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Sunday of the World 
Green Sunday
May 4th, 2014


Lections: The First Letter of Peter 2:1-10       Page - 209

Lections: The Holy Gospel According to John 2:23-3:12  Pages - 85-86
Epistle: Arnold Koresian Gospel: Michelle Babikian
Greeter:  Robert Kaprelian and Harry Paloian

Please be advised that according to the tradition of the Armenian Church, members of the congregation are strongly reminded to refrain from walking in and out of the Sanctuary while services are in progress. You are especially reminded not to do so during Reading of Lections until the Creed is recited, The Chalice Procession,The Hymn “Der Voghormia,” Singing of Hayr Mer – Lord’s Prayer, During Confession and Communion and During the Sermon. Please, wait in the vestibule until such time when it is proper to enter the Sanctuary.

Welcome! We are pleased to welcome with joy all who have come to join us worship the Lord.  In the afterglow of Easter, our happiness continues from celebrating the resurrection of our Lord Jesus

Requiem Service (Hokehankisd) Page 56 of the Divine Liturgy Book.  Requiem Service will be offered today for the repose of the soul of Takouhie Kazarian -1 Year.  Requested by Joe & Margie Kazarian Family.

Altar Flowers - The flowers adorning the altar are presented to the glory of God in Loving memory of Takouhie Kazarian by Joe & Margie Kazarian Family.

Fellowship Hour - Following church services you are invited to Fellowship Hour hosted by Joe & Margie Kazarian Family in Loving Memory of Takouhie Kazarian.

Prayers for the Sick (Der Voghormia) - Page 45 of the Divine Liturgy Book.

Let us remember and ask God’s Blessings for our parishioners, who are ill at home, in a hospital or nursing home. Let us continue with our prayers for:

Yn. Marianee Donikian Fransuhi Karachorlu Baby Tiffany Marie Manooshak Salvador
Yn. Shoushan Hazarian Haig Koloyan Benjamin Manoyan Alyce Schaffer
Marty Abezetian Alla Krivens Genevieve Movesian Lisa Schaffer
Betty Alberts Violet Koresian Joshua Najarian Sam Sommese
David Chan Georgia Calistro Mark Nahabedian Mary Tarazoff
Marge Demerdjian Edward Gaus Heghna (Helen) Paloian Agnes Vartabedian
Agnes Eghoian Caraline Dzubin Ramon Prats Marilyn Reibel

We ask that we be notified when a name should be removed. Thank you for your cooperation.

Prayer Requests - For those who request Hokehankisd (Requiem Service) or to enter a loved one's name on the prayer list, please call the church by Thursday of that week for printing in the Sunday bulletin. Requiem Service may take place during the entire year (including Lent) except for the 5 Tabernacle Feast Days.

Violet Koresian is at Central Baptist Village located at 4747 N. Canfield Ave. Norridge, IL 60756-Room2211 and phone 708-583-8211.

Nicene Creed: Together, we shall recite the Nicene Creed (The Profession of Our Faith) on Pages 18-19 of the Divine Liturgy Book found in the pews.

Confession and Communion - Those who will receive Holy Communion are asked to remain in their pews and together read the "Confession and Absolution" on Page 48 of the Divine Liturgy Book. When taking Communion, make the sign of the cross and say:  I have sinned against God - Megha Asdoodzo.  Ladies must have a head covering when approaching the Holy Altar. 

Care, Maintenance and Cost of the “Light of St. Gregory” - Our thanks to Margie & Joe for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of May in Loving memory of Takouhie Kazarian

Acolyte Training - There will be acolyte training today from 12:30 - 2:00pm.

Baptism - We offer our congratulations to John & Arpe Ryan.  Zaven Declan Ryan will be baptized here today by the Very Rev. Fr. Aren Jebejian.    

On Monday Fr. Aren will be in the church office from 2:00 - 5:00pm and on Wednesday from 10:00 - 3:00pm. Fr. Aren can be reached on his cell phone at 773-457-4122.

2014 Calendar of Events

**50th Anniversary Weekend October 17-19th**

Monday - May 5th -     Bible Study 8-9:30pm.

Tuesday, May 6th -     Parish Council Meeting 7:30pm.

Saturday, May 10th - 10th Anniversary Commemoration of the Death of Very Rev. Fr. Varoujan Kabarajian at 4:15pm. there will be a Graveside Prayer Service at 5:00pm. Vespers & Memorial Service at St. James Armenian Church followed by a Memorial Dinner in Nishan Hall.  RSVP by calling 847-864-6263.

Sunday, May 11th -    Mothers Day Luncheon

Thursday, May 15th - Holocaust Museum Outing

Sunday, May 18th -   "An Afternoon of Memories" Part 2

Monday, May 19th -   Bible Study 8:00 - 9:30pm. 


Church Attendance,  April 27, 2014 - 62


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