H.G. Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios
Tel: +44 754 181 4466 / +91 9447 718511
Malankara House, 35 Hennman Clse, Swindon, SN254ZW, UK.
Tel: +44 208 6919456
Menorah Orthodox Center, Venmony P.O., Chengannur, Kerala, India - 689509.
Tel: +91 479 2351722
Fr. Varghese Mathew
Tel: +44 788 303 7761
Gospel According to St. Luke 18:26-27
Welcome to the official website of the Diocese of UK-Europe & Africa
A Diocese of the Malankara (Indian) Orthodox Syrian Church
As per the rebifurcation of geographical area in 2009, the Diocese of UK-Europe and Africa was formed to include all parishes, congregaions and spiritual organisations of the Malankara (INDIAN) Orthodox Syrian Church within the geographical extents of the continents of Europe and Africa.
Malankara Matropolitan and Catholicos of the East HH Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II appointed HG Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios as the first Diocesan Metropolitan of the newly formed diocese, who assumed office in May 2009. Earlier, these parishes were under the jurisdictional purview of the LL Thomas Mar Makarios of the erstwhile Diocese of Canada, Uk and Europe.
The Diocese of UK-Europe and Africa is one of the 30 dioceses of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, which has its headquarters at Devalokam, Kottayam, Kerala, India. It has its administration headquarters at Malankara House, 35 Hennman Clse, Swindon, SN254ZW, UK. There is also a satelite office based at Menorah Orthodox Center, Venmony P.O., Chengannur, Kerala, India - 689509.
There are currently 35 parishes in 10 countries over the 2 continents with several more congregations at many places.