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Oecumenical Patriarchate
Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain
University Road, Bristol BS8 1SP

Welcome to our Church

Are you a visitor? Our church is open to everyone, whether you just want to stay a while or to join us in a service. Please make yourself known to one of our community.

Our weekly services are at 10.30 a.m. on Sundays.

You are welcome to attend and stay afterwards for tea or coffee.

Do read our current Newsletter.  Just select the Newsletters tab to the right of this page.



Archimandrite Kyril:

President: Kate Hearn:

Newsletter: Reader Anthony Hearn:

Treasurer: Neil Brent:



PILGRIMAGE!  The annual pilgrimage to the Saxon chapel of St Lawrence, Bradford-on-Avon (near Bath)will take place this coming Saturday, 22nd July. Metropolitan Kallistos will celebrate the Divine Liturgy at 11.00 a.m.  Bring a picnic lunch.  You will meet people from several Orthodox parishes there! 

Advance notice:

Orthodox Youth Summer Camp 2017  – for 9-17 year olds –

23rd July – 2nd August

Orthodox Young Adult Festival – for 18-35 year olds

Follow these links. Book NOW.

See the Events tab.

ArticlesPhilip Sherrard: The Sacred and Secular – An Artist’s Perspective.  See via ‘Articles’ tab.

We are a Parish of Diverse Backgrounds

Our parish is a home to people from many different backgrounds. As well as people of a range of ages, we have many nationalities including English, Scottish, Welsh, Bulgarian, Serbian, Russian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Georgian, Syrian, Scandinavian, Greek, German, Sri Lankan, Polish, Jordanian, Lebanese and American.

Our services are mainly in English, but we also have small parts in Church Slavonic and Romanian. We aim to say The Lord’s Prayer in every mother language of those present. Please make someone aware if yours is not being used.

This page is available in multiple languages through the translator function on the right-hand pane.

Learning about your Orthodox faith

Henry (Cuthbert) McGrath is running a group for adults, teaching about aspects of our Church and its faith. If you would like to join in with this just ask him in church on a Sunday or email him (



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Food Bank

The Food Bank is now open again in church with a new closable box. Please contribute anything you can to help those in need.


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Parish Events for 2017

Please mark these dates in your diaries as help will be needed!

For any enquires and suggestions, please contact Christina Fraij (
For the open days, only cakes and desserts will do. You can drop them off and leave since only a small number of people will be able to manage those days. More help will be needed for the Bazaars and updates will be posted for each event prior to the date:
  • 9th Sep  (Saturday) CHURCH OPEN DAY   UoB and Bristol Doors Open day. Tea, coffee and cakes.
  • 10th Sep PARISH FEAST            Bring food and drinks to share.
  • 25th Nov CHRISTMAS BAZAAR All sorts of drinks, food and items to sell