September 12th, 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, September 12th):
Propers for the Feast of the Indiction and St. Simeon the Stylite (Tuesday, September 14th):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Monday, September 13th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Indiction and St. Simeon|
|Tuesday, September 14th||9:00 p.m. Liturgy for the Indiction and St. Simeon|
|Saturday, September 18th||9:00 a.m. Slavonic Liturgy
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, September 19th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
We still need a volunteer who is willing to serve as an assistant treasurer.
Donations for Matin Amora’s funeral (which the Church covered) came up $875.00 short, and so if you would like to help us cover that cost, please mark your donation as “For Funeral.”
There will be a Google Meets meeting for the Catechumens in the parish on Tuesday, September 14th, at 7:00 p.m. To login in, click on this link at that time: https://meet.google.com/cei-xgqm-kws
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Tuesday, September 28th, at 7:00 p.m.
The next Slavonic Liturgy will be Saturday, September 18th, at 9:00 a.m.
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 copies of the Order of Divine Services in, as well as a number of other new titles.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31 July 2021):
Building Fund: $268,420.00
For July 2021:
Building Fund: $920.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Counsels of Fr. Seraphim (Rose) to Young Converts,” here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can also listen to the sermon “The Bridegroom and His Friend: Beheading of the Forerunner 2021,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
Trapeza (to pick your weekend, sign up here):
This Sunday: 9/12/21 (No Fast): Anja Peña, Rachel Burns.
Next Sunday: 9/18/21 (No Fast): Matushka Patricia Whiteford, Elizabeth Cline, Liza and Justin Wood.
Currently: (Ending on): 9/19/21 – Team Dee Dee.
Next (Ending on): 10/3/21 – Team Fernando.
This Saturday: 9/11/21: Rdr. James Hall.
Next Saturday: 9/18/21: Shane Martin.
This Sunday: 9/11/21: Rdr. James Hall.
Next Sunday: 9/19/21: Shane Martin.
Commemorations from the past week:
Nataliya Nation, Adrian Durham, Natalia Murphy, Natalia Baranov & Natalie Lina Peña’s Name day – Wednesday, September 8th.
Rdr. Moses Munster & Devon (Moses) Broaddus’s Name day & Zoe Wren’s Birthday – Friday, September 10th.
Lyudmyla Solovey’s Birthday; Oleksandr Bulat’s Name day – Sunday, September 12th.
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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) and Rozanne (Anne) Spires; Michael Murphy; 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 Hieromonk Nikolai (Chebotar); Archpriest Sergei Glagolev, Archpriest Stephen Janos, Archpriest Leonid Kishkovsky, Zoya Nazarova, Emilia Klar, 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, and Lydia Martin.
Rachel Burns, Jonathan Cantao, Tristan Scott, Jessica Kravtsov, Marcus Ballentine, Piotr Fraczek, and Tyler Barrett.
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 7-9: Taught by Mat. Sara Shephard and Jacob Kettner.
Children, Age 10-12: Taught by Mat. Patricia Whiteford.
Teens 13+: Taught by Christopher Cline and Fr. David Shephard (meeting in the Church).
Teens and Adults: Taught by Fr. John Whiteford.
The Schedule for August through October 2021:
You can also see our online parish calendar of events and services here:
Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, September 15th; and Friday, September 17th, fish, wine, and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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St. Jonah Orthodox Church
2910 Spring Cypress Rd, Spring, TX 77388