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

  • CTIS Election Hustings – Monday 24 June
    Churches Together in Shrewsbury will host an election hustings this year on Monday, June 24, from 7pm to 8.30pm. The event will feature local prospective parliamentary candidates in an evening of lively debate and conversation at Holy Trinity Church, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury. The first half of the evening will feature two or three short interviews with local people, who will open up an area of public interest
  • Feast of the 318 Holy Fathers, Shrewsbury
    This weekend, we celebrate our patronal feast—the feast of the 318 Godbearing Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council of Nicaea. On Saturday we will have festal vespers at 6pm. We will celebrate Matins and the Divine Liturgy on Sunday at 9.30am. After the solemn divine services, all are invited to stay to join us for a Greek BBQ, live Greek music and dancing, cake stalls, and activities
  • Ordination of Stephen Edwards to the Holy Diaconate
    On Saturday, 20 April 2024, Mr Stephen Edwards was ordained to the Holy Diaconate at the Church of the 318 Holy Fathers. His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene celebrated the Divine Liturgy. Protopresbyter Stephen Maxfield, Oeconomos Timothy Pearce and Presbyter Panteleimon Maxfield concelebrated. Many faithful from the Church of the Three Hierarchs and Saint Cybi in Lampeter attended the joyful occasion, as did many students from the
  • Visit of His Grace Bishop Maximos to Shrewsbury
    On Sunday of St John Climacus, 14 April 2024, His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene presided over Matins and celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St Julian’s Church in Shrewsbury. The service was concelebrated by the Revd Protopresbyter Stephen Maxfield, Priest-in-charge and Revd Presbyter Panteleimon Maxfield. During the service, His Grace tonsured Mr Michael Coppock a reader. Michael is a long-standing member of our choir. Following the conclusion
  • Bishop Maximos to visit Shrewsbury on 14 April.
    On Sunday, 14 April, His Grace, Bishop Maximos, will make a pastoral visit to the Church in Shrewsbury. He will preside at the Divine Liturgy for the Fourth Sunday of the Fast: St John Climacus, at St. Julian’s Church, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH. Matins will start at 9.15 a.m., and the Divine Liturgy will start at 10.30 a.m.  Reminder on how to access Saint Julian’s Church Saint Julian’s
  • Philoptochos Sale
    Philoptochos Sale There will be a sale of cakes and savoury fasting foods after the Divine Liturgy on 14th April to raise funds to support people in financial hardship.
  • Forgiveness Sunday at St. Julian’s Church
    On 17 March, our community held its first Sunday service at Saint Julian’s Church in Shrewsbury at the kind invitation of the owner, Mr Andrew Wright and his wife Lexie. Andrew and Lexie are well-known in Shrewsbury and well-loved by many members of our community. They have been connected to our church since its very beginning. They were at the first Divine Liturgy in Shrewsbury in 1985
  • First Divine Liturgy at St Julian’s Church, Shrewsbury
    With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas, and as announced last Sunday, we will be celebrating our first Divine Liturgy at St. Julian’s Church, Shrewsbury, SY1 1UH, this Sunday, 17 March.  Matins will start at 9.30am.  The Divine Liturgy will start shortly after 10.30am.  This is a momentous occasion in the life of our church and, if God’s will, may be the beginning of a new

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