Parish Church of St. Peter and St. Paul
9.30am Sung Eucharist (Not 5th Sunday)
6.00pm Sung Evensong (Book of Common Prayer)
Vicar: Canon Terry Steele
The Vicarage, Glebe Rise,
Burgh le Marsh
Lincolnshire PE24 5BL
tel: 01 754 810 216 mobile: 07 981 878 648
Burgh is part of a group of parishes which includes Bratoft, Gunby, Irby-in the-Marsh, Orby & Welton-le-Marsh.
Burgh Group of Parishes
Licensing of Father Terry Steele as Rural Dean(2005)
Father Terry Steele's Deanery of Calcewaithe and Candleshoe (pronounced Candles – hoe) consists of 36 parishes which make up
8 Benefices. A Benefice is a group of 3 or more Parishes. There are generally 10 to 15 Benefices in a Deanery. Several Deaneries
make up an Archdeaconry, and two or three Archdeaconries make up a Diocese.
Father Terry has been the vicar of the Burgh group of Parishes which includes the churches ,
Orby All Saints, St Peters – Gunby, All Saints - Irby In The Marsh, St Peter & St Paul – Bratoft and St Martin -Welton Le Marsh,
since 1995 and is known particularly for his dog , Jack , who always attends church services with him.
After the service the congregation enjoyed a celebratory buffet supper.
Father Terry Steele - Canon
At three p.m. on Saturday 17 th November 2007 (feast day of St Hugh)
Burgh parishioners travelled by coach to Lincoln to attend the collation and installation of Father Terry as Canon at Lincoln Cathedral
along with six other Canons – designate.
There are 53 canonries each having “a stall” in St Hugh's Choir hence the term installation.
“ Melton Ross with Scamblesby –
The Reverend Terence Steele Incumbent of the Burgh Group and Rural Dean of Calcewaite & Candleshoe-
The churches of Scamblesby and Melton Ross were given to the cathedral, possibly by Ranulph, Earl of Chester,
in the early years of the twelfth century: they were confirmed as the endowment of a prebend by Pope Eugenius III in 1146.
Holders of this stall include the Tudor historian Polydore Vergil and, more recently, Robert Runcie, later Archbishop of Canterbury”