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
Palm Sunday Sermon
You can download Fr Christyan's sermon, or read it here
RiP Margaret Andrew
Funeral in Church at Noon on Thursday 10 April. Link here
More from Ronnie Hunter's funeral
Don’t be scammed -Read about a clever fraud in our area
You can read the latest Parish magazine or download it here
There is a picture from our Christmas party here
See the answers to the 2013 Christmas quiz here
Congratulations to the Thomas family and Lucy Hotchkiss
Pictures from our Crib and Christmas day services are on Flickr
Pictures of the Time for God beach hut are here...More details of the Beach Hut Advent Calendar
You can download our Christmas Magazine here or read it on Issuu
See pictures from the Lovey Foundation launch
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
Thursday 17 April
7.00pm Last Supper and Eucharist
followed by Watch until 10.30pm
In the Lady Chapel
Please indicate on the list at the back of church if you will be joining us for the supper before the Eucharist or email here.
Friday 18 April
9.00am Churches Together Walk of Witness
from St Matthias Church, Ditchling Road via Stanford Avenue Methodist Church and St Mary's Church, Surrenden Road to Preston Park
Please note that this walk will not be completed before the Family Service at the Good Shepherd!
10.00am Family Service - Holy Week Surprises!
A service of action involving our young people
Followed by Hot Cross Buns
1.00pm An hour before the Cross
A service of reflection and meditation
2.00pm The Liturgy of Good Friday with Holy Communion
Sunday 20 April
8.00am Holy Communion (said)
In Church (Chancel)
10.15am Easter Eucharist
with the Lightling of the new fire and Easter Candle
followed by Easter Egg 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
Further details of our Holy Week and Easter services 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 2014 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
Friday 25 April 7.00pm
Race Night and Fish & Chip Supper in hall.
Tickets £10 from Deacon Helen
Brighton Festival comes to the Good Shepherd. We will be hosting an Artists’ Open House during May. Details
14-22 June Good Shepherd Festival. Details here
Read about our Choir here and how you can join in
For pictures and videos of recent events go to our Events page
See our Google Calendar or download the full Church calendar here
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