June 30th, 2019
Stuff from the Priest: “How to teach your children to read and understand the King James Version of the Bible.” 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, July 6th||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the vigil)|
|Sunday, July 7th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
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.
The Next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday, July 8th at 7:00 p.m.
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 a brochure marking the 25th anniversary of the glorification of St. John of Shanghai (with accounts of his life), here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon: “Saints Are The Ultimate Apologetic – All Saints Sunday 2018,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 6/30/19 (Fast day: fish, wine, and oil permitted) – The Companik and Maldonado families.
Next Sunday: 7/7/19 (Fast day: fish, wine, and oil permitted) – Cindi Rausch, and the Holloway and Nation families.
Currently: (Ending on): 6/30/19 – Team Dee Dee.
Next (Ending on): 7/14/19 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 6/29/19: Shane Martin.
Next Saturday: 7/6/19: Abby Hall.
This Sunday: 6/30/19: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
Next Sunday: 7/7/19: Shane Martin.
Commemorations from the past week:
Alexandra Taylor’s Birthday; Kathleen (Aquilina) Mattocks’s Name day – Wednesday, June 26th.
James Pound’s Birthday – Thursday, June 27th.
Moses Munster’s Birthday; Agustin Rafaelano’s Name day – Friday, June 28th.
Eleanore Anne Wandke’s birthday; George & Larisa Williams’ Wedding Anniversary – Sunday, June 30th.
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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; Gloria Ostis; 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, 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); 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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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:
Monday, July 1st; Wednesday, July 3rd; and Friday, July 5th, are normal fast days. On Tuesday, July 2nd; Thursday, Julty 4th; Saturday, July 6th; and Sunday, July 7th, fish, wine and oil are permitted.
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