Father Peter serving in California

Father Peter serving in California

Thanks to the blessing of HG Bishop Angaelos, and the invitation of HE Metropolitan Serapion and HG Bishop Kyrillos, Father Peter Farrington is spending a week at the ACTS Coptic Orthodox Seminary in Los Angeles where he is teaching an intensive class on Orthodox Dogmatic Theology. He has also had the opportunity to pray the […]

First Liturgy in Glastonbury

First Liturgy in Glastonbury

Father Peter Farrington travelled down to Glastonbury on Friday, 19th August. In the past the British Orthodox diocese of the Coptic Orthodox Church had celebrated occasional liturgies there. One of the members of the Church, Subdeacon Wulfric Ashdown, had organised with Father Peter, a series of events on Friday evening and Saturday morning. On Friday […]

St George Orthodox Ministry Retreat – Register

St George Orthodox Ministry Retreat – Register

St George Orthodox Ministry of the Coptic Orthodox Church is organising a Spiritual Retreat on Friday 13th May to Sunday 15th May. The Retreat will take place at the Community of Reconciliation, Barnes Close, Chadwich, Bromsgrove, B61 0RA. Barnes Close is very conveniently placed for the M5, and is about 10 miles South-West of the […]

Calendar of Activities

Calendar of Activities

This is the calendar of current events organised by the St George Orthodox Ministry Saturday 26th March Liturgy of St Basil – 10:30 am St Paul’s Church, Burslem, Stoke on Trent, ST6 4BY Wednesday 30th March Father Peter Farrington will be speaking on the History of Christianity in Britain during the Roman Period. History of […]

Latest visit to Stoke

Latest visit to Stoke

Father Peter Farrington visited Stoke again on Monday 30th November, staying in the area until Tuesday 1st December. He wanted to be in Stoke as early as possible on Monday so that he could spend time in the new Community Hub that the Coptic Orthodox Community of St Chad is supporting. The Community Hub in […]

Video Evening at Swindon

Video Evening at Swindon

An Orthodox video evening will be taking place at St Mary’s Church, Commonweal Road, Swindon on Wednesday, 21st October at 6:30 pm. We will be watching a video called The Last Anchorite, and sharing food and fellowship as we enjoy a professionally produced presentation on this interesting and useful spiritual topic. It allows the well […]

Spring Retreat 2016

Spring Retreat 2016

Our Lord Jesus Christ spent time away from the crowds in prayer and quiet, especially as a preparation for his own service. How much more each one of us needs to recharge our spiritual batteries and be renewed in our hearts, minds and bodies for the obedient service to which God calls us. In the […]

Meeting with Dean of Swindon

Meeting with Dean of Swindon

On Wednesday, 23rd September, Father Peter Farrington drove over to Swindon to meet with the Anglican Dean of Swindon, the Revd. Simon Stevenette. The Dean is a wonderful and warm-hearted Christian minister, and it is always a blessing to share time with him. This meeting was to bring Revd. Simon up to date with developments […]

Coptic Mission Fundraising Campaign

Coptic Mission Fundraising Campaign

In July 2015, Father Peter Farrington was transferred from the British Orthodox diocese to the Patriarchal diocese of the Coptic Orthodox Church under the care and jurisdiction of His Holiness Pope Tawadros. He was given the responsibility of continuing to develop the English language mission communities in Stoke, Swindon and Windsor, which he had begun […]

Orthodox Liturgy in Stoke – Saturday, 3rd October

Orthodox Liturgy in Stoke – Saturday, 3rd October

On Saturday, 3rd October, the Coptic Orthodox Liturgy of St Basil will be celebrated in Stoke at St Paul’s Church, Burslem. The service will be conducted in the English language. We will begin the liturgy at 10:00 am, Saturday, 3rd October. All are welcome. After the service we share in food and fellowship together. If […]