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St Nics Church
Durham City

Connecting people
with Jesus
Candle 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 >
Find out about all our Christmas events at St Nics. 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...



Our special services for Christmas begin this week. See full details. Sunday 28 December:

  • 10.15am: Holy Communion. Youth Church groups are not taking place this Sunday morning but there are  activites in the Lower Hall for 4-11 year olds, and creche space is available in the Upper Hall.
  • 5.30pm. Evening Worship - a quieter, more reflective service.

Sunday 4 January 2015:

  • 10.15am: Morning Worship. Activites in the Lower Hall for 4-11s and a manned Creche in the Upper Hall. The Baptism of Sally Anne White will take place during this service.
  • 5.30pm. Holy Communion. A quieter, more reflective service.
  • 7.15pm. Prayer and Praise: informal fellowship.

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


Mid week


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



Christmas events

Monday 22 December
4-6pm Messy Nativity - dressing up, crafts and food for children and their families. More...

Christmas Day
8.30am. Christmas Holy Communion
10.15-11am. All Age Christmas Worship

Sunday 28 December
10.15am. Holy Communion
5.30pm. Evening Worship

Sunday 4 January
10.15am. Morning Worship
5.30pm. Holy Communion
7.15pm. Prayer and Praise

Other events will also take place. More...


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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