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    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 2014 at Gosforth Parish Church

    Sunday 7 December  : Festival of St. Nicholas
    The real Father Christmas
    10.00 a.m. Family Celebration Eucharist

    Monday 15 —Friday 19 December
    Christmas Breakfast Butties  8– 8.45 a.m.

    Free bacon butties for all with a “Happy Christmas”
    as you pass your parish church

    Wednesday 17 December 6 p.m.
    Community Carol Service
    to commemorate the Christmas Truce of 1914

    Saturday 20  December 2.00-4.30 “Messy Christmas”
    Children’s art and craft afternoon ending with carols round the tree. Free

    CHRISTMAS EVE
    Wednesday 24 December
    3.30pm Crib Service

    The Christmas story for younger children
    – come dressed as a shepherd/angel/king etc.

    6.30pm Traditional Candlelit Carol Service
    doors open at 6 p.m.

    11.30pm Midnight Mass by Candlelight
    doors open at 11.00 p.m.

    CHRISTMAS DAY
    Thursday 25 December
    8am Holy Communion

    10am Christmas Family Eucharist

    4.30p.m. Evening Prayer
    —a short time of said prayer to end the day

     

     

     

     

     Sunday  Worship

    7 .30 Morning Prayer

    8.00 Holy Communion  - a quiet, traditional service, 25 minutes

    10.00 a.m. Family Parish Eucharist
    (together with Sunday School and Junior Church )
    about 70 minutes with hymns and music followed by coffee and chat.

    6.30 Evensong
    Traditional language, hymns, a sermon and prayers, about an hour

    Midweek Eucharists

    Tuesday Evening Eucharist (7.30 p.m.)
    a time of 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, for parents with toddlers

    Wednesdays: Abbeyfield Communion, Homedown House Communion
    (both 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.

     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 5.00 p.m.
    Saturday 5.00 p.m.

    (please see What's On page or Calnedar 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
    Readers:  Canon Ron and Olwyn Black 44 Bowsden Terrace NE3 1RX
    0191 2846718 ronolw@yahoo.co.uk

    Churchwardens:

    Derek Oliver : 285 5750, Gill Mitchell 213 5994/285 4111,
    David Young: 284 6142, Anne Moran : 213 5243
    Church Hall Secretary: 284 6142

    Find us on Facebook : Gosforth Parish Church

     

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    10:30 Eucharist


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