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.
There are four national ecumenical organisations, in addition to national denominational organisation.
Tuesday not Wednesday Prayers for Kendal
For many years these prayer meetings have been held in the Town Hall, but time moves on and people move. All churches and people in the area are asked to pray for Kendal and District on the first Tuesday of each month. Any ideas or comments speak to Jenny or .
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. The reports for 2012-2013 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.
Autumn 2013 - Winter - Spring 2014
Christmas at the Bird Cage
Kendal Community Theatre are staging The Kendal Shepherd's Play in K village, the Bird Cage at 1.15 and 1.45, and the Westmorland Shopping centre. There will also be carol singing and brass instruments.
Thanks to all who helped at the coffee morning on Friday November 29th, and to all the customers who enjoyed the warmth of Kendal Town Hall. Over £80 was raised.
Celebrating our faiths.
We took part in a display being organised by South Lakeland interfaith group on November 23rd. The Quizes we produced are now under the News section.
Week of Prayer
January 18th to 25th 2014 is a long way off, details of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity are being added as they become available.
Plays and carolling in Kendal town centre Saturday December 14th.
The ever popular Ecumenical lent house groups are being organised by Pauline. They happen on different days of the week and different times of day to cater for as many people as possible. All groups study the same course, in 2014 - Build on the Rock - one of the York courses.
Have you been to The Gate yet. The food is excellent and the service welcoming. They have an interesting series of talks and interesting special menus. How about having meetings over a sandwich at the Gate?
King's food bank is an exciting 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!
Birdcage December 14th The Kendal Shepherd's play
Week of Prayer 2014
Order or download resources for the 2014 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
The theme 'Is Christ divided?' is based on a key biblical text of the ecumenical movement - 1 Corinthians 1:1-17.