Celebrating 50 years of service to Jesus Christ and His Holy Orthodox Church
A Parish of the Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese--Ecumenical Patriarchate
Fr. Peter Zarynow, Pastor (cell phone:301-367-9051] ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
Rectory Phone: 301-299-5120 Church Hall/Fax 301-983-0847
Sunday 24 February 2008
2nd Pre-Lenten Sunday
Sunday of the Prodigal Son
Priest-Martyr Blaise of Sabaste
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 6:12-20
Gospel: Luke 15:11-32
The Schedule of Divine Services for the Week is as Follows:
24 Feb. (SUN) 2nd Pre-Lenten Sunday/Prodigal Son
Sunday School 9:00am
Divine Liturgy of
Coffee Social/Annual Parish Meeting to follow
01 Mar. (Sat) 1st All-Souls Saturday
Divine Liturgy and Panachida 9:00am
02 Mar. (SUN) 3rd Pre-Lenten Sunday/Meatfare Sunday
Sunday School 9:00am
Divine Liturgy of
Panachida: +Mary Vargo (1st Anniv) by sister Olga Bilanin
Confessions will be heard on Sunday mornings from 9:15-9:45am and by appointment. All faithful are encouraged to come to the Sacrament every 8 weeks, on average, to help maintain spiritual health. This is especially for those who frequently “with Faith and with Love come forward” to receive the Body and Blood of Christ!
Deepest sympathies are extended to Very Rev. Samuel Sherry (
LAST CALL: Home Blessings have begun and will continue until Saturday 1 March. Please either fill out a form or see Father as soon as possible to schedule an appointment. Forms are available on the information table in the parish hall.
Volunteers are needed for the March Coffee Socials. Please sign up today so that we can know we have the people to take care of the weekly social. Thank you.
LAST CALL: We are now working on the latest edition of the parish directory. If there are any changes or corrections to addresses, phone numbers or emails, please notify Sheila Hrapchak today. (email her at email@example.com)
The Annual Parish Meeting of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church will take place on today, 24 Feb (snow date 9 March) 2008. All members of the parish family who are in sacramental and financial good standing are asked to attend. This is the third of three official announcements.
CASH DAY is Sunday 2 March following the Coffee Social. Tickets are now available from Nick Dzubak. As usual, tickets are $10.00 each. It is important that our parishioners purchase and sell as many as possible. Time is short to sell all 300 tickets! All tickets, and donations, need to be handed in to Nick no later than today! Your participation is appreciated!
ALSO: a sign-up sheet is posted for food donations and reservations. Please sign up if you plan to attend!
The ACRY Bowling Tournament Raffle tickets have arrived! Top prize is $250.00! Tickets are on sale until Sunday 9 March. Drawing is 16 March. See Faith Breno for tickets.
The Orthodox Study Bibles are here! If you ordered and pre-paid, please see Gina Verbrugge to pick up your copy. If you would still like to purchase a copy we have extras available for $35.00 each.
All Souls Saturdays for this year are 1, 22 & 29 March and 5 April. Please give Father the names of the departed of your loved ones so that they can be remembered during the Divine Services.
Make summer plans now: our deanery week at
St. Thomas Mission Parish is organizing a sky trip to Timberline Resort in
Do you miss being able to be at Divine Liturgy when you are sick at home and cannot make it to church? St. Nicholas of Myra Orthodox Church on
Mark your calendars for the following Bake Days: 23 February; 8 & 15 March, 12 & 19 April. We also have an ‘extra date’ set aside in case we need it: 23 March. The Sign up sheet for helpers is posted on the bulletin board in the parish hall. This bake season we are offering to our helpers of 3 hours or more ½ roll or 1 small bread. (one per family. If you wish to accumulate your rolls or breads, please notify Randy Verbrugge)
Thanks to the following for their help in assembling Bagged Lunches last week: Amy and Tom Koval, Cyndi and Allen Dzubak, Chris Hudack, Gina and Randy Verbrugge, Jeanne Delasko, Debbie Myers and Lori Hecox, Georgene Ammon.
May God bless them for their labors! Many Years!
Altar Boy William Dzubak will be getting his head in the annual “St. Bald-rick’s Foundation” head shaving event to raise money to benefit kids with cancer. The event takes place on 30 March 2008. His goal is to raise at least $1,000.00. If you would like to help in this effort, please see Will or Tim Dzubak after Divine Services.