at 49 Gilcomston Park, Aberdeen, AB25 1PN United Kingdom
Gilc Park is one of the sites of City Church. We are one church that meets in many places. We meet at 10am & 7pm every Sunday - we'd LOVE to meet you!
We promise a warm welcome, contemporary worship, relevant teaching, exciting kids work* and great coffee! OUR VISION: "to be a growing, worshipping community of Jesus followers passionate about being and speaking good news to the world." SPREADING LIFE TOGETHER: Part of City Church's vision is for "Spreading Life Together", and currently this means we have 5 services that run at 4 different locations across the City and the Shire. We are one church, but in many places. For more info,have a read of this : http://www.citychurchaberdeen.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/SLT-booklet-Sep12.pdf *10am service only
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If anyone has any photos from this morning's family service that you're willing to share, please email email@example.com. Thanks :)
Please remember folks, amidst your excitement for the carol services tomorrow, that THERE IS NO 10am SERVICE. See you at 4:30pm or 7pm :)
No thunderstorms were going to stop us this morning, as we celebrated God's faithfulness together, and we baptised Yiwy!
Sadly the forecast is 'thunderstorms' for our 'Big Three Bennachie climb', so unfortunately we'll be postponing till next week (10th July) for round 2. Stay tuned for more info next week!
THE BIG THREE // PART ONE: BENNACHIE This Sunday we're heading out to Bennachie together! We'll meet at the Back O Bennachie car park at 1pm. You can find directions and other info on this link here: http://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/visit/back-o-bennachie If its too wet on the day and we need to cancel, we will make a decision by 12pm, and post on social media - so come back and check!
At the 10am service this Sunday there'll be baptisms and stories of God transforming lives! What an opportunity to bring friends to hear the Gospel! #goingpublic
Hi everyone! Check out the new city women for this month from Cherith Chamberlain. It's great! https://citywomenaberdeen.wordpress.com/2016/06/23/out-of-the-slimy-pit/
Here's a selection of some of the photos from Father's Day 2016 - feel free to tag yourself, if you like!
Father's Day // Our superheroes from the 10am service!
Father's Day // celebrating these great guys and lots of others today across our services.
Happy Father's Day to all our men! We love you - dads, brothers, uncles, grandparents, spiritual fathers ... thank you for being you.
Calling all superheros and all superhero fans! One day til we celebrate all the supermen together with bacon rolls, photobooths and silly games ... yes, at church! See you there :)
Can someone smell ..... bacon butties?? See you early on Sunday for a special service where we're celebrating all the fellas, whether you're a Dad or not. We can't wait to see you there - bring it on!
Just three days to go til our special Father's Day service! Come 30mins early to either service for a bacon-tastic welcome, plus gifts for all men. Bring your pals, it's gonna be fun!
Get ready for the BIG THREE! This summer we're planning a bunch of social events for all the family over a number of Sundays. They're going to be loads of fun and a great opportunity to invite your friends! Stay tuned for more info...
Father's Day is this Sunday, and we're making a big deal of celebrating all the men in our church, so bring your mates, and come early for bacon rolls! There'll be a gift for all the men, and lots of other fun things happening - its gonna be special! :) Who could you invite? #goingpublic
Guy and Susanna Bastable // New Life Homes Kenya - what a brilliant evening last night at our evening service hearing from two of our great friends and mission partners. Loved their passion for seeing abandoned babies given life, hope and a new identity within family. // for more info or to support them directly click on our website in our bio and head to our missions page.
Just a reminder that we have our Fostering & Adoption Q&A with Barnardos this evening in the downstairs hall, Gilc Park at 7:30pm. It's not too late to sign up if you want to find out more about adoption or fostering. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/10LjdAeJ6MEDgAd4Dkoz4Xo7qi3lX5hLPhPtpUoQcs_Y/viewform
We're having a Welcome Dinner this Thursday at 7.30pm. If you've never been to one, its not too late! Come and eat with us, get to know some of the leaders and other people who are new to our church, and hear a bit of our story. Please use this link to sign up, so we know how much food to make :) https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1IWQ-gDbVE74e6LEexA5mA0-zOGn5ym1pD25KDobgO_A/viewform
We're getting very excited for this! This Father's Day we're going large at Gilc Park, and celebrating all the men in our church family (10am & 7pm). It'll be heaps of fun. Who could you bring along? #goingpublic
Gilc park //Lifestyle // it's 'Ready Steady Cook' time again. Blown away by amazing food donations.
Our very own Lola Dabiri has had a book published and as a family we're really excited for her! You can get your hands on a copy of this beautiful collection of prayers and poems right here:
Barnardo’s Fostering (North) in Aberdeen are looking for panel members to help them continue to provide high quality foster placements so that in this region there are no unwanted children, just unfound families. Do you have knowledge and/or experience of fostering, social work or working with children and young people? Can you spare half a day a month, with extra time for reading reports? If so they’d love to hear from you. To find out more please contact Barnados on 01224 624090 or visit www.barnardos.org.uk
Another brilliant blog post from our City Women- Aberdeen page!
We're meeting to pray on Thursday at 7.30pm in the downstairs hall, and our family from the sites will be joining us too. "Prayer is where the action is." (John Wesley). Don't miss out!
CITY WIDE PRAYER MEETINGS: Each month a number of folk from churches all across the city gather to pray - the next meeting is this Friday, 20th May, at the Citadel, Castlegate from 7.30pm - 9pm for anyone who wants to go. "Prayer is where the action is." John Wesley
We can't wait to kick off the 7pm Service again this Sunday 15th January at Gilc Park. We're excited for what 2017 holds for us, let's go for it!
Happy New Year for when it comes! 2017 is unknown and a blank canvas, we're looking forward to writing it together at Gilc Park. *remember no service tomorrow morning or evening, we will return on the 8th January at 10am.
