Weekly Bulletin 17 to 24 October

Schedule of Services

Please visit our Calendar Page of this website for a schedule of services for the coming week.

Wednesday Scripture Study

Wednesday Scripture study takes place each Wednesday. We are reading the life of our God-bearing Father Luke of Simferopol. The link for joining is as follows:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81629854019?pwd=UzN5b3NTL1h0STJMd2E2ZW1kSHlJZz09

Meeting ID: 816 2985 4019 | Passcode: 926265

Adult Catechism Classes

Adult Catechism Classes will be starting led by Father Stephen will begin during the Nativity Fast. This is especially for those who want to learn more or are on a journey to the Orthodox Christian Faith. To register please email Fr Dcn Panteleimon at info@shrewsburyorthodox.com.

Latest News

  • Ordination of Deacon Panteleimon to the priesthood
    On Sunday, 11th September 2022, Deacon Panteleimon Maxfield was ordained to the Holy Priesthood at the Church of The 318 Godbearing Fathers of Nicaea & John the Baptist in Shrewsbury, England. His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas presided during Matins and concelebrated the Divine Liturgy. At the end of the Divine Liturgy, Fr. Timothy Pearce, priest-in-charge of the Church of the Three Hierarchs & St Cybi in Wales, was
  • 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 raise awareness of their financial and material need and that of many internally displaced people still in Ukraine.   Please therefore help generously in whatever way you
  • Supraśl 2022 | A world gathering of Orthodox Youth
    July 18-24, 2022, Supraśl, Poland “Go and bear fruit” John 15:16 Supraśl 2022 is a one week gathering of Orthodox youth from around the world coming together to experience the unity and universality of our Holy Orthodox Faith, to be inspired by engaging leaders, stimulating discussion, and tangible ways to continue bearing fruit together, and throughout the world. “What are we, the Orthodox, going to do to
  • Angelic Beings – OFSJB Summer Conference
    Booking is now open for the OFSJB conference on Angelic Beings. 25-29 August 2022 in Walsingham, Norfolk UK. OFSJB encourages all those interested to register as soon possible as places are limited! As well as talks, services and time to socialise, there will also be time to explore Walsingham and the surrounding area. The Divine Liturgy will be celebrated twice, on Sunday and for the feast of
  • Youth Fun Day
    On 11 June members of our youth club, the Varangian Guard, joined other Shropshire youth clubs at a youth fun day at Ironbridge. The fun day was organised by the Shropshire Youth Association (SYA) and attended by around 100 children from across the county. The children did archery, football, nerf war, climbing, sumo suit football, glitter tattooing, donut making. The day ended with Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of
  • 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 you intend to come we would be grateful if you could register using our Events Page here:
  • Visits of His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene
    We were very pleased to receive His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene on Friday 15 April when he came to our church for the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. We had a good attendance for a Friday evening and five men came to meet the bishop with the possibility that they may be ordained deacon.  I am pleased to report that this may indeed happen and two
  • 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] Tone. The basic texts from the Gospel are Matt. 21,1-17; Mark 11,1-18; Luke 19,29-46; John 12,12-19. FOR THE FEAST OF PALMS Acrostic:OF ROMANOS FOR THE PALMS Proemium

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