Church of The Good Shepherd

To bring more people to experience God’s love

  • 272 Dyke Road
  • Brighton
  • Sussex
  • BN1 5AE

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 Welcome to the Church of the Good Shepherd

Felix HS On these pages you will I hope find lots to interest you about our Church.

If you are a visitor, I hope you will browse our web site and find something of interest to you

If you are a member of our congregation you can access all you need to know about running the Church from the members pages.

Felix Mascarenhas Vicar

More from Fr Felix


Documents for the APCM 
are in a booklet here

The spring magazine can be downloaded here or read it on Issuu

House of Bishops' Pastoral Letter on the 2015 General Election – You can read about this and download it here

Details of Janet Annis' appeal for IZulu are here

A number of Deacon Helen's sermons are now online here, including her latest exploration of the Baptism of Christ

Recent pictures:
Visit to 
Christmas tree 
Remembrance Sunday
Poppies at the Tower
Bishop's Vistation
Harvest Festival -Pictures here and copy of thank you cards

The Winter Magazine 
You can download it here or read it on Isuu

Can't see it here?
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MOP agrees 2014 Charities
You can read about the Charities we are supporting here

You can now donate to the Church using your credit/debit card through BT's
MyDonate service. Read more about ways of supporting your Church here

You can now follow us on Twitter - see link at the top of the right hand column


You can view John Sherlock's presentation on Stewardship for our Church here

RIP - Our In Memoriam pages are dedicated to the memory of those who are no longer with us. 

Older news items

Sunday 29 March
Palm Sunday

8.00am Holy Communion (said)(Common Worship)
In Church (Chancel)

10.15am Procession of Palms, Passion reading and Parish Eucharist 
(Common Worship)
In Hall followed by Procession to Church

6.00pm Stations of the Cross
A reflective service of prayers and music following Christ’s last journey to the Cross

For details of services and events on Sunday evenings and during the week see our weekly sheet which is updated on a Saturday for the week ahead. Sheets for past weeks are here

Special Services for Lent
and Holy Week

Download our programme of services and activities or view them here

Monday 30 March: 8.00 pm Eucharist at The Good Shepherd
Tuesday 31 March: 8.00 pm Eucharist at St John’s, Preston Road
Wednesday 1 April: 8.00 pm Eucharist at St Matthias, Ditchling Road
Maundy Thursday 2 April:
7.00 pm
Eucharist with Supper and Watch
Good Friday 3 April:
10.00 am
Children’s Service;
1.00 pm An hour before the Cross;
2.00 pm Good Friday Liturgy
Easter Sunday 4 April:
Breakfast for all in the hall - with Hot Cross buns
10.15am Family Eucharist followed by Treasure Hunt 

 Our Regular Sunday Services


Said Eucharist - Common Worship; the Book of Common Prayer is used on the first Sunday of the month


Main Parish Eucharist in Church.
"Time for God" service in the Church Hall. Ideal for young people and their families; finishes in time for people to take communion in Church if they wish.
On the third Sunday of each month (except August) there is a single Family Eucharist in Church at 10.15am.
 Occasional Choral Evensong or other services such as "Songs of Praise"; otherwise Evening Prayer is normally said in the Holy Redeemer Chapel (see weekly sheet or contact Fr Felix to confirm details).

The detailed calendar to August 2015 is now on our members' page. You can also see our Google calendar


Would you be interested in helping to maintain and edit our site?  If so speak to or email Peter



Coming soon

Check for more details here


Saturday 28 March 9.30am
Lent breakfast following 9am Eucharist

13-21 June Good Shepherd Festival Details here


Our Choir

Read about our Choir here and how you can join in

See our Google Calendar or download the full Church calendar here

See pictures from recent and past events on flickr

If you are holding a concert or other event in Church please email us so we can publicise it here

Time for God  informal service.  

Our publications are on Issuu

They are also available in our Archive secton

News of Church groups

Here is a picture of a recent Tea Club outing.

Details of our Pastoral Care Group are on the Church Members' page

Pages from our Clergy:



We are continually developing our web site, so if there is something you would like to see here please contact us

Diocese of Chichester

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 Or our WikiPedia entry

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Wile every effort is made to ensure that all information on this website is correct, neither the Parochial Church Council nor any individual contributor can be held responsible or accept liability for any errors or omissions. The Parochial Church Council disclaims responsibility for any loss, damage or distress resulting from the use of any information on the Website, howsoever caused.

Church of the Good Shepherd, 272 Dyke Road Brighton BN1 5AE        Tel: 01273 882987         Email us
Registered Charity No: 1131188 
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