October 10th, 2021
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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, October 10th):
Propers for the Feast of the Protection (Thursday, October 14th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Wednesday, October 13th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Protection|
|Thursday, October 14th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Feast of the Protection|
|Saturday, October 16th||10:00 a.m. Baptism
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, October 17th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy
1:00 p.m. Wedding
There will be a Google Meets meeting for the Catechumens in the parish on Tuesday, October 12th, at 7:00 p.m. To login in, click on this link at that time: https://meet.google.com/atc-vtjs-ncf
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Tuesday, October 26th, at 7:00 p.m.
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be Saturday, October 9th, at 9:00 a.m.
Rachel Burns will be Baptized on Saturday, October 16th at 10:00 a.m. If you will be coming please let Fr. John Whiteford or Mother Barbara Watts know, so we can plan the meal afterwards.
We currently have spent $317.00 more on Trapeza expenses than we have taken in. If you would like to help cover that expenses, please mark your donation as “Trapeza.”
You will find texts for reader services that you can do at home through the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (October 10th), here:
Bookstore News: We have many new titles in.
Sisterhood News: The Sisterhood Council will meet on Thursday, October 21st, at 7:00 p.m.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 August 2021):
Building Fund: $269,370.00
For August 2021:
Building Fund: $950.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “The Cell Keeper of St. John of Shanghai & San Francisco, Archbishop Peter, Visits the Homeland of His Spiritual Father: the Skete in the Village of Adamovka,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon “Radical Generosity,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
Trapeza (to pick your weekend, sign up here):
This Sunday: 10/10/21 (No Fast): Daniela Mocofan and Xenia Kettner.
Next Sunday: 10/17/21 (No Fast): Nataliya Nation, Vera Yates, and Daria Pino.
Currently: (Ending on): 10/17/21 – Team Nation.
Next (Ending on): 10/31/21 – Team Eugenia.
This Saturday: 10/9/21: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Saturday: 10/16/21: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
This Sunday: 10/10/21: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Sunday: 10/17/21: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 10/10/21: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates, Nikolai Pino, Eric Lickwar, Ivan Kuzmin.
Next Sunday: 10/17/21: Team B: Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson, Ezekiel Wilkinson, Alex Kettner and Andrew Kettner.
Commemorations from the past week:
Joseph and Laura Sanchez Ibañez’s Wedding Anniversay; Dmitri Galitzine & Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko’s Name day – Monday, October 4th.
Michael Wilkinson’s Birthday / Vladislav Yates, Thekla Podrasky and Thekla (Austin) Gutzke’s Name day – Thursday, October 7th.
Ivan Mahecha and John Ely’s Name Day – Saturday, October 9th.
Vladislav Yates’s birthday – Sunday, October 10th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; Matushka Margarita Pardo; Thekla Podrasky; Ann (Eleanor) Wandke; Ann (Sonia) Shepherd; Zoe Wren; Denise (Leslie) Barnett; Marina Watson; Demetra Durham; Sophia (Cynthia) Hirsch; Joan Marie Pennings; Katherine Garbett Casanova; Renee (Ann) Nahlous; Merilee (Mary) Eidson; Jerry (John Herman) Spires; Michael Murphy; 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 Archpriest Sergei Glagolev, Protodeacon Nikolai Lukianov, Deacon Michael Bishop, Matthew Kaznica, Emilia Klar, Timothy Petrochko, Panagiotis Comits, and the Orthodox who have perished in the pandemic, and those slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Elizabeth Cline, Lydia Martin, Nina Bernardi.
Rachel Burns, Jonathan Cantao, Tristan Scott, Jessica Kravtsov, Marcus Ballentine, Piotr Fraczek, Tyler Barrett, Ethan Peterson, Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, and the Powell and Walling families.
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, Sr., Shane and Tami Peacock, Larry West, who are ill.
For 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 Captive Gregorios.
For the Departed: Cecilia Beck.
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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 Mat. Patricia Whiteford.
Teens 13+: Taught by Christopher Cline and Fr. David Shephard (meeting in the Church).
Teens and Adults: Taught by Tikhon Pino.
The Schedule for August through October 2021:
The Schedule for November 2021 through January 2022:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, October 13th; and Friday, October 15th, wine, and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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