June 12th, 2022
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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 12th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, June 18th||10:00 a.m. Baptism
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, June 19th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy, followed by kneeling Vespers|
We will have a planning meeting for the Homeschool Co-op at the church on Wednesday, June 15th. We will begin with a Moleben for the Beginning of a Good Work at 9:45 a.m. Our discussion will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will be accessible on Google Meets for those who cannot attend in person. We will have a simple lunch at 11:30 a.m. Please RSVP to Mat. Jennifer at 713-204-6438, if you would like to participate.
We will take a special collection for the Marsh Family. James Marsh was injured, and has been unable to work. They are going to be moving back to our area, but they are in a temporary bind, and need help to be able to move.
If you would like to contribute to pay the expenses for John Gentry’s funeral, please note in your donation that it is for “Funeral Costs.” This funeral will cost approximately $4,500.00. You can send in electronic donations by clicking here, or make a note in the memo line of your check.
Summer Camps: We would like to invite all kids to get together for a week of day camp at St. Jonah’s held Monday through Friday, June 27th through July 1st, 9 am to 3 pm. The link for the day camp registration is here: https://forms.gle/BpQijTn8gtraJbhF9 You can see pictures from last years day camp here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/9kRAR6HrZJDmq8rG8
Also, our parish youth committee invites young people 13 to 18 years old to take part in a Teen overnight retreat in Goodrich, TX, from June 19th through Friday June 24th. We are asking people to register within the next 3 weeks (by June 5th). The link for all the details about the camp and the registration form is here: https://forms.gle/1nX9QR4qEEh8QtccA
Parents and those would like to volunteer can talk to Svetlana Cherskaya or Rosa Mahand. Volunteers who can help with hiking and outside activities for teen week can talk to Alexander Liepman. Day Camp volunteers please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508094FAAAD2FA4F58-stjonah
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, July 16th, at 9:00 a.m.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, June 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/zso-wepo-vqm
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Monday, June 27th, at 7:00 p.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through Pentecost Sunday (June 12th), here:
Sisterhood New: The Next Sisterhood Meeting will be on June 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.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 28 April 2022):
Building Fund: $1,442.00
For April 2022:
Building Fund: $425.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read the homily “The Grace of the Holy Spirit can Change Us,” by Fr. John (Krestiankin), here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to “Supporting Orthodox Homeschooling with Classical Offerings Online,” here:
This Sunday: 6/12/22 (No Fast): Josh Gonzales, and the Ibañez and Nation families.
Next Sunday: 6/19/22 (No Fast): Rachel Burns, Vera Yates, and the Companik family.
Currently: (Ending on): 6/19/22 – Team Fernando.
Next (Ending on): 7/3/22 – Team Nation.
This Saturday: 6/11/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Saturday: 6/18/22: Justin Wood.
This Sunday: 6/12/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Sunday: 6/18/22: Justin Wood.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 6/12/22: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Micah Morgan, Ivan Kuzmin, William de Carion, Ezra Wilkinson, James Powell, Everett Powell, Eric Lickwar.
Next Sunday: 6/19/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Commemorations from the past week:
Michael and Hannah Valerio, who were married on last Sunday.
Jude Morgan & Robert Carlisle jr’s birthday – Monday, June 6th.
Rachel Burns & Natalie Lina Peña’s Birthday – Wednesday, June 8th.
Oksana and Rafael Mahecha; and Diakonissa Christy and Deacon Gregory Solis’s Wedding Anniversary; Ashley (Mary) Richards, Magnolia (Magdalena) Wilkinson’s Birthday – Thursday, June 9th.
William Osinski & William Cole de Carion’s Name Day – Friday, June 10th.
Luke Powell & Luke Chrisanthus’ Name Day – Saturday, June 11th.
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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 Metropolitan Hilarion, Matushka Genevieve Glagolev, John Gentry and those slain in the violence in Ukraine, Syria, Lebanon, and the Holy Land.
Lydia West, Elena Vilcu, Liza Dydyshka Wood, and Daria Pino.
Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Max Goldmann, Vanessa Canterbury, and Deborah and Alexander Gessell.
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.
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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:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: There is no fasting this week, until we begin the Apostles’ Fast on Monday, June 20th.
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St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388