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

Latest Notice of Services

7th April St John of ‘The Ladder’: 11,30am Matins
14th April: No Service

21st April Palm Sunday: 11,30am Liturgy & Blessing of Palms
26th April Eve of Great Saturday: 7pm Matins
27th April Holy Pascha: 11,30pm Midnight Office & Liturgy
5th May St Thomas Sunday: 11,30am Matins
12th May The Holy Myrrh-bearing Women: 11,30am Liturgy

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.
Our contact for Russian speakers: Mrs Vitalina Fesyk, email: