Covid-19 Update from the Parish Priest

According to government guidelines, places of worship are now permitted to open for individual private prayer, whilst maintaining social distancing. We are not yet allowed to start having public services, however. In the first instance, the church will be open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 3 till 5 pm, to allow people the chance to visit, pray, light candles and leave prayer requests and lists of names for commemoration. 

In order for the church to be open, we are required to have volunteers on duty, supervising visitors in church. Please abide by the instructions on the  door any further directions given by the volunteers who are there to ensure your visit is peaceful and safe. We have received a message from Bishop Matthew blessing the church to open in this way, but asking that we continue to encourage vulnerable people to stay at home.

Tune into  our services live

All services listed on the schedule are  audio streamed live  via the player below or directly via Mixlr.com

Many services are also video streamed via the Parish Facebook page

Schedule at a glance

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Welcome to the website of the Russian Orthodox Parish of St Nicholas the Wonderworker in Oxford. We are a parish of the Russian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), within the South East Deanery of the Diocese of Sourozh. 


Of course, the best way to learn more about our parish is to visit the Church and join us for any of the Divine Services.


We look forward to welcoming you in our Parish!
About our Parish (in Russian and English)

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