The official institution and induction of the Rev Philip Johnson as Vicar of Sleaford took place last Wednesday at St Denys’ Church.
The service was attended by the Bishop of Lincoln Christopher Lowson, as well as Archdeacon of Lincoln Tim Barker and Rural Dean the Rev Christine Pennock.
Mr Johnson has moved with wife Amanda and their children Lucia, Hugh and Emma from serving as Priest-in-Charge of St Bartholomew’s at Holland on Sea in Essex.
Before ordination he was a microbiologist specialising in tropical medicine. He enjoys rugby, cricket and plays the trumpet.