April at Vineyard

this month... 

We live in Cumbria, so we know to be cautious around saying when winter has officially past, we still may have snow! But we agree with Song Of Solomon chapter 2 "For the winter is past, the rain is over and gone. The flowers are springing up and the time of the singing of birds has come. Yes, spring is here. The leaves are coming out, and the grapevines are in blossom.” So we declare Springtime over this city, this region, over our community, over our hearts. Have a read through the email and you will see how we are seeking to live out the vision of seeing this region come alive. As a community we are on an adventure through the book of Acts in the bible, where we are not just wanting to teach the book but to live the book. We are thrilled to have Helen (its springtime) Winter speaking this Sunday and we welcome the mighty Dave Ellershaw and team to lead worship. 

As we seek to be inwardly strong and outwardly focused we encourage you to connect with a clan (see below for details) and Easter is coming so in keeping with tradition we will be gathering at the Hub for a short time and then heading out to bless the city. (See details below.) 

Every Blessing

Andy & Rho


Easter Sunday


On Easter we gather at 10:30am for a shorter time for coffee and Hot cross buns, then a brief time all together before we head out to bless either friends, neighbours or into the city centre. We have always seen a beautiful response from people. Sometimes its simply giving away chocolate, other times we get to pray for people and talk about Jesus. 


power hour continues!

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Power Hour - Every Sunday except the 2nd week of the month

Our Power Hour of Prayer from 7.45pm tie 8.45pm in the Mixing Room, come for coffee at 7:30pm

We are excited about Powerhour continuing. We always want to keep things fresh so we will continue to gather and reassess at Easter. Come join us in hearing His heart for our Vineyard community, the communities we are apart of and beyond!

THIS WEEK (7th) powerhour will be happening at the skate park. Atlas works, Nelson Street, Denton Holme. Head through the red door.


Movie Night

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Movie night is here again!! Next month we will be watching Mary Poppins Returns!!

Bring along friends & neighbours for a fun evening!





Ricky and Zowie Linton


51 Nelson Street, Denton Holme, Carlisle, CA2 5NE


Graeme and Katherine Wilson, Steve and Shelley Proudfoot


9 Thornton Road, Stanwix, Carlisle CA3 9HZ 

It’s always been part of our DNA and vision here at Carlisle Vineyard to be a church of small groups and not just a church with small groups. 

Our “Open House” Clans season began in March - and it’s been fun watching those involved begin to grow deeper relationships already both with each other and with God. These continue for the weeks up until Easter enabling everyone to “come and see” different Clans each week until you find one that hopefully you can feel "at home" and can begin to journey together with longer term after Easter. It’s not too late to join in....
For now, the Clan leaders and their days/times are as follows: 


Alison Wright, Helen Winter, Lucy Belton, Chloe Wallace


Vineyard Hub, Lorne Street, Denton Holme, Carlisle


Jos and Abi Askew (term-time only, limited space available)


Woodlands, Colt Close, Ivegill, Cumbria, CA4 0NB



The mighty Phil & Laura Askew help us to bless our city once a month (the second Saturday of the month from 10am-1pm) through a project called Recreate.

This is a fantastic way to join in with community as we help those in our city combat loneliness and despair by helping to make their house a home!

The month of March we are working towards assisting an amazing lady in the city. Due to the nature of their changing circumstances sometimes advance planning is not possible. Whatever happens if your up for joining the revolution of love meet us at the Hub for 10am 9th March.

Please contact Phil and Laura for more details!




Term time only 7:30-9 at Steve and Tabs house.

Contact Tab for more info



Choir is on Mondays from 7.30pm in the Mixing Room and you are so welcome as well as your friends, colleagues and neighbours!

Come gather and have fun as we sing some Gospel classics and hits!

The choir’s next debut will be on Good Friday at 6pm at the Vineyard Hub.


thrive thursdays

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Thrive Thursdays, pop along for some great banter!


dinner club

Dinner club happens every Thursday evening at 6pm.

Contact Rachel on 07792820979 for more Info on joining the feast


mums and tots

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A warm welcome awaits all 0-5 yrs and their carers. Wednesdays 10-11:15am term time only at the Vineyard Hub.

Use the main entrance on Lorne Street, ring the bell to get in. Disc parking available. BYOC (Bring your own children)!!!


Carlisle passion play

Carlisle Passion play is Saturday 13th April
11am & 2pm Free admission. For more details click below.


Sparkle & Dazzle Night

CFC (Chocolate fun clean)

7 to 9pm 12th April @ Vineyard Hub

Come along and have fun and fellowship.
A team quiz with prizes and hot chocolate will be provided after a fun hour of cleaning the building 
Bring along your favourite cleaning equipment .
The more people the merrier and as they say many hands make light work.


Gathering on:

7th April 10.30 am at the Hub

12th April Sparkle and Clean 7pm at the Hub

13th April Carlisle Passion Play

14th April 10:30am at the Hub

19th April Carlisle Sings gospel choir Good Friday concert 6pm at the Hub

21st April Easter Sunday 10:30 at the Hub

17th May Movie Night: Mary Poppins Returns 5:30pm at the Hub


scattering on:

28th April Scattered feast.


We truly believe that the Father calls each of us to live lives of generosity. We are blessed to be a blessing. We are inviting you to contribute towards the story at Carlisle Vineyard. We are a charity which is entirely supported by generous and sacrificial giving. If Carlisle Vineyard is home (i.e. you come regularly to our activities) - we encourage you to tithe towards the costs of the life of our community but also as we seek to be a blessing to our city! If you’re interested in what that word ‘tithe’ means and is - check out the recent talk below.


If you’d like to hear our take on what giving looks like at Carlisle Vineyard - listen in to a recent talk by click to the left.


To set up your direct debit for regular giving, click the link to the right. If you are a UK Tax Payer, we can claim back 25% extra on top of your regular giving through the Gift Aid scheme.

Van bookings

The Encouragement Shed Van is available for those aged 25 and over to book to bless your neighbours and the city.  If you would like to enquire about booking the van, please complete the form below...



It's great that we're increasingly using the site and now with a variety of organisations.  Because of this, in the coming weeks door codes will be changed and only given to those ministry leaders who will open and close the building.  If you'd like to enquire about booking a space on site, you can do that via the form below!