Ecumenical Patriarchate
Archdiocese of Orthodox Parishes of Russian Tradition in Western Europe
Worshipping at St Thomas a Becket’s Church
Cliffe High Street, LEWES BN7 2AW

Orthodox Parish of the Nativity of Christ

Our Parish belongs to the worldwide Orthodox Church, being part of the Exarchate of Western Europe, within the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Deanery of Great Britain and Ireland Website:

Worshipping at the beautiful St Thomas a Becket’s Church,
Cliffe High Street, LEWES, BN7 2AW on most Sundays, at 11.30 AM.
See Calendar of Services for up-to-date information.

Rector: Father Ian Wallis,
15 Barnett Road BRIGHTON BN1 7GJ, telephone: 01273 55 32 30, email:

Parish Warden: Mr John Sturgeon,

For Russian speaking contacts:
Mrs Vitalina Fesyk, email: 

Members of all Christian communities are most welcome to attend our services, and share in the light refreshments afterwards.
On this website you can read about our Mission as well as find the answers to many of your questions about our Church. Please have a look at pages about Christening, Wedding Service, Fasting and Giving as well as pages about our Church and its Sacred Icons.