Bulletin for 18 December to 9 January

Schedule of Services

Mon, 26 Sep 2022
  • The Falling Asleep of St. John the Evangelist and Theologian

Tue, 27 Sep 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Vigil for the Feast of the Venerable Fathers of the Kyiv Caves

Wed, 28 Sep 2022
  • Chariton the Confessor

  • Synaxis of the Fathers of the Kiev Caves

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 29 Sep 2022
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Small Paraklesis

Fri, 30 Sep 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 01 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 02 Oct 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

Tue, 04 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 05 Oct 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 06 Oct 2022
  • The Holy and Glorious Apostle Thomas

  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Small Paraklesis

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

  • 7:00 pm Small Paraklesis

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

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

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 20 Oct 2022
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Small Paraklesis

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

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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