Parish Bulletin April 23-30, 2017

Parish Bulletin April 23-30, 2017

CHRIST IS RISEN!  INDEED HE IS RISEN!

APRIL 10/23, 2017
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2ND SUNDAY OF PASCHA – THOMAS SUNDAY, ANTI-PASCHA TONE 1
Martyrs Terence, Africanus, Maximus, Pompeius, and 36 others, including Zeno, Alexander, and Theodore, at Carthage.
EPISTLE: Acts 5:12-20 GOSPEL: John 20:19-31
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CHRIST IS RISEN! INDEED HE IS RISEN!
CHRISTOS VOSKRESE! VOISTINU VOSKRESE!
SCHEDULE OF SERVICES
Sun., April 23: ST. THOMAS SUNDAY – MATINS – 8:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY – 9:30 AM
LITIYA FOR:
Sandy Bazink by Dolores & Fred Lutz Edward Brzuchalski by son, Gary
Thomas Pavuk by his family Wasco, Martha & Thomas Karpiak
Hazel Sokalsky by Susan & Daniel O’Brien Joseph Yaworske by Ellen Barna
Mary Tihanitch by friends & family Michael Tihanitch by friends & family
Julia Tihanitch by friends & family Rose Tihanitch Stallone by friends & family
Leonard Sawicki by Sandy Newcomb Florence Pehosh by granddaughter, Susan
Sat., April 29: CONFESSIONS – 3:30 PM GREAT VESPERS – 4:00 PM
Sun., April 30: MATINS – 8:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY – 9:30 AM
LITIYA FOR:
Sandy Bazink by Ellen Barna John Paul Sokalsky by his sisters
Eleanor Shust by husband, John Thomas Yasewicz by nieces & nephews
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ALTAR FLOWERS: In honor of the 21st wedding anniversary of DCN. MICHAEL & MAT. MARIA PAVUK. MANY YEARS!
ALTAR VIGILS: Health of the TERPAK FAMILY by Joseph Terpak. MANY YEARS!
TABLE OF OBLATION: IMO EVELYN & JOSEPH TERPAK, SR. by sons, Joseph, John, Paul, Gregory & Nicholas. MEMORY ETERNAL!
ETERNAL LIGHT: IMO DR. PETER & ANN MENSKY by daughter, Allana & son, Allan. MEMORY ETERNAL!
HIGH PLACE: IMO SANDY BAZINK by St. John’s Catering. MEMORY ETERNAL!
BALDACHINO LAMPADA: Health of FRED & KATHY LUTZ & God’s continued blessings. MANY YEARS!
BALDACHINO LAMPADA: Asking for God’s continued blessings for LINDA BROWNELL ZEFRAN on the occasion of her birthday by her mother. MANY YEARS!
BALDACHINO LAMPADAS: IMO TIHANITCH FAMILY. ALSO, IMO WASCO, MARTHA & THOMAS KARPIAK. MEMORY ETERNAL!
MEMORIAL LIGHT: IMO STEPHEN, BEATRICE & PAUL STEPHEN SHUST by Walter & Helen Shust. MEMORY ETERNAL!
MEMORIAL LIGHT: IMO PAUL & JOSEPHINE CZAYKOWSKI by Walter & Helen Shust. MEMORY ETERNAL!
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APRIL RADIO BROADCAST: IMO DIMITRI & ANNA SOROCHKA & SERGIUS & OLGA CHWASTIAK. MEMORY ETERNAL!
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EVENTS:
Sun., April 23: COFFEE HOUR – following Liturgy. FOOD – Rose Mareski & Bonnie Mashin; COFFEE – Christina
Mon., April 24: RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES – 6:00 PM
Sun., April 30: COFFEE HOUR – following Liturgy. FOOD – Mary Koczwara & Mat. Larissa; COFFEE – Mat. Larissa
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NO KNEELING: The Resurrection of Christ warrants great joy and spiritual uplifting. Due to this joy, there is no kneeling during the period of Pascha to the Feast of Pentecost. Please keep this in mind.
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ST. TIKHON’S CENTURY ASSOCIATION presents HOSPITALITY A LA RUSSE VIII featuring traditional Russian cuisine and entertainment on Sunday, May 7 at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, Bethlehem. Tickets are $40 per adult and $10 for children under the age of 12. Times for the day’s events are as follows: 3:30 –Reception and Russian Table; 5:45 PM – Musical Selections by the South River Balalaika Ensemble; Desserts and Theme Basket Drawings. Come and enjoy a selection of traditional Russian delicacies. If you are interested in attending, please call our rectory 570 (876-0730) to make reservations. Please call at your earliest convenience. All proceeds will benefit St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. Reservation forms are attached to today’s bulletin, or call Mary Sernak at 570-357-7109 or Sasha Fedorchak at 570-876-1927.
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BID AT HOME RAFFLE FORM: Forms are available in the church vestibule. Just fill out and send to Fr. Joseph Martin – address is printed on the form. These forms allow you to take chances on the baskets you would like to win. Tickets are 10 for $5 or 25 for $10. Select from 20 terrific baskets which are listed on the form. Just indicate the quantity of chances you want per basket, put your check in an envelope, drop it in the mail and the committee will fill out the tickets for you. Pick up your forms today.
SPONSORSHIP FORM: Forms for a listing in the Hospitality Ala Russe VIII program booklet are located in the church vestibule. If you would like to be a sponsor, please take a form to fill out. Sponsors are $50, $25, and $15. All support will be appreciated.

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YOUTH GROUP FUNDRAISER: Join Diane’s Jewels, Touchstone Crystal Jewelry on Sunday, May 7 at St John’s Center, Hill Street, Mayfield for a fundraiser for the Youth Group of St John’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral. 11 am to 1 pm. Many items will be available for purchase that day. Diane will also take catalog orders. This stunning jewelry will make the perfect gift for any occasion and of course for you. Don’t forget graduations, showers, weddings, birthdays are approaching. Great gift giving ideas!
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