St Thomas a Becket's, Farlam

Welcome to Farlam Parish Church, which is dedicated to St Thomas a Becket.

Our parish is one of ten in the Eden, Gelt and Irthing Team Ministry. The Team Rector, Revd Stephen Robertson resides in nearby Brampton, while the Team Vicar, Revd Edward Johnsen, resides in Hayton. Edward has pastoral responsibility for Farlam parish, along with the parishes of Castle Carrock, Cumrew, Cumwhitton, Hayton and Talkin.

To see more information about our church life, see the 'About us' button in the column on the left, or visit our website (

The parish of Farlam: St Thomas a Becket's is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer, PSO. The Diocese of Carlisle’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

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Revd Edward Johnsen, Team Vicar

The Vicarage, Hayton, Brampton, Cumbria CA8 9HR

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Services at St Thomas a Becket's through the seasons of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany - December 2022 and January 2023