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« on: February 27, 2014, 01:53:54 PM »

You are warmly invited to The Orthodox Way of Prayer, an ecumenical study day being organised by the Orthodox Midlands mission of the British Orthodox Church within the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate.

This interesting event will take place at St Paul's Church of England, Church Square, Burslem, Stoke on Trent, ST6 4BY

Registration and coffee begins at 9:30, a light lunch will be provided, and the event will conclude at 15:30.

The programme will include:

Orthodox Morning Prayer
What is Prayer?
The Prayer of the Heart
The Prayer of the Liturgy
Buffet Lunch
Prayer with the Scriptures
Developing a Prayer Rule
Afternoon Coffee Break
Orthodox Evening Prayer

You are most warmly invited to this event, and we would be grateful if you shared it with any others who might be interested. We also have a website with details at www.orthodoxmidlands.co.uk and a pdf flyer has been attached to this email.

To allow us to plan for refreshments and teaching materials it would be very helpful to us if you replied to this email indicating that you intend to participate.

With warmest best wishes in Christ

Father Peter Farrington

Orthodox Midlands Co-Ordinator
British Orthodox Church
Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate
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« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2014, 02:01:08 PM »

I wish I could go! 
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« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2014, 04:24:33 PM »

from the website:
it is March 15th.
may God bring many people to His light
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« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2014, 04:40:28 PM »

Thanks a lot. Yes I missed it off here. It's on Saturday March 15th
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« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2014, 10:47:46 AM »

If any Copts or members of other Churches are reading this and live in the Midlands you are warmly invited to participate. Just drop me a message if you intend to come to help with arrangements.

If you can share this invitation with other people in the Midlands this would be helpful.
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« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2014, 05:58:26 PM »

i looked up the postcode and address:
saint paul's church, church square, burslem, stoke on trent, ST6 4BY, uk

please correct me if this inaccurate
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« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2014, 06:35:55 AM »

On Saturday 15th March, the Orthodox Midlands Mission of the British Orthodox Church within the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate organised a study day in Stoke on Trent as The Orthodox Way of Prayer.

Thanks to the kind hospitality of the Revd. Darren McIndoe and his congregation at St Paul's, Burslem, participants from many different backgrounds came together to study the Orthodox spirituality of prayer in an atmosphere of friendship and Christian fellowship.

The event began with Morning Prayer from the Coptic Daily Office, and then a series of short talks on various themes such as The Prayer of the Heart, Prayer with the Scriptures and Developing a Prayer Rule were interspersed with practical opportunities for prayer and discussion.

An excellent buffet lunch was provided by local supporters of the Orthodox Midlands Mission and there was a great deal of conversation over the shared food.

The event concluded with the offering of the prayer of the Ninth Hour from the Coptic Daily Office.

The participants included priests and the faithful from Evangelical, Anglican, Catholic and Orthodox backgrounds. Father Peter Farrington was especially pleased to be able to meet Father Samuel Carter of the Antiochian Orthodox Church who attended the study day with some of his congregation.

The next event in Stoke will be an hierarchical Liturgy, the first British Orthodox liturgy of the Orthodox Midlands mission on Saturday, April 12th, celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim.
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