Category Archives: Fundraising

Updates on support for Ukraine

We continue as a community to help the plight of those who are suffering because of the war in Ukraine.  We must continue to encourage and help as many refugees as possible, providing succour and comfort where needed and to

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Fundraising BBQ 19 June

On Sunday 19 June, All Saints Sunday, we will be holding a Greek BBQ after the Divine Liturgy at 12.30pm. All are welcome! It would help us very much with ordering if we had an idea of numbers. Therefore if

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Feast of Palms

A song of Romanos the Melodist for the Feast of Palms

Introductory Note The first Proemium and first Strophe are still used in the Triodion for Palm Sunday as Kontakion and Ikos. The second Proemium is used as the Ypakoe for the feast. It is written in the Plagal of the 2nd [6th]

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Ukraine Refugees

Support for Ukrainian Refugees

Thank you all so much for your kind donations of items for Ukrainian refugees and of time sorting these before being sent to the Ukrainian border. The organisation that we have been working with – the Shropshire Eastern European Organisation

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Special Giving Appeal

The new Church Year began on 1 September.  This is an important time for us to try and put things in order and plan for the year ahead.  Despite the COVID-19 pandemic our church is continuing to grow rapidly.  There are many

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“Father Noah – How much longer to Mount Ararat?”

“Not long now, dear – we’ll soon be there.” Our “strapline”, ever since the Ark opened in 2008, has been “Helping homeless and vulnerable people to weather the storms of life” and, with everyone else, the Ark has been weathering

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Miracle sale of Ptolemaic antiquities for church stuns parishioner!

Ptolemaic beads have recently fetched £9,000 at auction to raise funds for the church after being bought at auction in 1966 for only four pounds. Continue reading

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