1 Saints RAPHAEL, NICHOLAS, & IRENE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH Rev. Fr. Barnabas Powell, Proistamenos 3074 Bethelview Road, Cumming GA (770) facebook.com/sts Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church Read our daily devotionals at February 21, 2016 Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee: Triodion Begins Today
2 The Pharisees were an ancient and outstanding sect among the Jews known for their diligent observance of the outward matters of the Law. Although, according to the word of our Lord, they "did all their works to be seen of men" (Matt. 23:5), and were hypocrites (ibid. 23: 13, 14, 15, etc.), because of the apparent holiness of their lives they were thought by all to be righteous, and separate from others, which is what the name Pharisee means. On the other hand, Publicans, collectors of the royal taxes, committed many injustices and extortions for filthy lucre's sake, and all held them to be sinners and unjust. It was therefore according to common opinion that the Lord Jesus in His parable signified a virtuous person by a Pharisee, and a sinner by a Publican, to teach His disciples the harm of pride and the profit of humble-mindedness. Since the chief weapon for virtue is humility, and the greatest hindrance to it is pride, the divine Fathers have set these three weeks before the Forty day Fast as a preparation for the spiritual struggles of virtue. This present week they have called Harbinger, since it declares that the Fast is approaching; and they set humility as the foundation for all our spiritual labors by appointing that the parable of the Publican and the Pharisee be read today, even before the Fast begins, to teach, through the vaunting of the Pharisee, that the foul smoke of self-esteem and the stench of boasting drives away the grace of the Spirit, strips man of all his virtue, and casts him into the pits of Hades; and, through the repentance and contrite prayer of the Publican, that humility confers upon the sinner forgiveness of all his wicked deeds and raises him up to the greatest heights. All foods are allowed the week that follows this Sunday.
3 SUNDAY of the PUBLICAN and PHARISEE On This day, we also Commemorate: Timothy the Righteous; John III, Patriarch of Constantinople; Eustathius, Bishop of Antioch, of St. John Chrysostom Apolytikion for St. Raphael in the First Tone To the offspring of Ithaca, the pride and joy of Lesvos, * monastic martyrs glory, let us offer to Raphael our songs of praise; * for lately he appeared, and pours out cures and healings to us all. * Inexplicably he appears to believers, both in dreams and awake, who cry: * Glory to Christ who gave you His might. * Glory to Him who gave you miracles. * Glory to Him who through you fulfills our prayerful requests. Singers and Chanters: Anthony Birozes, David Boyd, Marie Chapman, Maria Hagen, Lynn Lucher, Jimmy Smith, Todd Stewart Resurrectional Apolytikion in the Plagal of the First Tone Let us worship the Word who is unoriginate * with the Father and the Spirit, and from a Virgin was born * for our salvation, O believers, and let us sing His praise. * For in His goodness He was pleased * to ascend the Cross in the flesh, and to undergo death, * and to raise up those who had died, * by His glorious Resurrection. Apolytikion for St. Raphael in the Fourth Tone Because of the finding of your holy relics, wise one, * the Island of Lesvos has been filled fully with the grace, * which God richly gave to you. * You, O devout martyr Raphael, paradoxically * appeared to many people, and you grant cures and healings. * And therefore we the faithful re-joice in all your miracles. Seasonal Kontakion in the Fourth Tone Let us flee the Pharisee's * exalted parlance; * let us learn the Publican's * humble demeanor, and with sighs * unto the Savior cry out and say, * To us be gracious, O only forgiving Lord. Apolytikion in honor of Sts. Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Having contended on Lesvos for the sake of Christ God, you have sanctified the island since the discovery of your sacred relics, O blessed ones; wherefore we honor you, O Godbearing Raphael, together with Nicholas and virgin Irene, as our divine protectors and intercessors with the Lord.
