June 20th, 2021
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 (Sunday, June 20th):
You can find propers for other upcoming Liturgies by clicking here, and upcoming Rubrics for services by clicking here.
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Monday, June 21st||10:00 a.m. Wedding|
|Saturday, June 26th||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, June 27th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
We will have an Extraordinary Parish Meeting on Sunday, June 20th, immediately following the Liturgy. See the official notice for more details. To participate remotely, send a text to 281-467-0264 by 11:15 a.m. on Sunday morning, checking in for the meeting, and name all those who will participate remotely, so they can be counted present at the end of the Liturgy. We will reconvene at 1:00 p.m., and you will be able to participate via Google Meets at this link: https://meet.google.com/kau-jptu-ndc
Seraphim Lewis and Tatiana Schwendeman will be married on Monday, June 21st, at 10:00 a.m.
If you interested in participating in the homeschool co-op this fall, please use this survey to tell us about your family’s needs and preferences: https://form.jotform.com/211395991161156. Not all of the fields are required, so you only need to complete the ones that are applicable to you. We will have a planning meeting after trapeza on June 27th.
We still need a volunteer who is willing and able to assist our parish treasurer.
If you would like to donate to cover the cost of students attending Summer Camp, we have 4 children who need scholarships, and they are $305.00 each.
The Reader Class will be meeting on Saturday, June 19th, at 3:30 p.m. in the parish house.
The next Bible Study on the book of Daniel will be on Tuesday, June 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. at the parish hall. We will be discussing Daniel 9. For those who want to participate remotely, they can login at this link at that time: https://meet.google.com/ktz-psmi-tpw
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be Saturday, June 19th, at 9:00 a.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the Feast of Ss. Peter and Paul, here:
Bookstore News: We have more copies of the Old Rite Prayer Book in, and have Fr. Daniel Sysoev’s Law of God, back in stock.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 May 2021):
Building Fund: $266,406.00
For May 2021:
Building Fund: $1,838.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “For Jesus’ Sake, Not to Have Some Bread to Taste: Archpriest Andrei Sommer On Outstanding Personalities of the Russian Church Abroad, Part 2,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “Pentecost,” by Fr. John Whiteford, here:
Trapeza (to pick your weekend, sign up here):
This Sunday: 6/20/21 (No fast): James Holloway, and the Rafaelano and de Carion families.
Next Sunday: 6/27/21 (No fast): The Nation and Kettner families.
Currently: (Ending on): 6/27/21 – Team Fernando.
Next (Ending on): 7/11/21 – Team Nation.
This Saturday: 6/19/21: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Saturday: 6/26/21: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 6/20/21: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Sunday: 6/27/21: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Commemorations from the past week:
Justin Wood’s Name Day – Monday, June 14th.
William Osinski & Nikolas Lay’s Birthday – Tuesday, June 15th.
Kevin Shaw’s Name day; Giustina Jiayue Rafaelano Xu & Renee Nahlous’ birthday – Wednesday, June 16th.
Tiffany Yates’s Birthday – Thursday, June 17th.
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For the Servants of God, Metropolitan Mark; Archimandrite Ioann (Magram), Archpriest Andre Papkov, Archpriest Geoffrey Korz, Archpriest Emil Hutnyan, Archpriest Anthony Nelson, Archpriest George Brooks, Archpriest John Maxwell, Matushka Debra Maxwell, Priest Benigno Pardo, Priest Cassian Sibley, Deacon Lev Opie, Matushka Tatiana Trussin, Matushka Parasceva Brooks, Matushka Olympia Sibley, Matushka Margarita Pardo, Matushka Patricia Whiteford, Thekla Podrasky, Ann (Eleanor) Wandke, Ann (Sonia) Shepherd, Elizabeth (Lori) Hritz, Zoe Wren, Denise (Leslie) Barnett, Marina Watson, Billy (Jean) Holloway, Demetra Durham, Sarah (Anna) Herzog, Cassie Hunt, Mike (Apollos) McBride, Yelena Yegorova, Galina Lay, James and Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch, Demetra; Panagyiota; Georgia; Nathaniel Barrett Mahand; Jack (John) Mahand; Elizabeth Kowasic; Joan Marie Pennings; Robert Carlisle; James Marsh; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; John Nicholas Ostis; Garrett (Maximus) and Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Georgy; Valentina Kramareva; Anna (Oksana Mahecha’s sister); Evgeny (Fr. Sergei Baranov’s father-in-law); Viacheslav Chebotko; Natalia Petrova; Tatyana Grigorieva; Victor (Yelena Yegorova’s father); Alexis Lukianov; Michael Murphy; and the Child Irene Harrington, who are ill.
For Nikolai, who is struggling.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Vladimir, Yelena, Tatiana, Alexei, Maria, Ivan, and Artem.
For the newly reposed Matushka Maria Karas; Matushka Mary Ellen Comerford, Sotira, and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Laura Ibanez, Brittany (Elizabeth) Northcutt, and Elizabeth Cline.
For the Servants of God, Aiden, 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, the Vanderhider family, Donna Beauchamp, Nicoline and Kent, John Lay, Melissa Hall, Margaret, Angelica, Luna, Chad Holloway, Bridgette Dunlap (Matrona Marsh’s cousin), Adriana Mahand, Karym Kinnibrugh, and William who are ill.
For Aki and family; and Johnnie.
The Captive Gregorios.
For the safety and salvation of those in Kiev: Lubov.
For the newly reposed Weldon Walker (Jessica Marsh’s uncle).
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No formal Sunday School until the end of Summer.
The Schedule for May through July 2021:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: There is no fasting during the week after Pentecost, but the Apostles’ Fast begins on Monday, June 28th.
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