1. Carlisle vicar's book reinforces a passion for ministry
  2. Bishop of Carlisle supports Children's Commission on Poverty inquiry
  3. Bishop of Carlisle welcomes General Synod vote on women bishops
  4. Churches to mark centenary of the First World War
  1. A Carlisle vicar says writing his first book has helped renew a sense of hope through ministry.
    Tuesday 26 August 2014
  2. 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 2014
  3. 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 2014
  4. 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 2014
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Application Forms

Application forms for clergy and laity are available for download below. When applying for a post you will need to submit both an Application Form and a Recruitment Monitoring Form.

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Clergy Application Form March 2014 part 1Clergy Application Form March 2014 part 1
File size  99kb    File date 10 Mar 2014
Clergy Application Form March 2014 part 2Clergy Application Form March 2014 part 2
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Lay Application Form August 2013Lay Application Form August 2013
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