August 22nd, 2021
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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, August 22nd):
Propers for the Feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God (Saturday, August 28th):
You can find propers for other upcoming Liturgies by clicking here, and upcoming Rubrics for services by clicking here.
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Friday, August 27th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Dormition|
|Saturday, August 28th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Feast of the Dormition
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, August 29th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
We will take a special collection to help support the parish in Lubbock this Sunday.
There will be a Google Meets meeting for the Catechumens in the parish on Wednesday, August 25th at 7:00 p.m. To login in, click on this link at that time: https://meet.google.com/naw-wgva-jww
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Tuesday, August 24th, at 7:00 p.m.
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be Saturday, August 21st, at 9:00 a.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the 13th Sunday after Pentecost (September 12th), here:
Bookstore News: We have a lot of books we have recently restocked, and a number of new titles as well.
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 “Those Who Were with God Were Not Afraid” A Talk With Natalia Ivanovna Taratunina, a Parishioner During Times of Persecution, Part 2, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “The Glory of Praying Man: Sunday After Transfiguration 2021” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
Trapeza (to pick your weekend, sign up here):
This Sunday: 8/22/21 (Fast day: Wine and oil permitted): Iryna Chebotko, Lydia West, Vera Yates.
Next Sunday: 8/29/21 (No Fast): Parish Potluck.
Currently: (Ending on): 8/22/21 – Team Rosa.
Next (Ending on): 9/5/21 – Team Kara.
This Saturday: 8/21/21: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Saturday: 8/28/21: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 8/22/21: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Sunday: 8/29/21: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Commemorations from the past week:
Tatiana Galitzine Sierra’s Birthday – Monday, August 16th .
Fr. David Companik & Fr. David Shepard’s Ordination Anniversary – Thursday, August 19th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrit Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; Matushka Margarita Pardo; Thekla Podrasky; Ann (Eleanor) Wandke; Ann (Sonia) Shepherd; Zoe Wren; Denise (Leslie) Barnett; Marina Watson; Demetra Durham; Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch; Joan Marie Pennings; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Jerry (John Herman) and Rozanne (Anne) Spires; Michael Murphy; John Gentry, 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 Hieromonk Nikolai (Chebotar); Archpriest Stephen Janos, Archpriest Leonid Kishkovsky, Martin Amora, and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Elizabeth Cline, Lydia Martin, and Daria Pino.
Rachel Burns, Jonathan Cantao, Tristan Scott, Jessica Kravtsov, Marcus Ballentine, Piotr, and Tyler Barrett.
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, Sr., Shane and Tami Peacock, Larry West, who are ill.
For 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.
The Captive Gregorios.
For the Departed: Shane Myers, Dorothy Myers, Art, Kathy Tinsley.
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No formal Sunday School until the end of Summer.
The Schedule for August through October 2021:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Monday, August 23rd; and Thursday, August, 26th, wine and oil are permitted. Tuesday, August 24th; and Wednesday, August 25th; and Friday, August 27th, are normal fast days. On Saturday, August 28th, we break the fast with the Feast of the Dormition.
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