Bishop’s Teaching Day 2018: What is Human?

29594794 1003470093135581 1635697660005086078 NBishop James will look at ‘What is Human?’ with sessions entitled ‘Who am I?’; ‘Why am I here?’ and ‘Where am I going?’ The day will last from 9-30 a.m. to 2-30 p.m in St James Parish Centre. Please bring your own lunch, drinks will be provided. Its aim is to build confidence in the Christian faith, and it is intended to complement the teaching that already goes on so faithfully in our Parishes and Deaneries. Everyone will be most welcome. To give us some idea of numbers it would be very helpful if you could please register your interest by email to or by telephoning the Bishop’s Office 01768 773430.  

Film Night

45146887 2106353016096899 8654103533706018816 N Abba inspired film night. Friday 30 November, 7pm at Cornerstone on Denton Street. Free entry.

Taize Prayer

Taize Prayer PosterAn oasis of calm in the busyness of life - Taize Prayer is a quiet, meditative service with chants, prayers and silence. Join us on Sunday 2 December at 6.30pm.

Cafe Worship

Cafe Worship 2 December 2018Join us for Cafe Worship on Sunday 2nd December. We meet at 10.30am in the Parish Centre for an hour of informal worship. Fill up your cup, grab a Danish pastry, sit back, relax and enjoy church with a difference.

Prayer & Worship Evening

An informal evening of prayer and worship, at Cornerstone, Denton Street on Friday 7 December from 6pm to 11pm. There will be interactive prayer stations, a worship area and quiet prayer area. Drop in any time between 6pm and 11pm.

Men's Curry Night

Men's Curry NightMen's curry night - 7.00pm Monday 10 December at the new Mumbai Spice on Denton Street. Details appearing here soon

Nativity Service

Join us for a lively, all age nativity service at St James Church, Carlisle, 10.30am Sunday 16 December.

Carols at Cornerstone

Come and join us for a special evening of carol singing and mulled wine (non alcoholic) in Cornerstone. Free admission and free refreshments will be provided. It starts at 7:30pm, doors open at 7:15pm.

Cornerstone Carol Service

Carol Service with refreshments at Cornerstone on Denton Street at 7.30pm.

Beer & Carols

Beer & CarolsCome & join us for Beer & Carols, at The Spinners Arms in Cummersdale, on Wednesday 19 December at 7.30pm. Sing your favourite Christmas carols, whilst enjoying some of Cumbria's finest real ales!

Carols by Candlelight

Sunday 23 December, 6.30pm, at St James Church, Denton Holme. A beautiful candlelit service, with modern and traditional carols, and Bible readings around the Christmas story.

Traditional Carol Service

A traditional carol service, being held at St James Church, Cummersdale, on Sunday 23 December at 3.00pm.

Christingle Service

Christmas Eve, 4.00pm St James Church, Denton Holme A magical service for all ages, as we celebrate the birth of Jesus, the Light of The World. In the service every child and young person receives a Christingle, a orange with a candle in it, and sweets around the side, to symbolise 'Chrsit The Light Of The World'

Late Night Communion Service

11.00pm Christmas Eve, St James Church, Denton Holme. Join us for the first communion of Christmas.

Christmas Day Communion Service

A traditional communion service on Christmas Day at 9.00am at St James Church, Cummersdale.

Christmas Day All Age Worship

A short, lively, all age service for Christmas Day. 10.30am St James Church, Denton Holme.

St James' Church
St James' Rd

Opening Times: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 4.00pm