West Derby: The Good Shepherd, Liverpool

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The Good Shepherd serves the people of Norris Green and Croxteth. Established over a hundred years ago, the church buildings were modernised in recent times to provide space for various community facilities.

So the doors of the Good Shepherd are open most days every week to welcome you: see the listings for a list of events taking place at the Good Shepherd.

BOOKING BAPTISMS AND WEDDINGS
The clergy are available each Monday evening (except Bank Holidays) between 6.00 and 7.00 to take bookings for baptisms and weddings and to deal with enquiries. In the vestry (entrance at the back of the church in Good Shepherd Close).

More details on the 'Services and Events' page, including links to download the Baptism Application Form or Marriage Application Form to complete and bring with you.

ROOM HIRE
Rooms may be available for hire to groups for organised activities: please contact us to discuss details. We don't hire for parties etc.

MINISTERS AND OFFICERS

Vicar Rev'd Andrew Edwards

Ordained Local Minister: Revd Sandra Trapnell
Licensed Lay Minister (Reader): John Tracey
Churchwarden: Pat Soper

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Revd Andrew Edwards
0151 203 9117 (Vicar)

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  • Regular Services
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Sunday

Junior Church
Twice a month we invite primary-age children to our Junior Church in the church hall.
Every first and third Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments
Holy Communion
Common Worship
Every first and third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
Morning Prayer
Common Worship
Every second Sunday at 10:30 AM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
Family / Parade service
Members of our Boys Brigade, Junior Church, Young People's Group and their families all take part in this service
Every fourth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Holy Communion with prayers for healing
Holy Communion with prayers for healing
Every fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Child Contact Centre
Run through the Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service (CAFCASS), the Child Contact Centre provides a safe place for two hours a week, for children to meet a parent where this is not otherwise possible. Strictly by arrangement only via solicitors and our coordinator, tel: 07895 032289.
24 weeks in the year, with breaks in the summer and at Christmas and Easter.
Every Sunday at 2:30 PM for 2 hours

Monday

Toddler Group
Safe play for your toddler and friendly conversation for you. During term times.
Every Monday at 10:30 AM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Creche Refreshments
Booking Baptisms and Weddings
The clergy are available each Monday evening (except Bank Holidays) between 6.00 and 7.00 to take bookings for baptisms and weddings and to deal with enquiries. In the vestry - entrance at the back of the church in Good Shepherd Close.
We charge no fee for baptisms though donations are appreciated.
Click here for details of wedding fees and here for other information regarding marriage arrangements.
You may like to prepare by downloading the relevant form to fill in and bring with you:
Baptism Application Form
Marriage Application Form
For further help and advice in preparing for a wedding service in church you may also like to go to www.yourchurchwedding.org
(Except Bank Holidays)
Every Monday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour

Tuesday

Weight Watchers
Every Tuesday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours
Line Dancing
Every Tuesday at 3:00 PM for 1½ hours
Refreshments
Men's Fellowship
Snooker, darts, refreshments for all men. Most weeks.
Every Tuesday at 8:00 PM for 2 hours

Wednesday

Coffee Morning
Pop in for a cup of tea or coffee and a chat. Every Wednesday.
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours
Refreshments
Midday Prayer
Common Worship
Every first and third Wednesday at 12:00 PM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Holy Communion
Common Worship
Every second and fourth Wednesday at 12:00 PM for ¾ hour
Common Worship
Narcotics Anonymous
'Narcotics Anonymous is a non-profit Fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using.'
Every Wednesday at 7:30 PM for 2 hours

Thursday

Young at Heart
Bingo and other games with prizes, and the chance to meet for an afternoon of friendship. With refreshments. Most Thursdays.
Every Thursday at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
Refreshments
Boy's Brigade
The 53rd Liverpool Company: a popular uniformed group for boys junior to senior school age. Thursdays during term time and occasional other activities (eg annual camp)
Term time only
Every Thursday at 7:00 PM for 2 hours

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

Public telephone accessible to wheelchair users

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

 
     
Church Open The church is open for prayer or quiet reflection at all the times listed above, and can be by arrangement at other times.
Hall for Hire Rooms may be for hire to groups for organised activities: please contact us to discuss details. We dont hire for parties etc.
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 7417
Built: 1904
Archdeaconry: LIVERPOOL (221)
Deanery: WEST DERBY (22108)
Benefice: W Derby the Good Shepherd (22/209 F)
Parish Legal Name: The Good Shepherd West Derby (220098 )
CofE Church Info: (622098 22/98)
Short URL: acny.uk/7417/
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The current editor is: Ann Handslip

This page was last updated on Wednesday 24th August 2016
 
 
 
West Derby: The Good Shepherd : Lower House Lane / Carr Lane East, Liverpool, Merseyside, L11 2SF

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