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From 08-05-2012 Sunday Bulletin

posted Sep 7, 2012, 12:02 PM by FrCiprian Sas

·         TODAY – SUNDAY SCHOOL REGISTRATION starts today. Ask Maria for the 2012-2012 Registration Packet during Fellowship.

·         TODAY – VACATION CHURCH SCHOOL Bible Stories: True Mysteries, No Fairy Tales NOTE: All Vacation Church Schoolers are expected to come and participate in the Transfiguration Services on Monday morning (Aug. 6) starting 9:00am. FUNDRAISING COUPON BOOKLETS are available for purchase TODAY DURING FELLOWSHIP. Each booklet costs only $5 and contains numerous coupons for HyVee stores, including a $5 OFF coupon. Buying one of these booklets will cover the cost of one bible for one child/student as well as part of the supplies for that child. Speak to Pre. Maggie for more details.

·         DORMITION FAST (Aug. 1-15) to be observed to everyone’s best abilities. Paraklesis services are held every Mon/Wed/Fri at 5:30pm (Aug. 1,3,6,8,10,13). During these beautiful services we pray to the Theotokos for her intercessions. Everyone present at the service will hear their names be commemorated during the service along with names of other living persons that have been submitted to Fr. Ciprian. Please submit your names TODAY.

·         TODAY, Sun, Aug. 5 – 5:30pm Vespers for Holy Transfiguration

·         Mon, Aug. 6 – Holy Transfiguration – 8:30am Orthros & 9:30am Divine Liturgy

·         Mon-Fri, August 6-10 – 9:00am-11:30am – VACATION CHURCH SCHOOL

·         Mon, Aug. 6 – 5:30pm-6:30pm  Paraklesis Service

·         Wed, Aug. 8 – 5:30pm-6:30pm  Pan-Orthodox Paraklesis Service at our Church (We’ll have visitors from neighboring Orthodox Parishes)

·         Fri, Aug. 10 – 5:30pm-6:30pm  Paraklesis Service

·         Sat, Aug. 11 – 5:30pm Great Vespers

·         Sun, Aug. 12 – 8:30am Orthros; 9:30am Divine Liturgy & Fellowship by Carrol Chipokas

·         Mon, Aug. 13 – 5:30pm-6:30pm  Paraklesis Service

·         Tue, Aug. 14 – 7:00pm (not 6:00pm) Vespers at Assumption in East Moline

·         Wed, Aug. 15 – Dormition of the Theotokos -  8:30am Orthros & 10:00am Divine Liturgy

·         Fri-Sat, Aug. 17-18Pilgrimage to Venerate relics of St. Nektarios at St. John Chrysostomos Monastery and Overnight Stay at our Metropolis St. Iakovos Retreat Center (woods, pools, pond, animals, etc.). THOSE WHO SIGNED UP (and anyone else interested) MUST ATTEND THE MEETING WITH FR. CIPRIAN TODAY during FELLOWSHIP, to iron out details.

·         PROSFORO – Please let Fr. Ciprian know if you’d like to prepare some for the Divine Liturgy.

·         ORTHODOX SUMMER CAMP – Looks like two of our youth will be going to Camp St. George on the grounds of YMCA Camp Wapsie site (half hour away) takes place from Sunday, Aug. 12 to Saturday, Aug. 18. Thanks to a generous $10,000 donation, we now have a fund that can help subsidize our children’s future involvement in such camps as well.

·         The NEWSLETTER DEADLINE for the Sept-Oct MESSENGER submissions is August 15. Please don’t wait until the last minute to speak with Fr., finalize events, & submit to stj.news@gmail.com

·         ORGAN – As per Parish Assembly decision, our organ is available to go to a good home. Free will donation is encouraged.

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