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27 September 2020 
Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

THE TWO SONSMatthew 21.23-32Mironov, Andrei (Andrei Nikolaevich), 1975-


9am Holy Communion (traditional language)
11am Holy Communion (which will be live streamed)
Full order of service

Leader and president: The Chaplain
Preacher: The Chaplain

Coffee will be served after the service. Please carefully follow instructions. 

After the service the Church Council will meet

People are required to wear masks, especially when singing or speaking the responses, and also to keep social distance. Please make use of the hand gel at the entrance to the church.


We do not plan to resume Sunday school in the next few weeks, but will provide sheets and a take away bag (with craft and snack) to occupy children during the service, and we will also try to involve them a bit in the services. We will see how the start of term goes before making any decisions on restarting Sunday school in church. 
There is, however, an area for small children in the chapter room (the room next to the church), but they need to be accompanied and we ask you to bring toys along with you. 

This Sunday

What gets wet when it is drying? 
It is a bit of riddle, and if you want to find the answer, read further below!
But Jesus is asked a question and he replies with a riddle: and it is all about who people think that he is. 

You can read the story here in the Bible (Matthew 21.23-25) and learn a bit more at


On Sunday at 3:30pm (5:30pm Moscow time), Olga Fabrikant-Burke will be ordained Deacon in Ely Cathedral, to serve at St Benedicts church and Trinity College, Cambridge. The service will be live streamed on youtube. Olga was a former member of St Andrew's. 
Today we begin our confirmation group. It will meet after the 11am service (although some sessions may be by zoom). If you are interested in finding out more about the Christian faith, about Anglicanism, and how to find faith and to grow in your faith, then this is for you.  
We do not know when our next service of confirmation will be. This will depend on when a Bishop is able to visit Moscow.
Click here if you would like to find out more about confirmation, or contact the chaplain


Tuesday 29 September
7:30 pm Zoom bible study
We are looking at the Prophets in the Old Testament and this week we will be reading Amos 5-6

Wednesday 30 September     
7:30 pm Holy Communion, followed by a reflective Bible study and the Jesus Prayer

Sunday 4 October 
9:00 am Holy Communion  (traditional language)
11:00 am Holy Communion (with music)   

The Confirmation group will meet after the service


We live stream morning prayer Monday to Friday at 8:30am and on Saturday at 9am. 
We live stream on our facebook page (moscowanglican) or on the home page of our website.

The text of morning and evening prayer can be found by clicking here 
or by downloading the app: Daily Prayer.
Apple App Store image     Google Play image
If you are already on the rota for welcoming, reading or leading intercessions, the sign up sheet is available here.
We need people to welcome, read and lead the intercessions at our services. 
if you are currently not on the rotas, and would like to be on the rota, please email Giles


THANK YOU very much to those who have given via yandex or in other ways.

At the moment we have no income coming in from concerts or events, and are dependent for everything on your donations. You can give on Sundays, or via the chaplain, or direct at 

If you are based overseas and would like to support our work, please visit
If you would like to give through Yandex on our website, you will need to fill in the form on the first page, stating how much you would like to give, your phone number, name (if you wish), citizenship, email address, and then say what you would like the donation to be used for. Please do write in English or Russian that it is a Donation and that VAT does not apply. You can copy and paste the Russian words in quotation marks if you wish.
The only boxes that you need to fill in are the amount you would like to give, your telephone number, and we would ask you to state that this is a donation and that VAT does not apply. 
You then press the last button and will be taken to the Yandex payment page.  
This is what the Yandex payment page looks like. In this example, the donor has said above that they would like to give 1000 roubles. You can either pay by bank card, yandex money or even via Sperbank telephone. 

Please note that Yandex take a commission of 2.8%, so if you are giving a large sum, do get in touch with us to see if there are other ways of donating. 


If you are not on our whatsapp info group (it is just for info, and is not a 'chat group'), and you would like to join, please whatsapp me on 7 925 514 0513
If you would like to join the facebook community group, please go to our facebook page and ask to join the group.
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If To Ksenia and Roman on the birth of baby Juno (left), and Tatiana and Ben on the birth of baby Anna


The special prayer for this week
Lord of creation,
whose glory is around and within us:
open our eyes to your wonders,
that we may serve you with reverence
and know your peace at our lives’ end,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

- Give thanks to Olga Fabrikanta-Burke who is ordained this weekend to become chaplain of Trinity College Cambridge. Pray for her and her ministry. Pray too for Simeon. 
- We give thanks to God for the birth of Anna to Ben and Tatiania. Also for the birth of Juno to Ksenia and Roman
- Pray for our new confirmation group, and for those wanting to find out more about how they can grow in their Christian faith. 
- Continue to pray for those in need: for Evgeny, Iggy, a small child in hospital with seizures and Stas (a child in hospital). Give thanks for Ann Farmer's succesful operation.
- We commend into God's hands those who have died: remembering Barry Collett and Michael Barry. Pray for their family and friends: especially Pauline and Olga, and Michael's family in the UK.

Религиозная Организация «Англиканская церковь в Москве»

Chaplain: Rev Canon Malcolm Rogers
Wardens: Dan Culbertson, Daniel Wamriew

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