Bulletin 30 January 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

The Presentation of Our Lord and Saviour in the Temple

Presentation of the Lord in the Temple

Wednesday, 2 February

10.30am Divine Liturgy

For the Synaxarion of the Feast along with the readings from the Apostle and the Gospel, history of the celebration of the feast, homilies on the feast and other excellent resources please follow this link to the Mystagogy Resource Centre

Feast of our Venerable Mother Werburgh of Mercia

Thursday 3 February

9.00am Divine Liturgy at the Church of Barbara the Great Martyr, Chester CH4 7HW

Followed by Pilgrimage to Saint Werburgh’s shrine in Chester Catehdral

Our Venerable Mother Werbugh of Mercia is an important saint for Shrewsbury as her veneration in the town was established in the early 10th Century.  A chapel dedicated to Saint Werburgh was located near Old Saint Chad’s.  An excellent history has recently been written by our dear friend, beloved member of our church and local historian Christopher Jobson.  I urge you to read the history so that we can give fitting honour to the saint who now adorns the north wall of our church.  A link to the history can be found in the Latest Posts section further down on this page.  Reading it, you will be moved to join us in honouring her memory on 3 February with us in Chester.

Bring and Share Lunch 6 February

Announcement

From now on the Bulletin will be issued on the Fridays before the second and last Sundays of each month.  If you have contributions to make to the bulletin please issue these to me five days before the bulletin is distributed.

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Thank you to all who have contributed over the last few weeks and months.  The contributions help to encourage the faithful and provide fresh, diverse and interesting things to to read.

We will be expanding our online ministries to audio media in the coming months and have some exciting projects planned.

In Christ

Fr Dcn Panteleimon

Latest Posts

Saint Werburgh

Commemorated on 3 February Werburgh[1], a princess of Mercia, exchanged her coronet for a veil early in life and became a great foundress and leader of monastic communities in East Anglia and Mercia.  Her greatness in life is reflected in Read More »
Catacomb of Peter

Counting sheep – a catechism in the catacombs

I want to write about tombs, sheep and sea monsters… And yes, I know it sounds like the beginning of a bad joke. But in actuality, these things are related quite profoundly to each other. I want to draw your Read More »

Holy Scripture in the Orthodox Church – the Septuagint

Introduction The Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible are part of God’s revelation to mankind.  The Orthodox Church claims that the author of the Old Testament is truly God Himself, but it recognises that it is equally the Read More »

Yugoslavian refugees builds community in Telford

A history of the Serbian Orthodox Community of St Nicholas, Donnington, Telford Had it not been for the Second World War, Serbs would not have found their way to Shropshire and settled in the Donnington area of Telford. After the Read More »
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