St Thomas A Becket'S, Farlam, CA8 1JR
Welcome to Farlam Parish Church, which is dedicated to St Thomas a Becket.
Our parish is one of ten in the Eden, Gelt and Irthing Team Ministry. The Team Rector, Revd Stephen Robertson resides in nearby Brampton, while the Team Vicar, Revd Edward Johnsen, resides in Hayton. Edward has pastoral responsibility for Farlam parish, along with the parishes of Castle Carrock, Cumrew, Cumwhitton, Hayton and Talkin.
To see more information about our church life, see the 'About us' button in the column on the left, or visit our website (farlamparishchurch.co.uk)The parish of Farlam: St Thomas a Becket's is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer, PSO. The Diocese of Carlisle’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.
Sunday Services in September and October 2020
In September and October 2020 the following are planned:
Sunday 20th September 11am Farlam Church: Holy Communion (Revd Janice Murray)
Sunday 4th October 11am Farlam Church: Holy Communion (Revd Janice Murray)
Sunday 18th October 11am Farlam Church: Morning Prayer (Revd Edward Johnsen) Followed by APCM.
Please let Edward the Vicar know (see Get in touch button) if you intend to come to any of these services so we can have an idea of numbers. While the services will be quite brief and simple, and among other restrictions there can be no singing, it will be lovely to see everyone who can make it - all are welcome. To make the services as safe as possible arrangements will be in place to enable 2 metre social distancing, and everyone attending will be asked to use the hand sanitiser by the entrances on entry and exit. Masks are mandatory. In services of Holy Communion communion will be offered 'in one kind' only (ie only the bread).
Easter Day Family Communion
11am A Family Communion led by Revd Elizabeth Gough. Children welcome - there will be an Easter Egg hunt and children will learn the Easter story with the aid of an Easter garden and a craft activity. Children's activities led by Sunday School leader Fiona Stobbart.