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 Barekendan Of The Fast Of Transfiguration - July 20th, 2014

Lections: The Holy Gospel According to Matthew 14:13-21 Page 14

Lections:  The Letter of Paul to the Romans 11:13-24 Pages 146
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! On this summer morning, we welcome you to worship.  In the spirit of love and friendship, it is our hope that you will be with us on Sundays of worship services during the summer months.  

Requiem Service (Hokehankisd) Page 56 of Divine Liturgy Book - Requiem Prayers will be offered today for the souls of Elizabeth & Albert Antonian.  Requested by Alyce, Bert, Lisa & Michael Schaffer. Also for Zabelle Abezetian Requested by the Abezetian Family.

Altar Flowers - The flowers adorning the altar today are presented to the glory of God by Alyce, Bert, Lisa & Michael in memory of Elizabeth & Albert Antonian.

Fellowship Hour - Following church services you are invited to fellowship hour hosted by Alyce, Bert, Lisa & Michael  in memory of Elizabeth & Albert Antonian

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 Edith Bata Benjamin Manoyan Alyce Schaffer
Marty Abezetian Alla Krivens Jillian Marie Pogue 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
Sharon Ackermann 

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.

Special Prayers - We pray for Marty Abezetian who suffered a stroke and is recuperating at the Alden Rehabilitation Facilty in Des Plaines, Il. 

Special Prayers - for Heghna (Helen) Paloian who is recuperating at Presence Resurrection Nursing Rehab in Park Ridge, IL.

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.

Care, Maintenance and Cost of the “Light of St. Gregory” - Our thanks to Dr. Jeffrey Wittmus and Family for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of July.  Our thanks to the Abezetian Family for taking the responsibility of keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated at the stained glass window for the month of July in memory of Zabelle Abezetian.

50th Anniversary Cookbooks - on sale now, please call the church office at 773-637-1711 or obtain your copy during Fellowship hour, $25.00 per book.

2014 Commemorative Booklet - Please reserve space for your corporate, organization or personal advertising by placing an ad in our 50th Anniversary Commemoratrive Booklet, Deadline: August 1, 2014.  Call the church office at 773-637-1711 for additional information.

Baking Date for picnic -  The Ladies will be making Lahmajoun on Tuesday, July 22nd at 9:00am. Everyone is welcome.

Summer Hours - Beginning Sunday, June 29th Morning Service will begin at 9:30 am. followed by Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am.

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 OfficeBefore 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.   

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

2014 Calendar of Events

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



Tuesday, July 22nd -      Lahmajoun 9:00am.   

Tuesday, July 22nd -      Parish Council Meeting 7:30pm. 

Hye Camp -                     July 27th - August 9th

Tuesday, July 29th -       Picnic Meeting 7:30pm.

Saturday - Sunday

August 9th - 10th  -        St. Gregory 40th Armenian Fest






Church Attendance,  July 13th, 2014 - 44


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