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THIS WEEK'S EXTRA HOLY SERVICES AT ALL SAINTS

WEDNESDAY, 21st April - Presanctified Divine Liturgy - 5:30pm

SATURDAY 24th April - Esperinos (Vercenie, Vespers) - 4:30pm

If you desire to make confession before the holy services, please text the priest ASAP.

 

LOOKING FORWARD...

HOLY AND GREAT WEEK, 2021

God willing, the Passion [Holy)] Week services will look like this:

MONDAY, 26th April - Presanctified Divine Liturgy - 5:30pm

WEDNESDAY, 28th - Efchelion - Holy Unction - 6:00pm

FRIDAY, 30th - Esperinos, Deposition; Orthros, Lamentations, Burial Procession - 6:30pm

SATURDAY, 1st May - Vesperal Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil - 10:30am

SUNDAY, 2nd May - HOLY PASCHA - starts SATURDAY, 10:30pm, with reading from Acts

 

*** HOLY PASCHA - TICKETS ***

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we shall celebrate Holy Pascha in line with the UK Government guidance. We are asking everyone who wishes to attend the full Paschal service (from Saturday 1st May at 10.30pm until Sunday 2nd May at 4.00am) to book a ticket (one ticket per family 'bubble').

If you are planning to attend the Paschal service, but intend to leave shortly after midnight after receiving the Holy Light, you will be asked to remain outside of the church building to help us manage capacity and to worship in line with UK Government guidance. You will not need to book a ticket.  

To book a ticket, please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/holy-pascha-at-basildon-orthodox-church-all-saints-basildon-tickets-148035073891   

If you have any problems with the booking system, please contact our parish Treasurer, Susannah Anderson, at susannahjanderson@gmail.com

***SFÂNTA PASCHA - BILETE ***

Datorită restricțiilor COVID-19, vom sărbători Sfânta sarbatoare a Invierii Domnului Iisus în conformitate cu îndrumările guvernului Regatului Unit. Cerem tuturor celor care doresc să participe la Slujba de Inviere (de sâmbătă, 1 mai, la 22:30, până duminică, 2 mai, la ora 04:00) să rezerve un bilet (un bilet pe grup de familiei).

Dacă intenționați să participați la Slujba de Inviere, dar intenționați să plecați puțin după miezul nopții după ce ați primit Lumina Sfântă, vi se va cere să rămâneți în afara clădirii bisericii pentru a ne ajuta să gestionăm capacitatea și să ne închinăm în conformitate cu îndrumările guvernului Regatului Unit si nu va trebui să rezervați un bilet.

Pentru a rezerva un bilet, vă rugăm să accesați: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/holy-pascha-at-basildon-orthodox-church-all-saints-basildon-tickets-148035073891

Daca aveți probleme cu sistemul de rezervare, vă rugăm să contactați trezorierul parohiei noastre, Susannah Anderson, la adresa susannahjanderson@gmail.com

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SERVICES DURING COVID-19

EVERY SUNDAY:

*** THE HOLY TEMPLE IS OPEN FROM 9:00 FOR PRAYER ***

ORTHROS [Matins] Starts at 09:30.

DIVINE LITURGY [Holy Eucharist] Starts at 10:30.

We observe social-distancing; face coverings must be worn. Stewards (our trustees) might have to show you where to stand/sit. Households must stay together. Limited numbers admitted.

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Welcome to the website of All Saints' Orthodox Church, Basildon, Essex.

Our congregation is diverse in terms of background and nationality and age; we are thoroughly multi-cultural, have many young families, and are a lively and friendly parish. We very much welcome visitors and all enquirers who are eager to learn about the Orthodox Christian faith. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Please use the links above to navigate the site.

Please see the services page for details of services.

IN NON-COVID TIMES:

EVERY SUNDAY:
*** THE HOLY TEMPLE IS OPEN FROM 09:00 FOR PRAYER ***
ORTHROS [Matins] Starts at 09:30.
DIVINE LITURGY [Holy Eucharist] Starts at 10:30.
Fellowship and refreshment follow the holy services. 

EVERY WEDNESDAY:
*** THE HOLY TEMPLE IS OPEN FROM 09:30 FOR PRAYER ***
THIRD HOUR and SIXTH HOUR, or AKATHIST Starts at 10:30. 
Followed by Catechesis, Confession and cleaning the Holy Temple.

SATURDAY (usually, last Saturday in the month):
*** THE HOLY TEMPLE IS OPEN IN THE AFTERNOON FOR PRAYER ***
ESPERINOS [Vespers] starts at 4:30pm.

SATURDAY (First in the month):
*** at Our Lady Star of the Sea, 96 Dock Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7BT ***
DIVINE LITURGY [Holy Eucharist] Starts around 10:20.