September 17th, 2023
Stuff from the Priest: Moldova Pilgrimage, Part 4. 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 17th):
Propers for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos (Thursday, September 21st):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Wednesday, September 20th||6:30 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos|
|Thursday, September 21st||9:00 a.m. Liturgy for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos|
|Saturday, September 23rd||5:00 p.m. Vigil|
|Sunday, September 24th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy|
We will be taking a special collection for Mikhaela Jennifer Diaz, who has a medical condition that have out of pocket medical expenses that she needs help with.
We will resume our Bible Study on Tuesday, September 19th at 7:00 p.m. We will be studying the Gospel of Luke, Chapters 8 and 9, beginning with Luke 8:40. 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/bvi-fntk-dtk
The next Parish Council Meeting will be on Friday, September 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/fig-jyfp-ypa
The Next Slavonic Liturgy we be on Saturday, September 30th, at 9:00 a.m.
Catechumens: The next online Catechumen Meeting will be on Wednesday, September 27th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/vgm-dnjd-puk
If you are a catechumen, or are not a catechumen, but would like to participate in classes for Catechumens, be sure to joine the Catechumen io group online.
Sisterhood News: The next Sisterhood Meeting will be held on Sunday, September 17, after Sunday School. All the women of the Sisterhood are invited to attend.
You can become a Sisterhood member by filling out membership forms online, the paper forms located in the trapeza hall bulletin board. Make sure to join Sisterhood io group online to be up-to-date with all Sisterhood news and announcements.
Brotherhood News: You can join the Brotherhood io group online to keep up with all Brotherhood news and announcements, or follow their Telegram channel.
Calendar year to date total (01 January thru 31st July 2023):
Building Fund: $12,057.32
For July 2023:
Building Fund: $1,678.00
Average Monthly Expenses $13,252.00
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “Marriage and the Christian Home,” by Fr. Michael B. Henning, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the Sermon “Saints Peter and Febronia of Murom, and the Day of Family, Love, and Fidelity,” by Fr. John Whiteford,” here:
This Sunday: 9/17/23 (No fast): The Martin, Nation, and Wallings families.
Next Sunday: 9/24/23 (No fast): The Companik, Hixson, and Yates families.
Currently: (Ending on): 9/17/23 – Team Eugenia.
Next (Ending on): 10/1/23 – Team Marcus.
This Saturday: 9/16/23: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Saturday: 9/23/23: Rdr. Moses Munster.
This Sunday: 9/17/23: Rdr. Kodratus Bornejko.
Next Sunday: 9/24/23: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 9/17/23: Team B: Alex Kettner, Andrew Kettner, Ivan Kuzmin, Padraig McIsaac, Ezra Wilkinson.
Next Sunday: 9/17/23: Team C: Mathieu Powell, Seraphim Powell, Constantine Powell, William De Carion, Luka Chrisanthus, Michael Chrisanthus.
Commemorations from the past week:
Micah Morgan and Lyudmyla Solovey’s Birthday – Tuesday, September 12th.
Shane (Paisios) and Lydia Martin’s Wedding Anniversary – Wednesday, September 13th.
Rdr. Joshua Gonzales Name day – Thursday, September 14th.
Eleousa Chrisanthus and Euphemia Cline’s Birthday / Aleksandra and Michael Murphy’s Wedding Anniversary – Saturday, September 16th.
Jeff Gallagher, John Ely & James Hirsch’s Birthday – Sunday, September 17th.
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For the Servants of God, Archimandrite Benedict (Nelson); Archpriest Andre Papkov; Priest Benigno Pardo; 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, Lisa (Euphemia) Bornejko, Cosmas (Spencer) Burton, Jeffery Gallagher, Suzannah Soloviev, Savva (Tyler) Barrett, Dennis Tilley, Rdr. Gabriel Peña, John Watts, Sophia Drobot, Mikhaela (Jennifer) Diaz, Svetlana, and the child Caison Elisabeth Kellam, 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 Matushka Katherine Swanson, and those slain in the fighting in Ukraine, Russia, and Syria.
Elizabeth Cline, Emilia Mullins, Vera Yates, Rachel Sisco, and Lydia Martin.
Howard Segal, Deborah and Alexander Gessell, Adriane Melnyczuk, William Chandonia, Sabina Centinia, Christine Kim; Nina and Gerasimos Spiers; Michael Ly; Josiah Plumley; Kashif (Jude) Bhatti; Jessica Palmer; Janos Roszik; Dennis, Angela and Torin Daniel; Justin, Ashley, Caroline, and John Turner, Alex Trevino, Moses Abishai Bhatti, John Nowak, and Anne Nowak.
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, Aida Diaz, Antonio, John Lay, Jennie Mobley, Linda Ballentine, Kathleen Sorrentino, Andrea Engelke, Robin Nicole Thomson McMillin and Ernest Sibley, who are ill.
For the Bruto da Costa family, 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. Marcie Dark, Tim, Karen, Taylor, Lindsay, Jon, Alex, and Andrew Burns, and Michelle Brazzil.
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Children, Ages 3-4: Taught by Mat. Genevieve Companik.
Children, Ages 5-6: Taught by Iryna Chebotko.
Children, Ages 7-9: Taught by Mat. Sara Shephard.
Children, Ages 10-12: Taught by Danny Gonzales.
Teens and Adult: Taught by Fr. David Companik.
Schedule of Services for August through October 2023:
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Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, September 20th; and Friday, September 22nd, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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