Hospices of Hope are organising a Gala Dinner at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, Kensington on Thursday 18th May 2017. The dinner is their major fundraising event to raise money for two separate projects:
- Campaign for Copaceni - a unique children’s centre in the countryside near Bucharest
- A new Hospice for Serbia- to open the first ever purpose-built, in-patient hospice in Belgrade
Details of both these campaigns are on their website http://www.hospicesofhope.co.uk/appeals-and-projects/.
To book or for more information please visit http://www.hospicesofhope.co.uk/gala-dinner/. There a number of sponsorship packages available.
On Saturday the 4th of March 2017 the third annual commemoration was held in the Serbian Orthodox Church St Sava, in London for courageous women who, in various medical missions, risked and sacrificed their lives in Serbia and on the related fronts during the Great War. The event was organised by St Sava church and the Circle of Serbian Sisters Kosovka Devojka and was supported by Serbian organisations – Serbian Council of Great Britain, Serbian Society, Serbian City Club, Britic and the Embassy of Republic of Serbia.
DIOCESE OF GREAT BRITAIN AND SCANDINAVIA
MEETING OF THE CLERGY AND PRESIDENTS OF THE CHURCH PARISHES OF THE VICARAGE FOR GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND PRESIDED OVER BY HIS GRACE DOSITEJ BISHOP FOR BRITAIN AND SCANDINAVIA
We, clergy and presidents of all the Church parishes of the Vicarage for Britain and Ireland of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, under the stewardship of our Hierarch, His Grace Dositej, Bishop of Britain and Scandinavia, following Holy secret Confession and the Holy Service of Presanctified Gifts, gathered in Bishop Nikolaj Hall at St. Sava’s Church in London to consider current issues affecting our Vicarage but also some priority questions which have for years, perhaps decades, administratively bedevilled the better functioning of our parishes in the evangelical mission of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom. Two points in particular, taken from our discussion, were singled out as worthy of mention, on the basis of which and with the approval of all we make the following
His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, the first Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad will visiting the UK from 13th until 20th March and is bringing with him the Kursk Icon of the Mother of God of the Sign.
On Monday 13th March at 18:15 an Akathist will be sung before the Miracle Working Icon in the Cathedral of the Mother of God and the Holy Royal Martyrs at 57 Harvard Road, London, W4 4ED.
The icon will taken to the Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Ennismore Gardens, Knightsbridge, (Moscow Patriarchate) for the Saturday evening Vespers served by HE Archbishop Elesey.