On Sunday 29th October 2023, His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain presided during Matins and celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of the Twelve Apostles in Hatfield. Among those celebrating were the Very Rev. Archimandrite Nephon Tsimalis, Chancellor, the Rev. Protopresbyter Joseph Paliouras, priest-in-charge, the Rev. Protopresbyter Nikodimos Aggeli and Rev. Oeconomos Dimitrianos Melekis and assisted by Archdeacon George Tsourous. Hundreds of faithful were in attendance.
Following the Divine Liturgy, His Eminence, alongside the Very Rev Archimandrite Nephon Tsimalis, Chancellor, the Rev. Protopresbyter Joseph Paliouras, priest-in-charge, and Archdeacon George Tsourous, proceeded to bless the new community hall. This new facility will house the fellowship hall, Sunday School, an adult Baptistry, and storage facilities for the flourishing Food Bank that continues to assist hundreds of local families. In celebration of this momentous occasion, a generous meal was provided in the presence of distinguished Archons and esteemed dignitaries from the local Council.