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Welcome to Christ Church Cockermouth
Christ Church Cockermouth is a group of ordinary people bound together by our love of Jesus and commitment to serve him in Cockermouth and the surrounding area.
Christ Church is a vibrant modern church which enjoys trying new ideas that bring colour and inspiration into our traditional services using sound, video and symbols making services more interactive and involving.
Where faith grows we will be …...
more inviting of our communities,
more connected to each other,
more touched by inspired worship and
more involving of families and children.
We will develop buildings that provide accessible, comfortable, exciting and reflective places for all to discover God’s love.
(Read more about our Vision in our Vision Leaflet)
Please note that all our services have been suspended in line with the UK Government advice in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. For more information about how we are continuing church during this period please visit our Staying Connected page
You are welcome to join us at one of our two back to back Sunday services each week.
8:30 am Holy Communion.
An early morning opportunity to share Holy Communion (Spoken) guided by an order of service.
9:30 am Shared fellowship and refreshments.
Our two congregations come together to share fellowship and refreshments before the 10:00 service starts.
10.00am Family Service with Holy Communion on the 3rd Sunday of the month
Our 1st and 2nd Sunday services are services of morning worship.
On the 3rd Sunday of the month, we share Holy Communion as part of the service.
Our 4th Sunday service is a cafe style all age service with table activities and is more informal but always very inspiring.
Our 10am services all include sung worship. On the 1st Sunday of the month, this is led by our organ or piano. On the other Sundays, our worship band leads the singing.
When there is a fifth Sunday in the month we join up with the other 3 churches in our team for a combined service which rotates around the 4 team churches. Please check our welcome sheet for details.
Families, Children and young people
Families, children and young people are the future of our church at Christ Church and are always welcome.
Our children enjoy Children's Church during our 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sundays see our Children's Church Facebook page. Our 4th Sunday cafe style service is always different with quizzes, crafts, drama and games which are designed for everyone to join in with.
In addition to our regular services, we have home groups that meet weekly around Cockermouth:-
Mayo Park (Tuesdays), Kirkgate (Wednesdays), Town (Wednesdays)
As well as Lighthouse our young adult's group.
A number of our members enjoy biking, walking and reading together.
Surprise.. God Loves You
Thanks to our 4th Sunday team for introducing this great song to us
As a church we aim to give 10% of our General Fund to charity each year and have focussed our giving to small charities with whom we have local connections . In addition to the charities below we also give to Cockermouth Foodbank, Christian Aid and The Children's Society.
Founded by a member of Christ Church Poverty Swap works with local people across the world focussing on homes, health and education. Poverty Swap aims to empower those living in poverty, vulnerable and at risk, to pursue practical opportunities that transform their lives.
Northern Inter Schools Christian Union works in schools across the North West of England through local volunteer Support Groups and employed Schools Workers. It aims to provide children and young people with knowledge and understanding of the Christian faith.
We thought it would be helpful if we share a list of some of the software and online resources we use or have a look at our shared resources folders
For managing church members data, services, volunteering and email lists we use Elvanto
We use Faithlife Proclaim to support our church services as its is collaborative, online and records sound and slides into a service movie.
For great copyright, free images try Pexels
TSO Host provides free web hosting for charities
The welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults is an absolute priority for us. Safeguarding shows God's love in action and in churches demonstrates safety and security, where abuse and mistreatment of others is not tolerated.
Our Cockermouth Area Team Safeguarding Advisor is Angela Walsh Mobile: 07809567633, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information and who to contact if you are concerned that someone you know about may be suffering harm please visit our Safeguarding page.
Christ Church Leadership Team
Parish Administrator: Sue Lake
Phone: 01900 829926.
Hours: 0900 to 1600 Wednesday and Thursday and 0900 to 1200 on Friday.
Address: South Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RU