Welcome to the Church of the Good Shepherd
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
Operation Christmas Child Details of shoebox appeal
Poppies at the Tower
Pictures here and copy of thank you cards
The Autumn Magazine is now available
You can download it here or read it on Isuu
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.
You can read the newsletter here or download it
MOP agrees 2014 Charities
You can read about the Charities we are supporting here
Follow links for pictures from the Alton Abbey Retreat and the recent Tea Club outing
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 21 December
8.00am Holy Communion (said)
In Church (Chancel)
with a 'Knitivity': the Crib Story told using knitted figures
5.00pm Traditional Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
followed by mince pies and mulled wine
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
Please join us during the joyful Christmas season
Sunday 21 December
10.15am Family Eucharist
5pm Candlelit Carol Service - Traditional Service of Nine Lessons and Carols (families very welcome), followed by mince pies and mulled wine
Christmas Eve Wednesday 24 December
6pm Crib Service - Children's Nativity Pageant! Come early to be sure of a good seat!
11.30pm Midnight Mass
Christmas Day Thursday 25 December
8am Holy Communion
10.15am Christmas Family Eucharist
You can download our Christmas card here, the picture is from last year's crib service
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
More details on events below are here
Thursdays from 15 January 7.30pm:
Engaging Christianity course. Details
The Young Actors Group, an acting school and children’s agency will run weekly drama classes for kids and teenager. Details
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
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
We support the work of Brighton and Hove Street Pastors.
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Church of the Good Shepherd, 272 Dyke Road Brighton BN1 5AE Tel: 01273 882987 Email us
Registered Charity No: 1131188