From 07-03-2011 Sunday Bulletin

Post date: Jul 17, 2011 7:29:11 AM

· Fr. Ciprian is on Vacation from Fri, July 1 to Thu, July 14. There will be NO Vespers on Sat, July 2nd, but ALL OTHER SERVICES will be held at the usual time. For urgent matters during these two weeks, please call our emergencies number (804-8502); see the header of this Bulletin or the Contact Information Card sent with a previous Messenger.

· Wednesdays at 5:30pm (until July 27) CONVERSATIONAL GREEK for ALL AGES and ALL LEVELS. Continuing students are using the same Conversational Book as last summer and the class is being taught by Mary Harker. Beginning (new) students need to order the $20 book through Maria Katsiris, who is teaching the beginners’ class starting with the alphabet.

· Wed, July 6 – 6:00pm Vespers at St. George, light meal, & Presentation by delegates from St. Elisabeth Convent in Minsk, Belarus about their community in Minsk and about their vocation (woodworking and vestment making). The delegates are two novices - women who are preparing to be tonsured as monastics.

· Sat, July 9 – 5:30pm Great Vespers

· Sun, July 10 – 8:30am Orthros; 9:30am Divine Liturgy; 11am Fellowship


· Sat, July 16 – 5:30pm Great Vespers

· Sun, July 17 – 8:30am Orthros; 9:30am Divine Liturgy; 11am Fellowship

· Sun, July 17 – 4:00pm SUNDAY SCHOOL OUTING –We'll be meeting at Palisades-Kepler State Park on Route 30 between Cedar Rapids and Mt. Vernon (Address: 700 Kepler Drive, Mt. Vernon, IA 52314). We'll begin with a pot-luck dinner, and then take a hike on the beautiful trails around the Cedar River. Games with prizes will be organized, as well. Please look for an email from to RSVP and to sign up for items to share!

· Tue, July 19 – 6:00pm Parish Council Meeting

· Tue, July 19 - SERVICE OUTREACH – Our group will volunteer at Green Square Meals this Tuesday evening. If you’d like to be part of that group in the future, talk to Dorothea Allans. We also currently have a team of 4 people for our Visitations service outreach ministry. Speak to Elleni Huerter, if you’d like to be part of this group and attend the training at Living Care West.

· New Date for LADIES’ NIGHT OUT Tue, July 26th at 6:00pm – Philoptochos is organizing this for ALL ladies of our parish and several are already signed up.

· SWORD #2 – The Handouts are available in the church hall for those who desire them.

· UPCOMING EVENTS – Sunday School Outing (Sun, July 17), JOY Ceramics Project (Sat, July 23); Ladies’ Night Out (Tue, July 26), Vacation Church School (Mon, Aug. 1 – Fri, Aug. 5)