St. Aidan's Orthodox Church, Manchester

Our prayers are offered to the Lord for all those who have died in the recent terror attack on so many young innocent lives last night, together with their grieving families and friends.  We also pray for all the wounded, some of them critically.

 

If you know of any families known to us who have been affected in any way, please do let me know as soon as you can (email on bottom navigation panel).

 

We shall be having a special memorial on Sunday 28th May at the end of the Liturgy for all the fallen.

 

 

The Visit of His Eminence Metropolitan Silouan to the Parish over Saturday 11th March and Sunday 12th March

More Information about our Parish

Who are we?

St. Aidan's belongs to the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of the British Isles and Ireland. We are in communion with all the other Orthodox Churches worldwide, Antioch being one of the ancient sees of the Christian Church, (Acts 11:26).  You can find out about our saint, St. Aidan of Lindisfarne here.

 

 

What do we do?

 

St. Aidan’s uses English in all its services and all are welcome to attend. After the Divine Liturgy on Sundays, tea, coffee and soft drinks are served. After this we have a weekly presentation on varied aspects of Orthodox Faith and Life.  The slides associated with these are archived on this site.  We also have a well stocked Bookstore and lending Library with hundreds of books and other resources to get better acquainted with our faith. We run a 3 year Diploma Course in Orthodoxy entitled E-Quip with personal tutorials and online learning. We also have Childrens’ activities after the Sunday Liturgy outside the major feasts of the Nativity (Christmas) and Pascha (Easter).

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Our Clergy

 

Fr. Gregory and Fr. Emmanuel (assistant priest) comprise our clergy team.  Fr. Gregory serves as Orthodox Chaplains to the Universities in Manchester and is also a visiting chaplain at Manchester Prison. The clergy also attend several hospitals in Manchester, Salford and Stockport. Fr. Gregory also serves on the Theological Committee of the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops of the British Isles. Fr Emmanuel is our Bookstore Manager and a major contributor to our E-Quip Course in Orthodox Faith and Life.

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The garden at St. Aidan's Church, a secure area for children to play and the rest of us to relax.

 

 

 

E: father.gregory@gmail.com

 

M: 07780 970884

T:  0161 476 4765

 

Clergy

Sermons

Quick Links

Archdiocese of the British Isles and Ireland

Orthodox Christianity for Absolute Beginners

Courses

Our Archbishop

H. E.Metropolitan Silouan (Oner)

 

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