September 3rd, 2023
Stuff from the Priest: Review: “On The Reception of the Heterodox into the Orthodox Church: The Patristic Consensus and Criteria.” 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 3rd):
Schedule of Service for the Coming Week:
|Saturday, September 9th||10:00 a.m. Baptism
5:00 p.m. Vigil
|Sunday, September 10th||9:00 a.m. Hours and Liturgy
1:00 p.m. Vigil for the Feast of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist
We will be taking a special collection to help the suffering people of the Canonical Church in Ukraine this Sunday (and on the first Sunday of each month). If you write a check, or send in a payment electronically, please put “Ukraine” in the memo line. We will send the money to Metropolitan Onuphry.
We will begin the new Church School Year on Sunday, September 10th.
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 Tuesday, September 12th, at 7:00 p.m. and will be held via Google Meets: https://meet.google.com/mdz-xizr-tee
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 “How a Russian Saint Appeared to Napoleon’s Stepson,” by Maria Tobolova, here:
Recommended Viewing for the week:
You can watch “Dr.Gavin Ortlund’s Case For Protestantism Refuted w/ Fr. John Whiteford,” here:
This Sunday: 9/3/23 (No fast): Parish Potluck.
Next Sunday: 9/10/23 (No fast): The Kim, Kravtsov, and Sisco families.
Currently: (Ending on): 9/3/23 – Team Chebotko.
Next (Ending on): 9/17/23 – Team Eugenia.
This Saturday: 9/2/23: Rdr. James Hall.
Next Saturday: 9/9/23: Shane Martin.
This Sunday: 9/3/23: Rdr. James Hall.
Next Sunday: 9/10/23: Shane Martin.
Servers (Not including Adult Servers):
This Sunday: 9/3/23: Team C: Mathieu Powell, Seraphim Powell, Constantine Powell, William De Carion, Luka Chrisanthus, Michael Chrisanthus.
Next Sunday: 9/10/23: Team A: Jonah Companik, Daniel Companik, Jens Yates..
Commemorations from the past week:
Jens (Nicholas) Yates’ Birthday; Eleousa Chrisanthus’ Name day & Danielle (Marie) Tschebotarjew’s Name day and Birthday – Monday, August 28th.
Jack (John) Mahand’s Birthday – Tuesday, August 29th.
George Nahlous’ Birthday – Friday, September 1st.
Samuel Carlise’s Name day & Ezra Wilkinson’s Birthday – Friday, September 2nd.
Abby (Ruth) Hall’s Birthday & Danielle (Marie) Tschebotarjew and Ivan Tschebotarjew’s wedding anniversary – Sunday, September 4th.
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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, 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, Allen, and those slain in the fighting in Ukraine, Russia, and Syria.
Elizabeth Cline, Emilia Mullins, Vera Yates, and Rachel Sisco.
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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No Sunday School until Sunday, September 10th.
Schedule of Services for August through October 2023:
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Fasting in the Coming week: On Wednesday, September 6th; and Friday, September 8th, wine and oil are permitted. All other days are fast free.
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