Lections: The Holy Gospel According to John 10:22-30 Page 95
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! With true joy we welcome all who have come to worship the Lord. Today the Armenian Church celebrates the Feast of the Universal Church of Holy Etchmiadzin.
Fellowship Hour - Following church services you are invited to fellowship hour hosted by Georgette Mrofcza 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:
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 Lahmajoun on Tuesday & Wednesday June 24th & 25th at 9:00 am. Hope you can join us.
Summer Hours - Beginning Sunday, June 29th Morning Service will begin at 9:30 am. followed by Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am.
St. Gregory White Sox Baseball Outing: We have 30 White Sox tickets for Tuesday, July 1st for an evening game. If you are interested in attending please call the church office at 773-637-1711. There is a $10.00 donation per ticket.
Home Blessing "Doon-orhnek" - Every Armenian Family is encouraged to have their home blessed. In the Armenian Church, it is customary to have the pastor make home visitations during the 40 days after Christmas and Easter. If you wish to have your home blessed, please call Fr. Aren at 773-637-1711 to arrange a day and time.
When the Need Arises - Get in Touch With the Church Office - Before making any preparations, in choosing date and time for Weddings and Baptisms, please be sure to contact Fr. Aren Jebejian. All Sacraments must be arranged at least three months ahead. Other church related matters, such as hospital and home visitations and counseling, should be made first with Fr. Aren. In order to invite clergy from other churches, arrangements must be made through the church office.
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.
2014 Calendar of Events
**50th Anniversary Weekend October 17-19th*
Tuesday, June 24th - Baking date for Lahmajoun 9:00am.
Wednesday, June 25th - Baking date for Lahmajoun 9:00am.
Sunday, June 29th - Summer Hours Begin - Morning Service 9:30 am. Divine Liturgy 10:00 am.
Monday, June 30th - Bible Study 8:00-9:30pm.
Wednesday, July 16th 50th Anniversary Meeting 8:00pm.
Tuesday, July 22nd - Parish Council Meeting 7:30pm.