Bulletin for 18 December to 9 January

Schedule of Services

Tue, 28 Jun 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 29 Jun 2022
  • Peter and Paul, the Holy Apostles

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 30 Jun 2022
  • Synaxis of the Twelve Holy Apostles

  • 9:00 am Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Apostles

    Greek Orthodox Church, Dove Close, Shrewsbury SY2 6QY, UK

Fri, 01 Jul 2022
  • Cosmas & Damian the Holy Unmercenaries

  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 02 Jul 2022
  • Deposition of the Precious Robe of the Theotokos in Blachernae

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 03 Jul 2022
  • 3rd Sunday of Matthew

  • 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, 05 Jul 2022
  • Athanasius of Mount Athos Lampadus the Wonderworker

  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 06 Jul 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 07 Jul 2022
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Small Paraklesis

Fri, 08 Jul 2022
  • The Holy Great Martyr Procopius

  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 09 Jul 2022
  • Thyateira Midlands Ecclesiastical Seminary

    Magnet Centre, Park Approach, Birmingham B23 7SJ, UK

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 10 Jul 2022
  • 4th Sunday of Matthew

  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

Mon, 11 Jul 2022
  • Euphemia the Great Martyr

Tue, 12 Jul 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 13 Jul 2022
  • Synaxis of Archangel Gabriel

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 14 Jul 2022
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Small Paraklesis

Fri, 15 Jul 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 16 Jul 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 17 Jul 2022
  • Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council

  • The Holy Great Martyr Marina (Margaret)

  • Greek Orthodox Church Stoke-on-Trent Feast Day | Holy Martyr Marina

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  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

Tue, 19 Jul 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Wed, 20 Jul 2022
  • The Glorious Prophet Elias (Elijah)

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Scripture Study via Zoom

Thu, 21 Jul 2022
  • 10:30 am Morning Prayer & Scripture Study

  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 7:00 pm Small Paraklesis

Fri, 22 Jul 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

Sat, 23 Jul 2022
  • 11:00 am Church open

  • 6:00 pm Great Vespers (Evening Prayer)

Sun, 24 Jul 2022
  • 9:30 am Matins (Morning Prayer)

  • 10:30 am Divine Liturgy (Eucharist)

Mon, 25 Jul 2022
  • Dormition of St. Anna, mother of the Theotokos

Tue, 26 Jul 2022
  • Paraskeve the Righteous Martyr of Rome

  • 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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