St. Clement's Church

Welcome to St Clement’s Church 

Our Minister, Father Owain Mitchell, lives at The Vicarage, 10 Glanford Road, Brigg. DN20 8DJ.

Tel:01652 653989


The Bishop of Lincoln Visits Worlaby

Since 2010, we at St Clement’s Church have provided welcome refreshments to the large number of people who enjoy walking in the countryside round Worlaby under North Lincolnshire Council’s Walking for Health scheme.

But on Tuesday 29th May, they had an unexpected companion – none other than the Bishop of Lincoln, The Rt Rev’d Christopher Lowson.

Our Curate, Trudy, who had invited the Bishop, also joined the group and they both enjoyed the three mile trek chatting to dozens of fellow walkers. And afterwards, back at St Clement’s Church the conversations continued happily over drinks, sandwiches and delicious cakes served by Esmé, Elsie and Iris who were visiting Worlaby during their half term holiday.

Midsummer Dawn Chorus

Listen to the dawn chorus in Worlaby here.

Step Back in Time – Sunday 21st August 2016

What a wonderful celebration of life in Worlaby over the last century this was! With an exhibition of old photos, maps, artefacts – and the chance to hear from villagers who have lived through it all, everyone who came along was completely absorbed.


Thank you to Christine Fletcher for all her hard work organising it, to all those who contributed and participated and to those who made and served the afternoon teas.


Here's a taster of the afternoon ...

Geoff Ward talks about the annual killing of the pig.




Jeff Rowson explains how he came to be the man responsible for giving Worlaby 'The Four Minute Warning' in event of nuclear attack.



More here!


Visiting St Clement’s Church

St Clement’s Church is on the Northern Lincolnshire Churches Trail and is open for you to visit each Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. At other times by request. 

Postcode for Satnav: DN20 0NG


Mrs Maureen Rickwood, tel: 01652 618142

Worshipping at St Clement’s

All the services are at 9.30am. The normal pattern of services is as follows:

2nd Sunday of each month – Morning Prayer, normally led by a Churchwarden, sometimes visiting preachers

4th Sunday of each month – Parish Communion with Father Owain

Each Tuesday – Eucharist

Any variation of these times will be shown on the website calendar, in Worlaby Views magazine and on the Church notice board.

A Brief History of St Clement's Church

The first recorded church here was Saxon and by the 13th Century Worlaby Church like many others including Thornton Curtis, Barrow on Humber and Ulceby, had come under the authority of Thornton Abbey.

The Church we see today is a Victorian building in the early English Gothic style. It was almost completely rebuilt between 1873 and 1875 by Sir John Astley at a cost of £2674 but incorporated surviving Saxon and Norman elements including the remarkable arch, the pillars and the north window.

As well as being a grade II* listed building, it has many interesting artefacts within; one of the most important being the recently restored medieval insised slab, of Flemish marble, showing a merchant and his wife with dogs at their feet.

The Church registers date back to 1559 and the Church Wardens books to 1775. They contain some wonderful writing and much of interest and can now be viewed in the Lincoln Archives.

St Clement’s Church is on the Northern Lincolnshire Churches Trail and is open for you to visit each Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. At other times by request. 


The whole area around Worlaby is perfect for a healthy walk or bike ride and we are happy to provide refreshments with a bit of notice. We regularly make lunches and cakes for the North Lincolnshire ‘Walking for Health’ walkers as well as other smaller groups.

For more information contact either of the Church Wardens or email:


Disabled toilet, baby changing unit, wheelchair, refreshments. Our award winning churchyard has several benches where you can relax and enjoy the peace of this lovely area.

To view more pictures of St Clement's Church click here