The United Kingdom experienced a surge of immigrants, especially from Greece and Russia, during the 20th century.
They brought with them their customs, traditions, and religious observances.
Many Orthodox Christians in the United Kingdom are immigrants or descendents of immigrants from countries such as Greece, Cyprus, Romania and Russia.
It is believed that Greek immigrants started arriving in London during the late 17th century.
There are different types of Orthodox churches in the United Kingdom, including the Greek Orthodox Church, the Romanian Orthodox Church, and the Russian Orthodox Church.
Congregation numbers have grown in these churches due to immigration.
The most commonly used color is red, signifying Jesus Christ’s blood.