Welcome to Gosforth Parish Church

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    Gosforth St. Nicholas seeks to be a welcoming, prayerful community witnessing to the love of Christ, seeking to share God's love with the whole community for all to grow in hope and love.

    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

    Holy Week and Easter 2016 

    Palm Sunday 20 March 
    7.30 Morning Prayer
    8.00 Holy Communion
    9.45 Procession of Palms
    10.00 Palm Sunday Eucharist
    6.30 Evensong

     Monday in Holy Week 21 March
    9.00 Morning Prayer 7.00 Evening Prayer
    7.30 p.m. Holy Eucharist

    Tuesday in Holy Week 22 March
    9.00 Morning Prayer 7.00 Evening Prayer
    7.30 p.m. Holy Eucharist

     Wednesday in Holy Week 23 March
    9.00 Morning Prayer 10.0030 Holy Eucharist
    10.30 Abbeyfield Holy Communion
    5.00 Evening Prayer
    7.30 Tenebrae- music and readings for Holy Weeek

     Maundy Thursday  24 March
    9.00 Morning Prayer
    11.00  Chrism Eucharist at the Cathedral

    5.00 Evening Prayer
    7.30 p.m. Holy Eucharist followed by Watch of Prayer until midnight

     Good Friday  25 March
     9.00 Morning Prayer 10.15 Family Service
    11.15 United Worship at Trinity Church 
    2.00 The Good Friday Service:
    Reading of the Passion, adoration of the Cross, meditations and music, Holy Communion

    Holy Saturday 26 March
    9.00 Morning Prayer 5.00 Evening Prayer
    8.30 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter

    Easter Day 27 March
    7.15 Easter Dawn Prayer 8.00 Holy Communion
    10.00 Easter Day Eucharist
    followed by Easter Egg Hunt

    6.30 Easter Choral Evensong

    Sunday  Worship

    7 .30 Morning Prayer

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

    10.00 a.m. Family Parish Eucharist
    (with material for little ones in Fr Ted's prayer Corner and, in school term time, Sunday School) )
    about 70 minutes with hymns and music followed by coffee and chat.

    6.00 Evensong
    Sometimes this is fully choral using the  traditional Book of Common Prayer; sometimes we use a more contemplative, reflective format, "Hail Gladdening Light"; just occasionally we say Evening prayer together and spend some time questioning and thinking around a theme.  For details and dates see Calendar or "What's On" pages.

    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.

     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 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

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    May

    EASTER 6 ROGATIONTIDE

    18:00 Evensong


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    May

    Rogation Day


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    May

    Rogation Day

    19:30 Eucharist


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    Rogation Day


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    ASCENSION DAY


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