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St Nics Church
Durham City

Connecting people
with Jesus
Sunday Students Amigos Messy Church
Welcome to St Nics. More >
Messy Church: "Christmas Countdown", Sunday 14th December, at All Saints, Newton Hall. More >
Welcome to new and returning students. More >
Amigos, our international group, meets every Wednesday. More >

Why St Nics?

Our aim is to be a community that can connect people with Jesus in an accepting and friendly way. We're an evangelical Anglican church. More...

Where's St Nics?

We're the church in the marketplace at the heart of Durham. You're welcome to join us! More...

What we do

Read about the many different groups and meetings happening on Sunday and through the week. More...


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This Sunday is Advent Sunday. Our Holy Communion Service this week will take place at our 5.30pm service. See full details.

  • 10.15am: Our regular morning meeting, with Creche in the Upper Hall and Youth Church groups in the Town Hall and the Youth Centre this week.  
  • 5.30pm: a quieter, more reflective service.
  • 7.15pm: Our most informal service, and explores different ways to learn and worship.

Talks are all recorded, and you can download them here to get an idea of what you can expect.


Mid week

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"Church" doesn't just happen on a Sunday.

  • Amigos - for international visitors to Durham.
  • Children and youth - information about Tiddlywinks, Frog, Rock, and other groups.
  • Young adults (students, postgrads, under 30ish) - find out about STUBS and YAP.
  • Community coffee lounge - St Nics is open every morning for coffee and a chat.
  • Gateway shop sells fairly traded products from across the world.


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Alpha is designed to help people find out about Christianity in a friendly and unpressurised way.

Everyone is welcome to join the course. The next one starts on Thursday 16 October for 8 consecutive weeks.



Worship Central Course - a 7 week course from Worship Central starting on 20 October.

It's particularly aimed at worship musicians, but also great for those involved in leading worship more broadly.


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September 9th
And though your beginning was small, your latter days will be very great - Job 8:7Over the past few days a new band of interns have arrived at Nics, got a bit lost and tried hard to remember everyone's names. There are four of us in all, Jo, Emily, Becca …

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The preacher was 10 out of 10... as an ex-teacher, the Revd Day knew how to gain and keep people's attention. His talk was interactive throughout..
Mystery Worshipper - Ship of Fools