home Home

contact Contact
Through the Prayers of the Mother
                                  of God, O Saviour, Save us

Derby     Nottingham     Newark
Home Расписание Calendar Locations Contacts Photos Writings Obituaries Music  

The Diocese of Sourozh is the diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, Moscow Patriarchate, in Great Britain and Ireland, with two parishes in the East Midlands, located in Nottingham, Derby. Occasional services are also held in Newark.

The Saviour


News and Events


General Information.

Follow the link for details about ORTHSOC, an Orthodox Society within the Nottingham Students' Union.

Easter E-Cards are available at St Gregory's Foundation which is a UK registered charity founded in 1991 to help charities in Russia and the former Soviet Union help the most vulnerable in their communities.

Diocesan Conference

This will be held on the Weekend from Friday 5th June to Sunday 7th June. See the Conference website for full details.


The Divine Liturgy is usually celebrated every Sunday  at 10 am in the Church of St Aidan and St Chad, Nottingham,. There is normally a Great Vespers or Vigil service on the first Saturday of each month and reader's vespers on the remaining Saturdays, both starting at 5.00 p.m.   Please check the calendar for additional services and events.

Father Gregory is currently on his annual holiday and hence there will be a Typica in place of the Liturgy on 23rd August and 30th August.
We are also all invited to a barbecue at the Coptic Church after the Typica on 30th August at 12.30.

Church Opening.
The church is now open all day every Friday for prayer, fellowship and work. There will normally be shared food and. Fr Gregory will usually be available for confessions.

Please note that the calendar includes events from both parishes at all venues. The calendar also includes details of feast days even if no services are planned. Please click on the calendar entry to obtain full details  of the event, time and venue.


Unfortunately the Earl of Chesterfield public house has closed and the status of the property is uncertain. The car park has now been blocked off. It is now necessary to park elsewhere. At present the road that runs on the far side beyond the pub car park is usually available. opposite the church.  Please do not park in the drive at the back of the church unless you require disabled access. Do not use the Methodist Church car park under any circumstances

Church Appeal
The floor of the sanctuary of our church has recently had to be replaced, and, as this has been very costly we have started a special appeal for funds to cover this expense:

Online donations can be made on our Everyclick
Parish Appeal Fund page.

Study Group
For anyone wishing to learn more about the Orthodox faith, there is an "Exploring Orthodoxy" meeting, led by Reader Paul, which meets straight after Vespers at the Church of St Aidan and St Chad each Saturday, except on the first Saturday of each month when there is normally a Great Vespers or Vigil service.

These meetings open to all Orthodox and non-Orthodox who wish to deepen their understanding of the faith.

On the Second Friday of each month there will be an Akathist service at 7pm. We hold a parish supper on the last Friday of each month, beginning at 7 pm with prayers, then confessions, a bring and share supper, and a group discussion about an aspect of our Faith. 

There is normally a parish lunch after the liturgy on the first Sunday of each month.


Fr Daniel's current newsletters are August .and September.

There is normally a Divine Liturgy at St Mary's Bridge Chapel in Derby on second and fourth Sundays of each month. In addition, there is a service of Vespers and Panikhida, followed by Confessions at St Mary's Bridge Chapel in Derby,  on first and third Mondays of each month at 7 pm. Please check the calendar for additional services and events. Please note that the calendar includes events from both parishes at all venues.


There will be a Divine Liturgy in Newark on the fifth Sunday of every month at 11 am in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit within the Church of St Mary Magdalene. Please check the calendar for future events.

Useful Links
  • The Church
  • Scripture
  • Liturgy and Prayer
  • Shops
  • General Resources
  • Information about St Aidan and St Chad