Bootle, Corney, Whicham & Whitbeck
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Notice

The Bishop of Carlisle  has given permission for clergy to say prayers in their churches.
This is just the clergy.

From 17th May, Angela will be saying prayers in St Mary's Whicham on Sunday mornings at 10.00 am
and in St Michael's and All Angels Bootle on Thursday mornings at 10.00 am.

Prayers and Reflection for the week Sunday 17th May


God Bless,

Revd Canon Angela Overton-Benge


Please click on the following links to read the messages:

In the response to social restrictions put in place to combat the coronavirus The Western Lake District Churches of Black Combe, Drigg, Eskdale, Irton, Muncaster and Waberthwaite are pausing our weekly worship to help protect the most vulnerable people in our communities. We are not closing down, we persevere in prayer and service. 

Please click here to see the Daily Morning Prayers prepared by Angela in these difficult times



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March 19, 2020
Events and PCC Meetings

The PCC Meeting on 24th March and the APCC for the 21st April have been postponed.

In line with the Governent advice and that of the Church of England,
all church events have been cancelled until further notice.  



February 3, 2020
Fun on Fridays

Fun on Fridays at St Michael's Bootle

7th & 28th Feb,
13th & 27th March

Starts at 4:30pm and Lasts for 1 hour

Songs, Stories, Crafts, Fun,
and with a light snack

All children welcome, accompanied by a responsible adult

December 11, 2019
Silecroft Carols and Drama Evening

Christmas Play and Carols

6:30 for 7.00pm at Silecroft Village Hall

A nativity play by Jessie's Childrens' Drama Group

Carol Singing with the Junior Holborn Hill Royal Brass Band

Mince Pies & Tea/Coffee

Bring along wine/chocolates/groceries as your entrance fee and to go to the raffle hampers

Come and enjoy this wonderful evening

December 11, 2019
Carols and Supper

Carols & Supper - A Christmas Festival
6pm on Friday 13th December
at Kirksanton Village Hall

Click here to go to the Village Hall Website

October 3, 2019
Harvest Musical Evening

Harvest Music Evening

7pm on Sat 5th Oct
St Michael's, Bootle

An evening of music from children around the parish

September 14, 2019
Pet Service

Bring your pet along to St Mary's Whicham for a

Pets Service

A family service to celebrate our pets and all the animals

11.00am on Sun 15th Sept

There will be cakes and refreshments afterwards

July 4, 2019
St Michael's, Bootle

Garden Party
Bootle Rectory Garden

2.00 - 4.00pm
Sat 13th July

Tea on the Lawn

Adults £2
Children Free

April 18, 2019
Easter Sunday Services

Family Communion
Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Sunday, 21st April
11.00am at St Michael's Bootle

3.00pm at St Mary's Whicham


December 5, 2018
Angel Festival


Angel Festival

St Michael's Bootle

Fri 7th and Sat 8th Dec: 1.00pm - 3.00pm
W.I. Carol Service at 2.00pm Saturday

Fri 14th and Sat 15th: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Fri 21st and Sat 22nd: 1.00pm - 3.00pm

We are open with Tea, Coffee and Mince Pies


October 26, 2018
All Souls Service

All Souls Service

Sunday 4th Nov
11:00am at St Mary's Whicham

Light a candle and remember friends and family who have passed away.
Holy Communion

September 10, 2018
St Michael's Festival

St Michael and All Angels, Bootle

Patronal Festival
29-30th September


May 10, 2018
Music at St Mary's

Music at St Mary's

7.00pm Sat 9th June
St Mary's Whicham

The Phoenix Singers
Jessie Conway & Local Young Musicians

Cheese & Wine

£5 at the door

March 8, 2018
Mothering Sunday


Mothering Sunday Family Service

11:00am St Mary's Whicham

Refreshments afterwards

October 24, 2017
Remembrance Services


 Remembrance Services

Sunday 12th November 

11.00am - St Michaels, Bootle

4.00pm - St Mary's, Whicham