4 EPISTLE READING St. Paul's Second Letter to Timothy 3:10-15 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 4. Psalm 75.11,1 Make your vows to the Lord our God and perform them. Verse: God is known in Judah; his name is great in Israel TIMOTHY, my son, you have observed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness, my persecutions, my sufferings, what befell me at Antioch, at lconion, and at Lystra, what persecutions I endured; yet from them all the Lord rescued me. Indeed all who desire to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, while evil men and impostors will go on from bad to worse, deceivers and deceived. But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings which are able to instruct you for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. Τέκνον Τιμόθεε, παρηκολούθηκάς μου τῇ διδασκαλίᾳ, τῇ ἀγωγῇ, τῇ προθέσει, τῇ πίστει, τῇ μακροθυμίᾳ, τῇ ἀγάπῃ, τῇ ὑπομονῇ, τοῖς διωγμοῖς, τοῖς παθήμασιν, οἷά μοι ἐγένετο ἐν Ἀντιοχείᾳ, ἐν Ἰκονίῳ, ἐν Λύστροις, οἵους διωγμοὺς ὑπήνεγκα καὶ ἐκ πάντων με ἐρρύσατο ὁ κύριος. Καὶ πάντες δὲ οἱ θέλοντες εὐσεβῶς ζῇν ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ διωχθήσονται. Πονηροὶ δὲ ἄνθρωποι καὶ γόητες προκόψουσιν ἐπὶ τὸ χεῖρον, πλανῶντες καὶ πλανώμενοι. Σὺ δὲ μένε ἐν οἷς ἔμαθες καὶ ἐπιστώθης, εἰδὼς παρὰ τίνος ἔμαθες, καὶ ὅτι ἀπὸ βρέφους τὰ ἱερὰ γράμματα οἶδας, τὰ δυνάμενά σε σοφίσαι εἰς σωτηρίαν διὰ πίστεως τῆς ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ.
5 GOSPEL READING The Gospel according to Luke 18:10-14 The Lord said this parable, "Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, 'God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week, I give tithes of all that I get.' But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me a sinner!' I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted." Εἶπεν ὁ Κύριος τήν παραβολὴν ταύτην Ἄνθρωποι δύο ἀνέβησαν εἰς τὸ ἱερὸν προσεύξασθαι, ὁ εἷς Φαρισαῖος καὶ ὁ ἕτερος τελώνης. ὁ Φαρισαῖος σταθεὶς πρὸς ἑαυτὸν ταῦτα προσηύχετο ὁ Θεός, εὐχαριστῶ σοι ὅτι οὐκ εἰμὶ ὥσπερ οἱ λοιποὶ τῶν ἀνθρώπων, ἅρπαγες, ἄδικοι, μοιχοί, ἢ καὶ ὡς οὗτος ὁ τελώνης νηστεύω δὶς τοῦ σαββάτου, ἀποδεκατῶ πάντα ὅσα κτῶμαι. καὶ ὁ τελώνης μακρόθεν ἑστὼς οὐκ ἤθελεν οὐδὲ τοὺς ὀφθαλμοὺς εἰς τὸν οὐρανὸν ἐπᾶραι, ἀλλ ἔτυπτεν εἰς τὸ στῆθος αὐτοῦ λέγων ὁ Θεός, ἱλάσθητί μοι τῷ ἁμαρτωλῷ. λέγω ὑμῖν, κατέβη οὗτος δεδικαιωμένος εἰς τὸν οἶκον αὐτοῦ ἢ γὰρ ἐκεῖνος ὅτι πᾶς ὁ ὑψῶν ἑαυτὸν ταπεινωθήσεται, ὁ δὲ ταπεινῶν ἑαυτὸν ὑψωθήσεται.
