EEMC Pet Service at Gamblesby Chapel

The Gamblesby Little Acorns and Jan Blackshaw held the first EEMC Pet Service on Sunday 12th May. Blessed by a perfect summer morning, the large congregation were invited to bring their pets for a celebration of the joy and companionship animals bring to everyone. Jan likened this to the peace and joy of knowing the […]

Mission Community Palm Sunday 2024

Palm Sunday this year was a joint Mission Community service in Kirkoswald, when all churches and chapels were invited to worship together. The service started at the chapel in Kirkoswald, at 10.15am, where, following a brief prayer and hymn, there was a walk of witness from the chapel, through the village, with a donkey, where […]

Gamblesby Community Nativity

Little Acorns will be leading Gamblesby Community Nativity at 4pm on Friday 22 December in the chapel.  The service will also be broadcast on Edenfm 107.5. This year our Little Acorns children will explore the Christmas service as seen by ‘The New Star’ which includes songs by the children, a ladies choir and congregational carols.  The […]

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 […]