Little Acorns Christmas Fair

A huge thank you to everybody who supported the Little Acorns Christmas Fair last Saturday. Despite the snowy weather affecting attendance, £617 was raised which will go to provide resources for this group.

Little Red Riding Hood at St Andrew’s, Penrith

A modern twist on a classic tale!! at St Andrews church on Sunday 3rd December 6pm – 8pm, performed by Saltmine Theatre Company, a Christian faith motivated theatre company, inspired by the life and teaching of Jesus. Ticket prices will be £5 per adult with children under 16 free though tickets must be booked. Tickets will […]

Gamblesby ‘He Brews’ Coffee Club

The members of the Gamblesby ‘He Brews’ coffee club have been busy adding to their poppy display which now covers the full length of the railings in front of the chapel. The cross and church will also be lit each evening this week as a reminder to never forget the victims of war be it […]

“Trust and obey, for there’s no other way…”

John Phillip – “La Loteria Nacional: Buying the Tickets” (1866) McManus Art Gallery, Dundee

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.” [Proverbs 3. 5-6] Many people have this verse as their favourite Bible promise. But, I wonder, what does it really mean to trust God with all our heart? […]


This new circuit comes into being on 1st September as the Penrith and KOAM Circuits merge. We are looking for a volunteer to act as Property Steward for the new circuit. The role is largely administrative in working with eight individual chapel property stewards to ensure compliance with well documented Methodist procedures and offering advice […]

God will supply all our needs

Dear Friends,  I am writing this sitting outside in the sunshine appreciating the warmth, the birds singing and the general freshness of early summer. I am praying it will be an inspiration. We have been selected, probably due to our rural setting as a mission community, for a 10 week trial conducted by CPAS ( […]

Bible Month – June 2023 – Book of Ruth

This June is to be a month of ‘Special Sundays’ called Bible Month. The Book of Ruth is our chosen text. Bible Month gives us all an opportunity to be reading the same passage of our Bible together over one month.  Several, worship leaders will take Ruth as their text for preaching and study during June.  You […]

Jesus – King of Kings

Dear Friends, Whether or not you consider yourself a royalist, you can’t help but be aware of the forthcoming coronation – if nothing else, we’re getting an extra Bank Holiday! But what’s the point of the coronation? It’s not really the occasion when Charles becomes king – that happened automatically as soon as Her Majesty […]