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Programme for Holy and Great Week

Christ is risen! To all those attending the Midnight service for Holy and Great Pascha (15/16 April) there is no parking on the road leading to the church (Dove Close).  There is parking on Sutton Road and other kerbside parking

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Icon showing raising of Lazarus

Synaxarion for the Saturday of Lazarus

By Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos On this day, the Saturday before Palm Sunday, we celebrate the Raising of Lazarus, the holy and righteous friend of Christ, who lay for four days in the tomb. Verses Thou lamentest, O Jesus: this belongeth

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The Akathistos Hymn 2023

On the evening of the 31 March the service of Compline with the Akathistos Hymn and canon of the Akathist was celebrated with great solemnity in at the church of the 318 Holy Fathers in Shrewsbury. The hymns were chanted

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The Epitaphios

The Epitaphios is an ornate embroidered icon depicting the body of Christ laying on the Tomb. The word Epitaphios comes from a Greek expression meaning “on the tomb” (= επί του τάφου).  On the Epitaphios, Christ can be alone, or

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Archdiocese 2023 Paschal Appeal

Christian Orthodox Thyateira Youth

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain, the Archdiocese is pleased to introduce a ministry specifically created to serve young people from the approximate age range of 16-35. This official youth program of our

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Sunday of the Holy Cross

The solemn feast of the Holy and Life-Giving Cross was celebrated on 19 March 2023. Following the service the Philoptochos held a sale of savoury and sweet produce to raise money for philanthropic causes. Thank you to everyone who prepared

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Journey to Pascha from Sunday of the Holy Cross

“I have no tears, no repentance, no compunctionBut as God do Thou Thyself, O Saviour, bestow them on me.”(Canon of St Andrew, Canticle two v25) Dear brothers and sisters As we enter the second half of the journey towards Holy

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Register now for Camp Saint Sophrony

Camp Saint Sophrony is part of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain children and youth ministries.  The aim of the camp is to bring children from across the archdiocese together for a fun-filled week of outdoor activity

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