July 18th, 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, July 18th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, July 24th||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, July 25th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
Please bring in the money your family has set aside for the Mighty Mites offering for Orthodox orphanages in Africa.
The Reader Class will be meeting on Saturday, July 17th, at 3:30 p.m. in the parish house.
The next Bible Study on the book of Daniel will be on Tuesday, July 20th, at 7:00 p.m. at the parish hall. We will be discussing the remaining parts of the Daniel: Susanna, and Bel and the Dragon. For those who want to participate remotely, they can login at this link at that time: https://meet.google.com/fao-dinx-urv
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, July 22nd, at 7:00 p.m.
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be Saturday, July 17th, at 9:00 a.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the 7th Sunday after Pentecost (August 9th), here:
Bookstore News: We have more copies of the Old Rite Prayer Book in, and have Fr. Daniel Sysoev’s Law of God, back in stock.
Sisterhood News: The Sisterhood Garage Sale is back on Saturday, August 7th, from 7am-1pm! We are in need of your gently used items to place in the sale (appliances, electronics, tools, baby items, clothing, etc.) Donated items can be placed in the back room of the trapeza hall beginning the weekend of July 24th, before or after church services. Donations can also be brought to the church during the week of the 26th from 9am-3pm.
We are also in need of volunteers to make this fundraiser a success. Please take a look at the sign up and find a time that you are available during the week to assist with preparation and organizing, as well as helping with the garage sale on August 7th. Please see a member of the Sisterhood if you have any questions. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0D45AAAA2BA0FD0-garage
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 “Beware of the Orthodox Bobos,” by Archpriest Geoffrey Korz, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “Canceling Ourselves – Cultivating Godly Despair” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
Trapeza (to pick your weekend, sign up here):
This Sunday: 7/18/21 (No fast): Parish Potluck.
Next Sunday: 7/25/21 (No fast): Julie Maldonado, Monique Jabbour, and Lisa Bornejko.
Currently: (Ending on): 7/25/21 – Team Cody.
Next (Ending on): 8/8/21 – Team Eugenia.
This Saturday: 7/17/21: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Next Saturday: 7/24/21: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 7/18/21: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Next Sunday: 7/25/21: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Commemorations from the past week:
Richard (Paul) Murphy, Shane (Paisios) Martin, Rdr. Peter Lickwar, Paul Jackson, Paul Rodionov, and Piotr Galitzine’s Name day / Iryna Chebotko & Thekla Podrasky’s Birthday – Monday, July 12th.
Angelina Medvedev’s Name day – Wednesday, July 14th.
Robert (Nicholas) McIsaac, Tatiana Schwendeman’s Name Day; Natalya Murphy & Angelina Medvedev’s Birthday – Saturday, July 17th.
Ella West, Deacon Sergei Baranov, Elizabeth Chebotko, Elizabeth McIsaac, Elisaveta Baranov, & Elizabeth Cline’s Name day / Vera and Jens (Nicholas) Yates’ Wedding Anniversary – Sunday, July 18th.
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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 Sergei Glagolev, Archpriest John Maxwell, Matushka Debra Maxwell, Priest Benigno Pardo, Priest Cassian Sibley, Deacon Lev Opie, Matushka Tatiana Trussin, Matushka Parasceva Brooks, Matushka Olympia Sibley, Matushka Margarita Pardo, Matushka Patricia Whiteford, 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, Mike (Apollos) McBride, Yelena Yegorova, Galina Lay, James and Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch, Demetra; Panagyiota; Georgia; Nathaniel Barrett Mahand; Jack (John) Mahand; Elizabeth Kowasic; Joan Marie Pennings; Robert Carlisle; James Marsh; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; John Nicholas Ostis; Garrett (Maximus) and Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Georgy; Valentina Kramareva; Anna (Oksana Mahecha’s sister); Evgeny (Fr. Sergei Baranov’s father-in-law); Viacheslav Chebotko; Natalia Petrova; Tatyana Grigorieva; Victor (Yelena Yegorova’s father); Alexis Lukianov; Michael Murphy; John Gentry; and the Child 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 Galina Bencowitz, Lubov (Galina Lay’s mother), and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Laura Ibanez, Brittany (Elizabeth) Northcutt, and Elizabeth Cline.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, 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, the Vanderhider family, Donna Beauchamp, Nicoline and Kent, John Lay, Melissa Hall, Margaret, Angelica, Luna, Chad Holloway, Bridgette Dunlap (Matrona Marsh’s cousin), Adriana Mahand, Karym Kinnibrugh, and William who are ill.
For Aki and family; and Johnnie.
The Captive Gregorios.
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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 Wednesday, July 21st, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. Friday, July 23rd, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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