There is a great calendar of events for the entire Crake Valley. You will find them at Church Calendar.
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St. Andrew’s Church, Coniston, 2 p.m. Friday, 1 March 2019
A few choice morsels of activity to take us to the end of April. There is something for everyone here!
Sunday, 22 April 2018
11 a.m., Worship for All, St. Andrew’s Church, Coniston. With plenty of sheep around Coniston, it won’t be hard to talk about the meaning of the Good Shepherd.
6 p.m., Cafe Church, Coniston Institute. Come along and hear from our Furness Network Youth Team about what’s happening in the area. Enjoy a hot supper too!
Wednesday, 25 April 2018
10 a.m., Concern, Coniston Methodist Church. A time to pray about area concerns.
Thursday, 26 April 2018
2 p.m., Mother’s Union, St. Andrew’s Church Coniston. Physician and christian Alex Stewart will share his faith in action from experiences in Pakistan.
Sunday, 29 April 2018
11 a.m., Worship for All, Coniston Primary School. It’s the 5th Sunday and that means we worship together (Christians Together) in Coniston. Join the Christian Fellowship, the Church of England and the Methodist Churches as we enjoy an inclusive time of sharing.
These events will take us through to glorious May. In Coniston we are blessed to have some of the most beautiful landscape in the world. This means we get to meet lots of wonderful people from around the world. All welcome!
Coniston Christians Together and Church of England events for Holy Week are as follows:
Tuesday, 27 March, 7:30 p.m., The Methodist Chapel
Final Lent Study, Christians Together in Coniston. Each session is different. All welcome.
Thursday, 29 March, 7 p.m., The Methodist Chapel
Maundy Thursday meditation and meal. Christians Together in Coniston, All welcome.
Friday, 30 March, Good Friday
11 a.m., A Walk of Witness will begin at the entrance to the churchyard by Donald Campbell’s grave. Christiand Together in Coniston. All welcome.
12 p.m. Good Friday service at St. Andrew’s Church
Easter Sunday, 1 April 2018
7:30 a.m., Outside Blue Bird cafe on the shores of Coniston Water. A short Easter Sunrise service of praise. Bacon Butties to follow at the Blue Bird cafe.
9:00 a.m., Biker’s Breakfast, Old School Room Torver. This will be the first Biker’s Breakfast of the season and Easter Sunday. Great praise and great food!
11 a.m., Family Friendly Easter Celebration and Holy Communion at St. Andrew’s Church Coniston. This is a combined service with the Fellowship. Charlie Day, our Youth Worker is leading and Brian Streeter is leading communion and preaching.
Hot off the press, the full Programme for Moving Mountains is now available.
From a Q & A session at NJoy, meeting youth from the John Ruskin School to an Open the Book Launch at the Primary School on Friday. Things get off to a zippy start. Great time to ask all the questions you always wanted answered in a friendly setting.
There are dinners, crafts for kids, prayer time, and even an evening at the pub at Penny Bridge in addition to our Fund raiser for the Coniston X112 which includes a way to eat and walk your way to fitness on Saturday.
Sunday there will be visiting pioneers at all the churches to talk about the whole experience of Moving Mountains. A great week-end to be in Coniston!
The sun is shining, Coniston Water is sparkling and there’s a way to find your way once you’ve arrived:
Services for St. Andrew’s and St. Luke’s, May 2017
7th 9.00am Bikers Breakfast in school room, Torver
11.00am 1662 Holy Communion, Coniston
10th 12 pm Prayer and Praise, Coniston
14th 9.00am 1662 Holy Communion, Torver
11.00am Worship for All, Coniston
21st 9.00am Service of the Word, Torver
11.00am Holy Communion, Coniston
28th 11.00am Morning Prayer, Coniston
6.00pm New Café Church in the Institute, Coniston
Service Times of other Denominations
The morning service is at 11.00am and a warm welcome awaits you.
Church services are recorded on a CD and we would be happy to give
you a recording of the services on CD or MP3(free of charge) to anyone
in the village. For further information contact Joyce Holland on 41594.