6 PRAYERS BEFORE HOLY COMMUNION I believe and confess, Lord, that You are truly the Christ, the Son of the living God, who came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the first. I also believe that this is truly Your pure Body and that this is truly Your precious Blood. Therefore, I pray to You, have mercy upon me, and forgive my transgressions, voluntary and involuntary, in word and deed, known and unknown. And make me worthy without condemnation to partake of Your pure Mysteries for the forgiveness of sins and for life eternal. Amen. How shall I, who am unworthy, enter into the splendor of Your saints? If I dare to enter into the bridal chamber, my clothing will accuse me, since it is not a wedding garment; and being bound up, I shall be cast out by the angels. In Your love, Lord, cleanse my soul and save me. Loving Master, Lord Jesus Christ, my God, let not these holy Gifts be to my condemnation because of my unworthiness, but for the cleansing and sanctification of soul and body and the pledge of the future life and kingdom. It is good for me to cling to God and to place in Him the hope of my salvation. Receive me today, Son of God, as a partaker of Your mystical Supper. I will not reveal Your mystery to Your adversaries. Nor will I give You a kiss as did Judas. But as the thief I confess to You: Lord, remember me in Your kingdom.
7 Welcome to all visitors who are worshiping with us this morning. Please join us for Coffee Hour afterwards in the Parish Life Center ( PLC ). Additionally, for a donation of $5.00 each, lunch of Augolemono (chicken/rice) soup and salad will be served this Sunday. Proceeds goes to the church operating fund. Father Barnabas is available to hear confession every Wednesday either before or after Vespers and by appointment. Please call or the church office to request a time to meet with Father and avail yourself to this healing divine mystery of the Church. Please call the Church office for more information: (770) TODAY, February 21 8:45 a.m. - - Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee Triodion Begins For Today: Ushers: Parish Council Members Welcoming Ministry: Marina Vanerstrom Coffee Hour Hosted by the Athenson Family Parish Council of 2016: Kosta Bozzuto, President; Greg Pappas, Vice President; Len Vanerstrom, Secretary; David Chapman, Treasurer; Sandy Athenson, Anthony Birozes, Marie Chapman, Chris Foxhall, Helen McCart, Johnny Melts, Anne Trainor, and Plutarch Vamvakias Acolytes: Jacob and Jimmy Atkinson, David Druffner, Evan Eifert, Spiro Kefalas, Christos Kaloudis, Thomas Miller, Jacob Sparks, Mike Trainor, Alex & Niko Tzevelekos, Christos Zourzoukis, Senior Acolytes: Johnny Melts Sunday School Classes begin after communion 2016 Ecclesiastical Calendars are in the Narthex. Please take one home with you. Visit the Gift Shop for Inspiration and Gifts. As of March 1, 2016 Aftan Romanczak will be the ministry leader for the Gift Shop. Please direct all inquiries to him. Wed., Feb. 24 Cancelled - Bible Study Book of Genesis Cancelled - Vespers Sat. Feb 27 5:00 p.m. Cancelled - Vespers *Are you interested in being a part of the Orthodox Church? If so, classes will be forming. Please call Admin Office or see Deborah Bowen to communicate your interest.* Please say a special prayer for the following Individuals: J. Andropoulos, Bill, C. Birozes, J. Havins, Mariann, Maria, M. Samaltanos; D. Sarandis, E. Sofikitis, Victor, Patsy and S. and K. Yalanzon Dina Sarandis and Estelle Sofikitis who live at Oaks Senior Center on Post Road would love to have cards and visits from our parish. Friendly Reminder: The Orthodox Church practices close communion. This means only Orthodox Christians who have properly prepared to receive the Eucharist should approach the Chalice at communion. If you have any questions, please see Fr. Barnabas after service.
