September 11th, 2022
Stump the Priest: Question: “I wonder, how are we to think of the Giants from the Old Testament? Can it be that there was another race of beings that were drowned in the great flood? Why would God do this? Were they made in his image as well? What was their purpose? Is the evidence of them in the archeological record presented in recent years true?” 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 (Sunday, September 11th):
Propers for the Liturgy for the Indication (Wednesday, September 14th):
You can find propers for other upcoming Liturgies by clicking here, and upcoming Rubrics for services by clicking here.
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Tuesday, September 13th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Indiction|
|Wednesday, September 14th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy for the Indiction|
|Thursday, September 15th||11:00 a.m. Burial of Richard (George) Chalhoub|
|Saturday, September 17th||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, September 18th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, October 15th, at 9:00 a.m. There will be no Trapeza, because there is a baby shower that afternoon.
Plate collection for Parishioner in need.
The next online Catechumen Meeting will be Wednesday, September 28th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/wwn-uygd-idm
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Thursday, September 29th, at 7:00 p.m.
Bookstore News: If you have any outstanding IOUs with the Bookstore, please see Cody and take care of them.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 30 July 2022):
Building Fund: $4,317.00
For July 2022:
Building Fund: $225.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Headscarves in the Orthodox Church: Holy Tradition and Practice vs. Modern Feelings,” by Archpriest Geoffrey Korz, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to sermon “The Beheading of St. John the Baptist & 9/11” by Fr. John Whiteford, here:
This Sunday: 9/11/22 (Fast: wine and oil permitted): The Cline, Kettner, and Whiteford families.
Next Sunday: 9/18/22 (No fast): The Jackson, Valerio, and Wilkinson families.
Currently: (Ending on): 9/18/22 – Team Chebotko.
Next (Ending on): 10/2/22 – Team Eugenia.
This Saturday: 9/10/22: Shane Martin.
Next Saturday: 9/17/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
This Sunday: 9/11/22: Shane Martin.
Next Sunday: 9/18/22: Rdr. Joshua Gonzales.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 9/11/22: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jude Morgan, Nikolai Pino, Maksim Pino, Luka Chrisanthus, Jens Yates, Padraig McIsaac.
Next Sunday: 9/18/22: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Micah Morgan, Ivan Kuzmin, William de Carion, Ezra Wilkinson, James Powell, Everett Powell, Eric Lickwar.
Commemorations from the past week:
Emma Marsh’s Birthday – Monday, September 5th.
Nataliya Nation, Adrian Durham, Natalia Baranov & Natalie Lina Peña’s Name day – Thursday, September 8th.
Rdr. Moses Munster & Devon (Moses) Broaddus’s Name day & Zoe Wren’s Birthday – Saturday, September 10th.
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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); and Presbytera Anna Hopko, and those slain in the violence in Ukraine and Syria.
Diakonissa Sarah Shephard, Elena Vilcu, Liza Dydyshka Wood, Katie Powell, Ashley (Mary) Richards..
Annie Nowak, Jayden DeRosia, Jennifer Diaz, Howard Segal, Ryan Thomas, Alyson Good, Vanessa Canterbury, Deborah and Alexander Gessell, Jessica Scarborough.
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, Erik Minor, 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 Concha and Miguel.
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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 (meeting in the Church).
Teens and Adults: Taught by Tikhon Pino.
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, September 14th; and Friday, September 16th, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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