Morning Service at 10:00am - Divine Liturgy at 10:30am
Celebrant: Rev. Fr. Arshen Ayvazian
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.
Following church services your are invited to Fellowship Hour hosted by Paula Clare on behalf of the Women's Guild.
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
Light of St. Gregory
Thank you to Susan (Tootooian) Volkman for donating the cost of keeping the "Light of St. Gregory" illuminated for the month of January in memory of her parents, Mesak and Vartar Tootooian.
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, January 3 - Women's Guild Meeting following Fellowship hour and Winterfest Meeting at 1:00pm.
Tuesday, January - 5 Eve of the Feast of the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ 7:45 pm. Tradional Armenian Readings
8:00 pm. Jrakalouyts - Christmas Divine Liturgy - Rev. Fr. Tavit Boyajian, Celebrant
Sunday, January 10 - Feast of the Nativity and Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ - Asdvadsahaydnootiun ( Armenian Christmas)
10:00 am. Morning Service, 10:30 am. Divine Liturgy, Blessing of the Water Service (In remembrance of our Lord's Baptism)
Rev. Fr. Garabed Kochakian, Celebrant
Christmas Family Dinner will be hosted by the Women's Guild following Services
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.
December 27, 2015 - Church Attendance - 47