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5th June 

It is with deep regret that I have to inform you of the death of John Smilie.
John was a regular worshipper at St Cuthbert's with his wife Sheila.
He was always cheerful and enjoyed his chat with people.
Whenever you met John you were always the better for the encounter.
The last few years have not always been easy for John due to failing health but he kept going and never complained.
His funeral will be private on a date to be announced.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Sheila and the family.
May he rest in peace.

24th March

Dear Friends
It is with regret that we have had to close the church for private prayer. The Bishop of Carlisle, on the instruction of the Archbishops and following Government guidance, has ordered all Church of England buildings to close until further notice.
I am at present working from the parish office but that may have to stop shortly.
Things are changing daily and I will keep you fully informed. 
Take care and keep safe.

18th March

Bishop James  contacted all the clergy yesterday with the latest update from the Church of England.  It has been decided to suspend all public worship in all Church of England premises from today.  I await an update with regard to public offices i.e. baptisms, weddings and funerals and will inform you of that decision as soon as it arrives although I have had a number of baptisms that are now cancelled in light of the national concern.  I am aware that these are challenging times and the situation is changing daily but be assured that you are all in my thoughts and prayers at this time.  I do intend to keep St Cuthbert’s church open as a place for prayer and I will be in the parish office each day in case people are needing to self-isolate and I need to make necessary pastoral phone calls.   If anyone wants to contact me then please tell them to do so.
Tel: 01228 521982
Many thanks and God bless.

Friday Coffee mornings are cancelled until further notice



The Church stands not east-west but square to the Roman Road north through Carlisle (the A6, in town Blackfriars St). It is therefore of early foundation, perhaps before St Cuthbert's visit to Carlisle in 685. The present Church, probably the fourth on the site, dates from 1778.
It has a unique moving pulpit, a fourteenth century window, a window commemorating our hospitality to a Latvian Lutheran congregation, and a very attractive series of windows depicting the life of St Cuthbert. It is open every day from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm (see above). Our motto is: "Christian Hospitality"

Our address is: St. Cuthbert's Church, Blackfriars Street, Carlisle,  CA3 8UE

Telephone: Parish Office 01228 521982   Tithe Barn Bookings  07484081255