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.

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CTiKD Meetings
These so called planning meetings are much more than just planning. They are for everyone to meet members of other churches, discuss the past and future events, and act as the nerve centre of CTiKD. The next meeting is on September 25th at 7.30pm, Kendal Parish Church Kirkland. 
Come and meet each other and help plan the future.  

Job adverts
Jobs which are within one of the local churches may be advertised Job adverts. Currently there is 1 vacancy.

Mission Communities
are an important step in the Cumbrian development as an ecumenical county. CTiKD is deeply committed to this, and much involved although not the organizing body Mission Community

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.



Torchlight Carnival on Friday September 14th
Very sincere thanks to everyone involved - too numerous to mention. We certainly showed the enormous crowds that the Christians are a lively and active group. Now we are looking forward to next year!

Moving Mountains
The county wide all singing, all dancing, all praying, all loving and all people event is over and the clergy from the north east who took part have returned home; but the fallout will last for ever.

A Passion for Kendal, God for All
Read what Chris Taylor has to say about its importance Passion Play

A Lenten Journey with Jesus
There were two CTiKD sponsored courses; one led by Cameron Butland and Jeff Thomas, and the other by Rev. Sarah Moore. 

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 18-25 January2018
This year we started with a joint service at Sandylands on Thursday 18th.; Rev David Cooper preached. On Sunday 21st there was a pulpit exchange with 13 clergy taking the service in churches other than their own. Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Plannng Meetings
Just now they are all about the torchlight procession. Some minutes available, but not all  Annual General Meeting 2017 minutes also Minutes of October 2017 meeting.  Annual General Meeting . 

Carol Singing at the Birdcage last December 9th. A small choir of just over a dozen, but excellent singing, with Liz L playing the keyboard. A very enjoyable way of getting into the Christmas spirit, and it was good to treat passers-by to songs about the real Christmas.  All money collected was given to Manna House.

Christmas Coffee morning - took place on Friday December 22nd. 2017

Town Chaplains

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

King's food bank is now involved with providing food for those who suffered in the floods.  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!