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Second Sunday After Transfiguration July 19th , 2015 

Lections:    The Book of Isaiah 3:16-4:1 Pages 684-685 

Lections:    The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians 1:25-30 Page 151 

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

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 - 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.

 Fellowship Hour - Following church services you are invited to Fellowship hour hosted by Helen & Michelle Babikian on behalf of the Women's Guild.

Summer Hours - Beginning Sunday, June 28th through and including Sunday, September 6th, Morning Service will begin at 9:30 am. followed by Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am.

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 

Armen DerMesropian

Jaime Perez Luke Michaels  
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 Dr. Jeff Wittmus & Family for taking the responsibility of the cost of Keeping "The Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of July in Memory of Gladys Simonian.  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.

Nairi Choir - Following church services there will be a Nairi Choir Meeting. 

Baking Dates - Tuesday, July 21st - Manti at noon, Thursday, July 23 Choregs for Hye Camp at noon and Monday, July 27th Paklava at noon.  Please come and help, all hands are needed.

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 traveling to New York for a Diocesan Council Meeting and can be reached on his cell phone at 773-457-4122.  

2015 Calendar of Events   

For the following two Sunday's Deacons Services will begin at 10:00am and Morning Services and Jashou at 10:30am.   

Thursday, July 23rd -        Final Picnic Meeting 7:30pm.

Thursday & Friday 

            July 23rd-25th  -    Hye Camp Staff Training

July 26th - August 8th -    Hye Camp

Saturday & Sunday

           August 8th & 9th - Summer Fest

Sunday, August 16th -     Feast of the Assumption of The Holy Mother-Of-God

Tuesday, August 18th -   Parish Council Meeting 7:30pm.

Thursday, August 27th  - Long Term Goals Standing Committee Meeting 7:30pm.


July 12th Church Attendance - 65


















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