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

  • 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
  • Visit of His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene to Shrewsbury for his name day
    On Sunday, 21st January 2024, His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene presided at Matins and celebrated the Divine Liturgy. The Very Reverend Protopresbyter Stephen Maxfield and Presbyter Panteleimon Maxfield served with His Grace. We were honoured to have His Grace with us here at The Church of the 318 Holy Fathers in Shrewsbury to celebrate
  • 2023 Christmas Message of His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas
    Beloved in Christ, As we approach the Great Feast of the Nativity, I would like to call to mind a beautiful, almost haunting, Christmas carol, which has its origins as a Latin hymn. “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” is a beloved and well-known carol that speaks to the hearts of Christians around the world. The
  • Annual St Nicholas Festival – 3 December 2023
    Our annual Saint Nicholas Festival will take place after the Divine Liturgy on 3 December at the Serbian Church in Telford. This festival, occurring annually on the first Sunday in December, has become one of our most popular events of the year for our children. Saint Nicholas visits each year to give the children presents, much
  • Winefrid, virgin martyr and abbess of Gwytherin
    Read about the life of Saint Winefrid and her importance for the town of Shrewsbury Continue reading
  • Eata, bishop of Hexham
    26 October Saint Eata was a native of Northumbria and was probably born in the reign of King Oswald.  He was one of the original twelve pupils of St Aidan at Lindisfarne. Around the year 640 Saint Aidan founded a monastery on land beskde the River Tweed, which today is known as Old Melrose.  In
  • Sermon on the Cross by Metropolitan Anthony
    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 his neighbor.” And
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