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

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Sunday Divine Liturgy at 10.30 am.

Tea, coffee and refreshments afterwards.

Our church is open to all. Pop in to observe or join us for the service. Members of our community would love to meet you.


PARISH OF DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS

Our parish is a home to people from many ages and nationalities, including English, Scottish, Welsh, Bulgarian, Serbian, Russian, Romanian, Ukrainian, Georgian, Syrian, Scandinavian, Greek, German, Sri Lankan, Polish, Jordanian, Lebanese and American.

Services are mainly in English, with small parts in Church Slavonic and Romanian. Our aim is to pray The Lord’s Prayer in every native language of those present. Please make someone aware if yours is not being used. This website is available in multiple languages.


LATEST NEWS

  • PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW’S CATECHETICAL LETTER FOR THE GREAT FAST (LENT) is now on the ARTICLES PAGE.

 

  • ST DAVID’S DAY PILGRIMAGE

    Each year for at least forty years our parish has organised a pilgrimage to St David’s Church, Llanthony, Monmouthshire, in honour of St David, patron of Wales (feast: 1st March). This year it will be on Saturday 3rd March with Divine Liturgy 11.00 a.m. This celebration is usually shared with other parishes. Fr Luke brings a group from Llanelli, and the Romanians in Cardiff with their priest also frequently come.

    It takes about an hour and a half to drive to Llanthony. Allow a little more for parking (there is plenty) and especially if it is your first time. The Llanthony road from the A465 at Llanfihangel Crucornau is perfectly all right, but is a country road. The village is situated very beautifully in the Ewias valley in the Black Mountains. The church itself, St David’s, reputedly incorporates the remains of an earlier cell built by Dewi (the Welsh form of David), and this is usually taken to be the great St David. The church is often chilly, so dress for warmth!

    The church is right next to the sad but beautiful remains of the Augustinian Order’s Llanthony Priory.

    Allow time to stay on a little afterwards. Food and refreshment are available in the Priory Hotel next door, or you can bring a packed lunch. The walks on the surrounding hills are worth the effort too!

    Google map: search for Llanthony, either the hotel or the campsite will get you there.

 

For current news see our most recent newsletter


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CO-OP CHARITY 

This year we have been nominated to receive charity donations from Clifton Village Co-op. If you live within 15 miles of Clifton Co-op and have a blue Co-op membership card, you can vote for more of their charity donation to come our way whenever you visit Clifton Co-op.

EASY FUNDRAISING 

Use https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/ for your online shopping – Amazon, John Lewis and hundreds of others. You just access your usual site via easyfunding, selecting our church as your chosen charity, and they give a percentage to the church. It’s easy once you have done it once. And it all adds up.


LEARNING ABOUT ORTHODOXY

Adult Classes

Henry (Cuthbert) runs a group, teaching about aspects of our Church and its faith. If you would like to join, just ask him in church or email secretary@bristol-orthodox-church.org.uk. This group is open to anyone from 12 years upwards and runs spontaneously after Divine Liturgy. TEACHING PROGRAMME NOW UPLOADED! See here

Children’s Classes

For those wishing to enrol their child a £5 minimum donation is suggested. This funds stationary and supplies for the rest of the year. Money should be handed to Christina. For first time enrollment, please e-mail Christina (vice-president@bristol-orthodox-church.co.uk) with their names and ages.


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