Ecumenical Patriarchate
Archdiocese of Orthodox Parishes of Russian Tradition in Western Europe
Worshipping at St Thomas a Becket’s Church
Cliffe High Street, LEWES BN7 2AW

Latest Notice of Services


18th March 4th Sunday of Lent: 11,30am Liturgy
25th March 5th Sunday of Lent & the Annunciation: 11,30am Matins
1st April Palm Sunday: 11,30am Liturgy & Blessing of Palms
6th April Eve of Great Saturday: 7pm Matins
7th April Holy Pascha: 11,30pm Midnight Office & Liturgy
15th April 2nd Sunday of Pascha: 11,30am Matins
22nd April: No Service

The Parish belongs to the worldwide Orthodox Church, being part of the Exarchate of Western Europe, within the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Members of all Christian communities are most welcome to attend our services, and share in the light refreshments afterwards.The current pattern of services is that the Liturgy is celebrated twice a month, with Matins usually served on most of the other Sundays. The services are celebrated mainly in English, with some prayers in Church Slavonic and Greek.