Church of England Diocese of Carlisle Gosforth and Wasdale

Facilities and features

Click on the tags below to learn more about each.

Accessibility

one toilet in the passage between St Mary's Room and Church, only available when church and/or St Mary's Room are in use.

In one of the toilets between St Mary's Room and church only available when St Mary's Room and/or the Church is in use.

Against the West wall of the churchyard

One toilet in the passage between St Mary's Room and Church. Only available when St Mary's Room and/or the Church are in use.

Against the West wall of church near the side gate

Hearing (induction) Loop

Hymn books for services


Our Building

Viking artefacts - fishing stone and hogback tombs displayed in church
world famous Gosforth Cross in the churchyard. These are from the period when the local Vikings were becoming Christians. Plague hollows in the East wall of the churchyard


Music and Worship

Concerts / Live Music
Organ

The BCP services are now at Calderbridge another church in our Benefice

A very small informal choir leads the singing at all except the 10am service on the first Sunday of the month when "Fishing Stone" a group of guitar players and singers take their place


Groups, Courses and Activities

a Lent course, a study group in the Autumn and an Advent Course.

No meetings at present
The Gosforth MU has merged with the Seascale MU to form the Gosforth and Seascale Branch. Meetings are usually on the 4th Monday of the month and alternate between the two villages. They include worship, talks on Christian aspects of local and international issues and fellowship over meals and entertainment.

Not in action at present
parents or carers are welcome to bring babies and toddlers on Tuesdays from 10am to noon in ST Mary's room in term time


Help for Visitors

laminated information sheets are in a rack facing the door and can be taken round church.
The Guide Book, Leaflets and postcards are available at the back of Church.

Unfortunately the church is closed at the moment other than for services because we cannot provide covid secure conditions outside of service hours.
The building is open daily from 10 to 4 but often for longer in summer


Other Features

At present donations of money are accepted with the fair trade orders and the money is spent on goods for the foodbank.
There is a collection point at the back of church with a list of what food is needed. The food is taken weekly to the foodbank in Egremont.

At present there is a monthly delivery service contact Michiko for details at [email protected]
A stall selling goods is held once a month after the main Sunday service

Not available for hire at present.
St Mary's Room is available for hire at £8 per hour. To book contact David or Jill Falkner on 019467 25720.
or e-mail to [email protected] or [email protected]
The room has a capacity for up to 50 people depending on the activity. There is a kitchen with cutlery and crockery available
The toilets are adjacent to it.