Welcome to the website of the Greek Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael and Holy Piran, Cornwall.
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Within the Patriarchate of Constantinople, Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain, we extend a pan-Orthodox welcome to Orthodox Christians of all nationalities and jurisdictions, together with visitors and enquirers.
Typically, Sunday services are Orthros (Morning Prayer) at 9.30am and Divine Liturgy at 10.30am with Esperinos (Evening Prayer) on Saturdays at 6.30pm. However, these are sometimes subject to change so please check the services page and the leaflet downloads for more information.
The Church is located at Laity Moor, near Ponsanooth in Cornwall (TR3 7HR).
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The Orthodox Church of Archangel Michael and Holy Piran
Laity Moor, Nr Ponsanooth, Cornwall. TR3 7HR
Please see the latest services leaflet and notices for details of services throughout March.
The Divine Liturgy - served every Sunday - can be joined using Zoom. Anyone wishing to join should contact Dr. Salem Murjaneh for each meeting’s link (see the contacts page).
Ordination of Fr. Adam THOMAS Koutroukis
It is a special joy to anounce that the ordination to the Holy Presyterate of Fr. Adam THOMAS Koutroukis took place on Sunday February 21st.
Thomas came to us here in Cornwall with Athina in the mid 2000s and both soon became very much part of our Orthodox Community.
In addition to his singing, Thomas served for a while as Trasurer, until his work took him to London and the Parish of Christ the Saviour, Welling, Kent.
Ordained to the Diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Gregorios, to the Priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas, he will continue to serve and increase his responsibilities in the parish.
We remember Father Thomas and Presbytera Athina in prayer as we know they continue to do us here in Cornwall, to whom they send affectionate greetings.
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With great joy His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain announces the election of two assistant Bishops by the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to help in meeting the many pastoral needs of the Archdiocese. They are:
His Grace Bishop-elect Raphael Pavouris of Helios to be ordained Tuesday, March 9, 2021, (Matins: 9:00 AM) at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Panteleimon and St. Paraskevi in Harrow, London.
His Grace Bishop-elect Iakovos Savvas of Klavidioupolis to be ordained Saturday, March 27, 2021, (Matins: 9:00 AM) at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Divine Wisdom in Bayswater, London.