Diocese of Carlisle


All three Archdeacons are also Strategic Development Officers for the God for All vision and strategy.

Archdeacon of Carlisle

The Ven Lee Townend

P: The Vicarage, Pooley Bridge, Penrith, CA10 2LT.
T: 07458 016925
E: archdeacon.north@carlislediocese.org.uk

Archdeacon of West Cumberland

The Ven Richard Pratt

P: Moorside, 50 Stainburn Road, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 1SN.
T: 01900 66190/07788 728508
E: archdeacon.west@carlislediocese.org.uk

Archdeacon of Westmorland and Furness

The Ven Vernon Ross

P: The Vicarage, Windermere Road, Lindale in Cartmel, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6LB.
T: 015395 34717
E: archdeacon.south@carlislediocese.org.uk

Personal Assistant to the Archdeacons

Sarah Mackie
Sarah is Personal Assistant to the Archdeacons of Carlisle, Westmorland and Furness and West Cumberland. She manages the Archdeacons' offices and her responsibilities include minuting the MPCC Committees, managing the Articles of Enquiry, managing the process of Admission of Churchwardens and planning the Archdeacon’s triannual Visitation and Appraisal programme.

T: 01768 807772/07824 313 894
E: sarah.mackie@carlislediocese.org.uk