Russian Orthodox Church

About Us

We are a parish of All Saints of Britain and Ireland, within the Diocese of SourozhMoscow Patriarchate. The Diocese in this country was founded by Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom) of blessed memory. The diocese is headed by Bishop Matthew of Sourozh. Our parish clergy: Archpriest Michael Gogoleff, Deacon Sergei Sokolovsky.

We are a multi-ethnic community and Orthodox Christians from various nationalities worship with us. The services are in Church Slavonic (with some English) and may be attended by anyone who is interested, although only Orthodox Christians may receive Holy Communion at the Divine Liturgy. Services are held at:

Location

St Agatha Church
233 Stratford Road
Sparkbrook
Birmingham
B11 1QT

Donations

One way to make a donation is to make a transfer to our parish account: NATWEST Bank, Russian Orthodox Parish of All Saints, account no. 79718299, sort code 60-03-30.

Services

We have regular Divine Liturgy every Saturday and carry out memorial services (Panihida), every 3rd week of month. Please come and join us.

General or individual confession takes place before Liturgy or during reading the Hours.

See the schedule below for the nearest services, held on Saturdays at 09:30 a.m starting with Hours and followed by Liturgy:

30/03/2024: Forefeast Gregory Palamas, Venerable Alexey Man of God (411), st. Patrick of Ireland (460), Synaxis of Holy Fathers of Kiev monastery. Liturgy of st. John

06/04/2024: Forefeast of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary, Holy Cross veneration, St.Tikhon patriarch of Moscow and All Russia (1925 ),Canon of Penance of St.Andrew of Crete, Liturgy of St. John.

13/04/2024: Commemoration of departed, Liturgy of St.John.

20/04/2024: 5th Sunday of Great Lent, Akafist to Holy Theotokos, Liturgy of St. John.

27/04/2024: Forefeast of Palm Sunday, Resurrection of St.Lazarus, St.Martin the Confessor, pope of Rome (655), Liturgy of St. John.

03/05/2024: Great Friday. Passion of Jesus Christ. Strict Fast. Evening 19.00.

04/05/2024: Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Easter Matins. Pascal procession followed to Resurrection Liturgy. Blessing of Pascal food after Liturgy. Evening 19.00.

11/05/2024: Bright Week, Forefeast Apostle Thomas. St. Cronan of Tipperary. Liturgy of St. John.

18/05/2024: Forefeast Myrrh-bearing Women. Liturgy of St. John.

25/05/2024: Afterfeast Equal-to-the-Apostles Cyril and Methodius, first teachers of the Slavs. St. Martyr Hermogenes Wonderworker, patriarch of Moscow and All Russia. Liturgy of St.John.

 Annual Diocesan Conference of the Diocese of Sourozh, which will take place from 31 May to 2 June 2024 at the Hayes Christian Conference Center in Swanwick, Derbyshire.

08/06/2024: Apostles Carpus of the Seventy and Alphaeus (1st c.). St.Augustine of Canterbury, evangelizer of England (ca. 605), St.Bede. Liturgy of St.John.

15/06/2024: Afterfeast of the Ascension. Hieromartyr Pothinus, bishop of Lyons (177) ,St. Blandina and St. Ponticus of Lyons (177). St.John of Kronstadt (1908). Liturgy of St.John.

22/06/2024: Forefeast Holy Trinity, Pentecost. Liturgy of St.John.

29/06/2024: Leavetaking of Pentecost, Patronal feast of All Saints of Britain, St. Theophan the Recluse, bishop of Tambov (1894). Liturgy of St. John.


For further information contact Inga Popova, tel: 07465206030.

General confessions are heard before Services, individual confessions are on request after Services. For Baptisms, Wedings and Panikhidas please contact the Priest at least 3 weeks in advance.