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
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
Visit to Mosque
Christmas tree festival
Poppies at the Tower
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 1 March
8.00am Holy Communion (said)(Book of Common Prayer)
In Church (Chancel)
9.30am Breakfast for All
In the Hall
10.15am Time for God
In the Hall - breakout sessions for Adults and younger groups
10.15am Parish Eucharist
In Church (Common Worship)
Special Services for Lent
and Holy Week
Download our programme of services and activities or view them here
Mothering Sunday 15 March:
9.00am Family breakfast for Mothering Sumday
10.15 am Family Eucharist with Flowers and Simnal cake
6.00pm Contemplative Service with music in celebration of Mothering Sunday
Palm Sunday 29th March:
10.15 am Eucharist with Procession;
6.00 pm Stations of the Cross. A service of prayers following Christ’s last journey to the Cross
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:
9.30am Breakfast for all in the hall - with Hot Cross buns
10.15am Family Eucharist followed by Treasure Hunt
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
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
Check for more details here
W/C 23 February Lent Courses
Saturday 7 March 9.30am
Lent breakfast following 9am Eucharist
Sunday 15 March 9.00am
Family breakfast for Mothering Sunday
13-21 June Good Shepherd Festival Details here
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
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Church of the Good Shepherd, 272 Dyke Road Brighton BN1 5AE Tel: 01273 882987 Email us
Registered Charity No: 1131188