8 CALENDAR for February, March 2016 revised as of 2/21/2016 ** PLC means Parish Life Center Date Time Event Feb 21 - Sun Feb 24 - Wed Feb 26 - Fri Feb 27 - Sat Feb 28 - Sun 8:45 a.m. 4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 8:45 a.m. 8:00 p.m. Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee Triodion Begins Father Barnabas Out of Town Feb Cancelled - Bible Study - Book of Genesis (Library) Cancelled - Vespers Cancelled - Vespers Sunday of the Prodigal Son Faith Encouraged LIVE program at Feb 29 - Mon 7:00 p.m. Boy Scouts meeting (PLC) For more information contact Harald Hagen at or see bulletin board March 1 - Tues Father Barnabas at Winter Clergy Retreat in Salem, SC - March 1 3 March 2 - Wed March 4 - Fri March 5 - Sat March 6 - Sun 4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 8:45 a.m. Cancelled Bible Study Class Cancelled Vespers Greek Language Class Greek Language Class Goyans Lock-in at PLC Saturday of Souls Greek Language Class Vespers Glendi event at the PLC sponsored by the Philoptochos Ladies Society Judgment Sunday (Meatfare) March 7 Mon 7:00 p.m. Boy Scouts meeting (PLC) March 8 - Tues 9 th Hour and Forty Martyrs of Sebaste March 9 - Wed 6;30 p.m. Prosforo Baking (PLC) Bible Study (Library) Vespers March 10 Thurs 7:00 p.m. Philoptochos Board Meeting (PLC)
9 March 11 - Fri March 12 - Sat March 13 - Sun March 14 - Mon 4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 8:45 a.m. 8:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Saturday of Souls Vespers Hope/Joy Pizza Night (PLC) Forgiveness Sunday (Cheesefare) Faith Encouraged LIVE at LENT BEGINS Boy Scouts meeting (PLC) March 14 - Tues noon Ladies Fellowship Meeting at Mary Milam s home March 16 - Wed Bible Study (Library) Presanctified Liturgy March 17 - Thurs 7:00 p.m. Philoptochos General Meeting (PLC) March 18 - Fri March 19 - Sat March 20 - Sun 4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 8:45 a.m. Salutations to the Theotokos Presanctified Liturgy Akathist Hymn Part 1 Saturday of Souls Vespers Sunday of Orthodoxy March 21 - Mon 7:00 p.m. Boy Scouts Meeting (PLC) March 23 - Wed March 25 - Fri March 26 - Sat March 27 - Sun 4:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 8:45 a.m. 8:00 p.m. Bible Study Presanctified Liturgy Greek Independence Day Annunciation of the Theotokos Akathist Hymn, Part 2 Vespers Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas Faith Encouraged LIVE program at March 28 - Mon 7:00 p.m. Boy Scouts meeting (PLC) March 30- Wed Bible Study (Library) Presanctified Liturgy
10 Notes and Thank Yous If you have not filled out a Stewardship card, please do so. A new card should be filled out every year. The form for Saturday of Souls prayers is included in this bulletin. Please fill out and return to the administrative office. Flowers needed for the March 25 presentation of the Annunciation of the Theotokos. Two dozen white roses are needed. Please call admin office if you can help with this ministry. Please notice on the bulletin board outside the admin office is a list of to-dos and needs for the church facilities. If you can help with any of these items, please call the office at The ongoing Sts RNI Bake Sale - You can order anytime and receive fresh pastries or baked goods. See bulletin board for more information. Forms are in the PLC. Saturday of Souls Helen McCart will be offering trays of Koliva for $10 for the Saturday of Souls commemoration which is March 5, 12, and 19. Helen at to order. Mark your calendars for the Glendi event at the PLC on March 5 at 7:00 p.m. sponsored by the Philoptochos Ladies Society. Mark your calendar for Vacation Church Camp June 13 17, 2016 Please call Administrative Office to schedule your House Blessing with Father Barnabas. GREAT NEWS: New Boy Scout Troop chartered by STS RNI -- JOIN TODAY! The Troop meets weekly and does one weekend activity per month. Activities include camping, hiking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, shooting sports, archery, rappelling, geocaching, bicycling, service projects, sailing, cooking, career exploration, caving, skiing, personal growth and development, public speaking, project management, and much more. Boys aged Monday evenings from 7:00 pm until 8:30 p.m. at the new Parish Life Center. Contact Harald Hagen. Website For more information see bulletin board or contact the administrative offices at First Meeting at the PLC on Monday, Feb. 29 at 7:00 p.m. at the PLC
