Lections: The Book of Isaiah 7:1-9 Page 687
Lections: The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians 13:11-14:5 Page 159
Lections: The Holy Gospel According to Mark 2:1-12 Pages 32-33
Epistle: Michelle Babikian Gospel: Arnold Koresian
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.
Requiem Service (Hokehankisd) - Page 56 of The Divine Liturgy Book - Requiem Prayers will be offered today for the souls of John "Garo" Dadian. Requested by Mary Dadian and In Loving Remembrance of Mary Battle, a dedicated member of St. Gregory, on the second anniversary of her passing by her loving husband Philip, daughters Sharon & Vatche Khachadourian, Marianne and Jim Schneeberger and loving grandchildren Jereme. Luc, Dana, Ani, Ara and Lena.
Altar Flowers - The flowers adorning the altar today are presented to the glory of God by Mary Dadian in memory of John "Garo" Dadian and in loving memory of Mary Battle by her loving husband Philip and daughters Marianne and Sharon and 6 beloved grandchildren on the second anniversary of her passing.
Fellowship Hour - Join us in our celebration on the 40th Annual Armenian Fest and enjoy a day of great food and fun.
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:
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 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.
Fr. Aren will be in the church office on Monday from 2:00pm.- 5:00pm. and on Wednesday from 10:00am. - 3:00pm.
2015 Calendar of Events
Wednesday, August 12th - Women's Guild Outing to Holy Hill
Saturday, August 15th - Acolyte Training 2-4pm.
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.
Wednesday, September 2nd - Women's Guild Pizza & salad followed by the Women's Guild Meeting
Sunday, September 13th - Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
August 2, 2015 - Church Attendance - 34