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

  • 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 / … Continue reading
  • Orchard Working Party 23 October
    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 work clothes including leather gloves. We will start work at around 10am.
  • Family Fun Day
    With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas there will be a Family Fun Day on 23 October at Tolmers Activity Centre, Hertfordshire with activities for all ages including adults like pedal carts, photo hunt, archery, outdoor games, etc. We will round up the day with a delicious Greek BBQ and evening campfire with songs, … Continue reading
  • Sermon on the Cross
    +Metropolitan Anthony Bloom In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. We have been keeping these days the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. There is a passage in the Gospel in which the Lord says to us, “No one has greater love than he who gives his life for … Continue reading
  • 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 new members of the church.  The church board  – with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop … Continue reading
  • Archpastoral visit to the Church of the 318 Holy Godbearing Fathers
    On 3 and 4 July His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira & Great Britain made his first archpastoral visit to the church of the 318 Godbearing Fathers in Shrewsbury.  The Archbishop was accompanied by Archimandrite Nikodemos, the Chancellor of the Archdiocese.    Following his arrival His Eminence presided over the Great Vespers after which he … Continue reading
  • Pilgrimage to shrine of Saint Melangell
    On Thursday 27 May we celebrate the feast of Saint Melangell a saint much loved and revered by our community. We will be celebrating the feast with Matins at 8.00am followed by Divine Liturgy at 9.00am at the Church of the Holy Fathers, Shrewsbury. We will then make pilgrimage to her shrine and relics at … Continue reading
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