October 6th, 2019
Stump the Priest: Question: “What does the Church teach about having non-believers in our homes and parish Temples? 2 John 1:10, seems to suggest that we should not have anyone who professes a teaching contrary to the Trinitarian faith into our homes, or to even greet such a person. Was this message specifically for one person or one type of person? Does this chapter have anything to do with the historical practice of keeping the Creed a secret or in asking Catechumens to leave before the Creed is recited in the Liturgy? How should orthodox believers apply this teaching to our own lives?” 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:
|Friday, October 11th||7:30 p.m. Panikhida at the Klein Funeral Home|
|Saturday, October 12th||11:00 a.m. Funeral for Kathleene Darosky Shouse
5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the vigil)
|Sunday, October 13th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
We will take a special collection for expenses related to the cancer treatment of Thekla Podrasky’s daughter.
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be on Saturday, October 19th, at 9:00 a.m.
The Next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Sunday, October 27th after Sunday School.
Sisterhood News: Congratulations to Merilee Eidson on her election as Sisterhood President, and thanks to Melissa Holloway for her service.
Bookstore News: Most of the Westminster Reference Bibles we have ordered have arrived. We also have a number of new childrens books.
Fiscal year to date total (01 March thru 31 August 2019):
Building Fund: $4,318.00
For August 2019:
Building Fund: $675.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “The Things that Remain,” by Fr. Lawrence Farley here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the Sermon: “Life in Cheap Clay Lamps – 2 Cor. 4,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 10/6/19 (No Fasting) – Seraphim Lewis, Tatiana Schwendeman, and the Nation family.
Next Sunday: 10/13/19 (No Fasting) – Joshua Gonzales, Dean Hunter, and Alexander Liepman.
Currently: (Ending on): 10/6/19 – Team Fernando.
Next (Ending on): 10/20/19 – Team Nation.
This Saturday: 10/5/19: Cody Bornejko.
Next Saturday: 10/12/19: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 10/6/19: Shane Martin.
Next Sunday: 10/13/19: Abby Hall.
Commemorations from the past week:
Vera Nation, Sophie Koulikova, Sofia Boyarshkikh, Sophia Cynthia Hirsch, Vera & Sophia Yate’s Name day – Monday, September 30th.
Fernando (Gabriel) & Julie (Julie-Ann) Maldonado’s Wedding Anniversary – Wednesday, October 2nd.
Garrett (Maximus) Eidson’s Birthday; Stanislav (Evstathius) Senkiv’s Name day – Thursday, October 3rd.
Anton Dorovskikh & Jared (Alexis) Hirsch’s Birthday; Dmitri Galitzine & Cody Bornejko’s Name day – Friday, October 4th.
Nina Ignatiev’s Birthday; Kyle (Kirill) and Maria Silva’s wedding anniversary – Saturday, October 5th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Ioann (Magram), 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; 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 Archpriest Basil McMurry, Kathleene Darosky Shouse; and the Orthodox who have been slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Tatiana Galitzine Sierra.
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 August through October 2019:
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, October 9nd; and Friday, October 11th, fish, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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St. Jonah Orthodox Church
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