved font & view of east window

View from gallery A view of the east end from the musician's gallery

Easter Sepulchre           Sedila at Heckington

Easter Sepulchre a work of art in stone            As is the Sedilia

Helpringham Church