Category Archives: Church Projects

Church Development Projects update

For the last ten years the church of the 318 Godbearing Fathers has been embarking on a project to expand the church to provide better facilities. The main issues the church faces are: the church is too small for the

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Orchard Working Party

On Saturday 23 October we will be having a working party in the Orchard in order to prepare and level ground for a garden storage shed. Anyone is welcome to assist. Please bring: shovels; spades picks; long level; rakes; suitable

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The roundels have now been completed

Apostles and Equal to the Apostles Andrew the Apostle († 60) called first by Christ. Commemorated 30 November. Constantine the Great († 337), proclaimed Emperor in York. He also legalised Christianity in the Roman Empire in the Edict of Milan. He called

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Empresses, Abbesses and Martyrs appear on the walls

Latest photographs of the wall paintings of the Women Saints. Visit our Future Projects page for more information on wall paintings, church extension and new land project.

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Youth club uses Orchard for the first time

When we first used the orchard, it was during mid-March. The children at Varangians were split into small groups. Each group were told to create a specific scene from the bible relating to the cross. Some of us made the

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Apostles, martyrs and hierarchs appear on our walls

Work is rapidly moving forward on wall paintings on the North and South walls of our beloved church. Apostle Andrew, Emperor Constantine the Great, Cuthbert the Wonderworker, Luke of Simferopol, Oswald the King and Martyr and Alban the Protomartyr of Britain are now nearly complete. Continue reading

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To showcase our local saints

Celebrating our local saints

If we believe that Orthodoxy today is truly the successor to the Church founded by the Apostles in the first centuries of the Church, then – like the first apostles, we have a duty to ‘ go .. into all

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Update on painting of roundels

A selection of photographs showing update on progress on the roundels on the North and South walls of the church. Continue reading

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Historic church in Shrewsbury welcomes diverse new and holy residents

A Crimean Archbishop, two Roman Empresses, a Syrian monk, an Anglo-Saxon hermit, a Galilean fisherman, a Cypriot Shepherd. These are just a few of the saints that will soon be painted on the walls of the Greek Orthodox Church of

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