Weekly Bulletin | 4 April to 10 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! Appeal! Appeal! continues … from the Shrewsbury Ark

Appeal! The Shrewsbury Ark continues to need 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 each Sunday.

Donations for the Epitafios flowers

Decorating our Church is an important tradition carried through the years by all Orthodox Christians. It helps us to open our hearts, to take part in our Lord’s Passion and rejoice for His Resurrection. Once again, we are asking for your generous donations to adorn our Lord’s Sepulchre with beautiful floral arrangements for the celebration of His Burial.

We all like to lay flowers on the graves of our beloved relatives and friends. Likewise we do the same on the Grave of our Lord Jesus Christ? Please put your donation on the relevant collection box during church services or send a donation via cheque or bank transfer giving as reference “Epitafios Flowers”. Your contribution will be greatly appreciated. For details for donating please see our Donations page.

Decorating Epitafios

The church is looking for volunteers to dress the Epitafios with flowers on Great Friday April 30 in the afternoon starting at 2.00. If you can volunteer please give your contact details to a member of the Church Committee.

Scripture Study via Zoom

We are continuing to study Great Lent by Father Alexander Schmeman in our weekly scripture study at 7pm on Thursday. The details for joining the Study are as follows:

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

Meeting ID: 816 2985 4019

Passcode: 926265

Latest News Blog items


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    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
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  • 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,
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    On 11 June 2022, at a youth fun day, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire presented Presvytera Catherine with an award from the Shropshire Youth Association for her long term commitment and dedication to the Greek Orthodox Youth Club. Richly deserved! Congratulations Presvytera!
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    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

Donate to Holy Fathers of Nicaea Church today

We are very grateful for the kindness of the people around the world who donate to the Church of the Holy Fathers of Nicaea to keep us running on a daily basis. However, to keep us going we still rely on regular donations and that‘s where you can help out!

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