Blossoming start for church anniversary week

Superintendent MInister, the Rev Andrew Lomax; President of the Methodist Conference, the Rev Dr Mark Wakelin; flower festival orgainser Jean Woodward, and church stewards Geoff Smith and David Islip
Superintendent MInister, the Rev Andrew Lomax; President of the Methodist Conference, the Rev Dr Mark Wakelin; flower festival orgainser Jean Woodward, and church stewards Geoff Smith and David Islip

A week-long flower festival is part of the celebrations planned to mark the 150th anniversary of Market Rasen Methodist Church.

President of the Methodist Conference, the Rev Dr Mark Wakelin conducted two services on Sunday and stayed to admire the flowers - pictured above with festival organiser Jean Woodward, church stewards Geoff Smith and David Islip, and Superintendent Minister the Rev Andrew Lomax, standing.

The flower festival is open until June 7, 10.30am to 3pm.

The church has also published a souvenir brochure to mark the 150th anniversary, which costs £3.