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.


DDiocesan Calendar



Levens Choir
Posted Tuesday 3 March 2015
St John’s Church, Workington, Sun 19 Apr, 7.30pm and St George’s Church, Kendal, Tues 21 ...

Cumbria Rural Choirs
Posted Monday 2 March 2015
St John the Evangelist Church, London Road, Carlisle, Sat 21 March, 7.30pm


Youngsters step out to spread some happiness ...
Posted Wednesday 25 February 2015
Teams of young people are set to spread ‘Acts of Random Kindness’ as part of a day’s ...

Archbishop to deliver University of ...
Posted Monday 9 February 2015
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is to deliver the 2015 University of Cumbria’s ...

Assembly celebrations as first school joins ...
Posted Monday 2 February 2015
A special assembly has been held today to celebrate the first partner school joining the ...


Lazonby C of E School is the first school to join the Diocese's The Good Shepherd Multi Academy Trust.
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PPopular Pages



Levens Choir http://t.co/6Jc4CuSr512 days ago

Cumbria Rural Choirs http://t.co/0aTo0f0TCV3 days ago

The Carlisle Branch of the Prayer Book Society http://t.co/lExSReADGF3 days ago

Castalia String Quartet http://t.co/vv5satagVH3 days ago