Coronavirus Resources

Cumbria Coronavirus Prayer

Loving God, as your Son healed the sick
And brought good news to the needy
Be with us this day.
Loving Jesus as you taught us to
‘Do unto others as you would have them do to you’
Be with all the medical staff this day.
Loving spirit, your gift is healing,
Bring your healing fire to our homes,
                          our hospitals and our county,
But most of all, be with us this day. Amen

Sunday Worship

There are a number of online services available for you to share in Sunday Worship from your home whilst our churches remain closed.  BBC One, and BBC Radio stations 3, 4 and Cumbria will also be broadcasting acts of worship each Sunday and details can be found in the Sunday Supplement download in the resources below. Please do join in one or more of these services if you can


 Beetham & Arnside Ascension Service

A service of Songs & Praise recorded by members of Beetham, Arnside and Storth Churches to celebrate Ascension Day.  With music, readings, poetry and worship, led by The Revd Andrew Norman and music by organist Geoff Field.  To watch the video on YouTube please click here

Beetham Church VE Day Service

A special service to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, recorded by members of Beetham Church.  To view the service on YouTube please click here



Beetham Church Easter Songs & Praise

This special service of readings, poetry, music, and prayer was recorded by members of Beetham Church to celebrate Easter Day and is available on YouTube by clicking here




The Seventh Sunday of Easter

The Revd Andrew Norman has recorded the Gospel Reading, Sermon, Prayers, Collect and Blessing for this Sunday.  To listen to the audio please click here

The audio also contains music recorded by our organist Geoff Field. The words to the hymns can be printed by downloading the file here                                       Hymn 1: The head that once was crowned with thorns                                                                          Hymn 2: All hail the power of Jesu's name      Interlude: 'Melody' from 'Triptyque' by Jean Langlais     Voluntary: 'Dialogue sur les grands jeux' by Francois Couperin                                                                           If you have a hymn book at home the words can be found in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard edition hymns 140 and 141, or Ancient & Modern for Refreshing Worship hymns 232 and 223.  



National Service for Mental Health Awareness Week on Sunday 24th May

This week's National Service includes a message from  the Duke of Cambridge urging poeple concerned about mental health to reach out.  The service is led by Revd Professor Gina Radford, Vicar in Devon and a former Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England.  It will be available to view on YouTube and Facebook from 9am on Sunday by clicking here


Reflection on Ascension by Bishop James

Bishop James has delivered a Facebook reflection on Ascension, drawing on the county's ecumenical Vision Refresh.  The Facebook page can be found by clicking here



 Sunday service for Sunday 24th May, by the Royal School of Church Music 

Sunday Self-Service - a short service including hymns, readings and prayers.  Please click here to go to the RSCM website to listen to the weekly service (at any time). The order of service can be downloaded from the RSCM website.  



Live streamed worship from local churches

To find a local church service please click here to go to A Church Near You and search for your nearest church.  Live Services on Sunday 24th May will be available from St Thomas at Crosscrake at 10am, St John the Evangelist at Yealand Conyers at 10.30am, and St Mary at Borwick at 10.30am.


A series of prayers, reflections, and website resources from The Revd Andrew Norman, to help us as we look for spiritual guidance at this time.  Please click on the relevant title to download


 The Way of the Cross  - book of prayers for the Stations of the Cross
 A Book of Prayers  - to help us all to pray at home, including a Spiritual Holy Communion
 Collects & Readings for Sundays  - to use alongside the liturgy for Spiritual Holy Communion in the Book of Prayers
 Weekly Sunday Reflections  - reflections for the Seventh Sunday of Easter
Weekly Sunday Supplement  - additional weekly links to resources, reflections, and prayers, and to worship services on TV and radio
Daily Prayer for Thy Kingdom Come  - a book of morning, evening, day and night prayer from Ascension to Pentecost
Thy Kingdom Come - Novena  - 'Listening on the way'.  Nine days of reflection from Ascension to Pentecost
Church of England - Supporting Mental Health  - a guide to mental health reflections for the present time
Carlisle Diocese eNews  - to subscribe to regular email updates from the Diocese of Carlisle
Church Times  - 'Lift up your Hearts', supplement from the Church Times for the Seventh Sunday of Easter