Scothern Community page
This page has information about our community, including the Church and Chapel, our Public House and Transport links
St Germain's in Scothern is a Church of England church. There are regular services held each week - details can be found outside the church or on the benefice website: Welton, Dunholme, Scothern Churches.
Who's who at St Germain's
- Vicar: Adam Watson (01673 565244)
- Rev Julia Hart for funerals (01673 862426)
- Administrator: Sandra Best for weddings and baptisms (07546 559085)
- Churchwardens: Jean Drewery (01522 752338) and Peter Montgomery (01673 861556)
- Parochial Church Council secretary: Ruth Rowsell (07979 361035)
St Germain's is a member of a benefice (group of parishes) including churches in the nearby villages of Welton and Dunholme.
St Germain's has a service every Sunday at 09.15 except for when there is a fifth Sunday in the month, when a benefice service is held in turn
in one of the three churches. A timetable of church services can be found on the benefice website.
St Germain's is a beautiful church, mentioned by Pevsner in his book on the architecture of Lincolnshire, with a fine traditional organ, stained glass windows and a six peal of bells which are rung before many services and at practices on Friday evenings.
St Germain's Parochial Church Council publishes the monthly Parish Magazine containing news and information for the whole community.
For information on how to subscribe, submit material or advertise please contact the Parish Magazine Editor, Jan Kenworthy (01673 861345)
For more information about our church or the Benefice please see Welton, Dunholme, Scothern Churches.
If you wish to arrange a baptism or a wedding please contact Sandra, the part-time parish administrator on 07546 559085
St Germain's Chorale
The choir meets in church to rehearse on Tuesday evenings and usually gives three concerts during the year, in services to mark Christmas, Easter and the patronal festival in July.
The Methodist Chapel has been in the village for more than 200 years and in the present building for over 160 years since it was built in 1858. In addition to regular Sunday morning services, it is also currently used by several village organisations.
Scothern Methodist Church meets every Sunday in the Chapel and also holds additional services at various times, including regular “Prayers & Coffee” (1st & 3rd Thurs. each month) and Music & Chat (2nd. Thurs. of month). Live keyboard music and a meeting place for several in the area with free refreshments. please see our Spring 2019 timetable of events for more details.
If you would like more information or have any questions about our church please contact either Rev Alan Swann 01522 754618 or Brian Beardsell on 01673 862504.
- All requests for bookings must be made in writing in the first instance
Scothern Recreation Centre
16 Weir farm Paddock
A booking form will then be sent out for completion which must be returned, with any required payment, to the same address.
OR - download an application form and return it to the above address.
Scothern Nurseries is a traditional garden centre with a wide range of plants, composts, pots and everything for the keen gardener. Nestled inside the shop is the Gardeners Retreat Tea Room which provides hot and cold meals and delicious homemade cakes.
For more information visit the Scothern Nurseries website.
- Nettleham Medical Practice - 01522 751717
For more information about the practice visit the surgery website
- Welton Family Health Centre - 0844 477 3072
For more information about the surgery visit the surgery website
The main headquarters of Lincolnshire Police is located in the neighbouring village of Nettleham.
The village is covered by our local Police Community Support Officer, Jackie Parker, and our beat constable, PC Donnah Thompson.
For more information please see the police page.
There is a small children's playground situated at the front and side of the village hall. This facility is provided and maintained by Scothern Recreation Centre Committee, with financial support from the Parish Council.
For information on how to subscribe, submit material or advertise please contact:
- Parish Magazine Editor (Jan Kenworthy) - 01673 861345
Scothern has one bus service that runs through the village - the bus stop is alongside St Germain's Church. For fares and general enquiries please contact the bus operator providing the service. A timetable is available in the main bus shelter.
The full timetable is available on
you can search by the route number or location.
Saturday service may differ from the regular service provided on Monday to Friday. There is no service on Sundays.
There are a number of Community Transport servives including Call Connect, Voluntary Car Schemes and Dial-a-ride. Please see the Lincolnshire County Council travel website for more information.