August 4th, 2019
Stuff from the Priest: Beauty and 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:
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Thursday, August 8th||6:30 p.m. Akathist to St. Panteleimon|
|Saturday, August 10th||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the vigil)|
|Sunday, August 11th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
Music and Art Summer Day Camp: Monday, August 5th – Friday, August 9th, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For details, see:
https://saintjonah.org/e-bulletin/st-jonah-day-camp/ We need volunteers, and we need parents to register online ASAP.
Our next online Bible Study will be held on Wednesday, August 7th, at 7:00 p.m.
We may be in the middle of summer, but the new school year is fast approaching and I am looking for volunteers to teach our Sunday School program this year. There will be three age groups: 4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds, and a 12+ group. We will have an informational meeting in August to go over the curriculum and our vision for the program this year. Please contact Matushka 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:
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Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon: “Beauty and Truth – Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council 2019,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 8/4/19 (No Fasting) – Lydia Holt, Shane Martin, and the Kettner, and Shephard families.
Next Sunday: 8/11/19 (No Fasting) – Aleksandra Murphy and the Whiteford family.
Currently: (Ending on): 8/11/19 – Team Agustin.
Next (Ending on): 8/25/19 – Team Rosa.
This Saturday: 8/3/19: Rdr James Hall.
Next Saturday: 8/10/19: Shane Martin.
This Sunday: 8/4/19: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Sunday: 8/11/19: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
Commemorations from the past week:
Merilee (Mary) Eidson’s Birthday – Monday, July 29th.
Constantine and Nataliya Nation’s Wedding Anniversary; Matushka Margarita Pardo, Marina Watson, & Marina Stevens Name day – Tuesday, July 30th.
Vera Nation’s Birthday – Wednesday, July 31st.
Tatiana Alexandrova’s Birthday & Darien (Seraphima) Herzog’s Name day – Thursday, August 1st.
Ezekiel Wilkinson’s Name day & Olga Bolling’s Birthday – Saturday, August 3rd.
Magnolia (Magdalena) Wilkinson, Kara (Mary Magdalene) Hall & Merilee (Mary) Eidson’s Name day / Tamara Pino; Darien (Seraphima) Herzog; Christian Taylor & Ivan Tschebotarjew’s Birthday – Sunday, August 4th.
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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 Schedule for August through October 2019:
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Fasting in the Coming week:
On Wednesday, August 7th, wine and oil are permitted. On Friday, August 9th, fish, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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