St Mary’s Services resuming

Following our well attended Palm Sunday service St Mary’s will resume regular services in accordance with national and Church of England guidelines.. On Good Friday the Church will be open at 1400 for a service of Bible Readings and Reflection.  On Easter Sunday there will be a service of Communion by Extension at 0930 which will be led by Clare-Knill Jones.  Thereafter we will be following the same pattern as before lockdown.

Scouting groups to resume F2F after Easter

The Scouts, Cub-Scouts and Beaver-Scouts from Walney Churches Scout Group are hoping to re-start face to face outdoor sessions from Easter.  Numbers will be limited for each session in accordance with our approved COVID risk assessments. Please contact Ged Pugh if you have any questions.

Palm Sunday service in church

Following careful consideration we will be having a lay-led Palm Sunday service in church on Sunday 28th March commencing at 0930. All standard measures to protect against Covid will be in place.

We will continue to monitor the national situation and if circumstances change then we will provide a further update.

PCC are reviewing options to re-open the church for Easter Sunday and ongoing services at their meeting on March 25th. We will keep you posted on outcomes through this website and Facebook.

St Mary’s Quiz Night

Our next Quiz night will be held on Zoom on Thursday 18th March commencing at 1930. All are welcome to attend and test their knowledge against the fiendishly clever questions devised by our resident Quizmaster.

The meeting can be accessed on this Zoom link . If needed the password is Quiz and the meeting ID is: 367 493 5917

Jonathan Elvy receives his Reader licence

Jonathan was licensed as a Reader by Emma the Bishop of Penrith on Saturday February 27th. This should have happened in Carlisle Cathedral but as so many things in this last 12 months it actually happened over Zoom. Jonathan was licensed with four other Readers in the diocese.

You can read Jonathan’s fascinating story here as he explains his journey to become a Reader.

Congratulations Jonathan from everyone at St Mary’s !