16th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Tone 7. Afterfeast of the Elevation of the Cross. Sunday after Elevation. Greatmartyr Euphemia the All-praised (304). Repose of St. Kiprián, Metropolitan of Moscow and All Russia (1406). St. Sebastiana, disciple of St. Paul the Apostle, martyred at Heraclea (1st c.). Martyr Melitina of Marcianopolis (2nd c.). Martyrs Victor and Sosthenes at Chalcedon (ca. 304). Ven. Dorotheus, Hermit, of Egypt (4th c.). Martyr Ludmila, grandmother of St. Wenceslaus (Viachesláv), Prince of the Czechs (927). New Martyrs Isaac and Joseph of Georgia (808).
2 Corinthians 6:1-10 (Epistle) Matthew 25:14-30 (Gospel)
Please direct all inquiries to the church office.
*In an emergency contact Fr. Vincent at (780) 288-5347
is available Sunday morning at the Continental Inn parking lot – 166 St. and 100 Ave. If you expect to park there regularly remember to place a parking permit card on your dash. Parking permits are available on the candle desk in the narthex.
PARISH TITHING AND GIVING
(General budget income; does not include designated funds)
Amount received on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018: $2,256.50
Weekly Goal: $4,350.00
Total received for September, 2018: $10,124.65
Budget goal for each month: $17,400.00
Molebin for Healing
A molebin for healing will be served on Saturday, September 22 at 6:45 p.m. (after Great Vespers.) You are encouraged to invite your friends who are in need of healing to join us for this healing service.
PLEASE CHECK YOUR MAILBOXES!
A Stewardship form has been placed in each of the mailboxes downstairs. Please fill out the Stewardship form for 2018/2019 and deposit the completed form in the wooden box labeled “Stewardship Forms” located on the table in front of the mailboxes. For those who do not have a mailbox forms are available on the table in front of the mailboxes.
In preparation for our Annual Meeting October 21:
PARISH COUNCIL NOMINATIONS FOR 2018/2019
Please write the name of the person(s) whom you would like to nominate on the nomination sheet located on a bulletin board in the narthex. (Please be sure to have the person’s consent before writing their name(s) on the nomination sheet.)
Please send any resolutions you would like to have discussed and voted on to Fr. Vincent (firstname.lastname@example.org)
REPORTS FOR ANNUAL MEETING
All reports for the Parish Annual Meeting should be emailed to Monk Tikhon (email@example.com) by Friday, October 12 and will then be distributed to parishioners by email. A hard copy will be made available to those who do not have email capability.
Attention: Seniors – New Location!
Golden Age Gang – Time to Celebrate Again!!!
Summer & Fall Birthdays
WHEN: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 12 Noon
WHERE: Yang Ming Buffet, 3414-118 Avenue (Inside the Travelodge-use East door)
All seniors welcome! Sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board in the narthex. Thank You! Lil ☺
Our annual Harvest/Thanksgiving Luncheon will take place on Sunday, October 14 after the Divine Liturgy. Everyone is encouraged to attend. Sign-up sheet is on the narthex bulletin board. Any questions please see Lil ☺
Introductory Iconography Course
“Learn the ancient technique of egg tempera painting!”
Teacher: Igumen Vladimir (Lysak)
When: Monday to Friday (6:30-9:30 pm) September 24 – October 5, 2018
Where: St. Herman of Alaska Sobor
Cost: $650.00 (materials included)
To register or for more information please contact Fr. Vladimir at: firstname.lastname@example.org
MULL MONASTERY FUND RAISER
St. Stephen’s Supper
Saturday, September 29th, 2018
Brad and Bonnie Zaworski are planning a St. Stephen’s supper to raise funds for the Mull Monastery in Scotland which was founded by Fr. Seraphim Aldea. The supper will be held at the Zaworski home. Tickets are $100 per person. If you are interested in attending, please contact Bonnie at 780-987-4933 or email@example.com
"How Does Our Orthodox Tradition Read the Scriptures Differently?"
Advent Retreat with Fr. Silviu Bunta
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Fr. Silviu is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Dayton, Ohio. He specializes in the study of Christian Origins.
Retreat begins at 10:30 am and concludes with Great Vespers at 4:30 PM.
Register Online at: sthermans.ca/retreat, or use a brochure registration form to mail in a cheque. Registration fee is $45 per person.