11 Saturday of Souls Name of Person Requesting: Names of Persons to be Remembered: Return to Administrative office by March 1
12 Stewardship Commitment for as of 2/21/2016 Apesos, Matthew & Addy Athenson, Sandy & Julie Birozes, Anthony Birozes, Renee Bowen, Deborah Boyd, David & Michelle Bozzuto, Kosta & Carolyn Chapman, David & Marie Chason, Russell & Chyrisse Christy, Rick & Jan Consos, John Donkar, John & Athena Eifert, April & David Farr, Quay & Trissie Foxhall, Chris & Liz Gasper, Bill & Margaret Gilbert, Rob & Carey Guano, Robert & Jennifer Hatzispiros, Tasia & Fontasa Henning, Robert & Ana Hutka, Steven & Linda Johnson, Jennie Kaloudis, Vasilis & Mary Kefalas, Tasso & Laura Kefalas, Thalia Klock, Jacqueline Levantis, Alex & Melpo Lopez, Leon & Frances Lucher, David & Lynne Maheras, Tina Manos, Emanuel Manos, William & Margaret Marvos, Todd & Ann McCart, Al & Helen Melts, Johnny & Becky Milam, Bill & Mary Moissiadis, Nik & Argentina Panos, Nicholas & Teddie Pantazopoulos, Constantinos & Evelyn Pappas, Greg Pappas, Gus Patrick, John & Evon Perry, Michele Popa, Mihai & Heidi Powell, Father Barnabas & Presvytera Connie Powers, Pam Ralston, Luke & Liz Sparks II, Dennis Sparks, Dennis & Laura Sparks, Jacob Stewart, Todd Trainor, Edward & Anne Tyre, James & Sharon Tubbs, Brian & Jennifer Vamvakias, Eleanor Vamvakias, Plutarch & Tina Vanerstrom, Len & Marina Waldron, Rusty & Christine Walters, Tim & Diane Zourzoukis, John & Mildred Zukerino-Kazazakis-Levendakis Please fill out a Stewardship Card for God s house needs your support. Forms are in the Narthex. We are an Intentional Orthodox Christian Community for North Georgia
Welcome to St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral God Parent Sunday Sunday, January 28, 2018 Orthros 9:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Last Sunday s Contributions Trays: $283.00
10TH SUNDAY OF LUKE DECEMBER 8, 2013 Sts. Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church Rev. Fr. Barnabas Powell, Proistamenos Jimmy Smith, Psaltis 3074 Bethelview Road Cumming GA 30040 (770) 781-5250
15TH SUNDAY OF LUKE SUNDAY OF THE ZACCHAEUS January 27th, 2013 Sts. Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church Rev. Fr. Barnabas Powell, Proistamenos Jimmy Smith, Psaltis 3074 Bethelview Road Cumming
SUNDAY BEFORE NATIVITY DECEMBER 22, 2013 Sts. Raphael, Nicholas and Irene Greek Orthodox Church Rev. Fr. Barnabas Powell, Proistamenos Jimmy Smith, Psaltis 3074 Bethelview Road Cumming GA 30040 (770) 781-5250
Paul VS Jesus Lk 2:10 Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. Lk
The Significance and Meaning of the Divine Liturgy for our Daily Lives 1 Why the need for Liturgy??? Don t really get anything out of it! Why not just stay home and read the Bible? I just sit there and
Luke 12.13-21 Translation Notes 13 Εἶπεν δέ τις ἐκ τοῦ ὄχλου αὐτῷ διδάσκαλε, εἰπὲ τῷ ἀδελφῷ μου μερίσασθαι μετ ἐμοῦ τὴν κληρονομίαν. Now someone from the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to
C o m m u n i t y B u l l e t i n FEBRUARY/MARCH 2017 SUNDAY SERVICES 8:15 a.m. Matins & Divine Liturgy PARAKLESIS Suspended during Lent OTHER SERVICES MAR. 1 ST MAR. 31 ST (SEE ENCLOSED FLYER FOR WEEKDAY
St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church 313 Dividend Drive, Suite 210 Peachtree City, Georgia 30269 Phone: 770.487.0078 Website: www.saintchristopherhoc.com Very Rev. Fr. George J. Tsahakis, Pastor Tammy
Holy Saturday, April 7 9am Holy Saturday Vesperal Liturgy (2&1/2 hour service) The Vesperal Liturgy ushers in the first strains of the joyous feast This service is the Vespers of Pascha itself and announces
Rubrics for civil calendar month of February, 2014 (liturgical dates January 19-February 15). These rubrics are indebted to the work of Fr Paul Merculieff, of blessed memory. Memory eternal! Incipits are
Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese Ecumenical Patriarchate Ten Thousand State Road North Royalton, OH 44133 Parish Website: www.christsaviour.weebly.com Diocesan
ST. TARASIUS, ARCHBISHOP OF CONSTANTINOPLE St. Tarasius was born and raised in Constantinople to an illustrious family, and he received a fine education. He was rapidly promoted at the court of the emperor
TYPIKON (Arranged by Rev. Taras Chaparin) January 2018 Sunday, January 28 of the Prodigal Son Our Venerable Father Ephrem the Syrian (373). Tone 1. Matins Gospel I. Bright vestments. Tropar of the Tone
The Divine Liturgy of our Father among the Saints John Chrysostom Of the four eucharistic liturgies in use in the Orthodox Churches today, by far the most important is that of St John Chrysostom. The following
Lenten Events & Festal Services during the Nativity Fast Advent 2017 Christian Education Opportunities Parish-Wide Education Search the Scriptures: The Old Testament Presentation during Coffee Hour / Church
Menaion January 6 The Holy Epiphany of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ. LITURGY Unless otherwise indicated, the texts of the prayers and hymns of the Divine Liturgy are from: ( 2016) used with permission
2018 Schedule of Liturgical Services Great lent Holy Week Bright Week Thomas Sunday Christian Education Classes during Great Lent Parish Education: Orthodox Saints of the West, Far East, and Africa Sundays
Religious Education: AdDressing The mind or the heart by Fr. Panayiotis Papageorgiou, M.Div., Ph.D. What is the Purpose of Religious Education? Is it perhaps the main Mission of the Parish? Why Religious
Diocese of Eagle River and the Pacific Northwest T H E R A V E N PROPHET ELIJAH Antiochian Orthodox Mission Sunday, June 4 th, 2017 The Great Feast of Pentecost Tone / Eothinon Epistle: Acts 2:1-11 Gospel:
Worship God Revelation 22:8-9: Now I, John, saw and heard these things. And when I heard and saw, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel who showed me these things. Then he said to me, See
C o m m u n i t y B u l l e t i n SUNDAY SERVICES 8:15 a.m. Matins & Divine Liturgy PARAKLESIS Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., except Dec. 22 nd, Dec. 29 th, & Jan. 2 nd OTHER SERVICES DECEMBER 25 TH TO JANUARY
HOLY TRANSFIGURATION ORTHODOX CHURCH Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America March 19, 2017 THE ADORATION OF THE HOLY CROSS TODAY 8:30 AM Orthros Doxology #1 Troparion #2 9:30 AM Divine
THE DIVINE LITURGY OF SAINT JOHN CHRYSOSTOM Priest: Blessed is the kingdom of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, now and forever and to the ages of ages. People: Amen. THE GREAT LITANY Priest:
ST. NEKTARIOS ORTHODOX CHURCH GREAT LENT 2016 THE KING OF GLORY BRIGHT SADNESS The Lenten season is meant to kindle a bright sadness within our hearts. Its aim is precisely the remembrance of Christ, a
In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit + St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church in Hamilton + Sermon by His Grace Bishop Youssef on March 8 2010 in honor of Pope Kyrillos VI s Remembrance Day Pope Kyrillos
Always be Humble honor with Humility comes Proverbs 3:34 God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble. Humility is a virtue not often valued in today s world. It is seen as an outdated virtue of
2500 Clairmont Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30329 Phone (404) 633-5870 Fax (404) 633-6018 www.atlgoc.org e-mail: email@example.com Rev. Father Paul A. Kaplanis, Dean Rev. Father Christos P. Mars, Presbyter Elias
The Son of God as The Beginning in Proverbs 8 By Tim Warner, Copyright www.4windsfellowships.net T he earliest Christian pastors, apologists, and martyrs did not view the Son of God as modern Trinitarians
Holy Spirit English translations of the Old Testament have the term 'holy spirit' in only 2 passages, with only 3 occurrences. Why is it so little in evidence when it is used often in the New Testament?
