Morning Service at 10:00am - Divine Liturgy at 10:30am
Celebrant: Very Rev. Fr. Simeon Odabashian
Readers: Michelle Babikian and Arnold Koresian
Greeters: Robert Kaprelian and Harry Paloian
We warmly welcome all who have come to worship the Lord today and extend a sincere invitation for you to join us each and every Sunday. Please attend the Fellowship Hour following the Divine Liturgy.
Prayers for the Sick
During the singing of Der Voghormia - Page 45 of the Divine Liturgy Book, we pray for peace and for the sick. Let us remember and ask God’s Blessings for our parishioners, who are ill at home, hospital or nursing home.
Kindly notify the Church Office with any updates on the above mentioned names
The flowers adorning the holy altar are presented to the glory of God in honor of Alisha's 18th Birthday by the Panthier Family.
All are encouraged to attend the fellowship hour following the Divine Liturgy which is graciously hosted by Maryam Badakhani on behalf of the Women's Guild.
Light of St. Gregory
Thank you to the Karian Family for donating the cost of keeping both "Lights of St. Gregory" (altar and stained glass) illuminated for the month of December.
Participation and Etiquette
Please refrain from entering the sanctuary during the: Lections, Nicene Creed, Chalice Procession, singing of the Hayr Mer (Lord's Prayer), Der Voghormya (Lord have mercy), reading of Confession, Holy Communion and Sermon. Once you have entered the sanctuary, kindly remain until the conclusion of the service. When approching the priest to receive Holy Communion, make the sign of the cross and say, "Megha Asdoodzo" or "I have sinned against God." Ladies must have a head covering when approaching the Holy Altar.
In the absence of a full time pastor, the Parish Council is coordinating through the Diocese weekend visiting clergy. If you would like to host the visiting clergy for a meal or request a pastoral visit, please contact the Church Office. Assistance is also needed for pick up and drop off at O'Hare for out of town clergy.
Calendar of Events
Sunday, December 20 - Celebrant: Rev. Fr. Arshen Ayvazian
Sunday, December 27 - Celebrant: Rev. Fr.
Violet Koresian is at Central Baptist Village, Room 2211, 4747 North Canfield Ave., Norridge, IL 60706. Tel. 708-583-8211
Sacraments of Baptism and Matrimony must be scheduled at least 3 months before proposed date with the Church Office.
St. Gregory Christmas Tree Decorating - Sunday, December 20th immediately following Badarak. Please bring a dish to share, Christmas tree decorating by the children, Christmas Carol singing
December 6, 2015 - Church Attendance - 39