May 15th, 2022
Stuff from the Priest: The Pro LGBTQP “Orthodox” (The Birth of a New Religion, Part 2) 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 (May 15th):
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:
|Saturday, May 21st||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, May 22nd||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
Register now for our Marriage Seminar, Saturday, June 4th with Drs. David and Mary Ford.
Michael Varlerio and Hannah Mencher will be married on Sunday, June 5th, at 2:00 p.m. Hannah & Michael’s are inviting all of you to their wedding, but reservations must be made according to the invitation which have been placed on the Trapeza tables.
Summer Camp: The All Saints Summer Camp will be held from July 4th through July 8th. the Registration deadline is June 1st. The camp is for children ages 8 through 18. If you are interested in having your children attend, please let Fr. John Whiteford know. See https://www.allsaintssummercamp.org/
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, May 25th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/stv-irtu-sft
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Tuesday, May 24th, at 7:00 p.m.
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through Pentecost Sunday (June 12th), here:
Bookstore News: There are many new titles in from Holy Trinity Publications and St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood. Pascha egg jewelry and bow pins are available for sale now through until shortly before Pentecost. For any questions, comments, or suggestions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 28 March 2022):
Building Fund: $1,017.00
For March 2022:
Building Fund: $225.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “NPR’s Miss Extremist,” by Lawrence B. Wheeler, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “Living a Risen Life – Sunday of the Paralytic 2021” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 5/15/22 (No Fast): The Chrisanthus, Lewis, and Morgan families.
Next Sunday: 5/22/22 (No Fast): The Jackson and Wilkinson families, and Seraphim Linares.
Currently: (Ending on): 5/22/22 – Team Marcus.
Next (Ending on): 6/5/22 – Team Kara.
This Saturday: 5/14/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Next Saturday: 5/21/22: Christopher Morgan.
This Sunday: 5/15/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Next Sunday: 5/22/22: Christopher Morgan.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 5/15/22: Team B: Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson, Ezekiel Wilkinson, Jude Morgan, Luka Chrisanthus, Alex Kettner and Andrew Kettner.
Next Sunday: 5/22/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates, Micah Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Eric Lickwar, Ivan Kuzmin.
Commemorations from the past week:
Rdr Gabriel & Anja Gesche Peña’s Wedding Anniversary / Rassophore-Monk David Mahand’s Birthday – Monday, May 9th.
Fr. David Companik & Antonio Maldonado’s Birthday – Thursday, May 12th.
Barbara Koulikova’s Birthday – Friday, May 13th.
Julie Maldonado’s Birthday – Saturday, May 14th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; 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, (Barrett (Nathaniel) Mahand, Eliasious, Dennis Tilley, and John Gentry, 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 Archbishop Paul, Priest Vasily Melnyk, Hieromonk Ignatius and those slain in the violence in Ukraine, Syria, Lebanon, and the Holy Land.
Elena Vilcu, Liza Dydyshka Wood, Daria Pino, Xenia Evind, Nina Bernardi.
Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Max Goldmann, and Vanessa Canterbury.
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, Erik Minor, Liza, and Vanessa Canterbury 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.
The newly reposed Matthew Walker (Matrona Marsh’s Cousin); Jose Guadalupe Ibañez (Joseph Ibañez’s grandfather); Peter Hödlmoser (Anja Peña’s father); Anthony Osinski (William Osinski’s father).
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Toddlers (2-3): Mat. Genevieve Companik and Elizabeth DeCarion.
Children, Age 4-6: Taught by Iryna Chebotko and Vera Yates.
Children, Age 7-8: Taught by Mat. Sara Shephard and Jacob Kettner.
Children, Age 9-12: Taught by Matushka Patricia Whiteford.
Teens 13+: Taught by Christopher Cline and Fr. David Shephard (meeting in the Church).
Teens and Adults: Taught by Fr. John Whiteford.
The Schedule for the Remainder of April through July 2022:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, May 18th; and Friday, May 20th, fish wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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