Contacts

Our Church is under the jurisdiction of His Eminence, Archbishop Mark of Berlin, Germany and Gt. Britain, a diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad

A Vigil service is held every Saturday evening starting at 5:00 pm, and followed on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m by the Hours and Liturgy. Services are also held for the various Church feasts and Saints days. Please see the schedule of services for details.

The schedule for major weekday services including Saturdays sometimes differ with the Sunday schedule with the Vigil starting at 6pm and the Hours and Liturgy starting at 9 am, again please check with the schedule of services , or the Priest or Starosta beforehand. All services details are also announced in Church at the end of the Liturgy.

Confessions are usually heard before and after the Vigil on Saturday and before the Liturgy on Sunday or on the feast. Confession are not usually heard after the start of the Liturgy. Parishioners must come earlier or at another time. Confessions outside these times can be heard by prior arrangement with the Parish Priest. Confessions are normally heard in Russian and English.

Please contact the Starosta Vera McClenaghan (mob 079 6325 3472) or one of the Parish’s Priests, Fr Peter (07714 324 482 English only) or Fr Vitaly (07935 700 721 Russian and English) to arrange Baptisms and Weddings.

Similarly, please contact one of the Priests to arrange Panihidas for Departed Orthodox souls, or serve a Molieben in thanksgiving for blessings received or for particular intentions.

The Parish Priests are also available for spiritual counselling or advice, and for anyone looking or enquiring to enter into the Ark of Salvation, the Holy Orthodox Church.

Should any member of the Church who is sick or infirm, and would like to receive a visit from a Priest, to receive Holy Communion or anointing please contact one of the clergy, or Starosta Vera, or the Head of the Sisterhood Olga Ravina (tel. 07341 841370) without hesitation. Remember that it is not true that a visit from a priest means an imminent death. It is the Priest’s duty to visit and comfort the sick and needy, and the widowed.

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