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 2015 

    Palm Sunday 29 March  
    N.B. Clocks have gone forward one hour !!
    7.30 Morning Prayer 8.00 Holy Communion
    9.45 Procession of Palms :St. James’ Street
    10.00 Palm Sunday Eucharist with Dramatic Reading of the Passion of Our Lord
    6.30 Evensong

     Monday in Holy Week 30 March
    7.45 Morning Prayer
    8-9 Palm Monday : Palm crosses and coffee for all outside Church
    7.00  Evening Prayer
    7.30 Eucharist

    Tuesday in Holy Week 31 March
    8.00 Morning Prayer
    7.00  Evening Prayer
    7.30 Eucharist

     Wednesday in Holy Week 1 April
    8.00 Morning Prayer
    10.30 Holy Communion
    7.30 Tenebrae

    Maundy Thursday  2 April
    9.00 Morning Prayer
    11.00  Chrism Eucharist at the Cathedral
     2.00 School Eucharist at Archbishop Runcie First School
    7.30 Holy Eucharist followed by Watch of Prayer until midnight

    Good Friday  3 April
    9.00 Morning Prayer
    10.15 Family Service
    2.00 The Good Friday Liturgy
    Hymns, music and readings, with Holy Communion
    7.00 Evening Prayer

     Holy Saturday 4 April
    8.30 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter
    Easter bonfire, Paschal Candle, Baptisms,
    first Communion of Easter, fizz, fireworks

     Easter Day 5 April
    7.00 Easter Dawn Prayer 
    8.00 Easter Dawn Holy Communion
    10.00 Easter Day Eucharist
    followed by  Easter Eggs
    6.30 Easter Evensong

    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, 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:

    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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  • This Week

    Sat

    28

    Mar


    Sun

    29

    Mar

    PALM SUNDAY

    18:30 Evensong


    Mon

    30

    Mar

    MONDAY IN HOLY WEEK

    08:00 PALM MONDAY

    19:30 Eucharist


    Tue

    31

    Mar

    TUESDAY IN HOLY WEEK

    19:30 Eucharist


    Wed

    1

    Apr

    WEDNESDAY IN HOLY WEEK

    10:30 Eucharist

    19:30 Tenebrae


    Thu

    2

    Apr


    Fri

    3

    Apr


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