Bulletin 18 February 2022

Schedule of Services

Fri, 07 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 08 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 09 Oct 2022
  • James the Apostle, son of Alphaeus

  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

Tue, 11 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 12 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 13 Oct 2022
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

Fri, 14 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 15 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 16 Oct 2022
  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

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

Mon, 17 Oct 2022
  • 9:00 pm Vespers for the feast of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke

    Greek Orthodox Church Of The Holy Trinity & St Luke, Magnet Centre, Park Approach, Birmingham B23 7SJ, UK

Tue, 18 Oct 2022
  • Luke the Evangelist

  • Panigiri of Church of Saint Luke, Erdington

    Greek Orthodox Church Of The Holy Trinity & St Luke, Magnet Centre, Park Approach, Birmingham B23 7SJ, UK

  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 19 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Thu, 20 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Fri, 21 Oct 2022
  • His All Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew I visit to UK

  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 22 Oct 2022
  • His All Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew I visit to UK

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 23 Oct 2022
  • His All Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew I visit to UK

  • James (Iakovos) the Apostle, brother of Our Lord

  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

Mon, 24 Oct 2022
  • His All Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew I visit to UK

Tue, 25 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 26 Oct 2022
  • The Holy Great Martyr Demetrius the Myrrh-streamer

  • Eata, Bishop of Hexham

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 27 Oct 2022
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

Fri, 28 Oct 2022
  • The Holy Protection of the Theotokos

  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 29 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 30 Oct 2022
  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

Tue, 01 Nov 2022
  • Cosmas and Damian the Holy Unmercenaries of Asia, and their mother Theodota

  • Cadfan, founder of monasteries

  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 02 Nov 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 03 Nov 2022
  • St Winifred and St Gwyddfarch

  • Dedication of the Temple of the Holy Great Martyr George in Lydda

  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Small Paraklesis

Fri, 04 Nov 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 05 Nov 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 06 Nov 2022
  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

  • 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

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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