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August 3rd, 2014
 Second Sunday After Transfiguration

Lections: The Holy Gospel According to Matthew 18:10-14  Page 18

Lections:  The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians 1:25-30 Page 151
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.  On behalf of Fr. Aren and the Parish Council we would like to thank Deacon Vahe for doing the Deacon Service.

Fellowship Hour - Following church services you are invited to fellowship hour hosted by Edie Loper Johns 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 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  Debbie Demondo  Harry Kent 

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 Mary Dadian for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of August in memory of Garo Dadian. Our thanks to Philip Battle and Family for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of August in loving memory of Mary Battle.  Our thanks to the Chiodo Family for taking the responsibility of keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated at the stained glass window for the month of August  in memory of Alex Petrosian.  

40th Annual Armenian Fest - Two days of great food, music, fun & Games for the entire family and your friends.  Saturday, August 9th - 5:00p.m. to 10:00p.m. & Sunday, August 10th - Noon to 8:00 p.m. Lamb and Chicken Shish Kebab, homemande delicacies and Pastries, raffles and silent acution.  Free Admission and free parking in the Triangle Packaging Parking Lot - South on Normandy Ave. 

Baking Date: Monday, August 4th at 9:00 am, we will be making Lahmajoun all are welcome to come and help.

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.   

Fr. Aren is attending Hye Camp and can be reached on his cell at 773-457-4122.

2014 Calendar of Events

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




Hye Camp -                            July 27th - August 9th

Saturday - Sunday

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

Thursday, August 14th -      Choir Rehearsal at 8:00pm.

Sunday, August 17th -        St. George Armenian Church Picnic (Waukegan, IL)

Tuesday, August 19th -      Parish Council Meeting 7:30pm.

Wednesday, August 20th - 50th Anniversary Meeting 8:oo pm.

Sunday, August 24th -      St. James Armenian Church Picnic (Evanston, IL)







Church Attendance,  July 27th, 2014 - 44


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