Translation of 2 John Sentence 1 1a Ὁ πρεσβύτερος The elder 1b ἐκλεκτῇ κυρίᾳ καὶ τοῖς τέκνοις αὐτῆς, to the elect lady and her children 1c οὓς ἐγὼ ἀγαπῶ ἐν ἀληθείᾳ, whom I love in the truth, 1d καὶ οὐκ
Weeks of Jan 28 & Feb 04, 2018. Vol. XXXI No. 2 Weekday Services Youth Activities January 30th, Tuesday 9:30 am Divine Liturgy - Three Hierarchs February 9th, Friday Mom & Me Valentine s Day Craft, 10:30
St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church 915-584-9100 www.stgeorge-elpaso.org firstname.lastname@example.org Fax. 915-760-5547 REV. FATHER JOSEPH ABOUID, PASTOR The Very Reverend Father Jehad T. Michael,
2 0 1 7 THE TIPIC FOR JANUARY 1 SUNDAY Circumcision of Our Lord. Sunday before Theophany. St. Basil the Great. Tone 3. Mat. Gos. 6. Combine Octoechos and Menaion. Great Vespers: Old Testament readings.
2500 Clairmont Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30329 Phone (404) 633-5870 Fax (404) 633-6018 www.atlgoc.org e-mail: email@example.com Rev. Father Paul A. Kaplanis, Dean Rev. Father Christos P. Mars, Presbyter Elias
ST. ANNE SUNDAY BULLETIN WELCOME VISITORS! This week s events TODAY: 8:30 am Pysanky (Ukrainian Egg Painting) All ages welcome! 9:00 am Adult Education 9:40 am Hours 10:00 am Divine Liturgy 7:00 pm Bridegroom
Philippians 2.19-30 19 Ἐλπίζω δὲ ἐν κυρίῳ Ἰησοῦ Τιµόθεον ταχέως πέµψαι ὑµῖν, ἵνα κἀγὼ εὐψυχῶ γνοὺς τὰ περὶ ὑµῶν. Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I too may be encouraged
3:10-15 Continue Following Bart Sego Pat Anderson Big Questions In Life Who would you say has taught you the most about life? Big Questions In Life Who would you say has taught you the most about life?
Pharisee And Publican Lesson 4.11 The parable of the Pharisee and publican finds God eternally judging two men by their hearts and prayers, by their motivations and words. How will you fare when he judges
St. Nikolai Orthodox Church, Divine Liturgy, 9:30 / Saturday Vespers, 4 pm. Book study/christian Education following Vespers Parish Council meetings 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7pm (open to parishioners)
Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople: www.patriarchate.org Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Website: www.goarch.org Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta Website: www.atlanta.goarch.org St. Christopher
Repent: Turn to Jesus and Not to Yourself Peace Lutheran Church 2090 Commerce Drive North Mankato, MN 56003 Peace Lutheran Church Evangelical Lutheran Synod Proclaim the wonders God has done! Pastor Timothy
THE ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH Sunday of St. John Climacos/Martyr Edward King of England Rev. Fr. Joseph Gingrich, Parish Priest Sunday, March 18, 2018 Altar Boys All Available Ushers On Duty 1
OUR JOURNEY TO PASCHA Lenten Board Game PURE or CLEAN MONDAY Phyllis M Onest 2/2011 edition DIRECTIONS: Make up Teams of 4-5 students. 1. A member from Team A selects a game card and asks Team B the Question.
