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Fourth Sunday After Transfiguration August 2nd , 2015 

Lections:    The Book of Isaiah 58:13-59:7  Page 734 

Lections:    The First Letter of Paul to Timothy 4:12-5:10 Page 190 

Lections:  The Holy Gospel According to John 3:13-21  Page 86

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 Nancy Beidleman 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.

Thursday, August 6th beginning at 6:30pm. we will be skewering meat for our 40th Armenian Fest. We need everyone to help us, please join us as we begin to prepare for our weekend of  great fun and fellowship.

40th Annual Armenian Fest - Join us on Saturday, August 8th from 5:00 to 10:00pm. and Sunday, August 9th, from Noon to 8:00pm. for 2 days of great food, homemade delicacies and pastries, music, fun and games for the entire family.  Free admission and free parking in the Triangle Parking lot.    

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 Mary Hagopian  Stoch Majchrowski
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.

Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother-Of God -August 16th, 2015 - On this feast day of Asdvadzadzin, the "blessing of grapes" takes place immediatelty following the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, and distributed to the faithful.  The grape is considered the "first fruit" of the harvest and is also made into wine of Holy Communion as the blood of Christ, which was shed for the salvation of mankind. Your donation of grapes or in-lieu-of grapes is graciously and gratefully accepted.

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 the Abezetian 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 Marty Abezetian.

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 will be at Hye Camp and can be reached on his cell phone at 773-457-4122.  

2015 Calendar of Events   


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.




















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