The Holy Cross
Lections: The Holy Gospel According to Matthew 24-27-36 Page 25
Lections: The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians 1:18-24 Page 151
Epistle: Michelle Babikian Gospel:
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 rejoice in having you with us today worshipping the Lord. Today Fr. Aren will be having Children's Sermon/Family Worship.
Requiem Service (Hokehankisd) Page 56 of the Divine Liturgy Book. Requiem Prayers will be offered today for the repose of the souls of John & Rose Paklaian, requested by Cynthia (Paklaian) Panthier & Family and John & Shooshan Paklaian and Family.
Altar Flowers - The flowers adorning the altar today are presented to the glory of God by Cynthia Paklaian Panthier and Family and John & Shooshan Paklaian and Family in memory of John & Rose Paklaian.
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:
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 for Arnold Koresian who is at home recuperating from an infection.
Violet Koresian is at Central Baptist Village located at 4747 N. Canfield Ave. Norridge, IL 60706-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 - For those who wish to 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 Asdoozo. Ladies must have a head covering when approaching the Holy altar.
Care, Maintenance and Cost of the “Light of St. Gregory” - Our thanks to Mary Kazarian for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of October in memory of Manoog & Sirphouie Kazarian and Siranoush Arakelian. Our thanks to Sam Abezetian for taking the responsibility of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory illuminated at the stained glass window for the month of October in memory of his brother Marty Abezetian.
Condolences - Our condolences to the Paloian Family on the Death of Heghna Paloian who died on Friday, October 24th, 2014. Wake services will be here at St. Gregory Armenian Church on Monday, October 27th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. with wake services at 7:30pm. Funeral Services will begin at 11:30am. on Tuesday, October 29th. The Family has requested in Lieu of Flowers donations be made to St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church. May her soul rest in eternal peace.
ON SALE NOW - To Purchase your 50th Anniversary Cookbook call the church office at 773-637-1711 or pick one up during Felowship hour. The cost per book is $25.00
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.
On Monday Fr. Aren will be in the church office from 2:00 - 5:00pm and on Wednesday Fr. Aren has a seminar with Homeland Security.
2014 Calendar of Events
Tuesday, October 28th - Centennial Meeting, Armenian All Saints Church, Glenview, IL 7:30pm.
Wednesday, October 29th - Picnic Wrap Up Meeting 8:00pm.
Sunday, November 2nd - Women's Guild Meeting
Monday, November 3rd - Bible Study 8:00-9:30pm.
Wednesday, November 5th - 50th Anniversary Wrap-Up Meeting 8:00pm.
Sunday, November 9th - Organizational Church 2015 Calendar Planning Meeting, following church services.
Sunday, November 16th - Children's Sermon
Church Attendance, October 19, 2014 - 115