Diocese of Carlisle

St Mary, CA20 1AU

St Mary, Gosforth: St Mary
St Mary's Church Wasdale Road Gosforth Seascale, CA20 1AU

              Services are in St Mary's Church or St Mary’s Room and on Sunday morning are also zoomed out to people's homes please check for each Sunday on the notices and calendar sections.

 Please note from 8th October regular services (except for the main festivals) will be in St Mary’s Room during the winter months 

                                                                       RE CORONA VIRUS

  Some meetings in St Mary’s Room will be on zoom with those present asked to follow the Covid rulings as requested in the main church 

The church is now open for private prayer and visitors between 10am and 4pm each day please read and follow the notices about the covid secure regulations at present.

Our pre-covid notice continues below

                     A friendly village church with close links to the school and nursery

To find out more do join us for fellowship over coffee in St Mary's Room after the 11 am Sunday Service or have a chat with people in the village

Please look at the one off events for variations to the usual pattern of services. It may show the regular service on the calendar as well.

open every day at least 10am  to 4pm

The following information is required to be on this front page. "Gosforth and Wasdale PCC has adopted the Carlisle Diocese Safeguarding Policy -see  carlislediocese.org.uk. Our safeguarding Co-ordinators for both children and vulnerable adults are Mr Steven and Mrs Susan Round who can be contacted on 01946 841626 or e-mail safeguarding.gosforth.wasdale@gmail.com.

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Jo van Lachterop 07458 016884. We work from the document "Promoting a Safer Church" -see the diocesan website. Further information is displayed in St Mary's Church. " 


  • Holy Communion

    the Communion Service for the whole parish

    Every 1st Sunday at 9 a.m. for 45 minutes

    Common prayer

  • Holy Communion

    for the whole Benefice or the whole Mission Community please check time and venue on services and events section

    Every 5th Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Church, Communion

  • Holy Communion

    twice a month at St Mary's

    Every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 11 a.m. for 60 minutes

    Communion, Live_stream


    A more informal service with all the family in mind and led by the lay team

    Every 1st Sunday at 11 a.m. for 40 minutes

    Allages, Church, Morningworship, Live_stream

  • Morning Worship

    Every third Sunday led by the lay team

    Every 3rd Sunday at 11 a.m. for 45 minutes

    Church, Morningworship, Live_stream

  • Services resumed in St Mary’s Room

    The main services have now returned to St Mary’s Room after the Christmas Festival services. This is to save electricity a nd heating expenses during the winter months.

    Every Sunday at 11 a.m. for 45 minutes


  • Sunday Evenings

    First Sunday of the month - Informal Worship at 6.30pm
    Second Sunday of the Month Faith and Fellowship at 7pm at the Ferns,
    the Banks Seascale
    Third Sunday All age Worship. Especially suited to young people at 6.30pm
    Fourth Sunday Informal Evening Worship at 7pm with Phoenix Praise singers

    Every Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for 60 minutes

    Singingevent, Hymnsevent, Prayers



  • Baby and toddler group

    Meets on Tuesdays in St Mary’s Room during term time. Babies and children up to age 5 are very welcome but must be accompanied by a parent or carer.

    Every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for 90 minutes

    Only in school term time

    Coffee, Family friendly, Hall, Playgroup, Parentstoddlers



  • Monthly coffee mornings

    Coffee, Cakes and Chat
    Meet friends and have a good chat. No charge but a charity collection box if you care to make a donation

    Every 1st Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for 90 minutes

    Coffee, Family friendly, Allages, Communityevent, Hall, Coffemorning

  • Lent course

    Six study sessions that look in detail at the last 12 hours of Jesus’ life and the 7 statements he made from the cross

    Every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. for 60 minutes

    Lent, Hall, Lentcourse, Zoom