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:

         St. Joseph R.C. Church,

Tangier Road,



Our next service:

Sunday June 16th 2019

This is Pentecost!

Dear Friends,

I am happy to confirm that the next Liturgy in Portsmouth will take place on Sunday, June 16th at 11.00 am.

May God bless you,

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


The next three services are:

June 16th Pentecost

July 14th : Patronal Festival of the Apostles Peter and Paul
(note that this is the Second Sunday of the month)
August 18th: Ninth Sunday after Pentecost - Forefeast of the Transfiguration of the Lord
Dear Friends: The Annual Diocesan Conference is nearly here: Closing date for applications is May 12th:

Diocesan Conference 2019

Friday, 31 May 2019 17:00 - Sunday, 02 June 2019 15:00 (GMT)

The Hayes Conference Centre
Hayes Conference Centre
DE55 1AU
United Kingdom

01773 526000

Email: conference@sourozh.org

Dear Friends,

Please note that services in Portsmouth alternate with those at Southampton.
Fr Joseph will next be at Southampton on May 26th. He will next be here in Portsmouth on June 16th .

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Следующая Служба Воскресенье 16/06/2019  11 утра 

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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.

This photo was taken at the baptism of Sofia held on March 17th, The First Sunday of Great Lent - The Triumph of Orthodoxy

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 Viktor 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.
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