[Scripture Reading] Matthew 5:1-11 [Prayer for Illumination] Good morning, my name is John and I m one of the pastors here at GCF. Let me pray again and ask our Lord for help this morning [Introduction]
All Saints Catholic Church and Catholic Academy Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany ~ Rev. Thomas M. Lawless Deacon Timothy J. McAuliffe Deacon Gary J. O Connor We come together in prayer so that our lives
WEEKLY BULLETIN JANUARY 3, 2016 ST. NECTARIOS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH 133 S. Roselle Road (847) 358-5170 phone Palatine, Illinois 60067 (847) 358-5193 fax Rev. Fr. Peter G. Balkas, Protopresbyter www.stnectariosgoc.org
26b as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob: 1καθως γεγραπται ηξει εκ σιων ο ρυοµενος και αποστρεψει ασεβειας απο ιακωβ 27 For this [is]
ST. JAMES ORTHODOX CHURCH 195 N. Main Street; Milpitas, CA 95035 sjorthodox.org 408.934.1794 (Office) Very Rev. Fr. Jeries Hanna 408.509.8802 Fr. Dcn. Joseph Kawar 408.398.6357 Bulletin for March 18, 2018
Saint John of Damascus Orthodox Church A parish of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America 300 West Street, Dedham, Massachusetts 02026-5594 781.326.3046; www.stjohnd.org Pastoral
Volume 19, Issue 2 February 2011 The Official Publication of Greek Orthodox Church Who is Saint Haralambos? Youth Night 2 Saint Come and see! Haralambos 3 Oratorical Festival 4 Stewardship Summary 4 Parish
Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church Liturgies of the Seasons For use in the weekly gathering of God s people for worship and thanksgiving 1 Times and Seasons: the Christian Year (Adapted from the Introduction
EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST 10 JULY 2016 ST. MARK S LUTHERAN CHURCH 1900 ST. PAUL STREET BALTIMORE, MD 21218 Phone: 410.752.5804 Fax: 410.752.4074 On the web at: stmarksbaltimore.org A Reconciling in
Saint Sophia Axiologa worth mentioning DECEMBER 4, 2016 10 th Sunday of St. Luke - FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES EXECUTIVE OFFICERS George E. Preonas, President; Dr. James A. Demetriou, Vice President &
Job 11:13-15 If thou prepare thine heart, and stretch out thine hands toward him; If iniquity be in thine hand, put it far away, and let not wickedness dwell in thy tabernacles. For then shalt thou lift
[Task 3a] Conversion in Orthodox Curricula, page 1 Conversion in OCEC Scope and Sequence Chart, and the GOA Document, What Your Child Should Know [Task 3a] Concepts included: believing God loves us unconditionally;
SUNDAY AFTER THEOPHANY Welcome to St. Nicholas of Myra Byzantine Catholic Church. We invite you to join us for coffee hour, which is held in the fellowship hall, immediately after the Divine Liturgy. We
We believe in the following statements: The verbal, plenary inspiration of the Bible; Fundamental Baptist Church 1170 Sand Cove Road, Saint John, NB E2M 0G3 Statement of Belief The three persons of the
THE DIVINE LITURGY OF OUR FATHER AMONG THE SAINTS JOHN CHRYSOSTOM ~STAND Priest: Blessed be the kingdom of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, now and for ever and ever. ~SIT Priest: In
Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 1400 N. O Plaine Road, Libertyville, IL 60048 - Tel (224) 513-5530 www.saintdemetrioslibertyville.com September - 2017 SUNDAY SERVICES: 8:30am Matins CHURCH OFFICE
Keys to Effective Prayer Prepared by Gilbert Hughes, MINISTER of the word Personal Enrichment This material provides sound teaching for personal growth in prayer when studied thoughtfully and prayerfully
St. Anne s Episcopal Parish Church Circle Annapolis, MD Parish Offices & Education Building 410-267-9333 located at 199 Duke of Gloucester Street www.stannes-annapolis.org Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost:
Sermon Brief: God s Church: under Blessing Text: Acts 2:41-47 1 Lorin L. Cranford Introduction What is the one thing you would wish for the church in 2009? I m sure each one of you has a particular desire