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. 


BBishop’s Harvest Appeal

This year we will continue to stand alongside people in rural Malawi and South Africa.

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EeNews Bulletin

DDiocesan Calendar



An Evening with Paul Jones & Fiona Hendley
Posted Tuesday 27 August 2019
An uplifting, enjoyable and inspiring evening of words and song.

Derwent Pioneer Youth Worker
Posted Friday 26 July 2019

The Abbey Singers Concert. Friday, 22nd ...
Posted Friday 15 March 2019
The Abbey Singers, directed by Jonathan Millican, is performing a concert of sacred music ...


Diocesan Director of Education announces ...
Posted Tuesday 10 September 2019
The Director of Education for the Diocese of Carlisle – the Church of England in Cumbria – ...

God’s ‘fireworks show’ launches Northern ...
Posted Friday 26 July 2019
A dramatic thunder and lightning storm heralded the launch of a Northern Centre for Pioneer ...

New role for Diocesan Deputy Director of ...
Posted Thursday 25 July 2019
The Deputy Director of Education for the Diocese of Carlisle – the Church of England in ...

Mothers’ Union appointment for Bishop of Penrith
Posted Thursday 18 July 2019
The Bishop of Penrith has been appointed the Central Chaplain of the Mothers’ Union.

Northern pioneer ministry centre to launch ...
Posted Wednesday 17 July 2019
The Bishop of Penrith is set to paddle a canoe across Derwentwater to celebrate the launch ...


A wonderful weekend of ordination celebration has seen five people ordained Deacon and three others Priest in the Diocese of Carlisle.
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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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