WWelcome to Carlisle Diocese

We look after 351 churches and 105 schools, from Barrow in Furness to Bewcastle and Nicholforest, from St Bees Head to Stainmore.

Our mission:
By God's grace to grow God's Kingdom in Cumbria.

Our vision:
To see our Churches growing Disciples of all ages.


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Events in Carlisle Cathedral
Posted Wednesday 30 September 2015
November 2015

Craft Fayre
Posted Thursday 24 September 2015
Aikton Parish Rooms, 21 to 22 November, 10.00am to 4.00pm

Afternoon Tea followed by Proms Concert
Posted Thursday 10 September 2015
St John’s Community Hall, Workington, Sun 18 Oct, 4.00pm


Give a Day volunteers to spruce up ...
Posted Tuesday 29 September 2015
A group of volunteers and church leaders are set to help tidy a children’s city centre play ...

God for All Evangelism Enabler appointed
Posted Wednesday 23 September 2015
“I shall be pounding the M6 motorway, burrowing into Barrow and careering through Carlisle.” ...

Rydal Hall hydro-electric project to be ...
Posted Tuesday 22 September 2015
A two million pound hydro-electric project at the Diocese of Carlisle’s Rydal Hall ...

Statement – Following vote on Assisted Dying ...
Posted Friday 11 September 2015
The Rt Rev'd James Newcome, Bishop of Carlisle, and lead bishop for the Church of England on ...

Diocese of Carlisle’s Multi Academy Trust ...
Posted Friday 4 September 2015
A third school has joined the Diocese of Carlisle's Multi Academy Trust.


Click here for a taste of what’s on offer at ten special God for All evenings to be held across Cumbria in the coming months. A full list of dates and venues is available at www.godforall.org.uk.
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GGod for All

A fresh way to help everyone in Cumbria discover more of God and His purpose in their lives, and to encourage churches to be vibrant and loving communities serving and worshipping God.

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@CarlisleDiocese ready for 10 God for All evenings across Cumbria. First at St Thomas' Kendal on Mon 5 Oct at 7pm. http://t.co/7IVMZwEAX85 days ago

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