June 27th, 2021
Stuff from the Priest: “How to teach your children to read and understand the King James Version of the Bible” Click here for the Article.
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Saints of the Day for Sunday and the coming week, and other edifying reading:
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Propers for the Sunday Liturgy (Sunday, June 27th):
Propers for the Feast of St. John of Shanghai (Saturday, July 3rd):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Friday, July 2nd||6:30 p.m. Vigil for St. John of Shanghai|
|Saturday, July 3rd||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for St. John of Shanghai
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, July 4th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
If you interested in participating in the homeschool co-op this fall, please use this survey to tell us about your family’s needs and preferences: https://form.jotform.com/211395991161156. Not all of the fields are required, so you only need to complete the ones that are applicable to you. We will have a planning meeting after trapeza on June 27th.
We still need a volunteer who is willing and able to assist our parish treasurer.
If you would like to donate to cover the cost of students attending Summer Camp, we have 4 children who need scholarships, and they are $305.00 each.
St. Jonah Fine Arts Summer Day Camp: The camp dates/time: July 19- July 23rd (Mon.-Fr.), 9 am- 3pm. There will be 4 groups, with the same age groups as the Sunday school: Toddlers (2-4), Children (5-7), Children (8-12), Teens (13+). Day camp activities include: morning prayers, icon painting, singing, games, crafts, Orthodox discussion for older kids, snack and lunch. Children from St. Jonah’s and from other parishioners are welcomed to join. To enroll your children, please fill out a simple form: https://forms.gle/F2B5Mapo4rGASebQ8
The Children’s Choir sang at Trapeza on Pentecost: https://youtu.be/ZVGDEKonb_g
Houston Balalaika Orchestra will be performing during Trapeza on Sunday, June 27th.
The Reader Class will be meeting on Saturday, June 26th, at 3:30 p.m. in the parish house.
The next Bible Study on the book of Daniel will be on Tuesday, June 29th, at 7:00 p.m. at the parish hall. We will be discussing Daniel 10. For those who want to participate remotely, they can login at this link at that time: https://meet.google.com/nmn-crsp-xkf
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, July 22nd, at 7:00 p.m.
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be Saturday, July 17th, at 9:00 a.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul, here:
Bookstore News: We have more copies of the Old Rite Prayer Book in, and have Fr. Daniel Sysoev’s Law of God, back in stock.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 May 2021):
Building Fund: $266,406.00
For May 2021:
Building Fund: $1,838.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “The Grace of the Holy Spirit Can Change Us! Homily on the Day of the Holy Trinity, by Archimandrite John (Krestiankin),” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “The Substance of Things Hoped For,” by Fr. John Whiteford, here:
Trapeza (to pick your weekend, sign up here):
This Sunday: 6/27/21 (No fast): The Nation and Kettner families.
Next Sunday: 7/4/21 (No fast): Elena Craig, Rebecca Jackson, and Rosa Mahand.
Currently: (Ending on): 6/27/21 – Team Fernando.
Next (Ending on): 7/11/21 – Team Nation.
This Saturday: 6/26/21: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Saturday: 7/3/21: Rdr. Gabriel Pena.
This Sunday: 6/27/21: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Sunday: 7/4/21: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Commemorations from the past week:
For the newly wedded Seraphim and Tatiana Lewis, and their sponsors, Juliana and Kyriakos Chrysanthus.
Kalliope Joan-Marie McAvoy’s Name Day – Monday, June 21st.
Deacon Sergei Baranov’s Birthday – Tuesday, June 22nd.
Kathleen (Aquilina) Mattocks & Austin (Thekla) Gutzke’s birthday – Wednesday, June 23rd.
Leslie (Denise) and Clifford Barnett’s Wedding Anniversary – Friday, June 25th.
Kathleen (Aquilina) Mattocks’s Name day – Saturday, June 26th.
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For the Servants of God, Metropolitan Mark; Archimandrite Ioann (Magram), Archpriest Andre Papkov, Archpriest Geoffrey Korz, Archpriest Emil Hutnyan, Archpriest Anthony Nelson, Archpriest George Brooks, Archpriest Sergei Glagolev, Archpriest John Maxwell, Matushka Debra Maxwell, Priest Benigno Pardo, Priest Cassian Sibley, Deacon Lev Opie, Matushka Tatiana Trussin, Matushka Parasceva Brooks, Matushka Olympia Sibley, Matushka Margarita Pardo, Matushka Patricia Whiteford, Thekla Podrasky, Ann (Eleanor) Wandke, Ann (Sonia) Shepherd, Elizabeth (Lori) Hritz, Zoe Wren, Denise (Leslie) Barnett, Marina Watson, Billy (Jean) Holloway, Demetra Durham, Sarah (Anna) Herzog, Cassie Hunt, Mike (Apollos) McBride, Yelena Yegorova, Galina Lay, James and Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch, Demetra; Panagyiota; Georgia; Nathaniel Barrett Mahand; Jack (John) Mahand; Elizabeth Kowasic; Joan Marie Pennings; Robert Carlisle; James Marsh; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; John Nicholas Ostis; Garrett (Maximus) and Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Georgy; Valentina Kramareva; Anna (Oksana Mahecha’s sister); Evgeny (Fr. Sergei Baranov’s father-in-law); Viacheslav Chebotko; Natalia Petrova; Tatyana Grigorieva; Victor (Yelena Yegorova’s father); Alexis Lukianov; Michael Murphy; John Gentry; and the Child Irene Harrington, who are ill.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the newly reposed Matushka Maria Karas; Galina Bencowitz, Lubov (Galina Lay’s mother), and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Laura Ibanez, Brittany (Elizabeth) Northcutt, and Elizabeth Cline.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, Shawna Hiu; Misty; Harold Wren; Bethany; Shiela; Cecilia Beck; Rohayu; Infant Jared; Laura Odom, Leslie Swain (Ben Bryant’s mother); Melissa Munster (Moses Munster’s mother); Heather Tolliver (Melissa Holloway’s daughter); Pam Morris (Eleanor’s niece); Keaton Munster, Jeff Perkins, John Williams, William Allen (Eleanor’s adopted brother), John Ward (Rdr Demitri Likomitros’ Uncle), King Kotchavar, Debbie, Carol Schwendeman, the Vanderhider family, Donna Beauchamp, Nicoline and Kent, John Lay, Melissa Hall, Margaret, Angelica, Luna, Chad Holloway, Bridgette Dunlap (Matrona Marsh’s cousin), Adriana Mahand, Karym Kinnibrugh, and William who are ill.
For Aki and family; and Johnnie.
The Captive Gregorios.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Lubov.
For the newly reposed Weldon Walker (Jessica Marsh’s uncle).
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No formal Sunday School until the end of Summer.
The Schedule for May through July 2021:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: The Apostles’ Fast begins on Monday, June 28th. On Monday, June 28th; Tuesday, June 29th; Friday, July 2nd; Saturday, July 3rd; and Sunday, July 4th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. Wednesday, June 30th, is a normal fast day. On Thursday, July 1st, wine and oil are permitted.
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St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388