Diocese of Carlisle

St Cuthbert, Great Salkeld - Following And Serving Jesus In Our Community., CA11 9NA

St Cuthbert, Great Salkeld - following and serving Jesus in our community., Great Salkeld: St Cuthbert
Great Salkeld Penrith, CA11 9NA

An old village Church - in the centre of our community and for our community. We have a reputation for offering a very friendly welcome to all.

We are an 'open church'. Our door is never locked. We also have a toilet and a small kitchenette where you will find tea/coffee/milk/sugar - please feel free to use the facilities.

There are services in  our church building most Sundays. If no services at Great Salkeld there will be one in a nearby church in our group-at Lazonby or Kirkoswald. Visit the 'Services and Events' page  of this website to see details of these, We also have Friday morning prayers of blessing for our community- in the churchyard in good weather, or on Zoom if raining: contact Peter Pickthall for details. The 'News and Notices' page also lists other events and resources.

For general enquiries, please contact one of our Churchwardens Peter Pickthall, (Tel. 01768 898396, email; peter.pickthall@me.com ) or Veronica Priest (Tel. 01768 898026 email: veronicapriest47@gmail.com ). If not available, or for general pastoral support  or queries about weddings baptisms or funerals please contact Rev. Katharine Butterfield on (01768) 898176. Email: kmbutterfield@btinternet.com. (Day off: Monday). 

To give online to St. Cuthbert's Church, click on the ‘Give Here’ banner below. This will take you to a 'mygiving' donation page. For any queries on this, or to set up regular giving, please contact: Jack Downie: Telephone: 01768 898868.  Email: jack_downie@hotmail.com

We are also linked with other churches  in our East of Eden Mission Community grouping.  To find up to date information on local services, online services and other useful information you may also visit their website:  http://www.eastofedenmc.org.uk

Safeguarding - "The parish of Great Salkeld: St Cuthbert 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 also contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who can advise 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." 

A copy of our Safeguarding Policy and contacts, can be found on this website under the heading "Parish Safeguarding Arrangements" on the menu list. Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Julia Downie 01768 898868 


  • Online services from the Church of England-click on 'More about this event' button

    If you can't attend church locally, you can still watch an online service streamed from the Church of England. Each week they come from a different part of the country or have a different theme. Draw closer to God in company with people from across the UK.
    The service is recorded so that you can choose when you want to watch it. You can also see previous services. The new service for a Sunday is available from 9am. onwards.

    Every Sunday at 11:15 a.m. for 60 minutes






  • Midweek Communion Service at Eden Court, Lazonby, monthly - next on Thursday 7th March.

    A chance to meet with others midweek for a simple service, sharing Holy Communion, prayers and a short talk.
    This occurs monthly on the 1st. Thursday of the month.

    Every 1st Thursday at 11 a.m. for 45 minutes

    Communion, Space


  • Friday morning prayers held weekly to bless our local community.

    On Friday mornings, for just half an hour, we meet to pray God’s blessings on our local community. This starts at 9 a.m. and we are meeting together at St Cuthbert's Church, Great Salkeld -outside if possible but otherwise in the vestry. Contact Peter Pickthall for more details.
    At present some are also choosing to pray individually in their own homes. All over the country similar groups are praying at the same time. This is a positive way of praying for the community.
    A copy of the Friday Blessing Prayers is attached as a PDF file that can be upload - click on 'view attachment' below.
    Contact Peter Pickthall for more details: 01768 898396

    Every Friday at 9 a.m. for 30 minutes