Welcome to St. Nicholas Church – Kingsway

Join us on Sunday 19 May @ 10:30 a.m. for our Sunday Morning Service
  • Welcome to St. Nicks for Pentecost (Sunday 19th May)

    Dear Members of St. Nick’s Kingsway,
    Get ready to ignite your spirits, because Pentecost Sunday is just around the corner on May 19, 2024! It’s the day we celebrate the Holy Spirit descending upon the apostles, and boy, do we have some excitement in store for you.
    As we gear up for Pentecost, let’s remember the wise words of the Church Fathers. As Saint Cyril of Jerusalem once said, “The Holy Spirit descended on the disciples like tongues of fire, and they were filled with boldness to proclaim the good news.” So, get ready to catch fire with enthusiasm and spread the joy of the Gospel!
    But wait, there’s more! Who better to inspire us with a quote than our very own namesake, Saint Nicholas himself? As he famously said, “Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” So, let’s light up the world with our love and compassion this Pentecost!
    Now, I know you’re probably thinking, “Rev. Dr. Augustine, enough with the quotes already, where’s the joke?” Well, here it is:
    Why did the Holy Spirit go to school? Because he wanted to get a little “ed-u-fire”!
    Okay, okay, maybe it’s not the best joke, but hey, it’s the thought that counts, right?
    In all seriousness, Pentecost Sunday is a time for us to come together in worship and celebration. So, mark your calendars, spread the word, and get ready to experience the power of the Holy Spirit like never before.

    Revd Dr. Augustine Tanner-Ihm, OMS
    St.Nick’s Kingsway

    Sunday 19th May, Pentecost Sunday and Cafe Church
    Our service on Sunday 19th May will begin with refreshments, followed by a Service of the Word lead by our ALM, Alison Mills with readings and prayers from the Worship Group. Music will be provided by our MD and Organist, Ollie Mills, Plese wear something red to church on Sunday as we celebrate Pentecost! 

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Dates for your diary:
Wednesday morning Eucharist 10 am with Rev Augustine Tanner-Ihm, all welcome

Church prayer garden

The bird boxes are now in the trees, ready to welcome our feathered friends. Thank you to David Crossley for installing the boxes on Saturday. The first tree is flourishing in the centre of the garden and plans are now in place for the railway sleepers to form a boundary and the palettes to create some raised borders. We’re working towards Silver Eco-Church status. If you can help us on this journey, please contact  jane@st-nicholas-church.org.uk. 

Dates for your Diary

Welcome to St. Nicholas Church – Taizé Tuesday 7th May 2024

Our next Taizé Worship service will take place on Tuesday 7th May at 7pm. The service will be led by our organist and MD Ollie Mills, with prayers and a reading from St.Nick’s team. Do join us for this simple, contemplative service with chants and prayers all by candlelight.  This service will be broadcast live via our website: www.st-nicholas-church.org.uk […]

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Augustine Tanner-Ihm
Associate Priest
Growing up in Chicago, he has travelled the globe speaking on matters close to his heart, such as race, reconciliation and spirituality. He has been a guest speaker for various institutions, such as the Durham Student Union, BBC Breakfast, Church of England General Synod and the Houses of Parliament. He has also featured numerous times on radio for the BBC and presented at several LGBTQ+ events. Augustine has written for the Church Times, The Moody Standard and The Church of England Newspaper. With degrees in Education and Theology from Durham University, he has previously studied at Northwestern University, Iowa State University, Sarum College and St Mellitus College.

Lay Ministry

Alison Mills
Authorised Lay Minister
Margaret Vessey
Authorised Lay Minister (Emeritus)

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At St. Nicholas Church we work hard to maintain a safe environment for all.

We are committed to implementing the House of Bishops’ safeguarding policies and good practice guidance.

If you have any concerns or enquiries regarding safeguarding, please contact our safeguarding officer.

Parish Safeguarding Officer: Giles Elliott

Email: safeguarding@st-nicholas-church.org.uk

The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Abbey Clephane-Wilson, she can be contacted atsafeguarding@manchester.anglican.org or at 0161 828 1465 / 07384 460958

 Out of Hours Support

The Diocese of Manchester partners with thirtyone:eight and you can access their Safeguarding Helpline if the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is unavailable. Thirtyone:eight can be contacted on 0303 003 1111.

This also includes any safeguarding queries outside of office hours on weekdays and weekends. An Information Sharing Agreement between the two organisations will allow the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser to receive a copy of the advice thirtyone:eight may offer the caller.

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 If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Service.


 NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours).

  • Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours).
  • Parent Line: 0808 800 2222
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours).
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