The North Lakes

The Parish of St Bega, St Mungo and St Herbert in Keswick

(Worshipping in Greta Villas, Keswick and The Methodist Chapel, Braithwaite)

WARNING:  THERE IS NO SERVICE ON SUNDAY 16th APRIL except the Saturday night Paschal Liturgy

Inside Chapel before the Liturgy

Fathers John and Anthony in the Altar at Braithwaite Chapel.
More photos on the Braithwaite Chapel page.


Regular Services

Everyone is welcome to join us in worship. Our services are in English.

Day Time Service Venue
Saturday 6pm Great Vespers Braithwaite Chapel



Divine Liturgy
(NOT on Pascha, see above)

Braithwaite Chapel
Mon-Fri see below Matins or 1st Hour Greta Villas
Sun-Fri 6.00pm Vespers Greta Villas

A buffet meal is usually served after Sunday Divine Liturgy, and everyone is welcome to join us in the feast.

Weekday Matins is only served when Fr John is able, and regretably this isn't predictable, however you can be assured that he and Jenny will be saying either Matins or 1st Hour.  If you want to attend, please make sure that you have contacted Father by telephone to confirm.

Recent Events

31st January 2016 Baptism of John.

The newly illumined servant of God John emerges from his baptism, in the hands of Father John and Subdeacon Richard.  Thank the Lord for bringing us new life.


Our Archbishop Archbishop John of Charioupolis See Archdiocese
Parish Priest (Rector) Fr John Musther 017687 71230
Assitant Priest Fr Anthony Clements 01848 330149
Sub-deacon and Webmaster Richard Downing 0799 095 2358
Reader Vladimir Sparta  

Some of Fr John’s sermons are on YouTube.

Who are we?

Our parish is quite young, having been formed a few years ago when Fr John and his wife Jenny moved to Keswick. Our parishioners come from many orthodox traditions, including Greek, Cypriot, Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian, as well as native British who have joined the orthodox communion. We do not represent any particular ethnicity but aim to present and support the ancient orthodox christian heritage for everyone.

If you are Orthodox, you will fit right in; if you are interested in Orthodoxy or if you would just like to join us for a service to see what we do, you will be warmly welcomed. We are familiy-friendly too.

We belong to the Deanery of Great Britain and Ireland,
We are part of the Exarchate of Western Europe,
which is an Archdiocese under the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.

Abp Gabriel and Priest vest before the Liturgy

The Late Archbishop Gabriel of Comana of Blessed Memory(behind the Icon of our Lord), his Heirodeacon Father Athanaz (in black cassock), our priests Fathers John and Anthony (back to us), with visiting priest Father Christopher Wallace prepare before the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, 6th May, 2012.

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