July 26th, 2020
Stuff from the Priest: Beginning to Read and Understand the Bible, Part 2: Staying on Track Click here for the Answer.
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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 St. Seraphim of Sarov (Saturday, August 1st):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Tuesday, July 28th||Baptism|
|Friday, July 31st||6:30 p.m. Vigil for St. Seraphim of Sarov|
|Saturday, August 1st||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for St. Seraphim of Sarov
5:00 p.m. Vigil
(with confessions during and following the Vigil)
|Sunday, August 2nd||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
The Governor and the CDC recommend the wearing of masks when out in public, where social distancing is difficult to maintain, and specifically while attending Church services. This is a recommendation, but it is not mandatory.
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:
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 “The Prodigal Society: Secularism and the Fate of Truth in Contemporary America,” by Dr. Amir Azarvan, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “Does Doctrine Matter,” by Fr. John Whiteford, here:
This Sunday: 7/26/20 (No Fast): Teams to be determined.
Next Sunday: 8/2/20 (No Fast): Teams to be determined.
Currently: (Ending on): 8/2/20 – Team Kara.
Next (Ending on): 8/16/20 – Team Dee Dee.
This Saturday: 7/25/20: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Saturday: 8/1/20: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
This Sunday: 7/26/20: Shane Martin.
Next Sunday: 8/2/20: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Commemorations from the past week:
Joseph Reynolds’ Birthday – Monday, July 20th.
Victoria Chebotko’s Birthday – Thursday, July 23rd.
Olga Shchepelina, Lisa (Euphemia) Bornejko, Euphemia Cline, Olga Koulikova; Olga Bryant, Olga Bolling’s Name day; and Lisa (Euphemia) Bornejko’s Birthday – Friday, July 24th.
Kara (Mary Magdalene) Hall’s Birthday– Saturday, July 25th.
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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, 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:
Wednesday, July 29th; and Friday, July 31st, are normal fast days. All other days are fast free.
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