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June 8th, 2014


Lections: The Acts of the Apostles 2:1-21     Pages - 108-109

Lections: The Holy Gospel According to John 14:25-31  Page 100
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 welcome all who have come to worship the Lord.  We are pleased to have you with us and look forward to seeing you each and every Sunday.  At the conclusion of Divine Liturgy Fr. Aren will celebrate the Marriage Renewal Service.    

Requiem Service (Hokehankisd) Page 56 of the Divine Liturgy Book.  Requiem Service will be offered today for the repose of the souls of Antranik & Marie Dermendjian and Avedis & Arpik Dermendjian -  requested by the Krikorian Family & Bedros Dermendjian Family. Also for Sedik Aghaian requested by Alfred, Ani & Arsineh Aghaian, Arax & Vartan Baghdasarian and Family and Sooren & Keghani Sarkisian and Family. 

Altar Flowers - The flowers adorning the altar are presented to the glory of God by the Krikorian Family & Bedros Dermendjian Family in memory of Antranik & Marie Dermendjian and Avedis & Arpik Dermendjian.

Fellowship Hour - Following church services you are invited to fellowship hour hosted by Sandy Hitik on behalf of the Women's Guild. 

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 Caraline Dzubin 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 Meghan McNulty Heghna (Helen) Paloian Agnes Vartabedian
Agnes Eghoian Isabel Grace Khalil  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 Victoria & Robert Kaprelian for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of June.   Our thanks to Paula Aznavoorian Clare and family for taking the responsibility of keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated at the stained glass window for the month of June in memory of Veronica Aznavoorian.

The Ladies will be making Monte on Tuesday, June 10th at 10:30am. everyone is welcome to come and help. 

Congratulations to Our Graduates - Charles Babikian, son of Charles & Seta Babikian graduated from Wood Oaks Junior High School and will be attending Glenbrook North in the fall.

Jennifer Black, daughter of Kevin & Denise (Tootooian) Black, graduated cum laude from Illinois Wesleyan University on May 4th with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.  Jennie also had a minor in Psychology and was a member of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta First Year Honor Society, and Sigma Alpha lota International Music Fraternity.  Jennie will be completing a preservation internship at the Historic Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC this summer.

Brian Black, son of Kevin and Denise (Tootooian) Black, will graduate from Maine West High School on June 8th.  He is an honor roll student.  In the fall, Brian will be attending Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, where he will major in Kinesiology/Pre-Health. 

Roy Panthier, son of Roy and Cynthia Panthier, was recognized/graduated from 8th grade on Friday, May 30th, 2014, from Ellis Middle School in Elgin, IL.  Roy was on the Honor Roll and received a Certificate of Honor Award.  Roy will be attending Elgin High School in the fall and he will be playing Football and Basketball this coming School year.

Annie Michael, graduated from Lake Forest High School.  She is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. George Michael.  In the fall she will be attending Loyola Medical School.   

June 15th - 26th Fr. Aren will be attending the bi-annual meeting of the Brotherhood of Holy Etchmiadzin.  In case of an emergency, Fr. Aren can be reached on his mobile phone at 773-457-4122.  For all other matters, please contact the church office. 

On Monday Fr. Aren will be in the church office from 2:00 - 5:00pm and on Wednesday From 10:00 - 3:00pm.

2014 Calendar of Events

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


Sunday, June 8th -           Pentecost 

                                         50th Anniversary Marriage Renewal Service                                   

Monday, June 9th -          Hye Camp Board Meeting 

Tuesday, June 10th         Parish Council Meeting 7:30pm.

Wednesday, June 11th - 50th Anniversary Meeting 8:00pm.

Sunday, June 15th -       Father's Day

Sunday, June 22nd -      Deacons Services 10:30am.



Church Attendance,  June 1st, 2014 - 74


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