The Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain based on the recent governmental guidelines regarding the approaching lockdown affecting places of worship and considering both the spiritual and pastoral needs of the faithful, announced the following:
- On Wednesday the 4th of November 2020, at 8:30am, Matins and Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at the Archdiocesan Chapel, offering the opportunity for the faithful to partake of the Holy Mysteries prior to the closure of the churches.
- The Archbishop requested that all priests of the communities of the Archdiocese celebrate the Divine Liturgy on Wednesday the 4th of November 2020, updating the faithful accordingly so that they may attend.
- The Archbishop is in constant communication with the local authorities in order for Him to make an official and a detailed statement on how our places of worship will function during this time. Social distancing and the use of masks are unnegotiable and essential requirements in our churches.
The Archdiocese of Thyateira informed as well that the clergy and presidents of the communities will receive a relevant announcement once available and highlighted that the Government’s guidelines must be strictly adhered to.