Category Archives: Events

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

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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

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The visit of His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene and fundraising BBQ

On Sunday, July 9, 2023, His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene presided at Matins and celebrated the Divine Liturgy. The Very Reverend Protopresbyter Stephen Maxfield and Presbyter Panteleimon Maxfield, and Presbyter David Walker served with His Grace. To mark His

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Visit of His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene

On Sunday 9 July, His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene will make a pastoral visit to the Church of the 318 Holy Fathers. His Grace will preside at Matins at 9 a.m. and the Divine Liturgy. All are encouraged to

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Milburga, Saint of Wenlock

On 23 February and 25 June (translation of her relics) we commemorate our venerable mother, Milburga, princess and abbess of #MuchWenlock. Saint Milburga is one of the patrons of our community along with the Holy Fathers of Nicaea and the

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Greek Summer BBQ on 9 July

Join us on Sunday 9 July at 12.30pm for our annual Summer Greek Souvlaki BBQ! Andreas’ outstanding pork and chicken souvlaki in a pita with salad, plus a cold drink. Followed by Eleni’s famous fresh loukoumades and other delicious desserts.

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Feast of the 318 Godbearing Fathers

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 have invited members of the local churches in the

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Join Us This Sunday To Celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III

We are holding a bring-and-share lunch after the Divine Liturgy on Sunday 8 May to celebrate this historic event. All are welcome – family, friends and neighbours – as we mark the crowning of our new monarch. Please bring foods

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Subdeacon David Walker ordained to the Holy Diaconate

On Saturday, December 3, 2022, at the Archdiocesan Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Divine Wisdom Subdeacon David Walker was ordained to the Holy Diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain.  Concelebrating during the Divine Liturgy was

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Archdiocesan Christmas Concert

Ten new members received into the Church

Glory to God! With great joy, on 24 September ten new members were received into the Holy Orthodox Church. Many years to Milburga, Edmund, Nicholas, Samantha, Joseph, Elizabeth, Thomas, Elizabeth, Daniel and Steve.

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Saint Nicholas Festival • 4 December 2022

Our annual Saint Nicholas Festival will take place after the Divine Liturgy on 4 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

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Ordination of Deacon Panteleimon to the priesthood

On Sunday, 11th September 2022, Deacon Panteleimon Maxfield was ordained to the Holy Priesthood at the Church of The 318 Godbearing Fathers of Nicaea & John the Baptist in Shrewsbury, England. His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas presided during Matins and concelebrated

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Enrolment for Camp Saint Sophrony is now open.

​For children entering UK School Years 5 to 13 in September 2022 (Ages 8-18) ​Registration is open ​Camp Saint Sophrony is part of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain children and youth ministries.  The purpose of the

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Supraśl 2022 | A world gathering of Orthodox Youth

July 18-24, 2022, Supraśl, Poland “Go and bear fruit” John 15:16 Supraśl 2022 is a one week gathering of Orthodox youth from around the world coming together to experience the unity and universality of our Holy Orthodox Faith, to be

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Angelic Beings – OFSJB Summer Conference

Booking is now open for the OFSJB conference on Angelic Beings. 25-29 August 2022 in Walsingham, Norfolk UK. OFSJB encourages all those interested to register as soon possible as places are limited! As well as talks, services and time to

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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

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Fundraising BBQ 19 June

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

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Bishop Maximos of Melitene

Visits of His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene

We were very pleased to receive His Grace Bishop Maximos of Melitene on Friday 15 April when he came to our church for the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. We had a good attendance for a Friday evening and five

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Saint Nicholas Festival

Festival of Saint Nicholas

On 5 December after the Divine Liturgy in Telford there will be a celebration for our father among the saints, Nicholas of Myra the Wonderworker. Family crafts activities | story telling | Saint Nicholas Carols | a visit from Saint

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