July 7th, 2019
Stuff from the Priest: “Is Bible Study Orthodox?” 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:
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Thursday, July 11th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for Ss. Peter and Paul|
|Friday, July 12th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for Ss. Peter and Paul|
|Saturday, July 13th||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the vigil)|
|Sunday, July 14th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
The Next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday, July 8th at 7:00 p.m.
Our next online Bible Study will be held on July 10th, at 7:00 p.m.
When you walk into the narthex, you will notice that there is a rack with different colored bags. These are bags with crayons and some paper to color. These are available for parents with young children who need something to occupy them. We ask that you not bring toys into the Church. These bags are available to whoever needs them, we only ask that you return them after the services.
If you are interested in teaching Sunday School this coming school year, please speak to Matushka Sara Shephard.
St. Herman’s Conference this year will be held in Cincinnati, Ohio, from December 26th through December 30th. If you have a child that will be attending, please let Fr. John Whiteford know. We are trying to plan transportation ahead of time.
Sisterhood News: The sisterhood is planning our Annual Rummage Sale for the following dates:
Friday, August 2nd – 07:00 – 3:00 PM
Saturday August 3rd – 07:00 – 12:00 PM
Please text pictures to Melissa Holloway at 832-326-2996 if you have any of the following items that you will be bringing to sell:
or other big ticket or large items
The deadline to get these pictures to me is FRIDAY, JULY 19TH as we will be placing ads. We will start accepting items Sunday, July 28th. We would appreciate gently used and designer/boutique and other items that will sell quickly.
Please refrain from bringing the following:
Any items that are badly damaged / extremely worn
Personalized clothing or items, i.e monogrammed or engraved
School or work (company) logo’d shirts or other clothing
This is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year and the proceeds assist with kids’ church camps and St. Herman’s conferences. We are looking to have a successful rummage sale this year and we appreciate all the donations and assistance! Please contact me or Kara Hall if you have any questions.
Bookstore News: Book club book: Short Trip to the Edge is available in the bookstore.
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “How Icons are Renewing Themselves and Prophecies are Being Fulfilled,” by Fr. Stephan Pavlenko, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon: “The Portrait of a Saint – All Saints 2019” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 7/7/19 (Fast day: fish, wine, and oil permitted) – Cindi Rausch, and the Holloway and Nation families.
Next Sunday: 7/14/19 (No Fasting) – The Clines, Alexander Liepman, and Joshua Gonzales.
Currently: (Ending on): 7/14/19 – Team Fernando.
Next (Ending on): 7/28/19 – Team Nation.
This Saturday: 7/6/19: Abby Hall.
Next Saturday: 7/13/19: Cody Bornejko.
This Sunday: 7/7/19: Shane Martin.
Next Sunday: 7/14/19: Abby Hall.
Commemorations from the past week:
Andrew Rodionov & Samuel Carlisle’s Birthday – Tuesday, July 2nd.
Yelena Dorovskikh’s Birthday – Friday, July 5th.
Vladimir Bolling’s Birthday; Giovanni Jabbour’s Name day – Sunday, July 7th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Ioann (Magram), Hieromonk Ambrose, Archpriest Emil Hutnyan, Archpriest Anthony Nelson, Archpriest George Brooks, 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, Vera Zegarac, Kathryn, Sophia, 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; Gregory (Bob) Cain; Anna; Oleg; Larissa; Evdokia; George; Nectarius; Joshua Gonzales; Mary Saad; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Ivan Tschebotarjew; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; and Child Irene Harrington, who are ill.
The Captives Metropolitan Paul; Ramon Cury, and Salma Cury.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the repose of Archpriest Bogdan Sushansky, Archpriest Dimitri Cozby, Matushka Marina Girard, Maurice Sill, Anisia Sushansky, Gloria Ostis, and the Orthodox who have been slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Elizabeth Whiteford Cline & Tatiana Galitzine Sierra.
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, and Donna Beauchamp, who are ill.
For Aki and family; and Johnnie.
The Captive Gregorios.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Lubov.
For the Reposed: Jason, Arthur, Garrett Eidson’s grandfather; Teresa Hall (James Hall’s sister); and Clifford Barnett Sr (Clifford’s father).
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Summer Program after Trapeza. The Youth Choir will also be practicing after Trapeza. If you have any questions about youth choir please contact Svetlana Cherskaya email@example.com or (281) 220 7599.
The Schedule for May through July 2019:
The Schedule for August through October 2019:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week:
On Monday, July 8th, wine and oil are permitted. On Tuesday, July 9th; Thursday, July 11th; Friday, July 12th, fish, wine and oil are permitted. Wednesday, July 10th is a normal fast day. We break the fast on Saturday, July 13th.
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