Sandy Pearl has been accepted for ordination. Sandy will train for a
year and be ordained next year as as a permanent Deacon.
Many congratulations, Sandy.
Katharine, a long-standing member at St Barnabas, Great Strickland,
is to become our first Curate in years. She will be a self-supporting
minister, relying for her income on her optometry practice. With great
generosity, she will be offering 3 days per week plus Sundays.
Katharine will be ordained in Carlisle Cathedral on Sunday June
28th at 10.30 a.m..
We will be transferring all our usual services to the Cathedral that
Anyone wishing to travel with us by coach should contact Sandy Pearl
(see contacts page) by May 10th 2015.
Katharine will be welcomed at a special service at Great Strickland
Parish Church on Sunday July 5th at 6.30 p.m..
Regular local services will continue, but please join us in the evening,
if you can, for this momentous occasion.