Christ Church, North Shields

Serving the community of North Shields since 1668

Christ Church North Shields, Preston Road, North Shields, NE29 0LW, Tel: 0191 258 6653, email:

Our Services / Worship


Sunday Worship in Church

Adults and children are very welcome at our weekly worship in church.

Services take place every Sunday at 10.00 a.m.

Our Sunday School meets during the service for fun learning activities in the Parish Centre.

There is an evening service in one or other of the churches (Christ Church or our sister churhc St Augustin's) each Sunday at 6.00 p.m.

At Christ Church there is a quiet said Communion service at 8.00 a.m. each Sunday

Family Activity Days
(e.g. Easter “eggstravaganza” and Christmas Cracker)

These are held on a Saturday morning at one or other of the churches (Christ Church or our sister churhc St Augustin's). A range of craft and activities is aimed at children aged 3 - 12 years, accompanied by a parent or carer and followed by a short all-age service.

Weddings & Baptisms
We welcome enquiries about Weddings and Baptisms on a Thursday between 7.00 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. at Christ Church Parish Centre, Preston Road.

For further details about the above activities and enquiries about the Centre contact Sue Kirsopp at the Parish Office (Telephone 0191 258 6653 – Tuesday to Friday between 10.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon or e-mail

Parish Centre

The Parish Centre is used by various groups during the week: Priory Singers, Mothers’ Union, Tai Chi, and Embroiderers’ Guild and both churches host various concerts and recitals throughout the year.

There are also several organisations for children linked with the church and/or run in the Parish Centre during school term time:

“Stepping Stones” Parent/Carer and Toddler Groups (0-3 years)
Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9.30 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

Uniformed Organisations (5 years and over)
Beaver Scouts - Thursdays at 6.00 p.m.
Cub Scouts – Thursdays at 6.45 p.m.
Scouts – Thursdays at 7.45 p.m.
Rainbow Guides – Wednesdays at 5.00 p.m.
Brownie Guides – Wednesdays at 6.15 p.m.
Guides – Wednesdays at 7.30 p.m.


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