St Thomas, Crosscrake

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The present Crosscrake Church was rebuilt in 1874, designed by the Lancaster firm of Paley & Austin, who had designed built the large house at Sedgwick for the Wakefield family a few years previously . A chapel, founded by Anselm de Furness had existed on the site from as early as 1190. The Church sits in the attractive undulating 'Drumlin country' south of Kendal and in the Spring the churchyard is full of wild daffodils.

Many changes have taken place to the building over the years and at we have just finished updating our Church building   to give it more sustainable future in a more inclusive and welcoming building, with toilets , an area for socializing and making refreshments, better lighting and sound system and more comfortable provision for weekday activities. 

We are a small friendly church for all ages; families, single people, old and young. We are always pleased to welcome new people and those on holiday. We invite you  to come and visit the Church or even better to join us for one of our services or events.  

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Revd. Ian Swift
The Vicarage
Shyreakes Lane
Crosscrake
LA8 OAB
(015395) 60333
No email contact is available, please try the diocesan web site
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Service of Nine Lessons & Carols
Traditional service of lessons & Carols followed by mulled wine & stolen . Collection for Manna House. All welcome
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols Mulled Wine
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Sunday

Parish Communion
A Common Worship Parish Communion service
Venue changes on 5th Sunday see parish magazine or contact Revd. Ian Swift
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
DJs
Our Sunday school or DJs club takes place during the morning service usually on the 3rd Sunday of the month.
Every third Sunday at 10:00 AM
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments

Thursday

Teddy Thomas Tots
Pre School & Nursery Children meet for an hour of Christian activity & refreshments on the second Thursday in the month in church
Term time only
Every third Thursday at 9:15 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
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Service of Nine Lessons & Carols
Traditional service of lessons & Carols followed by mulled wine & stolen . Collection for Manna House. All welcome
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols Mulled Wine

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass
Organ

 
     
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Church Open Daily
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Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 12363
Built: 1874
Architect: Paley & Austin
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: WESTMORELAND & FURNESS (572)
Deanery: KENDAL (57202)
Benefice: Crosscrake (St Thomas) (07/080BJ)
Parish Legal Name: St. Thomas, Crosscrake (570206 )
CofE Church Info: (607206 7/206)
Short URL: acny.uk/12363/
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This page was last updated on Thursday 17th November 2016
 
 
 
St Thomas : Shyreakes Lane,, Crosscrake, Cumbria, LA8 0AB

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