Bulletin 18 February 2022

Schedule of Services

Thu, 09 Feb 2023
  • Leavetaking of the Presentation of Our Lord and Savior in the Temple

  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

Fri, 10 Feb 2023
  • Hieromartyr Haralambos

  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 11 Feb 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 12 Feb 2023
  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

Mon, 13 Feb 2023
  • 7:00 pm Chant training

Tue, 14 Feb 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 15 Feb 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 16 Feb 2023
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

Fri, 17 Feb 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 18 Feb 2023
  • 9:30 am Saint Sophrony Camp Fun Day

    Greek Orthodox Church Of The Holy Transfiguration, Westwood Heath Rd, Coventry CV4 8GP, UK

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 5:45 pm Mnimosino

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 19 Feb 2023
  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

  • 12:00 pm Children’s Catechesis | Varangian Guard Youth Club

Mon, 20 Feb 2023
  • 7:00 pm Chant training

Tue, 21 Feb 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 22 Feb 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 8:00 pm Vigil for feast of Saint Milburga of Wenlock

Thu, 23 Feb 2023
  • MILBURGA, abbess of Wenlock

  • 10:00 am Pilgrimage to Much Wenlock (starting from Ironbridge)

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 1:30 pm Paraklesis at Wenlock Priory

Fri, 24 Feb 2023
  • First & Second Finding of the Venerable Head of John the Baptist

  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 25 Feb 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 26 Feb 2023
  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

  • 12:00 pm Vespers of Forgiveness

  • 1:00 pm Cheesefare Sunday Lunch

Mon, 27 Feb 2023
  • 7:00 pm Great Compline with Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete

Tue, 28 Feb 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Great Compline with Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete

Wed, 01 Mar 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Great Compline with Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete

Thu, 02 Mar 2023
  • Chad bishop of Lichfield

  • 10:30 am Vespers & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Great Compline with Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete

Fri, 03 Mar 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Liturgy of the Presanctified

Sat, 04 Mar 2023
  • 9:00 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

    St Oswalds Church, Church St, Oswestry SY11 2SY, UK

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 05 Mar 2023
  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist) in Shrewsbury

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist) in TELFORD

    Serbian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas, Barclay Ct, Donnington, Telford TF2 8GA, UK

  • 12:00 pm Children’s Catechesis | Telford

    Serbian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas, Barclay Ct, Donnington, Telford TF2 8GA, UK

Mon, 06 Mar 2023
  • 7:00 pm Chant training

Tue, 07 Mar 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 08 Mar 2023
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Bishop Maximos

On 30 January His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene moved to the Midlands to assist His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas with pastoral and episcopal duties in the region.  We warmly welcome Bishop Maximos to the Midlands and look forward to his first visit to the Church of the 318 Godbearing Fathers very soon.  AXIOS! WORTHY!  You can read more about Bishop Maximos here.

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Feast of Saint Milburga

On 23 February we celebrate the Feast of our venerable Mother Milburga.  Saint Milburga Saint Milburga is one of the patrons of our Church.  There will be a Divine Liturgy for the Feast at 9.00am in the morning of the feast.

Father David Somalis of the Community of Saint Haralambos, Luton has composed a full Akolouthia for the Saint.  Click here to read the service.

You can read the history of Saint Milburga by Christopher Jobson on our website here.

Cheesefare Sunday

On Cheesefare Sunday (Forgiveness Sunday) 6 March there will be a bring and share lunch in after the Divine Liturgy in Telford (no meat).

To learn more about Cheesefare Sunday: the biblical story, the icon of the day, the gospel reading, the reading from the apostle and the Orthodox celebration follow this link here.

Visit of the Varangian Guard to Shrewsbury

On 20 March a local re-enactment group of Varangian Guard will visit the Varangian Guard Youth Club of our church.  The Varangian Guard were the household guard of the emperors of the Eastern Roman Empire in Constantinople.  In the later years of the Eastern Roman Empire before the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks the Varangian Guard included Anglo Saxon refugees and mercenaries from Britain.  The local re-enactment group will demonstrate tell us about the Varangian Guard, demonstrate some of the fighting techniques.  All are welcome to join take part in the event.

Varangian Guard

Please support our Archdiocese

Our Archdiocese is appealing for funds to support its vitally important work to support the ministry of all of the churches of the Archdiocese.  We are looking for at least twenty families of our community who will be willing to support the Archdiocese with a monthly donation of at least £10 per month.

Please talk to Fr Stephen or Fr Dcn Panteleimon if you are willing to step forward to make this commitment.  For more information about the appeal please visit the Archdiocese website

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