March 1st, 2020
Stuff from the Priest: Observing the First Week of Lent in Our Times. 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:
Propers for the Wednesday Presanctified Liturgy:
Propers for the Friday Presanctified Liturgy:
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, February 29th||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the Vigil).|
|Sunday, March 1st||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy, followed by Forgiveness Vespers|
|Monday, March 2nd||6:30 p.m. Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete|
|Tuesday, March 3rd||6:30 p.m. Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete|
|Wednesday, March 4th||9:00 a.m. Presanctified Liturgy
6:30 p.m. Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete
|Thursday, March 5th||6:30 p.m. Great Compline with the Canon of St. Andrew of Crete|
|Friday, March 6th||6:30 p.m. Presanctified Liturgy|
|Saturday, March 7th||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the Vigil).|
|Sunday, March 8th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy.|
We have Faith Promise Pledge cards in the Narthex. We ask all of our members to complete one of these forms (one per household), and to have them submitted by March 29th.
You can listen to our Slavonic Choir sing the Cherubic hymn at our Slavonic Liturgy on Meatfare Saturday, here:
Bookstore: The bookstore has been restocked with children’s books, lenten reading, car icons and crosses, wooden wall crosses as well as Paschal gifts.
Fiscal year to date total (01 March thru 31 December 2019):
Building Fund: $12,125.00
For December 2019:
Building Fund: $426.00
Average Monthly Expenses $11,205.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read the Press Release of the Assembly in Jordan, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the Sermon: “Praying for the Dead – Soul Saturday Meatfare 2020,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 3/1/20 (Cheesefare, no meat) – Annual Parish Meeting — Parish Potluck.
Next Sunday: 3/8/20 (Fast day – wine and oil permitted) – Seraphim Lewis, Tatiana Schwendeman, and the Nation family.
Currently: (Ending on): 3/8/20 – Team Dee Dee.
Next (Ending on): 3/22/20 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 2/29/20: Shane Martin.
Next Saturday: 3/7/20: Abby Hall.
This Sunday: 3/1/20: Abby Hall.
Next Sunday: 3/8/20: Rdr. Quadratus Bornejko.
Commemorations from the past week:
Joseph Companik’s Birthday; Fr. Vladimir Trussin’s Ordination Anniversary – Monday, February 24th.
Nikolai Pino’s Birthday; Zoe Wren’s Name Day – Wednesday, February 26th.
Luke Shephard’s Birthday – Thursday, February 27th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Ioann (Magram), Archpriest Andre Papkov, 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; Anna; Oleg; Larissa; Evdokia; George; Nectarius; Joshua Gonzales; Mary Saad; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Ivan Tschebotarjew; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; Isaac Swett; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Georgy; Valentina Kramareva; Anna (Oksana Mahecha’s sister); and 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 Archpriest Matfei; Archpriest John Anderson, Sergei, and the Orthodox who have been slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Olga Shchepelina, Daria Pino, and Juliana Wilkinson.
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, Donna Beauchamp, Nicoline and Kent, and Mark Reynolds, 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: James; Michael Word; Rev. Mario Tamez; Margaret Pennings (Steve Pennings’ mother); Jacob Gonzalez.
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No Sunday School This Week
The Schedule for February and Great Lent 2020:
The Schedule for Holy Week 2020:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week:
Beginning on Monday, March 2nd, we begin Great Lent. Monday through Friday are fast days in which neither wine nor oil is permitted. On Saturday, March 7th; and Sunday, March 8th, wine and oil are permitted.
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