St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox SoborSt. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Sobor
Upcoming Services
September 2,
7:00PM Orthodoxy 101

September 5,
6:00PM Great Vespers

September 6,
9:10AM Hours
9:30AM Divine Liturgy

Sunday, August 30

13th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Tone 4. Translation of the Relics of Rt. Blv. Great Prince St. Alexander Nevsky (1724). Sts. Alexander (340), John (595), and Paul the New (784), Patriarchs of Constantinople. Repose of Ven. Alexander, Abbot of Svir (1533). Uncovering of the Relics of St. Daniel, Prince of Moscow (1652). St. Christopher of Palestine (6th c.). St. Fantinus of Calabria (9th c.). Synaxis of the Serbian Hierarchs: Ss. Sava I (1237), Arsenius I (1266), Sava II (1269), Eustathius I (ca. 1285), James (1292), Nicodemus (1325), and Daniel (1338), Archbishops; Joannicus II (1354), Spyridon (1388), Ephraim II (after 1395), Macarius (1574), Gabriel I (1659), Patriarchs; and Gregory, Bishop.

1 Corinthians 16:13-24 (Epistle) Matthew 21:33-42 (Gospel)

Additional Parking
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.

Please direct all inquiries to the church office.

*In an emergency contact Fr. Vincent at (780) 288-5347

Announcements:

Memorial Litya

There will be a Memorial Litya following the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, August 30. If you have any loved ones who have recently reposed, please call Fr. Vincent with a list of their names, and he will pray for them during this service. The next Memorial Litya will be on Sunday, September 13.

SUPER SATURDAY CHRISTIAN EDUCATION DAY

Christian Education for the Whole Family!

CLASSES FOR ALL AGES!

On Saturday, September 19, our parish will begin a monthly Christian Education Day. This time of Bible study and teaching is not just for the children, but for the adults as well (teens will join the adult class upstairs in the Nave). The one-hour class starts at 4:30, with a light luncheon following at 5:30. Great Vespers at 6 PM. Adults, bring your Bibles!

DIVIDERS NEEDED

We are in need of two office dividers for the toy area to help minimize the noise for other classes. Please contact Kris Place or Fr Vincent if you can assist us with this need.

SUNDAY CHURCH SCHOOL…

… for children ages 3-8 will resume on September 13. Classes take place during the sermon. Sign up sheet will be on the bulletin board. Please contact Kristina Place or Rachel Friesen with questions or if you would like to be involved in this ministry!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE UPCOMING EVENTS

October 5-17 – Iconography Classes with Fr. Vladimir Lysak

Saturday, November 7 – Fall Retreat with Frederica Mathewes-Green (Theme: “Living as an Orthodox Christian in a Secular World”)

Orthodox Women’s Retreat 2015

“The Powers & Passions of our Souls”

Guest Speaker: Mother Melania

Where: Entheos Retreat Centre 242032 Range Road 40

When: September 18-20, 2015

Deadline to register: September 1, 2015

For more information please see the pamphlet/registration form on the candle desk in the narthex.

SEPTEMBER FEAST DAYS

Tuesday, Sept. 8 – Birth of the Holy Theotokos

Divine Liturgy at 9:30 am; Great Vespers the night before at 6 PM

Monday, Sept. 14 – Elevation of the Holy Cross

Divine Liturgy at 9:30 am; Vigil the night before at 6 PM

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What sacrifices we make, let them be sacrifices that transform us. They are not ends in and of themselves. They are tools by which we can become a little closer to God's image, a little closer to Christ's life.

+ St. John Chrysostom

LOST AND FOUND!

Lost something in the Church?
Check the Lost and Found container in the coat room.

 
Contact Us
Phone: (780) 484-9804

9930-167 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T5P 4W7

Church office hours:
12 - 4PM Mon - Fri

Iconography
St. Maximus the Confessor
Words of Wisdom
As the memory of fire does not warm the body, so faith without love does not bring about the illumination of knowledge in the soul.
- St. Maximus the Confessor