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Feast of the Assumption of The Holy Mother-of-God August 16th , 2015 

Lections:    The Book of Isaiah 7:10-16  Page 687 -688

Lections:    The First Letter of Paul to the Galatians 3:29-4:7 Page 172 

Lections:  The Holy Gospel According to Luke 1:26-38  Page 51

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! We rejoice in the presence of all who have come to worship as we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of the Holy-Mother-of-God and Blessing of the Grapes.

Special Choir Plate Collection - Today, being one of the five major feast days, the first plate passed during the Diptychs ("Arakelots") Page 36 will be for the Nairi Choir. 

Fellowship Hour - Following church services you are invited to Fellowship Hour hosted by Kenarr Chiodo and Madlen Dulkadir 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
  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  Demetra Svolos  



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.

Mary Hagopian is at  Norwood Crossing convalescing located at 6016 N. Nina Ave. Chgo, IL  60631

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 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 in the church office on Monday from 2:00pm.- 5:00pm. and on Wednesday from 10:00am. - 3:00pm.  

2015 Calendar of Events   

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 9, 2015 - Church Attendance - 36
















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