July 19th, 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 Icon of the Three-hands (Saturday, July 25th):
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:
|Saturday, July 25th||9:00 a.m. Restricted Liturgy
5:00 p.m. Vigil
(with confessions during and following the Vigil)
|Sunday, July 26th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
Our next Parish Council meeting will be held on Thursday, July 23rd, at 7:00 p.m. Meeting are currently being held via the internet.
The Liturgy this coming Saturday (July 25th) is limited to those who have someone at high risk for the Coronavirus, or who are concerned about large crowds because of the virus – this does not include choir members and servers.
We need some more volunteers for the rotation of cleaning the Church. If you would like to help, please let Fr. John Whiteford know.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost here:
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 May 2020):
Building Fund: $3,199.00
For May 2020:
Building Fund: $200.00
Average Monthly Expenses $11,196.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Life of the Holy New Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth,” by Metropolitan Anastassy, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “St. Paisios as the Antidote to Our Dark Times – 5th Sunday after Pentecost 2020,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 7/19/20 (No Fast): Teams to be determined.
Next Sunday: 7/26/20 (No Fast): Teams to be determined.
Currently: (Ending on): 7/19/20 – Team Rosa.
Next (Ending on): 8/2/20 – Team Kara.
This Saturday: 7/18/20: Rdr. Quadratus Bornejko.
Next Saturday: 7/25/20: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 7/19/20: Rdr. James Hall.
Next Sunday: 7/26/20: Shane Martin.
Commemorations from the past week:
Angelina Medvedev’s Name day – Tuesday, July 14th.
Nikitas Stevens’ Birthday – Thursday, July 16th.
Tatiana Schwendeman’s Name Day; Natalya Murphy & Angelina Medvedev’s Birthday – Friday, July 17th.
Ella (Elizabeth) Pound, Deacon Sergei Baranov, Rayne (Elizabeth) Herzog, Elizabeth Chebotko, Elizabeth Mukranov, Elisaveta Baranov, & Elizabeth Cline’s Name day / Vera and Jens (Nicholas) Yates’ Wedding Anniversary – Saturday, 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 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 protection of Rdr. Sergei Lickwar, who is being deployed to Iraq, and Rdr. Peter Lickwar, who is a police officer.
For the newly reposed Protodeacon Gregory Norris; Peter Haddad, 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 the remainder of April through July 2020:
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:
Wednesday, July 22nd is a normal fast day. On Friday, July 24th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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