Christ Church Cockermouth
Christ Church Cockermouth are a group of ordinary people bound together by our love of Jesus and commitment to serve him in Cockermouth and the surrounding area.
In addition to our Sunday services we host our Parish Messy Church and share our lives together over coffee, at Messy Church , our book club, walking group, monthly coffee morning and together at New Wine and many more.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.
In addition to our regular services we have home groups that meet weekly around Cockermouth:-
Mayo Park (Tuesdays) , Slatefell (Wednesdays), Kirkgate (Wednesdays).
These groups offer the opportunity of informal mid week fellowship in a friendly home setting.
A number of our members enjoy biking, walking and reading together and annually many spend time together at the New Wine Christian Fesitval.
Please contact the Parish Office for further details.
Children are the future of our church at at Christ Church, children are always welcome.
Our Sunday 10.45am service is our family service during which Children go to Children's Church on our 1st and 3rd Sundays and enjoy organised activities for them on 2nd and 4th Sundays. Our 4th Sunday cafe style service is always different with quizzes, crafts, drama and games which are ideal for families.
Outside of our Sunday service our parish wide children's activities continue with Messy Church, from 4pm til 6pm on the second Sunday of the month and our fortnightly Jump group for secondary school age and older. We also have an After School Singing Group each Monday at 4pm at Christ Church.
8:00am Holy Communion.
Each week there is an early morning opportunity to share Holy Communion and worship guided by an order of service.
10.45am Family Service .
On the 1st, 3rd Sundays we share the bread and wine of Holy Communion as part of the service and receive traditional bible based teaching. Our 2nd Sunday service is shorter informal service without Holy Communion
On the 4th Sunday of each month (except July and August) we enjoy a different all age cafe style service mixing crafts, drama, songs, sketchs and quiz.The children enjoy creche and their own Sunday groups.
When there are five Sundays in a month we meet on the last Sunday as a United Service with other Churches in the Cockermouth Area Team
Our "Conversations Process" has reached the action stage with a number of groups looking into the key themes of Worship and Welcome, Children and Families with children and Pastoral Support.
150th Anniversary 1865-2015
Christ Church Cockermouth celevrated its 150th Anniversary in 2015, we enjoyed a celebration service in June and other events planned through the year. Read more about the Christ Church History.