Announcements


SERVICES FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2015

“God is the Lord and hath appeared unto us. Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord. O give thanks unto the Lord and call upon His Holy Name.” (Selection from Orthros).

This Sunday, August 30, 2015 is the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost & Thirteenth Sunday of Matthew and the Leave-taking of the commemoration of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist.

Orthros/Matins begins at 9:00 AM, followed by The Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM. On this Sunday, immediately after Liturgy, we will have a short (approx. 10 minutes) 1 year Memorial Service for Elaina Capilos. Coffee Hour and Fellowship will follow the memorial. We invite all to come and share in worship and fellowship with us!

A NOTE TO VISITORS – attendance at Orthros/Matins is not required. It is perfectly OK to attend just The Divine Liturgy. In fact, this is the practice of many Orthodox Christians. There is no break between Orthros and the Liturgy, so if you arrive and a service is in progress, come on in!


SERVICES FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015

“Ready is my heart, O God, ready is my heart; I will sing and chant in my glory. What shall I render to the Lord for all that He hath given me? I will receive the cup of salvation, and call upon the Name of the Lord.” (The Third Antiphon).

This Sunday, August 23, is the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost and Twelfth Sunday of Matthew and the Leave-taking of the Dormition of the Theotokos.

Orthros/Matins begins at 9:00 AM, followed by The Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM. Coffee Hour and Fellowship will follow the Liturgy. We invite all to come and share in worship with us!

A NOTE TO VISITORS – attendance at Orthros/Matins is not required. It is perfectly OK to attend just The Divine Liturgy. In fact, this is the practice of many Orthodox Christians. There is no break between Orthros and the Liturgy, so if you arrive and a service is in progress, come on in!


SERVICES FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2015

“Shout with joy to God, all the earth, give thanks unto the Lord and call upon His Name. Declare His works among the nations.” (The First Antiphon).

This Sunday, August 16, is the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost & Eleventh Sunday of Matthew and the After-feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos. Orthros/Matins begins at 9:00 AM, followed by The Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM. Coffee Hour and Fellowship will follow the Liturgy. We invite all to come and share in worship with us! 

A NOTE TO VISITORS – attendance at Orthros/Matins is not required. It is perfectly OK to attend just The Divine Liturgy. In fact, this is the practice of many Orthodox Christians. There is no break between Orthros and the Liturgy, so if you arrive and a service is in progress, come on in!


FREE BOOK OFFER / OFFICE HOURS, SATURDAY, AUGUST 15

This Saturday, August 15, after Liturgy , Fr. Gregory will hold his monthly Office Hours. He will be available to meet with members and non-members alike. This is an excellent time for inquirers to speak to him in person about Orthodoxy and our parish. It’s also a great time for non-Orthodox inquirers to pickup a free copy of Frederica Mathewes-Green’s book, “Welcome to the Orthodox Church: An Introduction to Eastern Christianity”. There is no mail order on this book and only one copy per family.

To arrange to meet with Fr. Gregory you may email him at: mailto:FGRogers@aol.com


Here is a short video about the book:


SERVICES FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 15

This Saturday, August 15, we will celebrate The Feast of the Dormition of The Most Holy Theotokos. Orthros/Matins begins at 9:00 AM, followed by The Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM. We invite all to come and share in worship with us!

A NOTE TO VISITORS – attendance at Orthros/Matins is not required. It is perfectly OK to attend just The Divine Liturgy. In fact, this is the practice of many Orthodox Christians. There is no break between Orthros and the Liturgy, so if you arrive and a service is in progress, come on in!

Here is link containing more information about this Feast:
http://antiochian.org/dormition

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EVANGELICALS DISCOVER ORTHODOXY!

Here is a great video about 2000 Evangelical Protestants who sought out the early Church and discovered Orthodoxy. Our own Fr. Gregory was part of this movement! The effects of this movement continue even today!

 


SERVICES FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2015

“Today is Salvation come into the world. Let us sing praises to Him Who arose from the grave, the Author of our life; for having by Death destroyed death, He hath given us victory and Great Mercy.” (Troparion from Orthros). 

Sunday, August 9, 2015, is the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost & Tenth Sunday of Matthew and the After-feast of the Transfiguration of Christ.

Orthros/Matins begins at 9:00 AM, followed by The Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM. Coffee Hour and Fellowship will follow the Liturgy. We invite all to come and share in worship with us! 

A NOTE TO VISITORS – attendance at Orthros/Matins is not required. It is perfectly OK to attend just The Divine Liturgy. In fact, this is the practice of many Orthodox Christians. There is no break between Orthros and the Liturgy, so if you arrive and a service is in progress, come on in!


SERVICES FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2015

This Sunday, August 2, we will celebrate a Typica Service at 10:00 AM. A Typica is a short prayer service that is held in the absence of a priest. There will be no coffee hour following this service. We invite all to come and pray with us!


VESPERS FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, CANCELLED

Vespers for this Wednesday, July 29, 2015 have been cancelled. This is due to Fr. Gregory attending the funeral of Archpriest Fr. Gordon Walker in Nashville. May his memory be eternal!


SERVICES FOR SUNDAY, JULY 26, 2015

“Thou didst shatter death by Thy Cross, Thou didst open paradise to the thief; Thou didst turn the sadness of the ointment-bearing women into joy. And didst bid Thine Apostles proclaim a warning, that Thou hast risen O Christ, granting to the world the Great Mercy.” (Resurrectional Apolytikion) 

This Sunday, July 26, we commemorate The Holy Righteous Martyr Paraskeva of Rome. Orthros/Matins begins at 9:00 AM, followed by The Divine Liturgy at 10:00 AM. Coffee Hour and Fellowship will follow the Liturgy. We invite all to come and share in worship with us!

A NOTE TO VISITORS – attendance at Orthros/Matins is not required. It is perfectly OK to attend just The Divine Liturgy. In fact, this is the practice of many Orthodox Christians. There is no break between Orthros and the Liturgy, so if you arrive and a service is in progress, come on in!