St Mary the Virgin

We would be delighted if you would join us. Whether you are wanting to take your first steps into Christianity, are someone who has been part of the christian community for many years, or you are just wanting time to be nearer to god, prayer and contemplation. Families and children are an important part of our congregations and we welcome all ages to join us. We also offer Baptism, Wedding and Funeral Services.

Reverand Ian Johnston

Mobile 07793917486[email protected] Watch Hill, Burgh by Sands, Carlisle, CA5 6AQ

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Revd Ian Johnston

Watch Hill,
Burgh by Sands,


Sunday Service

Every Sunday at for 1 hour
St Mary the Virgin
Rockcliffe, CA6 4AF, GB

We hold morning service every sunday at St Marys the Virgin at 9.30 and a further service at our sister church St John the Baptist in Blackford at 11.00


The care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults involved in church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the church.

The Parochial Church Council has adopted the Church of England’s policy – Promoting a Safer Church. We are committed to providing good care for young people and vulnerable adults within the church community and have agreed the safeguarding policy and guidance agreed by the House of Bishops.

Our Commitments are: To promote a safe environment and culture; to recruit safely and support those with responsibility for children and vulnerable adults; to respond promptly to every safeguarding concern and allegation; to care pastorally for victims of abuse and others affected: to care pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns or allegations; and to respond to any that may pose a present risk.

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All safeguarding policy statements and documents can also be found online at