Sunday of the Prodigal Son - February 21, 2016
Morning Service at 10:00 - Divine Liturgy at 10:30
Readers: Michelle Babikian and Arnold Koresian
Greeters: Robert Kaprelian
We warmly welcome all who have come to worship the Lord today, we are in hopes that you will be with us each and every Sunday.
Following church services you are invited to Fellowship Hour hosted by 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 nurising home.
Kindly notify the Church Office with any updates on the above mentioned names.
Light of St. Gregory
Thank you to The Johns Family for donating the cost of keeping the "Light of St. gregory" illuminated for the month of February in memory of Marguerite and Wahan Johns.
Parishioners are encouraged to recite the Nicene Creek together on pages 18 - 19 of the Divine Liturgy Book, as well as the Confession on page 48 in preparation for receiving Holy Communion.
Please refrain from entering the sanctuary during the Lections, Niceen Creed, Chalice Procession, singing of the Hayr Mer (Lord's Prayer), Der Voghormya (Lord have mercy), reading of Confession, Holy Cummunion and Sermon. Once you have entered the sancutary, kindly remain until the conclusion of the service. When approching the priest to recieve Holy Communion, make the sing 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 visiitng 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
February 26, Lenten Dinner 6:00pm and Lenten Service at 7:15pm
February 28, Parish Assembly
Violet Koresian is at Central Baptist Village, Room 2211, 4747 N. Canfield Ave. Norridge, IL 60706. Tel: 708-583-8211
Requiem Service and Prayer List requests should be made to the Church Office by Thursday for inclusion in the bulletin of the subsequent Sunday. Requeiems may take place on any Sunday except on the five Tabernacle Feast Days.
February 14, 2016 - Church Attendance -37
St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church
Parish Council Chairman - Arden Karian tel: 224-688-6358