October 16th, 2022
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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 16th):
Propers for the Feast of St. Jonah (Thursday, October 20th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Wednesday, October 19th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of St. Jonah|
|Thursday, October 20th||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Feast of St. Jonah|
|Saturday, October 22nd||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, October 23rd||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, October 15th, at 9:00 a.m.
We will have Archbishop Peter visiting for our parish Feast Day (Thursday, October 20th). We will have our Annual Parish Picnic on Sunday, October 23rd, following the Liturgy.
We will be cleaning the parish hall and Church on Monday, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, October 26th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/spy-kimt-kfr
We will begin a new Bible Study series on the Psalms on Tuesday, October 25th at 7:00 p.m. We will be studying the first three Kathismas. 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/sze-pwaa-rcp
The St. Herman conference will be held from December 26th to December 30th At. Ss. Peter and Fevronia Orthodox Church in Merriam, KS.
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, October 27th, at 7:00 p.m.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 August 2022):
Building Fund: $5,942.00
For August 2022:
Building Fund: $1,625.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read the Life of St. Jonah of Manchuria, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to sermon “Abraham Our Father,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 10/16/22 (No fast): Rdr. Joshua Gonzales, and the Martin and Nation families.
Next Sunday: 10/23/22 (No fast): Parish Picnic (Potluck).
Currently: (Ending on): 10/16/22 – Team Marcus.
Next (Ending on): 10/23/22 – Team St. Jonah.
This Saturday: 10/15/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Saturday: 10/22/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
This Sunday: 10/16/22: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Sunday: 10/23/22: Rdr. Gabriel Peña.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 10/16/22: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Micah Morgan, Ivan Kuzmin, William de Carion, Ezra Wilkinson, James Powell, Everett Powell, Eric Lickwar.
Next Sunday: 10/23/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Commemorations from the past week:
Avie (Monica) Walling and Vladislav Yates’s birthday – Monday, October 10th.
Olga Koulikova’s Birthday – Tuesday, October 11th.
Xenia Evind’s Birthday – Wednesday, October 12th.
Keith (Kyriakos) Chrisanthus’s Name Day – Thursday, October 13th.
Subdeacon Romanos Wren’s Name Day – Friday, October 14th.
Elena and Kevin Shaw’s Wedding Anniversary / Giustina Rafaelano Xu & Justyna Charytoniuk’s Name day – Saturday, October 15th.
Rachel Gutzke’s Birthday / Leslie Denise Barnett’s Name day – Sunday, October 16th.
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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, Nathaniel (Barrett) Mahand, Eliasious, Rdr. John Economou, Robert McIsaac, Galina Lay, Rdr. Joshua Gonzales, and Dennis Tilley, 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 Metropolitan Herman (Swaiko), Archpriest Martin Swanson; Michael Ossorgin, and those slain in the violence in Ukraine and Syria.
Diakonissa Sarah Shephard, Liza Dydyshka Wood, Katie Powell, and Ashley (Mary) Richards.
Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Vanessa Canterbury, Deborah and Alexander Gessell, Jessica Scarborough, Steven Villarreal, Robert Smith, Victoria Smith, Cory Messner, Jase Brazzil.
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, 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.
For the newly reposed Norma (Mother Barbara’s mother).
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Toddlers (2-3): Mat. Genevieve Companik.
Children, Age 4-6: Taught by Iryna Chebotko.
Children, Age 7-9: Taught by Mat. Sara Shephard.
Children, Age 9-12: Taught by Matushka Patricia Whiteford.
Teens 13+: Taught by Christopher Cline.
Teens and Adults: Taught by Fr. John Whiteford.
The Schedule for August through October 2022:
The Schedule for November 2022 through January 2023:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, October 19th, wine, and oil are permitted. Friday, October 21st is a normal fast day. All other days are fast free.
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St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388