April 23rd, 2023
Stuff from the Priest: “Did St. Mark “Blunder”?” 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, April 23rd):
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Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Tuesday, April 25th||10:00 a.m. Panikhida at the Russian section of Earthman Resthaven Cemetery.|
|Saturday, April 29th||10:00 a.m. Baptism
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, April 30th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
Our next Bible Study will be held on Tuesday, April 25th at 7:00 p.m. We will be studying the Gospel of Luke, Chapters 4 and 5, beginning with Luke 4:1. For those appearing in person, we will have Small Compline at 6:15 p.m., followed by Refreshments. For those appearing via Google Meets, they can log in at https://meet.google.com/brp-yqok-wqk
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Wednesday, April 26th, at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/zzv-osry-jiu
We will be having a Summer Camp from June 5th through June 9th in Denton Texas, for children 11 through 17. Those 18 and older can volunteer to be a camp counselor. If you have children who you would like to send, please let Fr. John Whiteford know. Click Here to Register.
Tax Letters: If you need a letter to verify your donations for 2022 for filing your taxes, send requests to email@example.com.
Coffee: Fr. Christopher Morgan will be selling fresh brewed gourmet coffee in the bookstore, for those who prefer good coffee to the standard brew. He is also selling fresh roasted coffee beans, for those who would like to brew more at home.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be on Friday, April 28th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/tua-iiiw-xwa
Fr. Christopher Morgan is crowd-funding to enable him to do a complete translation of the Greek Septuagint and Greek New Testament. If you would like to help out, see https://saintjonah.org/about/the-first-bible-of-the-church/ You can also send donations through our Church, just mark it as being for “Translation Project.”
Sisterhood News: You can become a Sisterhood member by filling out membership forms online, the paper forms located in the trapeza hall bulletin board. Make sure to join Sisterhood io group online to be up-to-date with all Sisterhood news and announcements.
Brotherhood News: You can join the Brotherhood io group online to keep up with all Brotherhood news and announcements, or follow their Telegram channel.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 28th February 2023):
Building Fund: $3,122.00
For February 2023:
Building Fund: $1,712.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Kiev Caves Lavra is the Golgotha of the Orthodox World — Serbian Hierarch,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the Sermon “To the Church of Philadelphia: The Name of Christian (Revelation 3:7-13),” by Fr.John Whiteford, here:
This Sunday: 4/23/23 (No fast): The Jackson, Munster, and Whiteford families.
Next Sunday: 4/30/23 (No fast): The Jackson, Munster, and Whiteford families.
Currently: (Ending on): 4/30/23 – Team Kara.
Next (Ending on): 5/17/23 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 4/22/23: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Saturday: 4/29/23: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 4/23/23: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Sunday: 4/30/23: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 4/23/23: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Ivan Kuzmin, Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson.
Next Sunday: 4/30/23: Team C: Mathieu Powell, Seraphim Powell, Constantine Powell, William De Carion, Luka Chrisanthus, Michael Chrisanthus.
Commemorations from the past week:
Jessica Partin Kravtsov’s Birthday – Monday, April 17th.
Leiah Carlisle & Michael Carlisle’s Birthday – Tuesday, April 18th
Vadym Sieroshitanov’s Name Day; Vladimir Graeff’s Birthday – Saturday, April 22nd.
Fr. Sergei Baranov ordination / Thomas Evind, Tomas Maldonado, Eric (Thomas) Lickwar & Tomas Charytoniuk’s Name day – Sunday, April 23rd.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; Priest Benigno Pardo; Deacon Vladimir Trussin; Thekla Podrasky; Ann (Eleanor) Wandke; Ann (Sonia) Shepherd; Subdeacon Romanos and Zoe Wren; Denise (Leslie) Barnett; Marina Watson; Demetra Durham; Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch; Joan Marie Pennings; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Rozanne (Anne) and Jerry (John Herman) Spires; Michael Murphy; Valentin, Rada and Florentina, Sophia Petropoulos, Olga, Nathaniel (Barrett) Mahand, Eliasious, Rdr. John Economou, Robert McIsaac, Galina Lay, Rdr. Joshua Gonzales, Lisa (Euphemia) Bornejko, Cosmas (Spencer) Burton, Jeffery Gallagher, Suzannah, Savva (Tyler) Barrett, Dennis Tilley, and John Watts, who are ill.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Soldier Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the newly reposed Archpriest Joseph Shadha, Presbytera Galina, Dimitri, and those slain in the fighting in Ukraine, Russia, and Syria.
Laura Ibañez, Elizabeth de Carion, Elizabeth Albarran, and Anja Peña.
Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Vanessa Canterbury, Deborah and Alexander Gessell, Robert Smith, Victoria Smith, Cory Messner, Jase Brazzil, Cyprian Corey Patin Sr., Melissa Robillard, John Robillard, Jose de la Rosa, Daniel Sommer, Adriane Melnyczuk, William Chandonia, Sabina Centinia, Christine Kim; Nina and Gerasimos Spiers; Michael Ly; Josiah Plumley; Kashif (Jude) Bhatti; and Jessica Palmer.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, Shawna Hiu; Misty; Harold Wren; Melissa Munster (Moses Munster’s mother); Heather Tolliver (Melissa Holloway’s daughter); Pam Morris (Eleanor’s niece); Zee Eidson, Michael and Brenda Eidson, for the child Mason Eidson, Gene and Beth Beggs, Scott and Carol Phillips, Jerald Spires, Shane and Tami Peacock, Larry West, Ana Crespo, Liza, Aida Diaz, Antonio, John Lay, Jennie Mobley, and Linda Ballentine who are ill.
For Ken, Christina, Aki and family; and Johnnie, Damon and Elisabeth Myers, and their child, Dorothy, Scott and Shannon Eidson and their family, James Franklin and his family, Wayne Bo Peacock, Vince Powell and his child Rex, Richard, Teresa. Marcie Dark, Tim, Karen, Taylor, Lindsay, Jon, Alex, and Andrew Burns, Michelle Brazzil, and child Riley Faith.
For the newly reposed Mary Garcia (Joseph Ibañez’s grandmother).
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Toddlers (2-3): Mat. Genevieve Companik.
Children, Age 4-6: Taught by Iryna Chebotko.
Children, Age 7-9: Taught by Mat. Sara Shephard.
Children, Age 9-12: Taught by Matushka Patricia Whiteford.
Teens and Adults: Taught by Fr. David Companik.
Schedule of Services for the remainder of April through July 2023:
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Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, April 26th; and Friday, April 28th, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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