Part of the Heart of Westmorland Group of Parishes
Welcome to our website for the churches in the North Westmorland group of Churches. Please note that this is the only official website for this group of churches.
Holy Week and Easter
We’re delighted to be led through Holy Week this year by the Rt Revd James Newcome, the Bishop of Carlisle, who will be leading us on the theme, “The Seven Last Words of Jesus”. He will be attending a series of live and online services from Palm Sunday to Good Friday. For those unable to make the live services, he will also be pre-recording his reflections on our YouTube channel.
Bishop James will be delivering his Tuesday reflection on “New relationships” live on Zoom at 7.30pm (NB note There will be an opportunity to ask him questions and to interact with him. Andrew Burrell will then lead us in a brief service of Compline.
How to Join..
The Zoom link is below (it is the same link as for the Lent Groups). Please e-mail the Rector if you require the link.
Our online service for Easter Sunday is led by me (Stewart Fyfe). It will be available on our YouTube Channel from Easter Sunday morning. Just click here.
We also have the following live services of Holy Communion:
9.15am, All Saints, Bolton
11.00am, St Cuthbert, Clifton
11.00am, St Lawrence, Morland
11.00am, St Peter, Askham
11.00am, St Barnabas, Great Strickland
There will also be a lay-led service of Morning Prayer at St Mary, Thrimby.
Our latest YouTube Service can be viewed here
You can watch the services here, on our website, or on our YouTube Channel. Subtitles can be enabled on your device.
You can also follow the service on the telephone by ringing 017683 89324. Please pass on this information to anyone who doesn’t have access to YouTube.
Weddings and Christenings are Coming Back !!
We are now taking bookings for Weddings and Christenings (Baptisms) in Church after June 21, on the assumption that lockdown restrictions will be lifted by then. To book a wedding please contact Joyce, our Office Manager. To book a Christening, please contact Stewart, our Rector.
Our Churches are available for small-scale funerals attended by up to 30 close family and friends only. For people unable to attend, we are happy to allow you to video the service. Please do contact us if you would like to explore this.
We encourage people to be in touch with us, particularly if you are anxious. We are able to provide pastoral care, either face-to-face or by telephone and electronic communication. If you would like someone to talk to, or to pray with you, or to offer spiritual guidance, please contact one of the ministry team.
Keeping in touch
We are trying to keep in touch with regular news updates by e-mail. If you have not already subscribed to our e-news circulation list, please do so by clinking the “keeping in touch” link. There is also a Heart of Westmorland Mission Community Facebook Page with regular information posted on it, as well as updates on our YouTube channel.
Our prayers are with you all.
St Peter – Askham
All Saints – Bolton
St Ninian – Brougham
St Wilfrid – Brougham
St Cuthbert – Cliburn
St Cuthbert – Clifton
St Lawrence –
St Barnabas –
St Michael – Lowther
St Lawrence – Morland
St Mary –
Promoting a Safer Church
We are committed to ensuring that this is a safe place for everyone and the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults is an absolute priority in the North Westmorland Churches. Safeguarding is God’s love in action and we work hard to make our churches safe and secure places where abuse and mistreatment of others will not be tolerated. We abide by the Carlisle Diocese Safeguarding Policy.