A working group from the Diocese of Carlisle has visited the Norwegian diocese of Stavanger to see how links between thew two can continue to grow. This film - which is a reflection of that visit - was played before Diocesan Synod as part of a presentation exploring how both dioceses - partnered through world mission - can continue to strengthen the bonds
The Bishop of Carlisle’s Christmas message for 2016 reflects on what the nativity story may mean to people living in a post-truth culture.
Four of the new interns for the Diocese of Carlisle talk about how they have been called to serve in Cumbria over the next year. In total nine young people are serving missionally across the county. They have travelled from the USA, Brazil, Laos and Norway to work in the diocese.
A new county-wide team has been set up by the Diocese of Carlisle – the Church of England in Cumbria – to support people’s vocational call to mission and ministry. More than 30 people have signed up to the role of Vocations Advisors, with three others being appointed Vocations Co-ordinators to oversee the support network in each of the diocese’s three archdeaconries.
A special celebratory service has marked 11 years of the Diocese of Carlisle's Called to Serve course. During that time, more than 500 people have completed the course and all were invited to Penrith Methodist Church to give thanks. Called to Serve was designed for Christians who want to grow and to serve God more fully.
Angela Spriggs explains how she found her real and personal God when she least expected it - on a visit to Barrow market! The mum of two and grandmother was struck by the testimony of a group called the TX Vikings - a team of Norwegian strongmen Christians - who had travelled to the town to take part in the Believe in Barrow faith mission.
A short film which explores the work of the Diocese of Carlisle's network of charity shops, OpShops. It comes as our sixth shop - in Penrith - prepares to open.
The first commissioning service for a Cumbrian mission community has been held. The Binsey Mission Community covers 250 square miles taking in some of the Northern Fells up to the Solway Plain and included 12 Anglican churches and a Methodist chapel.
Pupils, staff and parents talk about the importance of their Christian values in a film produced for a diocesan education symposium.
In his 2016 New Year message, Archbishop Justin Welby says Jesus's example shows us why we must love and welcome refugees and strangers.
The Bishop of Carlisle, the Rt Rev'd James Newcome, draws on the importance of relationships in his Christmas message for 2015 as recovery continues following the Cumbrian floods.
Church leaders, congregation members, volunteers and those evacuated from their homes explain what work has been ongoing since the Cumbrian floods hit the county.
Watch the feed above as Her Majesty the Queen opens General Synod
The Church of England has said it is "bewildered" by the refusal of the country's leading cinemas to show a 60 second advert of The Lord's Prayer, adding that the "plain silly" decision could have a "chilling effect" on free speech.
A short film from the Church of England based on an extract of Laurence Binyon's poem "For the Fallen", commemorating Remembrance Day 2015 on 11 November.
Click here to find out more about Ambleside C of E Primary joining The Good Shepherd Multi Academy Trust, making it one of Cumbria's largest in terms of member schools.
Click here to watch Dr Jane Williams' keynote speech at the Cumbria Ecumenical Clergy Day on the theme 'Growing in Christ: tools, insights and practices from the Christian tradition'.
Click here for a taste of what’s on offer at ten special God for All evenings to be held across Cumbria in the coming months. A full list of dates and venues is available at www.godforall.org.uk.
Braithwaite C of E Primary School headteacher Jo Laker explains why the school has become the third to join the diocese's The Good Shepherd Multi Academy Trust.
Find out more about how St Michael's and All Angels church in Hawkshead is to partner up with a London congregation as part of a pioneering digital prayer project.
Synod Elections 2015 - Your Voice Counts. General Synod members talk about their experience and why it is important for church members of all ages, experience and backgrounds to consider standing for election.
Heversham St Peter's C of E Primary School has become the second school to join The Good Shepherd Multi Academy Trust.
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has spent two days in Barrow as part of the town's Believe in Barrow faith festival. Here he is interviewed by students at Furness College's community radio station candofm as part of his tour.
The Bishop of Penrith, the Rt Rev Robert Freeman on God for All, a fresh way to help everyone in Cumbria discover more of God and His purpose in their lives, and to encourage churches to be vibrant and loving communities serving and worshipping God.
As the Diocese of Carlisle prepares for a 'Vocation Sunday' in April and a Vocations Fair in October, three interviewees tell how they listened to what God wanted of them.
Lazonby C of E School is the first school to join the Diocese's The Good Shepherd Multi Academy Trust.
Find out more about the Church of England's Pilgrim Course, a major new discipleship and training resource which is being promoted for Lent.
The success of a newly launched Carlisle church, The Way - aimed at young adults - is featured in a new film by Fresh Expressions.
The Rt Rev'd James Newcome, the Bishop of Carlisle, delivers his inaugural recorded Christmas message.
The Way Church mission worker Andy Dykes explains the inspiration and work behind a rap re-mix of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. It features on BBC Songs of Praise on Sunday 7 December.
At Christmas it's easy to get so busy that we forget about the birth of Jesus, who came to share our lives and to show how much God loves us. That's where the new Love Life Live Advent booklet comes in!
This remix of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen by The Way Church's young adult mission worker Andy Dykes is set to feature on the BBC's Songs of Praise on Sunday 7 December.
The Rev'd Ian Johnston, headteacher of Caldew Lea Primary School and NSM Curate at Holy Trinity and St Barnabas in Carlisle talks about the importance of vocation in his life.
Three interviewees talk about their vocations ahead of an ecumenical Vocations Day Conference in Kendal.
Senior leaders of the Carmel Education Trust in the North East explain the benefits of joining a Multi Academy Trust