Ecumenical Lent Walks

Ecumenical Lent Walks

Friday March 22 nd – Saturday 23 rd March 2019

President of the United Reformed Church in Cumbria – Rev. Sarah Moore

Methodist District Chair – Rev Richard Teal

Bishop of Carlisle – Right Rev James Newcombe

The ecumenical Team of senior Cumbrian Church Leaders will be walking throughout Cumbria

during Lent, as part of an ongoing commitment to enable everyone in Cumbria to discover more of

God and his purpose in our lives. The Team will be visiting the Mission Communities within our area

and they would like to meet as many people as possible at the walks, services and events that have

been planned.

The Programme

Friday 22 nd March

6.15pm Evening Prayer Kirkby Stephen Parish Church

7pm The three Church Leaders will be attending a Methodist Women in

Britain (MWiB) event at Kirkby Stephen Methodist Church.

Saturday 23 rd March

Rev Sarah Moore and Bishop James will be involved in the events on Saturday

9.30am Morning Prayer St Lawrence’s Parish Church Appleby

10am Walk Appleby Area

An easy, circular walk led by members of Kirkby Thore’s Wild Church. Walkers

will be departing from the Cloisters outside St Lawrence’s. Along the way there

will be time for prayer, reflection and even some activities! Walkers will return

by 11.30am at the latest. For more details, contact Kristy on 07480 935119.

12.30 Lunch Tebay Club

Please contact Rev Ian Elliott on 015396 24441, if you would like to come to


2pm Walk Shap Area

An easy-medium grade walk of around 3 miles, going from St Michael’s

Church to Shap Abbey and returning via Keld or Wet Sleddale, depending on

the weather. There will be time for prayer and meditation at the Abbey.

Tea/coffee and biscuits will be served on return to the Church.

For more details, please contact Rev Alun Hurd – 01931 716048

5pm Evening Prayer Ravenstondale Parish Church

6.30pm Meal Soulby Village Hall

Please come along and join the Team for a meal at Soulby Village Hall. There

is no charge for the food, although donations towards the cost will be gratefully

received. To reserve a place, please contact Rev Sam Held on 017683 71204

On Sunday 24 th March, the Team will be moving on to the Sedbergh area