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:


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

  • John the Merciful, Patriarchate of Alexandria
    John was born in Amathus of Cyprus c. 550 to the patrician Epiphanios, a governor of the island. He married and had children, but was a widower when he was called to become Patriarch of Alexandria on the recommendation of his friend, the city’s imperial prefect Niketas. The Chalcedonian see of Alexandria had been vacant since the death in 609 of Theodore during the capture of the
  • A Christmas Wonderland
    The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira warmly invites you to join it at the 3rd Enlightened Evening reception on Sunday, 12th December 2021 (16:30 to 20:30) at The Hellenic Centre, Marylebone, W1U 5AS. Come and enjoy a sumptuous Greek buffet of seafood, vegetarian and vegan canapé creations; live piano & jazz music; fine Mediterranean wines; flowing mulled wine; door prizes; and great company in a winter wonderland
  • The Feast of Nektarios the Wonderworker of Pentapolis
    St. Nektarios was born in Selybria of Eastern Thrace to the family of Demos and Maria Kephalas on 1st October 1846. He was named Anastasios at his baptism, a name which suited perfectly his early behavior. As a child he was distinguished for his piety and devotion to ecclesiastical literature. He received his first education in Greece and at the age of 14 he went to Constantinople
  • Christmas Cards on Sale Now
    This year we have two beautiful new Christmas Cards for sale, printed from icons of the Nativity of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, painted by Aidan Hart.   The cards (with envelopes) are blank inside for your own message but on the back they have the Troparion for Christmas:           Thy birth O Christ our God uplifted the World with the light
  • A new monastery in the Scottish Highlands
    On 21 of October Father Stephen and Deacon Panteleimon traveled to the Church of the Forerunner and Baptist John in Haringey, North London to attend the annual clergy conference of the Archdiocese. It was an opportunity for the archdiocese to share many of its initiatives and the support it is giving to churches. Among the exciting initiatives announced was a plan to establish a new monastery in
  • Enlightened Evenings
    Great social event for young adults planned close by! Our Archdiocese has been organising regular socials promoting fellowship, networking, culture and gastronomy in London for young adults. We are very pleased to announce that an event is now planned for Birmingham on 13 November. Hosted at various stylish venues in premium locations, where over a sumptuous buffet of fine cuisine, flowing wine and soft drinks (included in
  • Feast of Great Martyr Demetrios
    On 26 October we celebrate the feast of the Holy Glorious and Great Martyr Demetrios the Myrrh Streamer. We will celebrate the feast with a Divine Liturgy at 9.00 am on 26 October. Life of the Saint Saint Demetrios suffered in Thessalonica during the reign of Galerius Maximian (c. 306). He belonged to one of the most distinguished families of the province of Macedonia and was widely
  • 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 growing congregation; the church lacks basic amenity facilities such as a proper toilet, kitchen / serving area for after church fellowship / agape; the church has no

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