Church of The Good Shepherd, Portslade

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The Original Church of the Good shepherd affectionately known as the "tin Hut" was opened by the Bishop of Lewes on 8th November 1936 after it had been donated by the Vicar of the Good Shepherd, Brighton.

The church was originally a cook house and mess room at the Military Camp at Shoreham Airport and had become surplus after the Great War.  It was dismantled and re-erected as a temporary building in Dyke Road, as the Church of the Good Shepherd.  Work started in 1935-36 building a permanent Church of the Good Shepherd in Dyke Road, Brighton on the site 

The Priest of St Nicholas, Portslade , heard that the ‘tin hut’ was to be dumped and he offered to move it from Dyke Road to Mile Oak. 

As Mile Oak grew, the Tin Hut was replaced and the new Church was dedicated by the Bishop of Chichester on Saturday 28th October 1967. We were a part of the Parish of St Nicolas for many years, until, The Church was consecrated as a Parish Church by the then Bishop of Chichester, The Rt. Revd. Eric Kemp, in 1994. This changed our 'status' from that of Conventional District to a fully fledged Parish Church. 

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Fr Andrew Perry
The Vicarage
South Street
Portslade
Brighton
BN41 2LE
01273418090
No email contact is available, please try our website.
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Christingle and Crib Service
Join us as we learn about the Christingle and then make our own to take home. Once the Christingle have been made we hear the nativity story, 'journey' to Bethleham and build our crib with the figures and prepare for the night ahead!
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 4:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
 
Midnight Mass
Midnight Mass Service.
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Incense Christmas Carols
 
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Sunday

Sung Mass
Sung Mass Service followed by Refreshments in the Church Hall
Every Sunday at 9:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments Incense Common Worship

Wednesday

Morning Prayer
Every Wednesday at 8:45 AM for ½ hour
Said Mass
said, weekday Mass
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship

Friday

Morning Prayer
Every Friday at 8:45 AM for ½ hour
Said Mass
Every Friday at 9:15 AM for ½ hour

Saturday

Coffee Morning
Community Coffee Morning in aid of Church funds
Every first Saturday at 10:30 AM for 1½ hours
Said Mass
Mass held in the church following the monthly coffee morning in the Church Hall.
Every first Saturday at 12:00 PM for ½ hour
Printer friendly list of events
Christingle and Crib Service
Join us as we learn about the Christingle and then make our own to take home. Once the Christingle have been made we hear the nativity story, 'journey' to Bethleham and build our crib with the figures and prepare for the night ahead!
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 4:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
Midnight Mass
Midnight Mass Service.
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Incense Christmas Carols

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass
Organ

 
     
Church Open
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 5100
Diocesan ID: AD1411
Built: 1967
Architect: Clayton, Black and Daviel
Archdeaconry: Brighton and Lewes (104)
Deanery: Hove (10402)
CofE Church Info: (610097 10/97)
Short URL: acny.uk/5100/
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The current editor is: Andrew Birks

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This page was last updated on Saturday 28th October 2017
 
 
 
Church of The Good Shepherd : 35-37 Stanley Avenue, Mile Oak, Portslade, East Sussex, BN41 2WH

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