June 16th, 2019
Stuff from the Priest: “How to Study Scripture from an Orthodox Perspective.” 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:
|Saturday, June 22nd||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the vigil)|
|Sunday, June 23rd||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
Our website has been overhauled. Please take a look. If you notice any glitches, please let Fr. John Whiteford know.
The Next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 26th at 7:00 p.m.
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 “St. Augustine and the Reconversion of England,” by Fr. Andrew Phillips here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon: “Following the Holy Fathers – Sunday of Fathers of 1st Ecumenical Council,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 6/16/19 (No Fasting) – Olga Shchepelina, Christopher McAvoy, and Melissa Holloway.
Next Sunday: 6/23/19 (Fast day: fish, wine, and oil permitted) – Parish Potluck celebrating those with name days in June.
Currently: (Ending on): 6/16/19 – Team Kara.
Next (Ending on): 6/30/19 – Team Dee Dee.
This Saturday: 6/15/19: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
Next Saturday: 6/22/19: Rdr James Hall.
This Sunday: 6/16/19: Cody Bornejko.
Next Sunday: 6/23/19: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Commemorations from the past week:
Alexander Alexandrov & Tatiana Alexandrova’s wedding anniversary; Matushka Margarita Pardo’s Birthday – Monday, June 10th.
Nikolas Lay’s Birthday – Saturday, June 15th.
Kevin Shaw’s Name day; Renee (Ann) Nahlous’ birthday – Sunday, June 16th.
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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 Dimitri Cozby, Maurice Sill, and the Orthodox who have been slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Elizabeth Whiteford Cline.
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); Jacqueline Graham, 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: Jacqueline Graham (Zachary Kuykendall’s sister); Shane and Dorothy.
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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:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week:
There is no fasting for the entire week after Pentecost.
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