The Sacred Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain was founded in 1922 in the wake of the painful for Hellenism, Disaster in Asia Minor. The city of Thyateira, after which the Archdiocese was named, was one of the seven Apostolic Churches, and up to its decadence and abandonment, it had been a prominent Metropolis of the Christian World.
In 1922, the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, following the initiative of the Ecumenical Patriarch Meletios Metaxakis, established the Metropolis of Central and Western Europe with its See in London, naming it ‘Metropolis of Thyateira and Great Britain’
The Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain, under the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, responsible for the Christian Orthodox Communities of Great Britain and Ireland.
Promotion of the Greek Orthodox faith, Advocates the establishment of day schools, Helps in the training of new pastors, teachers and cantors in the local parishes and institutions.
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