October 25th, 2020
Stump the Priest: “What does 1st Timothy 2:15 mean when it says that a woman shall be “saved” in child bearing? How do the Orthodox interpret that passage?” 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:
Propers for the Slavonic Liturgy (in English) (Saturday, October 31st):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Monday, October 26th:||4:30 p.m. Pannikhida|
|Saturday, October 31st||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy in Slavonic
5:00 p.m. Vigil
(with confessions during and following the Vigil)
|Sunday, November 1st||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
We will have our annual parish picnic after the Liturgy, this Sunday, October 25th.
Please be aware that we currently do not have natural gas in the parish house, which means that the stove will not work until we are able to get a new gas line in place.
Our next Parish Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 28th, at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are currently being held via the internet.
We will have a Slavonic Liturgy on Saturday, October 31st, at 9:00 a.m. The link to sign up for the 10/31 potluck after Slavonic Liturgy is https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094FAAAD2FA4F58-trapeza6
Youth Choir: If anyone would like to enroll their children to the youth choir, they can sign up on the paper form in trapeza hall.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, here:
We have new Crosses and Icons of St. Paisios the Athonite that are now in stock.
The Sisterhood Council will meet via the internet on Monday, November 16th, at 7:00 p.m.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 August 2020):
Building Fund: $30,158.00
For August 2020:
Building Fund: $26,309.00
Average Monthly Expenses $11,196.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Christian Charity Does Not Indulge Sins: Ukrainian Hierarch Comments on Pope’s Support for Gay Civil Unions,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “The Optina Elders and the Shamardino Nuns,” by Fr. John Whiteford, here:
This Sunday: 10/25/20 (Fast: no fast): Parish Potluck.
Next Sunday: 11/8/20 (Fast: no fast): The Mahecha family (we need two more families to sponsor).
Currently: (Ending on): 10/25/20 – Team Rosa.
Next (Ending on): 11/8/20 – Team Kara.
This Saturday: 10/24/20: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Saturday: 10/31/20: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
This Sunday: 10/25/20: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Sunday: 11/1/20: Rdr. Quadratus Bornejko.
Commemorations from the past week:
The Newly Illumined Kallistos, and his Sponsor, Paisios (Shane) Martin.
Aleksandra Murphy & Diana Rodionov’s Birthday – Monday, October 19th.
Fr. Benigno Pardo’s birthday, and ordination anniversary; Jonah Companik’s Name day – Tuesday, October 20th.
Jonah Companik & Nina Lickwar Bernardi’s Birthday – Wednesday, October 21st.
Rafael Mahecha’s Birthday – Friday, October 23rd.
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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 Antonio Perdomo, Archpriest John Maxwell, Archpriest Vadim, Matushka Debra Maxwell; Damon Sams, 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, Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch, Demetra; Panagyiota; Georgia; Nathaniel Barrett Mahand; Elizabeth Kowasic; Joan Marie Pennings; Robert Carlisle; James Marsh; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Ivan Tschebotarjew; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; Isaac Swett; John Nicholas Ostis; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Georgy; Valentina Kramareva; Anna (Oksana Mahecha’s sister); Evgeny (Fr. Sergei Baranov’s father-in-law); Viacheslav Chebotko; Natalia Petrova; and Children 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 Metropolitan Theodosius, Gennady, Natalia, Paul, Alexander Feodorov (Marina Watson’s father), and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, Ann Kellis; 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, Sergei Savitski, the Vanderhider family, Donna Beauchamp, Nicoline and Kent, John Lay, Melissa Hall, Margaret, Angelica, Luna, Chad Holloway, 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 Dennis Reece (James Marsh’s uncle).
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No Sunday School this Sunday due to the Parish Picnic.
The Schedule for November 2020 through January 2021:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: Wednesday, October 28th; and Friday, October30th, are normal fast days. All other days are fast free.
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