Celebration of St Sava

Friday 26/1/2024

19:00 – Great vespers

Saturday 27/1/2024

10:00 – Divine Hierarchical Liturgy presided by His Eminence Bishop Dositej of Great Britain and Scandinavia, and His Eminence Bishop Nektarije of Jegra, auxiliary bishop of His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch.

12:30 - Programme and celebratory lunch in the Great Hall of the House of Bishop Nikolaj. The sermon: the V. Rev’d Miloš Vesin from Chicago, USA

Note: Reservation is required for attendance at the celebratory lunch as the number of places is limited.
The ticket price is £30 per person.

Tickets may be reserved though the church office: 020 7727 8367 or via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

19:00 - Vespers

19:30 - Concert of the folklore group “Rastko” from London with further festivities after.


Church Board
of the Parish of St. Sava in London

 

Meeting with the parishioners of the Church of St. Sava London

The meeting of the Church Council with the parishioners of the Church of St. Sava London will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in the Church hall.

The meeting will focus on the life and work of the parish in the past period as well as plans for improvements that can be made to our parish in the future.

As part of the meeting, questions from our parishioners will also be addressed. Anyone who wishes to ask a question may also do so in advance via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Church Council of the Church of St. Sava London

Concert of the vocal group "Constantin" - 19th October at 7:30 pm

The vocal group "Constantin" from Niš, Serbia from will perform on Thursday 19th October at 7:30 pm in the Bishop Nikolaj Hall. The group was founded in 2008. The group is composed of music enthusiasts and musicians who perform different musical genres in a completely new way. "Constantin" has 10 members - tenors, baritones, basses, who write most of the arrangements themselves. PGP RTS recently released their second studio album "Heritage". The entrance is free. 

New Club steward

Dear Parishioners,

Following the departure from the parish restaurant of our valued Club stewards the Tomasevic family, it is a pleasure to announce that the new Club Steward of St. Sava’s parish restaurant will be Mr Dalibor Radovic, together with his family, who will commence work from Friday 26th May, 2023.

On behalf of all of us, I would like to welcome our new Club Steward and his family to the role. We look forward to them building on the good and energetic work of their predecessors.

M. Gasic,
President, Congregational Council, on behalf of the Trustees of the Bishop Nikolaj Community Centre

Annual meeting of the Deanery for Britain and Ireland

The annual meeting of the clergy and presidents of the Church Councils in Great Britain and Ireland was held on March 31st, 2023, at St. Sava's Church in London. His Eminence the Right Reverend Dositej, Bishop of Britain and Scandinavia, presided over the Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, with the following co-celebrants: Archimandrite Stefan (Ponjarac), parish priest in Oxford, Very Reverend Dragan Lazic, Bishop's vicegerent for the Deanery of Britain and Ireland and dean of St. Sava's Church in London, Very Reverend Boris Medak, parish priest in Derby, and Very Reverend Mladen Gardovic, parish priest in Dublin.

Before the Liturgy all clergy and presidents of the Church Councils in the Deanery of Britain and Ireland partook in the Holy Sacrament of Confession, which, by blessing of Bishop Dositej, was presided by Very Reverend Milun Kostic, a retired priest from London. At the end of the Liturgy, Bishop Dositej addressed all present with a homily on the importance of faith and feats in the life of Christians.

After the Liturgical celebration a meeting of all the parish priests and presidents of Church Councils was held, presided by His Eminence Bishop Dositej. Main topics of focus during the meeting were the situation in parishes and church municipalities, with a view of how to improve the liturgical and community life for parishioners. Challenges faced by the mission of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Britain and Ireland was another key point of discussion. At the end of the meeting, Bishop Dositej thanked all present for their participation and wished a blessed end to the Great Fast and a happy feast of the Resurrection of Christ.

V. Rev. Dragan Lazic

Abbot of the Hilandar monastery in St Sava church in London

On Sunday, February 12th, 2023, on the feast of the Three Holy Hierarchs, in St. Sava's Church in London, the Divine Liturgy was presided by the Most Reverend Archimandrite Methodius, abbot of the Hilandar monastery, and co-celebrated by Archimandrite Stefan (Ponjarac), priest of the Oxford parish, protopresbyter-stavrophore Dragan Lazic, the Bishop's vicegerent for Britain and Ireland and dean of St. Sava's Church, protopresbyter-stavrophore Milun Kostic, protopresbyter-stavrophore Radomir Acimovic, and protopresbyter Georgije Kuzemko from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), Hilandar monk - hierdeacon Nectarios and deacon Zivko Kovanovic from London.

The church was full of faithful who gathered on this feast day to receive blessings from Father Methodius and hear his sermon. At the end of the Divine Liturgy, the dean of the church, Father Dragan Lazic, thanked Father Methodius for his visit and welcomed him on behalf of the parish of St. Sava in London. Subsequently, Father Methodius addressed the faithful with a sermon in which he spoke about the Three Holy Hierarchs, as well as the theme of repentance which permeates the Gospel story about the prodigal son, given that we are in the preparatory weeks before the Great Fast. He emphasised the need for a prayerful feat in our spiritual life and regular attendance at services, all in order to unite with Christ in the Holy Mystery of Communion as worthily and regularly as possible.

After the Divine Liturgy, Father Methodius presented all those gathered with an icon of the Holy Mother of God - Trojerucica - as a blessing from the holy Hilandar monastery.

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St.Sava church adress:
89 Lancaster Road
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Telephone: 020 7727 8367
E-mail: crkva@spclondon.org.uk

 

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