July 2017

The End of Orthodox Britain (1054/ 1066) In previous months we have seen how Orthodoxy may have come to Britain, possibly in the 1st Century, although there are no surviving written records.  We saw briefly how support for the Church fluctuated during different...

August 2017

The Five Churches Fete. 2017 The Fete this year will be held on August 28th in the grounds of Athelhampton House ouseHouse St Edward’s is one of the Five, and our church will be open during the day between 12.00 and 4.00, when we normally expect a good number of...

May/June 2017

Among Orthodox migrants to England from countries of Eastern Europe, many will have been surprised to discover that there is an English Orthodox jurisdiction under the Patriarchate of Antioch in England. Although there are some churches where they may find services in...

February 2017

Forthcoming visit of Metropolitan Silouan to St Edwards We now have a date for the Metropolitan’s visit.  I t will be on the 26th March, when he will be serving the Divine Liturgy with us, and meeting people afterwards.   Please note that on that Sunday only the...

January 2017

I write these notes in early January, looking back on the past two Sundays, and the Feast of the Nativity, when attendance at church was, to put it mildly, not encouraging. Someone once said that when we serve the Divine Liturgy we are surrounded by a countless...