Welcome to Gosforth Parish Church

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    Gosforth St. Nicholas seeks to be
    a welcoming, worshipping community
    witnessing to the love of Christ, 
    sharing God's love with all.

    Directions

    St Nicholas Church at the corner of Church Road with the A191, Station Road. The junction is closed to vehicles. The nearest Metro station is South Gosforth (immediately opposite the church), and there are bus stops on Station Road, outside the church.

    Postcodes:  Church NE3 1BJ 
    Churchhall Carpark  NE3 1AN                      

    Advent & Christmas 2016

    Saturday 10th December 7.30 p.m.
    A Christmas Evening with the Hop Pickers

    Monday 19th  Carols in the Bulman 7.30 p.m.

    Wednesday 21 from 9.30 a.m. Tiny Church Christmas

    Friday 23 Children’s Tea and Tree 4.30 –5.30 p.m.
    Christmas Activities, refreshments, carols round the tree all for free

    CHRISTMAS EVE 24 DECEMBER
    3.30pm Crib Service
    The Christmas story for younger children
    6.30pm Candlelit Carol Service doors open at 6 p.m.
    11.30pm Candlelit Midnight Mass doors open at 11.00 p.m.

    CHRISTMAS DAY 25 DECEMBER
    8am Eucharist of Christmas Dawn
    10am Christmas Day Eucharist

     

    Sunday  Worship

    7 .30 Morning Prayer

    8.00 Holy Communion  - quiet, traditional langauge worship, 25 minutes

    10.00 a.m. Parish Eucharist
    First Sunday of the Month: All Age Family Eucharist - about an hour
    ​Other Sundays : Sung Eucharist with hymns and sermon; Fr. Ted's Corner and Sunday School for younger memebers of our congregation.
    ​Third Sunday of month (normally) Eucharist includes prayer and anointing.
    Every Sunday: coffee (quite often something stronger) and chat afterwards. Lunch together several times each year.

    6.00 Evening Worship
    Our normal pattern of  evening worship:
    First Sunday of each month : Traditional Rite Choral Eucharist (with incense); sherry after 
    Second and Fourth Sundays: Choral Evensong with hymns, short homily and prayers
    ​Third Sunday : Hail Gladdening Light - contemporary contemplative worship and prayer
    ​Other Sundays: Said Evening Prayer

    Midweek Eucharists

    Tuesday Evening Eucharist (7.30 p.m.) 
    quiet, reflective worship, lasts about 35 minutes.

    Wednesdays : Big Bear's Tiny Church
    alternate weeks (see What's On), 9.30 a.m. for an hour or a bit more, for parents with babies and toddlers; chat, fun, prayers, songs, coffee

    Wednesdays: Abbeyfield Communion
     10.30 a.m. - all very welcome. For details see What's On Page and Calendar.

    Thursday Holy Communion (10.00 a.m.)
    Using the Book of Common Prayer. There is a sermon. Afterwards we have coffee in church.  25+ worshippers.
    ​On first Thursdays of ecah month there is a short Bible Study after coffeee followed by lunch (£3) in the Job Bulman - all wlecome to lunch even if you don't want to come to the Bible Study!

     Daily Office

    Monday : 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
    Tuesday : 8.00 a.m. and 7.00 p.m.
    Wednesday 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
    Thursday : 9.15 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
    Friday : 9.15 a.m.  and 6.30 p.m.
    Saturday 5.00 p.m.

    (please see What's On page or Calendar for any changes)

    CLERGY CONTACT DETAILS

    VICAR:  Revd. Canon Philip Cunningham, The Vicarage, 17 Rectory Rd. Gosforth NE3 1XR 0191 285 1326 philipcunningham@hotmail.com
    Assistant Priest : Revd. Michael Douglass 44 Regent Rd. Gosforth NE3 1ED
    0191 2850977 m. douglass@blueyonder.co.uk
    Curate: Revd. Tom Birch, 59 Sturdee Gardens, NE3 2QU 07583 053729 revdtombirch@gmail.com
    Readers:  Canon Ron and Olwyn Black 44 Bowsden Terrace NE3 1RX
    0191 2846718 ronolw@yahoo.co.uk

    Churchwardens:

    Chris Owens : 285 6045, Gill Mitchell 285 4111,
    David Young: 284 6142, Anne Moran : 213 5243
    Church Hall Secretary: 284 6142

    ​Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Carole Owens : 0191 285 6045

    Find us on Facebook : Gosforth Parish Church

     

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