August 9th, 2020
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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 Holy Cross (Friday, August 14th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Thursday, August 13th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Procession of the Cross|
|Friday, August 14th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Procession of the Cross|
|Saturday, August 15th||5:00 p.m. Vigil
(with confessions during and following the Vigil)
|Sunday, August 16th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
There is a sign-up sheet for Trapeza in the Parish Hall. You can sponsor a trapeza in memory of a departed loved one, or to celebrate some special occasion in your family. You can read about how Trapeza is currently being done here: https://saintjonah.org/bltn/trapeza_instructions.doc
We need some more volunteers for the rotation of cleaning the Church. If you would like to help, please let Fr. John Whiteford know.
Our next Parish Council meeting will be held on Thursday, August 20th, at 7:00 p.m. Meeting are currently being held via the internet.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost here:
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost:
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 30 June 2020):
Building Fund: $3,324.00
For June 2020:
Building Fund: $125.00
Average Monthly Expenses $11,196.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Christianity and Communism,” by Metropolitan Philaret (Voskresensky), here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “We Should Never Despair of Our Salvation,” by Fr. John Whiteford, here:
This Sunday: 8/9/20 (No Fast): The Pino Family.
Next Sunday: 8/16/20 (No Fast): Liza Dydyshka Wood and Tatiana Schwendeman .
Currently: (Ending on): 8/16/20 – Team Dee Dee.
Next (Ending on): 8/30/20 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 8/8/20: Rdr. James Hall.
Next Saturday: 8/15/20: Shane Martin.
This Sunday: 8/9/20: Abby Hall.
Next Sunday: 8/16/20: Rdr. Quadratus Bornejko.
Commemorations from the past week:
Andrew & Elizabeth de Carion’s Wedding Anniversary; Ezekiel Wilkinson’s Name day / Olga Bolling’s Birthday – Monday, August 3rd.
Magnolia (Magdalena) Wilkinson, Kara (Mary Magdalene) Hall & Merilee Eidson’s Name day / Tamara Pino; Darien (Seraphima) Herzog; Ivan Tschebotarjew’s Birthday – Tuesday, August 4th.
Larisa Williams’ Birthday – Wednesday, August 5th.
Christina Companik, Christine Bruner and Christina Solis’s Name day – Thursday, August 6th.
Alexandra Galitzine’s Birthday; Aksania Marie (Anna) Bruner’s Name day – Friday, August 7th.
Danielle Hirsch & Leslie (Denise) Barnett’s Birthday – Saturdays, August 8th.
Oleksandr Bulat’s Birthday; Olga and David Bolling’s Anniversary – Sunday, August 9th.
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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, 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, 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; Joshua Gonzales; 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; Larisa Williams; 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 Archimandrite John (Ericson), Mihail Denisov, and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Daria Pino, and Juliana Wilkinson.
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, Mark Reynolds, Margaret, Angelica, Luna, 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 Aiden Dunn (James and Sophia Hirsch’s nephew).
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Cancelled until further notice.
The Schedule for August through October 2020:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week:
Monday, August 10th; Tuesday, August 11th; and Thursday, August 13th are fast free days. On Wednesday, August 12th; Saturday, August 15th; and Sunday, August 16th, wine, and oil are permitted. Friday, August 14th, is a normal fast day.
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