Weekly Bulletin | 27 March to 4 April

Schedule of Services

The schedule of services for this week is available on our calendar. We will continue to broadcast our services live on mixlr.com when possible.

The church is open for public worship under the guidance issued by our archdiocese

Appeal from the Shrewsbury Ark

Appeal! The Shrewsbury Ark is requesting food donations that can be made with limited or no cooking equipment. Miso soups, porridge pots, pot noodles, rice pouches etc etc. Please bring with you to church this Sunday.

News and Announcements

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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. 
  • 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
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