Church of The Good Shepherd

To bring more people to experience God’s love

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

01273-882987
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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

News

 

RIP Colin Titmus and Bill Felton
See our In Memoriam page

The Autumn Magazine is now available
You can download it here or read it on Isuu

Recent Sermons
You can read Deacon Helen's reflection on the Blessed Virgin Mary here.

Deacon Helen’s niece, Emily, collected for her sponsored climb of Mount Kilimanjaro at the summer fair. You can read more and sponsor her here.

Autumn Newsletter
You can read the newsletter here or download it

MOP agrees 2014 Charities
You can read about the Charities we are supporting here

Recent pictures
Follow links for pictures from the Alton Abbey Retreat and the recent Tea Club outing

Farewell to Fr Christyan
We sadly said farewell to Fr Christyan on 29 June. After a few weeks holiday he will be spending three months at St Matthias'

 

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

Stewardship

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 5 October
Harvest Festival
(Harvest of the Sea)

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

9.45am Breakfast for all
Please join us for breakfast in the hall (toast, tea,coffee & juice) before: 

10.15am Family Eucharist 
In Church
(Common Worship)
After the service a variety of fresh fish from local fishermen will be on sale

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

On Sunday 12 October we are pleased to welcome Sussex Voiceworks who will be having a choral workshop at 2pm followed by Choral Evensong at 6.30pm with a choir of 40 singers.  Please come and enjoy this service!

Choral evensong

 Our Regular Sunday Services

8.00am

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

10.15am 

Main Parish Eucharist in Church.
10.15am 
"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.
6.30pm

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

CHURCH EVENTS
More details on events below are here

Saturday 4 October, 7pm:
Harvest Supper & Dance

Sunday 5 October 9.45am
Breakfast for all in the hall, before...
10.15am
Harvest Eucharist: this year we celebrate the Harvest of the Sea

Sunday 12 October 6.30pm
Choral Evensong, following workshop organised by Sussex Voiceworks

Friday 31 October, 7.30pm
All Souls Requiem

Saturday 1 November, 6pm 
Bonfire Party Fireworks in the vicarage garden with Baked Beans and Jacket Potatoes

Sunday 9 November, 10am
Remembrance Sunday: With the First World War centenary this year’s Remembrance Sunday will be a very special one

Sat 6 and Sun 7 December
Christmas Fayre & Tree Festival in support of our 2014 Charities

OTHER EVENTS
From September

The Young Actors Group, an acting school and children’s agency will run weekly drama classes for kids and teenager. Details

Saturday 22 November 7:30pm
Zigeunerlieder and other German Art Songs
A recital of solo and choral music from the German masters of Lied
Tickets: £9/£7 on the door; £7 in advance here

Our Choir

Read about our Choir here and how you can join in

Calendar
See our Google Calendar or download the full Church calendar here

Pictures
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





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