Coniston Christian Fellowship
You are welcome to join us for our All Age meetings every Sunday at
10.30am in the Primary School, with the exception of the 4th Sunday of
each month when we will join the other churches at Café Church in the
Institute at 6pm. www.conistonchristianfellowship.co.uk
St Francis of Assisi Church of the Sacred Heart Coniston
Mass on Saturdays 6.00pm – Coniston Catholic Church.
Further information from Father Robert T. Halshaw on 01229779673
Here is the latest info for what is going on in Coniston, Cumbria for Holy Week:
- Fair Trade Coffee Morning, St. Andrew’s Church, Coniston 10:30 to noon, Wednesday, 12 April, 2017
- Open Prayer Space, St. Andrew’s Church, Coniston 10:30 to noon, Wednesday.
- Prayer & Praise, St. Andrew’s Church, Coniston 12 noon, Wednesday.
- Maundy Thursday, Methodist Chapel, Coniston, Service and Bring & Share Supper, 7 p.m., Thursday, 13 April 2017
- Good Friday, Walk of Witness, Old Hawkshead Road at Coniston Church Yard, 11 a.m., Friday, 14 April, 2017
- Easter Sunday, Sunrise Service, 7:30 a.m., Lake Shore by Bluebird Cafe, followed by bacon butties at cafe.
- Easter Sunday, Celebrate Easter at St. Lukes Torver 9 a.m.; Christian Fellowship 10:30 a.m. Coniston Primary School; Methodist Chapel, Coniston, 11 a.m.; St. Andrew’s Coniston 11 a.m.;
We welcome all to participate in the events leading up to the greatest day on the Christian calendar. Blessings to you all!
It’s September and everything seems to be starting up again. Back to school, leaves turning on trees, and a harvest on the brambles. Here are a few ways, outside of the normal services, to explore your faith in Coniston and Torver:
Sunday, 4 September, 9 a.m., Biker’s Breakfast at St. Luke’s Torver. A song, a reading, a word for the day, a prayer, then breakfast. Time for spirituality, food and good conversation. Goes on until 11:30.
Wednesday, 14 September, 11-3 p.m. Open Prayer Space St. Andrew’s Coniston. Candles and music and prayer for all. Enjoy the space and time to just be with God.
Wednesday, 21 and 28 September, 12 p.m.. Prayer & Praise, St. Andrew’s Coniston. A 30 minute service of time out to refresh. Meditation, music and worship. A time to just listen to God.
Sunday, 25 September, 11 a.m., Harvest Sunday, Methodist Chapel. A joint service with St. Andrew’s. All welcome to the service and lunch to follow!
Sunday, 25 September, 6 p.m., Harvest and Sing & Share, St. Luke’s Torver. A celebration in the newly refurbished Torver Village Hall!
It’s August and a time to dip your toe into something new. Here are a few ways, outside of the normal services, to explore your faith in Coniston and Torver:
Sunday, 7 August, 9 a.m., Biker’s Breakfast at St. Luke’s Torver. A song, a reading, a word for the day, a prayer, then breakfast. Time for spirituality, food and good conversation. Goes on until 11:30.
Sunday, 7 August 5 p.m., Open Air family worship, St. Andrew’s Coniston, led by the Methodist Church. a little magic, a little singing, and a word to take away. Good fun too!
Wednesday, 10 August, 11-3 p.m. Open Prayer Space St. Andrew’s Coniston. Candles and music and prayer for all. Enjoy the space and time to just be with God.
Wednesday, 10, 17, 24 & 31 August, 12 p.m.. Prayer & Praise, St. Andrew’s Coniston. A 30 minute service of time out to refresh. Meditation, music and worship. A time to just listen to God.
Sunday, 28 August, 6 p.m., Sing & Share, St. Luke’s Torver. An informal service followed by supper. Sing for your supper!
The Cumbria Spirituality Group is offering a prayer taster day, Saturday, 17 September, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church and Ambleside Church Centre.
Keynote Speaker, Roy Searle, will talk about Loving God, Loving Others, the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
Other speakers for the various sessions include Kath Dodd, Pauline West, Richard Broughton, Alison Mesher and Cameron Butland.
This will be a rich spiritual experience for all. Details below: