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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DDiocesan Calendar



Abbeytown Christmas Market
Posted Thursday 26 November 2015
Holme Cultram Abbey Christmas Market Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th November

Westnewton Christmas Concert
Posted Thursday 26 November 2015
Christmas Concert with "Zing" Rock Choir Friday 18th December in Westnewton Village Hall

Westnewton Christmas Fayre
Posted Thursday 26 November 2015
Saturday 5th December 2pm in Westnewton Village Hall Christmas Fayre - Admission Free


Christian re-make of John Lewis ad goes viral
Posted Wednesday 25 November 2015
A Cumbrian curate is part of a team behind a viral online video campaign based around a ...

Rugby ground to host carol service first
Posted Tuesday 24 November 2015
A west Cumbrian rugby league ground is set to play host to a carol service first.

Nativity first for city centre church
Posted Tuesday 17 November 2015
A Carlisle church is playing host to the city centre’s annual Christmas lights nativity ...

Spot the ‘bull’ to help beat poverty
Posted Monday 2 November 2015
A life-sized model calf is set to take centre stage in a week-long event to help beat poverty.

Special walking guides link up twelve ...
Posted Friday 30 October 2015
A team of Cumbrian parishes has produced a series of special walking guides to encourage ...


Watch the feed above as Her Majesty the Queen opens General Synod
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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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PPopular Pages



RT @c_of_e: Get your church involved in @ChurchLive, and live broadcast your service to the world. Find out how here: https://t.co/C2jpdgTj…about 6 hours ago

RT @rhamage: Encouraging clergy day with my Bishop on the crucial matter of confidence... in the gospel, our calling & the church @Carlisle…about 6 hours ago

Abbeytown Christmas Market https://t.co/SjB7DVDNjlabout 23 hours ago

Westnewton Christmas Concert https://t.co/rNm8W0UHkhabout 23 hours ago