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas, with love from the Gilc Park team. Looking forward to celebrating Jesus this morning at 11am, you are so welcome to join us.
You are warmly invited to our Christmas Eve service this Saturday at 6.30pm at Gilc Park. Such a lovely time to gather as family to celebrate together. Hope to see you there.
A friendly reminder, no 7pm service at Gilc Park until Sunday 15th January when we will start back again. Merry Christmas from all of us at the evening service.
Bring your Christmas Jumper A game this Sunday at our 10am service. We will be handing out hampers after the service too, so remember to bring them along. Looking forward to it! *note no 7pm service this week.
We'd love to invite you to join us at our Leadership Conference from 17th-20th January. If you are leading in your workplace, in church or just want to get away and spend a few wonderful days in the presence of God - then this is for you. It is a great opportunity to raise our eyes to the Long View looking, not just days or weeks, but years and decades ahead as we play our part writing the future of the church in Scotland. Check out our promo video through the link in our bio.
Here are some of the snaps taken at our Carol Services on Sunday. What a fun day! Feel free to tag and share. Thank you Amanda for capturing the moments.
It's today!! See you at 4pm or 7pm at Gilc Park today. Looking forward to it.
2 days to go till our Christmas Carol Services! We are getting so excited, come along at either 4pm or 7pm or both for lots of carols, mince pies, mulled wine and a top notch photo booth. We can't wait to welcome you and your friends in.
5 days to go until our Christmas Carol Services! We are getting ready, who are you inviting along? Services at 4pm and 7pm at Gilc Park. *Mulled wine and mince pies included!
Join us tomorrow as we celebrate baptisms at both the morning and evening services!
Tonight we heard all about our mission partners Phil and Rachel Bowyer and the fantastic ministry they are doing in Durban, South Africa. For more information check out their website www.soulaction.co.za
We would love you to come and join us celebrate this Christmas at City Church Gilc Park. We can guarantee you a warm welcome, carols, fun, fairy lights, plus mulled wine and mince pies! Please share this video and invite your friends to join the journey this Christmas #carpoolcaroloke 11 Dec: Carol Services 4pm & 7pm 24 Dec: Christmas Eve Carol Service 6:30pm 25 Dec: Christmas Day Service 11am
If you're new (or new-ish!) to our church, we'd love to invite you to our next Welcome Dinner, which is happening next Thursday 1st Dec. As well as enjoying a fantastic dinner, you get the chance to meet others who are new to the church, meet some of the leadership team, and hear about the vision and values of our church. Please sign up on the link below to let us know that you're coming! https://docs.google.com/a/citychurchaberdeen.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeIjpA_3785vnE_-KEVOubVPMbufj4R5Bzc2mK962-P8jpllA/viewform
'Tis the season to be jolly .... and to join us in our Christmas Celebrations! #bringafriend
We had such a fantastic morning at our Big Gathering, with all our sites worshipping under one roof!
3 more sleeps until the Big Gathering! There's no morning service at Gilc Park this Sunday, but we're gathering our entire church family at the Beach Ballroom at 11:15am. Snacks will be provided for MAD. See you there!
"Conversations" is the next City Women event coming up on Saturday 26th November. We are delighted to be hosting a chat show style conversation with ten City Church women answering questions about life, faith, and how they face the "tough stuff". Inspiring, challenging and not to be missed! We start at 6.30pm with pampering and a chance to hang out together. Soup, cake & non-alcoholic mulled wine will be provided and worship starts at 7.30pm. Entry is £5 on the door with half of the money going towards Kids Club Kampala. KCK will have a stall of handcrafted gifts so you might want to bring a few extra pounds. We would really encourage you to invite your friends along too. See you there!
24/7 PRAYER WEEK 13-19 November: 'Fight all your battles on your knees' There's still space available in the prayer room this coming week, and we'd love to fill all the slots so that there's someone praying every moment of every day for an entire 7 days! You can book in on your own, with a friend, with your family or with your small group. Sign up here: https://www.24-7prayer.com/signup/75b3b2 For City Church Central Sites (Gilc Park, St Machar & Kingswells)
Twice a year we bring all our sites together for a Sunday service - the next Big Gathering is on Sun 20 Nov at the Beach Ballroom at 11:15am. It's always a special time, so we can't wait! See you there :) N. B. There'll be no morning service at Gilc Park but the 7pm will happen as usual.
"Conversations" is our next City Women event, and its happening on Saturday 26th November. We are delighted to be hosting a chat show style conversation with ten City Church women answering questions about life, faith, and how they face the "tough stuff". Inspiring, challenging and not to be missed! We start at 6.30pm with pampering and a chance to hang out together. Soup, cake & non-alcoholic mulled wine will be provided and worship starts at 7.30pm. Entry is £5 on the door with half of the money going towards Kids Club Kampala. KCK will have a stall of handcrafted gifts so you might want to bring a few extra pounds. We would really encourage you to invite your friends along too. See you there!
24/7 PRAYER WEEK 13-19 November Why not take some time out of your week to pray in our purpose built prayer room? We'd love to fill all the slots so that there's someone praying every moment of every day for an entire week! You can book in on your own, with a friend, with your family or with your small group. Sign up here: https://www.24-7prayer.com/signup/75b3b2 For City Church Central Sites (Gilc Park, St Machar & Kingswells)
This Sunday it's National Adoption Sunday, and we're joining with churches all over the UK to celebrate and pray about fostering and adoption. The Bible says "God places the lonely in families", so come along on Sunday to hear how we can play our part in this incredible mission.
Just a wee reminder - this is the Facebook page for our Christmas Choir. All the info about rehearsals and songs can be found here!