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

  • Melangell, Abbess of Pennant
    On 27 May we celebrate the Feast of Saint Melangell. We will have vespers at 7pm on Friday, 26 May and a Divine Liturgy on Saturday, 27 May at 9am. In Ireland around the year 590 AD a young woman named Melangell, who was of royal birth, wanted to lead a religious rather than a
  • That this Pascha is a type of the future and eternal Pascha
    That this Pascha is a type of the future and eternal Pascha;and about endurance and courage. St Theodore the Studite: Catchesis 66 Brethren and fathers, Lent is already galloping past and the soul rejoices at the imminence of Pascha, because by it it finds rest and is relieved of many toils. Why did this thought
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Homily on the Annunciation by Saint Photios the Great
    Gay is today’s festival, and splendid is the joy it conveys to the ends of the earth. The joy it yields scatters old sorrow; the joy it yields banishes the curse of the world, inaugurates the raising of him who fell long ago, and pledges salvation to all of us. An angel converses with a
  • Meatfare BBQ and Fundraiser
    The Church of the 318 Holy Fathers Shrewsbury are pleased to announce that they will be providing a BBQ, with burgers and salad for sale, this Sunday 10th March.Please come and support this event at 12.30pm following the Divine Liturgy, as we continue to raise funds for ongoing improvements to our beautiful site.We look forward
  • Werburgh, Abbess of Mercia
    Werburgh, a princess of Mercia, exchanged her coronet for a veil early in life and became a great foundress and leader of monastic communities in East Anglia and Mercia.  Her greatness in life is reflected in her veneration in death.  Her holy body, jealously guarded by her monastic community in Triccingham, was given up through
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