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 

        Parish of St. Peter and St. Paul.




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

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

Tangier Road,





By the prayers of our Patrons, and with the blessing of Bishop Matthew,
we restarted services  on
Sunday July 12th

The next Liturgy to be served in our parish will be on 
October 25th
This is an additional service from our normal schedule. It will be the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost.

The subsequent service will be on
November 8th
Twentysecond Sunday after Pentecost

Please note that services start at 10.30 with Hours
The Divine Liturgy starts at 11.00

In accordance with government guidelines attendance has to be limited to facilitate social distancing. A booking system is in operation. Please click here to register to attend the service.

Please see the photo below, and more on the parish Facebook page to see how this worked in the Hall at our July meeting.

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


July 12, 2020:

Thank you to everybody who joined us to celebrate the Liturgy on Sunday. 
Thank you for your patience and cooperation in observing the rules. 

This is how our socially distanced reduced in numbers parish looked like from the back:)

Keep living, keep praying and (God willing!) we shall see each other soon, on September 13th.

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These photos were taken at the Divine Liturgy held on Pentecost (June 16th 2019)

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.

parish follows the Old (Julian) Calendar.
We are a multi-eth
nic parish. After the Liturgy we used to enjoy
 a 'bring
-and-share' meal together. This is currently suspended until conditions related to the pandemic improve.

     The Priest:  Archpriest Joseph Skinner 

Deacon: Fr Victor Nikiforov

   Acting Parish Warden: Ekaterina Belova

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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