Author Archives: admin

Ordination of Deacon Panteleimon to the priesthood

On Sunday, 11th September 2022, Deacon Panteleimon Maxfield was ordained to the Holy Priesthood at the Church of The 318 Godbearing Fathers of Nicaea & John the Baptist in Shrewsbury, England. His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas presided during Matins and concelebrated

Posted in Events | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Nativity of the Forerunner

On the Birth of the Honourable, Glorious, Prophet and Baptist John By St. Luke of Simferopol In the history of mankind there are only two major events which God announced by means of the Archangel Gabriel. These are the Birth

Posted in Feasts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Updates on support for Ukraine

We continue as a community to help the plight of those who are suffering because of the war in Ukraine.  We must continue to encourage and help as many refugees as possible, providing succour and comfort where needed and to

Posted in Fundraising | Leave a comment

Enrolment for Camp Saint Sophrony is now open.

​For children entering UK School Years 5 to 13 in September 2022 (Ages 8-18) ​Registration is open ​Camp Saint Sophrony is part of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain children and youth ministries.  The purpose of the

Posted in Youth | Leave a comment

Supraśl 2022 | A world gathering of Orthodox Youth

July 18-24, 2022, Supraśl, Poland “Go and bear fruit” John 15:16 Supraśl 2022 is a one week gathering of Orthodox youth from around the world coming together to experience the unity and universality of our Holy Orthodox Faith, to be

Posted in Events, World Orthodoxy, Youth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Angelic Beings – OFSJB Summer Conference

Booking is now open for the OFSJB conference on Angelic Beings. 25-29 August 2022 in Walsingham, Norfolk UK. OFSJB encourages all those interested to register as soon possible as places are limited! As well as talks, services and time to

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Youth Fun Day

On 11 June members of our youth club, the Varangian Guard, joined other Shropshire youth clubs at a youth fun day at Ironbridge. The fun day was organised by the Shropshire Youth Association (SYA) and attended by around 100 children

Posted in Events, Youth | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Feast of the 318 Godbearing Fathers

On 5 June 2022 the Church of the 318 Godbearing Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea, Shrewsbury celebrated its patronal feast with great solemnity. The Feastday was attended by members of the community along with many visitors from

Posted in Feasts | Leave a comment

Presvytera receives long service award

On 11 June 2022, at a youth fun day, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire presented Presvytera Catherine with an award from the Shropshire Youth Association for her long term commitment and dedication to the Greek Orthodox Youth Club. Richly deserved!

Posted in Youth | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Fundraising BBQ 19 June

On Sunday 19 June, All Saints Sunday, we will be holding a Greek BBQ after the Divine Liturgy at 12.30pm. All are welcome! It would help us very much with ordering if we had an idea of numbers. Therefore if

Posted in Announcements, Events, Fundraising, Social | Leave a comment