Jehovah’s WitnessesPasture Walk, Durranhill. Press here for picture. No other local
info available but try this The watchtower. They have a belief in God and Jesus and
the Holy Spirit that is not orthodox. They also have a number of beliefs which do
not follow the Orthodox tradition. However in the twenty three year since they knocked
on my door they seem to have leaned a little more towards the centre ground. They
also have fundamental beliefs no more controversial than those who are involved in
maintaining Carlisle’s sectarian divide.
First and Last Ministriesis an orthodox Christian outreach that contradicts core
Jehovah Witnesses beliefs and provides scriptural (their bible as opposed to the
Jehovah’s Witnesses interpretation) guidance as regards the error of their ways.
This page only includes the 45 churches and fellowships in the actual City of Carlisle.
Those in Longtown, Brampton, Penrith, Wigton may be included in the near future.
There are two distinct Christian ‘forces’ in the City of Carlisle. The larger is
Churches Together in Carlisle who extended its membership to embrace Brampton which
is nine miles from Carlisle. It’s open forums probably include people from about
15 to 20 churches. NOT SURE WHAT THEY ARE CURRENTLY UP TO SINCE THEY HAVE NO CURRENT
The other ‘force’ is the ‘pray for the city’ network that currently includes 15 churches.
There is some cross over between the ‘pray for the city’ network and Churches Together
- but not much. There is a sectarian divide in the City of Carlisle.
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The background sound is song called ‘Lord I’m available’ by me and my spirit and
recorded way back in the last Millennium on a ye old ancient analogue four track
courtesy of Francis McFaul who also added most of the better bits of music.
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The centre of gravity for the Carlisle evangelicals is the ‘Pray For The City’ network
inspired by Dr Kevin McStay and made a reality by the prayers, commitment and practical
support of the 15 churches listed below who have established a strong bond between
many Christians and enabled a number of significant, Christ centred initiatives.
City of Carlisle Churches Churches Together in Cumbria There isn’t a current CT in Carlisle web site but CT in Cumbria may point you towards what CT in Carlisle are presently up to. Carlisle Cathedral- an everyday church Anglican churches in Carlisle- 14 churches Catholic churches in Carlisle- 6 churches - however, Our Lady and St Wilfrid at Warwick Bridge is included in the St Herbert Diocese of Carlisle. St Wilfrid has the relics of a saint’ from a catacomb in Rome. The church is small and intimate with a certain ‘something’ about it, for those who assume such a discernment.
Methodist churches in Carlisle - 4 churches, although the Carlisle Circuit also includes near bye villages. The Circuit lost Harraby, Currock and the city’s largest church, Central Methodist on Fisher Street in recent years. The centre of gravity for Carlisle Methodism now appears to be Wigton Road although the Tithebarn, holds the remnants of the Central congregation, at West Walls, next to St Cuthbert. The others are Newtown Road, 100yds before Shadygrove Road, coming from town and Upperby Road, opposite Manor Road.