August 11th, 2019
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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 Feast of the Procession of the Cross:
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Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Tuesday, August 13th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Procession of the Cross|
|Wednesday, August 14th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy for the Procession of the Cross|
|Saturday, August 17th||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the vigil)|
|Sunday, August 18th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy
1:00 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Transfiguration
You can see pictures of the Music and Art Summer Day Camp: Monday, August 5th – Friday, August 9th, here:
https://saintjonah.org/photos/pictures-from-the-music-and-art-summer-day-camp/ Thanks to all those who helped to make this camp possible.
Sunday School teachers will meet with Matushka Sara Shephard on Sunday, August 18th, after Trapeza, to discuss the upcoming school year. Please contactMatushka Sara Shephard if you are interested in volunteering and what age group you would prefer to teach.
St. Herman’s Conference this year will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio, from December 26th through December 30th. If you have a child that will be attending, please let Fr. John Whiteford know. We are trying to plan transportation ahead of time.
The Next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 15th at 7:00 p.m.
Sisterhood News: The Sisterhood Good Thoughts Book Club is reading God’s Path to Sanity by Dee Pennock. These books are available in the bookstore. The next book club meeting will be on August 31, 2019 at 1:30 PM in the Trapeza Hall. Contact Merilee Eidson for additional details.
Bookstore News: Book club book: Short Trip to the Edge is available in the bookstore.
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read about the Feast of the Procession of the Cross, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon: “Procession of the Cross and the Maccabean Martyrs,” by Fr. John Whiteford, here:
This Sunday: 8/11/19 (No Fasting) – Aleksandra Murphy and the Whiteford family.
Next Sunday: 8/18/19 (Fast: wine and oil permitted) – The Herzog and Kuykendall families.
Currently: (Ending on): 8/11/19 – Team Agustin.
Next (Ending on): 8/25/19 – Team Rosa.
This Saturday: 8/10/19: Shane Martin.
Next Saturday: 8/17/19: Abby Hall.
This Sunday: 8/11/19: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
Next Sunday: 8/18/19: Rdr. James Hall.
Commemorations from the past week:
Larisa Williams’ Birthday – Monday, August 5th.
Samuel (Nicholas) Chamberlin’s Birthday; Christina Companik, Christine Bruner and Christina Solis’s Name day — Tuesday, August 6th.
Alexandra Galitzine’s Birthday; Aksania Marie (Anna) Bruner’s Name day — Wednesday, August 7th.
Danielle Hirsch & Leslie Barnett’s Birthday; Jerusalem Witte’s Name day — Thursday, August 8th.
Oleksandr Bulat’s Birthday; Olga and David Bolling’s Anniversary – Friday, August 9th.
Sophie Koulikova & Nicholas Williams’ Birthday — Sunday, August 11th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Ioann (Magram), Hieromonk Ambrose, Archpriest Emil Hutnyan, Archpriest Anthony Nelson, Archpriest George Brooks, Archpriest John Maxwell, Matushka Debra Maxwell; Damon Sams, Matushka Parasceva Brooks, Matushka Olympia Sibley, Matushka Margarita Pardo, Thekla Podrasky, Ann (Eleanor) Wandke, Ann (Sonia) Shepherd, Elizabeth (Lori) Hritz, Zoe Wren, Denise (Leslie) Barnett, Vera Zegarac, Kathryn, Sophia, Marina Watson, Billy (Jean) Holloway, Demetra Durham, Sarah (Anna) Herzog, Cassie Hunt, Joseph Reynolds, 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; Gregory (Bob) Cain; Anna; Oleg; Larissa; Evdokia; George; Nectarius; Joshua Gonzales; Mary Saad; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Ivan Tschebotarjew; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; and Child Irene Harrington, who are ill.
The Captives Metropolitan Paul; Ramon Cury, and Salma Cury.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the repose of Archpriest John Moses, Archpriest Bogdan Sushansky, Anisia Sushansky, Gloria Ostis, and the Orthodox who have been slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Elizabeth Whiteford Cline & Tatiana Galitzine Sierra.
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, and Donna Beauchamp, who are ill.
For Aki and family; and Johnnie.
The Captive Gregorios.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Lubov.
For the Reposed: Jerrell Beck (Melissa Holloway’s uncle), Jason, Arthur, Garrett Eidson’s grandfather; Teresa Hall (James Hall’s sister); and Clifford Barnett Sr (Clifford’s father).
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Summer Program after Trapeza. The Youth Choir will also be practicing after Trapeza. If you have any questions about youth choir please contact Svetlana Cherskaya firstname.lastname@example.org or (281) 220 7599.
The New Church School Year will begin on Sunday, August 25th.
The Schedule for August through October 2019:
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Fasting in the Coming week:
On Wednesday, August 14th, we begin the Dormition Fast. On Wednesday, August 14th through Sunday, August 19th, wine and oil are permitted.
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