LATEST NEWS
  1. Bishop of Carlisle supports Children's Commission on Poverty inquiry
  2. Bishop of Carlisle welcomes General Synod vote on women bishops
  3. Churches to mark centenary of the First World War
  4. Diocesan awards for Cumbrian schools & churches
  1. The Bishop of Carlisle has supported young people who are gathering evidence on the reality of child poverty in the UK, as part of the first inquiry led by children.
    Thursday 17 July 2014Read more...
  2. The Rt Rev James Newcome, The Bishop of Carlisle, has welcomed the vote by General Synod to enable the creation of women bishops.
    Tuesday 15 July 2014Read more...
  3. A series of special services and events are to be held across the Diocese of Carlisle to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.
    Thursday 10 July 2014Read more...
  4. A Diocesan award is to recognise Cumbrian local churches which have helped build strong partnerships with their schools.
    Friday 4 July 2014Read more...
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The Diocese of Carlisle is the Church of England in Cumbria

We look after 351 churches and 106 schools, from Barrow in Furness to Bewcastle and Nicholforest, from St Bees Head to Stainmore.

Our mission is, by God's grace to grow God's Kingdom in Cumbria; our vision is, to see our Churches growing Disciples of all ages.

We are working at the five marks of Discipleship: Maturity in faith, expectant Prayer and Worship, Engagement with society, Outreach, Quality of relationships