Nicholas' Church, Sapperton
VILLAGE AND ITS CHURCH
8 miles east of Grantham, Sapperton is a very small village made up of 34
residents in 12 houses. From 4 families there are currently 12 youngsters
under 12, the majority of whom attend the highly regarded C of E Primary
school at Ropsley.
Whilst still primarily
a farming village, our residents range from young professionals to the active-retired.
The village has a strong sense of community and supports each other’s
needs and activities. We regularly contribute to Action Aid and Christian
Aid. Villagers usually take part in the Lincolnshire Old Churches’
Bike & Stride event.
Church is a focal point for village life, particularly at Easter, Harvest
and Christmas. Tucked away in the corner of the village, the small church
building dates from the 12th Century and is a fine example of Norman architecture.
It is kept unlocked and partakes in the Church Tourism trail.
Services are co-ordinated with our nearest neighbour, Braceby. Between the
two villages there are normally 3 Sunday services over a 2 month period.
Our patronal feast day is a well-supported Group Eucharist and Gifts service
which helps underprivileged children in Grantham. The local ministry team
help us organise a small number of “Village Services”.
attendances, whilst low in numbers, are stable.