Announcements for Jan. 7, 2017

January 7, 2018

Sunday After Theophany – Tone 6

Holy and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John

Matins Gospel #9: St. John 20: 19-31

Divine Liturgy:  Ephesians 4: 7-13; St. Matthew 4:12-17 (Sunday after Theophany)

Acts 19: 1-8; St. John 1: 29-34 (St. John the Baptist)

TODAY: 4:00 p.m. – Blessing of Water at Cock of the Walk Restaurant, Ross Barnett Reservoir – Meal together following – Directions

 WEDNESDAY

  • 6 p.m. – Vespers
  • 7 p.m. Class on Orthodoxy

 NOTE: The blessing of the Reservoir will take place in the space at the waterside on the property of the Cock of the Walk restaurant (on the left as you face the building), not in the park where we have done it in the past. As usual, after the blessing we will have a dining room there for food and fellowship. Note: we will not have swimmers this year.

CHURCH CALENDARS are available in the Bookstore.

OUR ANNUAL PARISH MEETING for nomination of Parish Council members and approval of a budget will be held next Sunday, January 14, after Coffee Hour.

PARENTS AND YOUTH – Look at the website for https://campstthekla.org/ and consider sending your children to an Orthodox camp this summer. Our youth have benefitted greatly from this experience. Our church will help with costs if needed. Speak to Fr. Paul about it. These camps fill up quickly; we need to register now to be sure of getting a place. Our Deanery will sponsor a camp the first week of July near Tyler, TX.  More information about this will be available at the end of January.

THEOPHANY HOUSE BLESSINGS: I will begin these January 7. The Diocesan Priests Conference will be held here starting February 12, and Lent begins the next week, so I will not be able to bless many houses this year. I’d like especially to do those I have not blessed before; if yours has not been blessed, please contact me soon to set a time. I will also bless them after Pascha if requested.  To learn more about house blessings and how to prepare for them, see this. — Fr. Paul

LOOKING AHEAD:

January 14 – Annual Parish Meeting

February 2 – Meeting of the Lord

February 11 – Meatfare Sunday

February 12-16, 2018 – We host DOS Pastoral Conference

February 18 – Forgiveness Sunday – Lent Begins

March 25 – Annunciation

April 1 – Palm Sunday

April 8 – Pascha – We host Paschal Vespers

May 17 – Ascension

May 27 – Pentecost

July 23-27 – OCA All-American Council, St. Louis

 

 

Regular Services

Saturday 5:30 p.m. Vespers

Sunday 8:30 a.m. Matins (Orthros), 9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy

Wednesday 6:00 p.m. Vespers; feast days see www.holyres.net

Confessions Saturday after Vespers and other times by appointment

Phone 601 924-2441 – email office@holyres.net – Bookstore open after Liturgy

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