Gosforth St. Nicholas seeks to be
a welcoming, worshipping community
witnessing to the love of Christ,
sharing God's love with all.
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
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
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!
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 email@example.com
Assistant Priest : Revd. Michael Douglass 44 Regent Rd. Gosforth NE3 1ED
0191 2850977 m. firstname.lastname@example.org
Curate: Revd. Tom Birch, 59 Sturdee Gardens, NE3 2QU 07583 053729 email@example.com
Readers: Canon Ron and Olwyn Black 44 Bowsden Terrace NE3 1RX
0191 2846718 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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