Serving the churches of Kendal and District 

Most of the churches in Kendal and the surrounding district are members of  Churches Together in Kendal and District ; which belongs to Churches Together in Cumbria, and that belongs to Churches Together in Britain and Ireland and so on to The World Council of Churches.

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There are four national ecumenical organisations, in addition to national denominational organisation.

  Welcome to

CTiKD

"Prayer changes everything" 

is an important initiative from Ascension to Pentecost 2017. For details see What's on in our churches.

What's on in our churchesFloods
Sandylands Methodist are now back in their own church after the disastrous Flood Desmond last December.

We are putting together a report detailing how different churches were affected, and what they did to assist others. Please contact ctikd@hotmail.co.uk if you have something to include or want further details. For details Kendal flood relief fund click here

Community - In need of help? 
There are local organisations connected with the local Christain community that can help you. Find out more by clicking on any of the following - homeless - foodbank - drop-in-centre - mental-health - carers for those experiencing mental distress .

The latest CTiC newsletter is now up under newsletters. There are some exciting events, see the  Newsletters

Minutes, albeit edited, of the executive meeting are  made public here. Some reports are on the Annual General Meeting page. This will give you a good idea of what we have done in those 12 months.

Discover how the churches in this beautiful part of England are working together in a truly ecumenical way.  We, as part of Churches Together in Cumbria are part of the county of Cumbria which is the first ecumenical county.

Details of our forthcoming events and joint services are in the What's On section; CTiC events are listed on their website.

 

  

Week of Prayer January 18th to 25th 2017 -  to 27th
There will be pulpit exchanges. This year there are no organised daily exchanges, but you are asked to go to any locally organised weekday meetings. A list is on Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Plannng Meetings - Everyone Welcome
The next planning meeting is on Monday February 6th 2.00pm. atSt Thomas's church (STK) Kendal. Click the Annual General Meeting for the agenda.

HOPE Community - Official launch
 - 18th February at Capernwray Hall Carnforth

Although not a member of CT it is of great interest to us as this is a community being started by Jonny Gios, best known for his wonderful work as the community leader in Sandylands both before and during the aftermath of Desmond. This is an open invitation to all, so please click here to see all about it. HOPE launch invitation 

Women's World Day of Prayer
March 3rd. 2.00pm at Sandylands Methodist Church. WWDoP is a separate international ecumenical organisation but supported by CTiKD.

The Town Hall Coffee morning went well. Thankyou to all who helped.
Bird Cage carols -  we make a great choir singing to the people of Kendal - well done to everyone who sang. 

The minutes will be on Annual General Meeting Annual General Meeting page. The AGM took place in May; minutes and reports for 2015-2016 are available on the  Annual General Meeting page.

Prayers for Kendal district and God's world
will be taking place monthly at the Market Place Bookshop at either 5.30pm or 8.30am during the first week of the month. Next meeting 8.30 am Friday January 6th. Details in the calendar.

Lent Courses
Watch this space! 

Town Chaplains
Kendal now has four Town Chaplains; Margaret, Georgina, David and Hazel. Do speak to them if you see them round the town.

Westmorland Show
The 2016 show took place in mixed weather,and the Rest Tent was used by lots of people.

Foodbank
King's food bank is now involved with providing food for those who suffered in the floods. It had a good float in the Torchlight Procession. It is an initative to provide food for those without any; many local churches collecting tins and are other food - but please not too many baked beans  or pasta!