Sharing the love

of Jesus

through the everyday

stuff of life

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.

Useful Links

Cockermouth Area welcome sheet

Children's Church on Facebook

Service Recordings

Rotas are available to church members through Elvanto or in the Vestry

Surprise.. God Loves You

Thanks to our 4th Sunday team for introducing this great song to us

ChristSocial

Our new ChristSocial bi-monthly Community Event programme started on January 16th  with "Films for Life" an evening of bite-sized films with discussion, popcorn and refreshments. In March we raised money for Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team by running a quiz night and in May we had a board game cafe afternoon and evening event.

Future events planned include:-

  • Church Fete - July
  • Another Quiz night and Board game cafe in the Autumn.
  • Christmas Crafts - December

For more information please contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.

Our Vision 

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.

Forthcoming Events

see our Parish diary for a full list

Our 4th Sunday Service is interactive for all ages

Sunday Services

 

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

On the 3rd Sunday of the month we share Holy Communion as part of the service. Our 1st and 2nd Sunday services are more informal services of morning worship and Our 4th Sunday service is a cafe style all age service.

Listen to a Service

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.

Outside of our Sunday gatherings, we share Messy ChurchJump, Lighthouse and our After School Singing Group .

Adults

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.

Our Giving

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.

Gary Ion

Gary Ion works for the Church Mission Society in Uganda . His role is to support local church communities to undertake building projects so that they are equipped to meet their communities’ spiritual and physical needs.

Dewode

DEWODE is a small charity based in West Cumbria that supports a group of women in Kobulubulu village, Uganda. This area is affected by poverty and disease. Dewode  has raised money to enable a new Health Centre to be built. To find out moor you can follow.

Poverty Swap

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.

NISCU

 

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.

Resources

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

Audacity for recording audio and Shotcut  for video editing

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

 

Contact Us

Christ Church Leadership Team

Ann Peate , Chris Albon, Cath Soulsby, Gareth Browning

Parish Administrator: Sue Lake

Email: parishoffice@cateam.org.uk

Phone: 01900 829926.

Hours: 0900 to 1600 Wednesday and Thursday and 0900 to 1200 on Friday.

Address: South Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9RU

Our Parish Office