WELCOME TO ST MARY’S, BELGRADE!
I hope that you enjoy your visit to our web-site, and that you will also visit us in person at St Mary’s when you are in Belgrade.
While Belgrade is not yet a city that looms large on the tourist map, it is a wonderful and vibrant place to be – and the Anglican community here shares in that vibrancy. Although we are officially an Anglican congregation we have members from many different Churches and denominations, and from every corner of the world – a diversity which is reflected in our worship (Sunday Eucharist, 11.30am; additional weekday eucharists for major saints’ days).
We are a small, but ever changing community, and we welcome anyone who would like to come and worship with us.
Alongside the regular worship life of the Church, we also hold Bible study and discussion groups – especially in the seasons of Lent and Advent, but throughout the year as well. Please contact me if you would like more details.
We also try to fulfill our Christian calling through charitable work, in the past we have supported a refugee camp for Internationally Displaced Persons (in this case Kosovo Serbs) at Grocka, near Belgrade, and the Belgrade Homeless Centre; we are currently wirking with Materinski Dom, an organisation providing help and accommodation for young, single or at risk mothers and their babies / children.
We have good and warm relationships with our fellow Churches – and we are regularly invited to use their buildings for our worship. It is one of the great joys of being here to see the ecumenical calling of Christ, expressed in His prayer from the Cross that all His followers should be one, being lived out in such a fashion, both within our congregation and in the fellowship we share with Christians around us.
Once again – a very warm welcome to you. I very much hope that we will be able to make that a personal welcome when you visit us.
Fr Robin Fox
Dragana Filipović – Church Warden
Eilian Wyn-Jones – Church Warden
Anna Nikolić – Treasurer
Dušan Kovačević – Safeguarding Officer
Nenad Knežević – Archdeaconry Synod Rep
Gillian Gibbon – Archdeaconry Synod Rep
Esther Helajzen - Secretary
Isaac Nana Amissah Eshun
Monang (Riko) Pandjaitan