The current lockdown restrictions allow the Church to use its buildings only for private prayer and funerals. Regretfully, the services arranged and announced up until 29 November (at least) will not take place.
This page will be updated as the situation changes. If you come here often - which is great - click Refresh in your browser or press the F5 key to ensure you see all the updates.
For a message from Rev. Richard Teal, President of Conference, click here.
Happily, as the situation developed in the spring, we found ways of sharing in worship by other methods. Many useful links can be found on the "Thoughts for Sunday" page, which is being updated frequently.
Rev. Graham Ransom is producing a weekly newsletter to everyone in the Circuit - view or download the letter here. Keep an eye on the "News" menu for other recent items.
The Circuit has a Facebook page:
Click here to open the page in its own window.
Rev. Graham Ransom is preparing meditations on video for each week:
for this Sunday, 29 November (with contribution from Rev. James Tebbutt, District Chair)
for last Sunday, 22 November
for Sunday 15 November
for Remembrance Sunday, 8 November, made in association with Ulverston Churches Together
for Sunday 1 November
(25 October - Graham was on holiday)
for Sunday 18 October
for Sunday 11 October
for Sunday 4 October
for last Sunday, 27 September (Harvest)
for Sunday 20 September
for Sunday 13 September
for Sunday 6 September
Churches Together in Cumbria has produced a sheet of helpful local information to support the vulnerable and isolated, and those caring for them. Click here to view or download itThe official advice offered by the Methodist Church nationally can be found here.
Meanwhile, please focus on avoiding infection and providing support and encouragement to one another by phone or digital means. Prayer for one another is a great unifying force. Some will feel able to offer practical help too - you are advised to contact a minister in this case.