September 1st, 2019
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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:
|Saturday, September 7th||5:00 p.m. Vigil (with confession during and following the vigil)|
|Sunday, September 8th||9:00 a.m. Hours & Liturgy|
Because of Labor Day Weekend, we will not have Sunday School, but the Youth Choir will meet immediately following Trapeza (group A, led by Svetlana Cherskaya, for 30 minutes; and group B, led by Merilee Eidson will meet for 20 minutes).
We will have our next Slavonic Liturgy on Saturday, September 14th, at 9:00 a.m.
The Next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Sunday, September 15th after Trapeza.
Sisterhood News: The Sisterhood will host its annual Bar-B-Que Fundraiser Saturday, September 14th from 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Sunday School classes will also be hosting a bake sale for desserts.
Beginning Tuesday Sept 2nd – through Sept 10th, pre-sale Barbecue plates may be ordered online at https://saintjonah.org/shop/ Unless previous arrangements are made through the sisterhood, only online orders will be accepted. All other purchases will need to be made the day of the sale. Pre-sale purchases will be available for pick-up at the church beginning Saturday, September 14th at 11:00 a.m.
Bookstore News: Book club book: Short Trip to the Edge is available in the bookstore.
Recommended Reading for the week:
You can read “On the History of the Russian Orthodox Church in Korea: An Open Letter Response to Metropolitan Ambrose of Korea,” by Metropolitan Sergei of Singapore, here:
Recommended Listening for the week:
You can listen to the sermon: “Our Domestic Mission – 10th Sunday after Pentecost St. Matthew 17,” by Fr. Josiah Trenham, here:
This Sunday: 9/1/19 (No Fasting) – The Charytoniuk and Pound families.
Next Sunday: 9/8/19 (No Fasting) – The Eidson, Pino, and Rafaelano families.
Currently: (Ending on): 9/8/19 – Team Kara.
Next (Ending on): 9/22/19 – Team Dee Dee
This Saturday: 8/31/19: Rdr. Moses Munster.
Next Saturday: 9/7/19: Rdr. Demitri Likomitros.
This Sunday: 9/1/19: Abby Hall.
Next Sunday: 9/8/19: Cody Bornejko.
Commemorations from the past week:
Daria Pino; Jens Yates’ Birthday; Panayiotis Stevens Name day & Danielle (Marie) Tschebotarjew’s Name day – Wednesday, August 28th.
Jack (John) Mahand’s Birthday – Friday, August 29th.
David Youngblood’s Birthday – Saturday, August 31st.
George Nahlous’ Birthday — Sunday, September 1st.
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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 John Matusiak, Archpriest Steven Belonick, Archpriest John Moses, Gregory (Robert) Cain; and the Orthodox who have been slain in the violence in Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the Holy Land.
Elizabeth Whiteford Cline & 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, and Donna Beauchamp, 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: Jerrell Beck (Melissa Holloway’s uncle), Jason, Arthur, Garrett Eidson’s grandfather; Teresa Hall (James Hall’s sister); and Clifford Barnett Sr (Clifford’s father).
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No Sunday School this week. We will resume classes on Sunday, September 8th.
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:
Wednesday, September 4th, is a normal fast day. On Friday, September 6th, 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