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


Latest Notice of Services

2018
21st October 21st Sunday after Pentecost: 11,30am Liturgy
28th October: No Service
4th November 23rd Sunday after Pentecost: 11,30am Liturgy
11th November: No Service
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18th November 25th Sunday after Pentecost: 11,30am Liturgy
followed by the Parish AGM in the hall
(There will be no sermon at the Liturgy)
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20th November Eve of Entry into Temple: 7pm Matins
25th November 26th Sunday after Pentecost: 11,30am Matins



The Parish belongs to the worldwide Orthodox Church, being part of the Exarchate of Western Europe, within the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Members of all Christian communities are most welcome to attend our services, and share in the light refreshments afterwards.The current pattern of services is that the Liturgy is celebrated twice a month, with Matins usually served on most of the other Sundays. The services are celebrated mainly in English, with some prayers in Church Slavonic and Greek.