St Cuthbert Cliburn
Lawrence Crosby Ravensworth
Barnabas Great Strickland
News from Morland Vicarage
Holy Week 2017
April 9th - 16th
These will be led by Canon Peter Clement with the theme:
Transforming a full stop into a comma,- walking the way of the
cross with Jesus
Click here to see all the Holy Week Services for
A Poem for Remembrance
This beautiful poem was given to us by Ian Butterworth, who has regularly
played the Last Post at Morland's Remembrance Service.
to read it.
Concert at St.Lawrence Church, Morland, March 5th at 3.00 p.m.
Follow this link to see further details.
A Statement on the EU Referendum
This Statement by our Rector has been moved to its own page. See link.
Morland Parish Council
With apologies to other parishes, but I must draw attention to the news
that Morland Parish Council (Civil) now has a website.
Follow this http://www.morlandparishcouncil.org/
for their site.
On Sunday, July 3rd 2016 we were given the good news that Sheila is to
be trained for ordination. We all wish her all the best wishes.
Sunday, June 26th
This was a busy day for the group with two ordination services to attend
in Carlisle Cathedral, Sand Pearl's Ordination to Deacon, followed by
Katherine's Ordination to Priest. There was then a dash back to Morland
for the welcome service in the Church with the Revd Katherine Butterfield
presiding over a full Holy Communion with the Revd Stewart Fyfe assisting
and preaching, and the Revd Sandy Pearl also assisting; this was a most
Iona Trip 2015
Read the Vicar's report of the Group's
trip to Iona.
The Future of our Parishes, our Group, our Deanery, our Church.
Follow this link for the
Mission Community Shaping Group report on this matter.
We are all aware that the clergy, and specially the stipendiary clergy,
are getting more and more parishes to look after, and that we all find
ourselves being asked for more and more money to pay the bills.
In other words, we are apparently being asked to pay more and more for
less and less. This cannot go on. The clergy are stretched to breaking-point
and few of us feel willing (even if we are able) to contribute any more
to the coffers. We might at one time have thought that itll
see me out. I dont think that is an option any more. We must
You will remember that there was a consultation, parish by parish, some
months ago. Following that, a working group was set up, including representatives
from all parts of the Deanery and also from our Methodist and URC friends,
who are in much the same position as we are. The working group has spent
many hours sifting through your responses. As a result, a draft plan has
been produced. It is important that we all have a chance to see the whole
thing at one go: we must all be able to see how the findings have been
arrived at, and we must all have a chance to ask questions and formulate
our future together.
Keep up with Annie May
Annie May's blog. ALSO look at the message from Father Christmas specially
to Annie May! The link is on her blog.
I am busy redesigning our pages to be mobile friendly. This will take
time so bear with me if some things don't work as well as they should.
Click here to see a report on the recent
trip to Durham.
Click here for a page on Morland
Fête, with a photo of Morland School Choir.
Every blessing to you all