Bulletin for 18 December to 9 January

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

Gifts for children of the Shrewsbury Ark

On Monday 20 December we delivered two large boxes and many gift bags of presents to the Shrewsbury Ark from all of the children of the Youth Club for the children that the Shrewsbury Ark knows will be facing a very difficult Christmas this year.

Thank you to all of the parents and children who provided presents and helped wrap them up at the club on Sunday.

We continue our ongoing appeal for the Shrewsbury Ark during advent.  You can give in church in the collection baskets , via our PayPal Giving Page, or the Shrewsbury Ark’s Charitable Aid Foundation page.

Festal preparations and celebrations

On Thursday 23 December at 10.30am the church will be cleaned, prepared and decorated for the feast of the Nativity.  Please come and help!

Father Stephen will be in church from 5.00pm on Friday 24 December to hear confessions.

On the eve of the Nativity after the Vesperal Liturgy there will be mince pies and sherry in the church.  All are welcome!

After the Liturgy on New Year’s day for the feast of Saint Basil and the Circumcision of the Lord there will be the cutting of the Vassilopita (Saint Basil’s bread).  This year is the centenary of our Archdiocese and there will be special commemorative coins to mark the occasion.

After the Feast of Theophany on 6 December there will be the blessing of the River Severn followed by lunch at the River Bank.  Please let Presvytera know if you would like to come.

House blessings

Each year at the time of Theophany it is customary for the faithful to arrange for their homes and businesses to be blessed.  Please get in touch with Father Stephen or Presvytera Catherine on 01939 291 078 to arrange a house blessing.

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