Joy of All Who Sorrow

The Collegiate Church of the Ikon of the Mother of God Joy of All Who Sorrow, Mettingham, Suffolk, England

The only Orthodox place of worship between the urban centres of Ipswich and Norwich, and conscious of Christ’s command to preach to all nations, our church serves Orthodox Christians and enquirers regardless of ethnic origin.

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Details of our daily, Saturday and Sunday services, and special services, including Prayers before the Ikon, Vigil and Divine Litury

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This issue features: a report on our pilgrimage to Iken; news of the delivery of more items from our wish list and update on the construction of our ikonostasis together with more notes and jottings and our service schedule for July.