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From 01/24/10 Sunday Bulletin

posted Jan 30, 2010, 5:15 AM by FrCiprian Sas


·      TODAY – SANCTITY OF LIFE SUNDAY – A Pan-Orthodox mid-western (Metropolis of Chicago) ministry designates this day as the Sanctity of Life of life Sunday when we celebrate and pray for all life. At the appropriate time we will all recite the prescribed prayer found in the pews.

·      TODAY – HAITI RELIEF EFFORT – We will join in the Pan-Orthodox Haiti Relief Effort by assisting IOCC in providing to those affected by this disaster. We will pass a special collection plate this for this purpose. We will also assemble and donate 50 first-aid kits to be distributed to and then by IOCC. Please use the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board to donate items for the first-aid kits and be sure to bring them to church by next Sunday when we will assemble the kits (after Fellowship). Special prayers will also be said after the Divine Liturgy.

·      TODAY - GOYA Ice Skating - Immediately after Fellowship (about 12:30pm) TODAY (Sun, Jan 24 we will carpool to the Coral Ridge Ice Arena located inside the Mall by the food court (1451 Coral Ridge Ave, Coralville, IA Tel: 319-354-7870). Admission will be $6 and Skate Rental $2. If any teenager or parent, has a problem meeting this cost, speak with Fr. Ciprian. Our GOYA Coordinator is Julie Frank (319) 373-1809.

·      TODAY - PICTORIAL DIRECTORY 2010 – Pictures will be taken on FRI, JAN 29 and SAT, JAN 30 – Fr. Ciprian would like for every household to have their pictures taken. There are NO costs and NO obligations to buy pictures; buying/ordering portraits (pictures) is optional. Each household that has their picture taken gets a free directory. J J J IT’S STILL NOT TOO LATE. SPEAK WITH CARROL CHIPOKAS OR DOROTHEA ALLANS TO SIGN-UP SIGN-UP SIGN-UP TODAY PLEASE J J J

·      TODAY - 2009 YEAR-END HOUSEHOLD CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIPTS & REPORTS – will be handed out by Michael Christodoulou today after the divine services.

·      TODAY – 2010 ORTHODOX CALENDARS – Please grab ONE Orthodox Wall Calendar for your home and one Orthodox Pocket Calendar for each family member (in Narthex by the candles).

·      LIFE LESSONS FROM SUNDAY GOSPEL READINGS (2010) – EVERY TUESDAY from 5:30pm-6:30pm (unless otherwise noted) – This in-depth look at the Gospel Readings prescribed by the Orthodox Church for each of the 52 Sundays for 2010 will focus on how to best apply the teachings from these Gospel Readings to our every-day life.

·      GREEK SCHOOL – Every Wednesday: Children (4:30pm) & Adults (5:30pm).

·      YOUNG/NEW ALTAR BOY TRAINING – Every Saturday at 5:15pm and during Vespers.

·      2010 STEWARDSHIP COMMITMENT FORM – If you have not filled one out for year 2010, please do so as soon as possible. The 3-page form is available in the Narthex and Church Hall.

·      THE 2010 PAN-ORTHODOX VESPERS SCHEDULE – Please grab one if you’d like.

·      BLESSING OF HOMES – To schedule your home blessing, please call Fr. Ciprian on his cell anytime during the week. Attempting to do this during fellowship will be difficult.