About St Helena's Church

St Helena’s Church is an English-speaking Anglican church in Larnaka, attracting a regular congregation of about 50-60.

The morning service is at 9.30am which is normally Holy Communion. All baptised Christians who usually receive Communion in their own churches are welcome to receive with us too. Others, including children, are invited to come forward for a blessing.

For details of any special services at St Helena’s, see the home page.

The church office, is situated in Flat 201 St Helena’s court (next to the church) and is normally open Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10-12 noon. Tel: 24 626824

Contact us if you are interested in knowing more about St Helena’s, or if you have any questions about our church.

St Helena’s follows the Anglican Marks of Mission:

  • To proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom;
  • To teach, baptise and nurture new believers;
  • To respond to human need by loving service;
  • To transform unjust structures of society,
    to challenge violence of every kind
    and pursue peace and reconciliation;
  • To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation,
    and sustain and renew the life of the earth.

The Team

The Venerable Christopher Futcher
Christopher is Parish Priest at St Helena’s and is also the Archdeacon for the Archdeaconery of Cyprus. He was previously Archdeacon of Exeter.

He is married to Anne and they have two adult children, James and Charlotte.

Rev Anne Futcher
Anne is Associate Priest at St Helena’s and also Social Concern Officer for the Archdeaconery of Cyprus.

Christopher and Anne have been part of the team at St Helena’s since September 2019.

Rev M G Graham
Geoff Graham is Associate Priest at St Helena’s

Geoff served as a logistician in the British Army for 38 years until June 2010.  On retirement from the Army, he and his wife, Deborah, moved permanently to their house in Cyprus.  In Summer 2011, Geoff felt the call to ministry  He was then made a Lay Reader, followed a year later by ordination to the Diaconate and then ordination as a Priest in June 2016.  Geoff has served all of his ordained tenure thus far at St Helena’s, where he is currently one of two Associate Priests.

Since arriving permanently in Cyprus, Deborah has also become heavily involved in the life of the parish where, amongst other essential functions, she acts as Parish Secretary.

Deb Graham
Deb is Secretary for the parish of St Helenas. She is also a member of the PCC and on the Diocesan Synod.

St Helena’s PCC Members 2019

 

Rowena Parkin
Churchwarden
Brian Cromwell
Churchwarden
Regina Kornilova
Treasurer
Deb Graham
Secretary & Synod Representative
Sue Mantovani
Member & Synod Representative
Elsie Shearsby
Member
Marina Peters
Member
Janet Dykes
Member
Helen Barrett
Member
Liz Taylor
Member