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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 2nd):
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Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, October 8th||10:00 a.m. Baptism
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, October 9th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, October 15th, at 9:00 a.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
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, October 27th, at 7:00 p.m.
Youth Leader: We are looking for someone or a couple of people who would be interested in taking on organizing and leading youth activities for teens and college age young adults.
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 “On the Exaltation of the Precious Cross,” by St. John of Shanghai, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to sermon “The Way of the Cross | Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross 2022,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 10/2/22 (No fast): The Charytoniuk and Maldonado families.
Next Sunday: 10/9/22 (No fast): The Jabbour, Mahand, and Wood families.
Currently: (Ending on): 10/2/22 – Team Eugenia.
Next (Ending on): 10/16/22 – Team Marcus.
This Saturday: 10/1/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Saturday: 10/8/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
This Sunday: 10/2/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Next Sunday: 10/9/22: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 10/2/22: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Micah Morgan, Ivan Kuzmin, William de Carion, Ezra Wilkinson, James Powell, Everett Powell, Eric Lickwar.
Next Sunday: 10/9/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Commemorations from the past week:
Ketevani Pino’s Name Day – Monday, September 26th.
Nikitas Stevens’ Name day – Wednesday, September 28th.
Lyudmyla Solovey’s Name Day; Eric Thomas Lickwar’s Birthday – Thursday, September 29th.
Vera Nation, Sophie Koulikova, Sophia Cynthia Hirsch, Vera & Sophia Yate’s Name day – Friday, September 30th.
Konstantin Nicholas Galitzine Sierra’s Birthday; Fernando (Gabriel) & Julie (Julie-Ann) Maldonado’s Wedding Anniversary – Sunday, October 2nd.
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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, 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), Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware), Archpriest Martin Swanson; Michael Ossorgin, and those slain in the violence in Ukraine and Syria.
Diakonissa Sarah Shephard, Elena Vilcu, 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.
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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+: Will be joining the adult class this Sunday.
Teens and Adults: Taught by Fr. John Whiteford.
The Schedule for August through October 2022:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, October 5th, wine, and oil are permitted. Friday, October 7th is a normal fast day. All other days are fast free.
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