June 4th, 2023
Stuff from the Priest: “Did Patriarch Kirill Espouse “Jihadist Theology”?” 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 4th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, June 10th||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, June 11th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
Our next Bible Study will be held on Tuesday, June 6th at 7:00 p.m. We will be studying the Gospel of Luke, Chapters 6 and 7, beginning with Luke 6:37. For those appearing in person, we will have Small Compline at 6:15 p.m., followed by Refreshments. For those appearing via Google Meets, they can log in at https://meet.google.com/sjf-rwxa-mho
We will be taking a special collection to help the suffering people of the Canonical Church in Ukraine this Sunday (and on the first Sunday of each month). If you write a check, or send in a payment electronically, please put “Ukraine” in the memo line. We will send the money to Metropolitan Onuphry.
The Summer Day Camp at St. Jonah Orthodox Church will run from Monday, June 19th through Friday, June 23rd, 9 am – 3pm. There will be several groups, from toddlers to teens. To cover the cost of the food and arts/crafts supply, a suggested donation is $40 per child, but scholarships are available if you want your child to participate, but can’t cover the cost. Volunteers are needed to help with the camp. Both campers and volunteers can sign up online.
Day Camp registration for Campers: https://forms.gle/x1a4snMcWgHNARS37
Day Camp Volunteers Sign-Up: https://forms.gle/LGMRwJTbrN5gCG6k6
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.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be on Wednesday, June 7th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/nwt-zcpr-rey
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 Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, June 17th, at 9:00 a.m.
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Wednesday, June 28th, at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/pab-mkus-mkq
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 April 2023):
Building Fund: $6,080.25
For April 2023:
Building Fund: $270.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “The Trinity Shines Throughout the World,” by St. Innocent of Kherson, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the Sermon “Men and brethren, what shall we do?(Acts 2),” by Fr. John Whiteford, here:
This Sunday: 6/4/23 (No fast): The Morgan, Nation, and Walling families.
Next Sunday: 6/11/23 (No fast): The Mullins, Kim, and Cantao families.
Currently: (Ending on): 6/11/23 – Team Chebotko.
Next (Ending on): 6/25/23 – Team Eugenia.
This Saturday: 6/3/23: Justin Wood.
Next Saturday: 6/10/23: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
This Sunday: 6/4/23: Justin Wood.
Next Sunday: 6/11/23: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 6/4/23: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Ivan Kuzmin, Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson.
Next Sunday: 6/11/23: Team C: Mathieu Powell, Seraphim Powell, Constantine Powell, William De Carion, Luka Chrisanthus, Michael Chrisanthus.
Commemorations from the past week:
The newly illumined Nicolai Powell, and his sponsors, Constantine and Elena Craig.
Brandon Mahand’s Name day – Monday, May 29th.
Olga Soboleva’s Birthday – Wednesday, May 31st.
Catherine Whiteford, Sofia Yates, and Tomas Maldonado’s birthday; Paul & Rebecca Jackson’s Wedding Anniversary – Thursday, June 1st.
Liza Dydyshka Wood’s Birthday; Constantine Craig and Yelena Vilcu; Konstantin Sierra, Constantine Powell, Constantine Nation, Konstantin Graeff, Elena McCaughan, and Elena Shaw’s Name day – Saturday, June 3rd
John Lardas’ Birthday – Sunday, June 4th.
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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, Savva (Tyler) Barrett, Dennis Tilley, Rdr. Gabriel Peña, and John Watts, 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 Deacon Vitaly Kichakov, Elias Salah, Sergei Loukianoff, and those slain in the fighting in Ukraine, Russia, and Syria.
Emilia Mullins, Anja Peña, and Elizabeth Cline.
Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Deborah and Alexander Gessell, Robert Smith, Victoria Smith, Cory Meissner, Jase Brazzil, Cyprian Corey Patin Sr., Melissa Robillard, John Robillard, Jose de la Rosa, Daniel Sommer, Adriane Melnyczuk, William Chandonia, Sabina Centinia, Christine Kim; Nina and Gerasimos Spiers; Michael Ly; Josiah Plumley; Kashif (Jude) Bhatti; Jessica Palmer; Janos Roszik; Dennis and Angela Daniel.
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, and Linda Ballentine 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 Bruce Mencher and Alan Arnson (Hannah Valerio’s grandfathers).
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No Sunday School until Sunday, September 3rd.
Schedule of Services for the remainder of April through July 2023:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: No Fasting this week. We begin the Apostles’ Fast on Monday, June 12th.
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