Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain and Ireland

(Patriarchate of Moscow)

Diocese of Sourozh


Русская Православная Церковь в Великобритании и Ирландии

(Московский Патриархат)

Сурожская Епархия

         Welcome to the website of the

        Parish of St. Peter and St. Paul.



 The Parish of St. Peter and St. Paul 
worships at:

         The Hall next to St. Joseph's R.C. Church,

Tangier Road,



Our next service:

Due to the current Covid-19 situation our next service is likely to be not before May.

Please check the website of the Southampton parish to see if they have anything planned before that date

Fr Joseph Skinner
Priest in Charge
Parish of Sts Peter & Paul, Portsmouth


The following services are planned for:

May 3rd: Third Sunday of Pascha; The Myrrh-bearing Women
May 17th: Fifth Sunday of Pascha; The Samaritan Woman

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Dear Friends,

Please note that services in Portsmouth alternate with those at Southampton.

Advance Notice:
Provisional Dates for the Liturgy in 2020

May 3rd; May17th; Jun 21st;
Jul 12th (Patronal Festival); Jul 19th; Aug 16th;
Oct 18th; Nov 15th; Dec 20th.

Please note that all of these dates for 2020 are provisional but are published for your convenience.
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All are welcome to stay and share the parish meal that follows the liturgy. 
Donations of food and drink for the meal are much appreciated.

These photos were taken at our recent Divine Liturgy, held on Pentecost (June 16th)

Confessions are heard on Sundays before the Liturgy.

For Baptisms, Weddings and Panikhidas (Memorials), you are invited to contact the Priest, at least three weeks in advance.

The Parish is part of the Diocese of Sourozh within the Patriarchate of Moscow. 

The Divine Liturgy is served in English and Church Slavonic.

The parish follows the Old (Julian) Calendar.
We are a multi-ethnic parish. After the Liturgy we enjoy
 a 'bring-and-share' meal together.
All are welcome !

     The Priest:  Archpriest Joseph Skinner 

Deacon: Fr Victor Nikiforov

   Parish Warden: Tatiana Vystavkina , e-mail: tvystavkina@gmail.com, mobile: 07840 562490

Treasurer: John Newbery, email: johnofhayling@gmail.com, mobile: 07551 948139


Russian Orthodox Church of Great Britain and Ireland, Diocese of Sourozh - www.portsmouthorthodoxchurch.org.uk

Troparion to St Peter and St  Paul :

Leaders of the apostles and teachers of the world,

           pray to the Master of all to grant peace to the world        
    and great mercy to our souls.
  Tone 4

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