July 3rd, 2022
Stuff from the Priest: Beginning to Read and Understand the Bible, Part 2: Staying on Track 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 (Sunday, June 26th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Wednesday, July 6th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist|
|Thursday, July 7th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Nativity of St. John the Baptist|
|Saturday, July 9th||10:00 a.m. Baptism
4:00 p.m. Panikhida for John Gentry
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, July 10th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
Delegates to Diocesan Assembly: Our diocese normally has an assembly every 3 years. Each parish sends delegates, both clergy and laity. The assembly will be held in a retreat center near Temple, Texas, from the evening of October 2nd, through the afternoon of October 6th. Our parish can send up to 7 laymen as delegates. If you are a member of the parish, and are both willing and able to attend, please let Fr. John Whiteford know.
Thanks to Svetlana Cherskaya and all those who helped to make the Day Camp possible. You can see pictures from this past week here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/52yH7m4oH9SyW3km7
We will take a special collection for the expenses for John Gentry’s funeral. If you send in a payment by any other means, please note in your donation that it is for “Funeral Costs.” This funeral costs are $3,992.00. You can send in electronic donations by clicking here, or make a note in the memo line of your check.
The Parish Hall will be closed beginning on Saturday, July 9th for remodeling for the next month. There will be no regular Trapeza during this time. People can bring their own food and drinks, and can use the picnic tables and the restrooms in the Church, but the parish hall will be closed during this time.
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, July 16th, at 9:00 a.m.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, July 27th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/gwc-njvf-wqd
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, July 28th, at 7:00 p.m.
Sisterhood News: The Next Sisterhood Meeting will be on July 8th, at 7:00 p.m.
Bookstore News: We have copies of the Prologue of Ohrid on sale for $75, while supplies last. The normal price is $135. We have copies of the Psalter that have Slavonic and Russian texts in Parallel columns for $15 each.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 May 2022):
Building Fund: $2,767.00
For May 2022:
Building Fund: $1,325.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Jurisdictions Unite Against GOARCH Plans to Make Defrocked Archimandrite a Bishop,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to sermon “The Calls of God: Saint Matthew 4,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 7/3/22 (Fast day: fish, wine, and oil permitted): The Kuzmin and Rafaelano families, and John Ely.
Next Sunday: 7/10/22 (Fast day: fish, wine, and oil permitted): There will be no regular Trapeza this week due to the remodeling of the Hall.
Currently: (Ending on): 7/3/22 – Team Nation.
Next (Ending on): 7/17/22 – Team Chebotko.
This Saturday: 7/2/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Saturday: 7/9/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
This Sunday: 7/3/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Sunday: 7/10/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 7/3/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Next Sunday: 7/10/22: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Micah Morgan, Ivan Kuzmin, William de Carion, Ezra Wilkinson, James Powell, Everett Powell, Eric Lickwar.
Commemorations from the past week:
Moses Munster’s Birthday; Agustin Rafaelano’s Name day – Tuesday, June 28th.
Eleanor Anne Wandke’s birthday – Thursday, June 30th.
John Lardas, Jacob (John) Kettner, Joan Marie (Johanna) Penning, and Jude Morgan’s Name Day; Andrew Rodionov & Samuel Carlisle’s Birthday – Saturday, July 2nd.
Kallistos Pino’s Name Day – Sunday, July 3rd.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; Deacon Vladimir Trussin; Thekla Podrasky; Ann (Eleanor) Wandke; Ann (Sonia) Shepherd; Subdeacon Romanos and Zoe Wren; Denise (Leslie) Barnett; Marina Watson; Demetra Durham; Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch; Joan Marie Pennings; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Rozanne (Anne) and Jerry (John Herman) Spires; Michael Murphy; Valentin, Rada and Florentina, Sophia Petropoulos, Olga, (Barrett (Nathaniel) Mahand, Eliasious, Rdr. John Economou, Robert McIsaac, and Dennis Tilley, who are ill.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Soldier Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the newly reposed John Gentry, Tatiana, and those slain in the violence in Ukraine and Syria.
Lydia West, Elena Vilcu, Liza Dydyshka Wood, and Daria Pino.
Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Vanessa Canterbury, Deborah and Alexander Gessell, Jessica Scarborough.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, Shawna Hiu; Misty; Harold Wren; Melissa Munster (Moses Munster’s mother); Heather Tolliver (Melissa Holloway’s daughter); Pam Morris (Eleanor’s niece); Zee Eidson, Michael and Brenda Eidson, for the child Mason Eidson, Gene and Beth Beggs, Scott and Carol Phillips, Jerald Spires, Shane and Tami Peacock, Larry West, Erik Minor, Liza, Linda Ballentine, and Vanessa Canterbury who are ill.
For Ken, Christina, Aki and family; and Johnnie, Damon and Elisabeth Myers, and their child, Dorothy, Scott and Shannon Eidson and their family, James Franklin and his family, Wayne Bo Peacock, Vince Powell, and his child, Rex, Richard, Teresa.
For the newly reposed Concha and Miguel.
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No Sunday School until it resumes in the end of Summer.
The Schedule for the Remainder of April through July 2022:
The Schedule for August through October 2022:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Monday, July 4th; Wednesday, July 6th; Thursday, July 7th; Friday, July 8th; Saturday, July 9th; and Sunday, July 10th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. On Tuesday, July 5th, wine and oil are permitted.
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