November 3rd, 2019
Stuff from the Priest: Contrary to Nature: A Response to “”Would the True “Nature” Please Stand Up?” 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, November 9th||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the vigil)|
|Sunday, November 10th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
The St. Jonah Youth Choir will perform at the Russian Festival on November 10th. They will open doors at 2 p.m., and plan to start the performances at 2:30 p.m. The Youth Choir will be performing toward the beginning (maybe the fifth performance or so) of the program which will last for 1 1/2 hours. Tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/houston-russian-festival-2019-tickets-77750589105
The Choir will have a rehearsal on Saturday, November 9, at 2:00 pm.
The Next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, November 21st at 7:00 p.m.
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be held on Saturday, November 16th, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Fiscal year to date total (01 March thru 31 September 2019):
Building Fund: $5,917.00
For September 2019:
Building Fund: $486.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read a book review of David Bentley Hart’s “That All Shall Be Saved,” by Craig Truglia, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the Sermon: “Experience the Power of Christ – St. Luke 8 The Raising of Jairus’ Daughter,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 11/3/19 (No Fasting) – Demetra Durham, Melissa Holloway, and Cindi Rausch.
Next Sunday: 11/10/19 (No Fasting) – The Herzog, Whiteford, and Shchepelina families.
Currently: (Ending on): 11/3/19 – Team Agustin.
Next (Ending on): 11/17/19 – Team Rosa.
This Saturday: 11/2/19: Abby Hall.
Next Saturday: 11/9/19: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 11/3/19: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
Next Sunday: 11/10/19: Rdr. James Hall.
Commemorations from the past week:
Luke Shephard & Luke Hall’s Name day – Thursday, October 31st.
Jack (John) Mahand’s Name Day – Friday, November 1st.
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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; 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 Kathleene Darosky Shouse; Nina (Fr. Sergei Baranov’s grandmother); and the Orthodox who have been slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
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, 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: Wilfredo Rodriguez (Tikhon Pino’s grandfather).
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Toddlers (2-3): Taught by Mat. Genevieve Companik and Mat. Sara Shephard (meeting in the Narthex).
Children, Age 4-7: Taught by Iryna Chebotko and Lydia Holt (meeting in the Nursery).
Children, Age 8-11: Taught by Mat. Patricia Whiteford and Svetlana Cherskaya.
Teens 12+: Taught by Fr. David Shephard (meeting in the Church).
Teens and Adults: Taught by Fr. John Whiteford.
The Schedule for November 2019 through January 2020:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week:
On Wednesday, November 6th; and Friday, November 8th, fish, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388