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June 14th
, 2015 

Lections:    The Book of Isaiah 1:1-15 Page 682 

Lections:    The Letter of Paul to the Romans 6:12-23 Pages 141-142 

Lections:  The Holy Gospel According to Matthew 12:1-8 Page 11

Epistle:  Michelle Babikian   Gospel: Arnold Koresian
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 to Parishioners and Friends - We welcome all who have come to worship the Lord. We are in hopes that you will be with us each and every Sunday.   

Fellowship Hour - Following church services you are invited to Fellowship hour hosted by Cynthia Panthier 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:

Diramayr Aurora Jebejian David Chan Benjamin Manoyan Alyce Schaffer
Yn. Shoushan Hazarian Violet Koresian  Mark Nahabedian Lisa Schaffer
Baby Jack Fleege Agnes Eghoian Joshua Najarian Ted Woosley
Baby Tiffany Marie Fransuhi Karachorlu Judy Pierce Agnes Vartabedian
Edith Bata Alla Krivens Ramon Prats Michael Levitzje
Helen Kuefner  Elizabeth Krikorian Luke Michaels Alice Poulsen 
Georgia Calistro      

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 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 the Kersten Family for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of June in Memory of Mary, Isabell, Sarah, Takvor and Paul Nahabedian.  Our thanks to the Hitik 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 Shnorik & Barkev Hitik.

Forget me not Centennial Pins - St. Gregory has commemorative pins in the shape of the Forget Me Not Flower. The cost is $5.00 each.

ACYOA - Today at the conclusion of Divine Liturgy, the ACYOA will have its Installation Service.

The Mother Sea of Holy Etchmiadzin - Today at coffee hour, a brief video will be shown regarding the happenings at the Holy See.

Women's Guild - Following church services there will be a Women's Guild Meeting. 

Father's Day Luncheon - The Women's Guild of St. Gregory invites you to a Father's Day Luncheon on Sunday, June 21st, 2015.  All fathers are guests, donation for other attendees:  13 & older $10.00, Children 6-12 $6.00, 5 & under are free.  If anyone wishes to have Requiem Service for Father's Day, please call the church office or write the name(s) on the sign up sheet placed in the church vestibule. 

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 church office from 2:00 - 5:00pm. and on Wednesday will be traveling to New York for the Diocesan Council Meeting and can be reached on his cell phone at 773-457-4122 .

2015 Calendar of Events   

Sunday, June 14th -        Women's Guild Meeting following church services

Tuesday,June 16th -        Parish Council Meeting

Saturday, June 20th -      Soar Chicago presents Zulal 6:00-9:00pm. St. Gregory Armenian Church  RSVP by June 16th

                                             Arax Balian 216-702-8962 or Onnig Madanyan 708-829-9627

Sunday, June 21st -         Father's Day Luncheon provided by the Women's Guild

Wednesday, June 24th -  Presentation by our own Michelle Babikian and Sinan Manoian as they speak about Raphael Lemkin and Armin T. Wegner.  8:00-9:30pm. 






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