July 9th, 2023
Stuff from the Priest: “Moldova Pilgrimage, Part 1.” 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, July 9th):
Propers for the Nativity of Ss. Peter and Paul (Wednesday, July 12th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Tuesday, July 11th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul|
|Wednesday, July 12th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul|
|Saturday, July 15th||10:00 a.m. Baptism
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, July 16th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
The church has been given grass fed local farm raised meat for the Sisterhood to sell to parishioners as a fundraiser. We are asking $5 per package. There are 2 lb packs of ground beef, and packs of soup bones. Quantity is limited.
Coffee: Fr. Christopher Morgan will be selling fresh brewed gourmet coffee in the bookstore, for those who prefer good coffee to the standard brew. He is also selling fresh roasted coffee beans, for those who would like to brew more at home.
Fr. Christopher Morgan is crowd-funding to enable him to do a complete translation of the Greek Septuagint and Greek New Testament. If you would like to help out, see https://saintjonah.org/about/the-first-bible-of-the-church/ You can also send donations through our Church, just mark it as being for “Translation Project.”
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be on Tuesday, July 18th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/dcm-zekv-fea
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Friday, July 28th, at 9:00 a.m.
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Tuesday, July 25th, at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/poc-pzns-qeh
Catechumens: If you are a catechumen, or are not a catechumen, but would like to participate in classes for Catechumens, be sure to joine the Catechumen io group online.
Sisterhood News: You can become a Sisterhood member by filling out membership forms online, the paper forms located in the trapeza hall bulletin board. Make sure to join Sisterhood io group online to be up-to-date with all Sisterhood news and announcements.
Brotherhood News: You can join the Brotherhood io group online to keep up with all Brotherhood news and announcements, or follow their Telegram channel.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 28th May 2023):
Building Fund: $8,920.25
For May 2023:
Building Fund: $2,840.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Living Lessons of Moral Theology: Memories of St. John of Shanghai,” by Archbishop Mikhail (Donskov) of Geneva and Western Europe, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “Marvelous Faith: The Centurion, 4th Sunday after Pentecost 2023,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 7/9/23 (Fast: fish, wine, and oil permitted): The Cline, Messner, Lickwar, and Ballentine families.
Next Sunday: 7/16/23 (No fast): Parish Potluck.
Currently: (Ending on): 7/9/23 – Team Marcus.
Next (Ending on): 7/23/23 – Team Kara.
This Saturday: 7/8/23: Daniel Gonzalez.
Next Saturday: 7/15/23: Nikolai Goldmann.
This Sunday: 7/9/23: Daniel Gonzalez.
Next Sunday: 7/16/23: Nikolai Goldmann.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 7/9/23: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates.
Next Sunday: 7/16/23: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Ivan Kuzmin, Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson.
Commemorations from the past week:
Luke (Henry) Powell’s Birthday – Tuesday, July 4th.
Andrew de Carion’s Birthday – Thursday, July 6th.
John Martin and Giovanni Jabbour’s Name day – Friday, July 7th.
Nicole Maria Murphy’s Birthday – Sunday, July 9th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; Priest Benigno Pardo; 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, Nathaniel (Barrett) Mahand, Eliasious, Rdr. John Economou, Robert McIsaac, Galina Lay, Rdr. Joshua Gonzales, Lisa (Euphemia) Bornejko, Cosmas (Spencer) Burton, Jeffery Gallagher, Suzannah Soloviev, Savva (Tyler) Barrett, Dennis Tilley, Rdr. Gabriel Peña, John Watts, and the child Caison Elisabeth Kellam, 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 Alexandra Sieroshtanova, Nikolai, Vasily, Thekla Brody, Mark Bruto da Costa, James, Margaret Todd, Raphaela Martin, and those slain in the fighting in Ukraine, Russia, and Syria.
Elizabeth Cline, Emilia Mullins, Lydia West, and Vera Yates.
Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Deborah and Alexander Gessell, Robert Smith, Victoria Smith, Jase Brazzil, Cyprian Corey Patin Sr., Melissa Robillard, John Robillard, Adriane Melnyczuk, William Chandonia, Sabina Centinia, Christine Kim; Nina and Gerasimos Spiers; Michael Ly; Josiah Plumley; Kashif (Jude) Bhatti; Jessica Palmer; Janos Roszik; Dennis, Angela and Torin Daniel; Justin, Ashley, Caroline, and John Turner; and Alex Trevino.
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, Ana Crespo, Liza, Aida Diaz, Antonio, John Lay, Jennie Mobley, Linda Ballentine, and Kathleen Sorrentino, 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. Marcie Dark, Tim, Karen, Taylor, Lindsay, Jon, Alex, and Andrew Burns, Michelle Brazzil, and child Riley Faith.
For the newly reposed Margaret Todd.
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No Sunday School until Sunday, September 3rd.
Schedule of Services for the remainder of April through July 2023:
Schedule of Services for August through October 2023:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: Monday, July 10th, is a normal fast day. On Tuesday, July 11th; Wednesday, July 12th; and Friday, July 14th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. The Apostles’ Fast ends on July 12th. All other days after that, are fast free.
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