Holy Unction Service
Friday, November 13
to prepare spiritually
for the Nativity
of the Christ Child
PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS
Elections for the 19 positions open on our Cathedral Parish Council will take place on Sunday, December 13th, from 10:30am-12:00 noon. A Parish Council Responsibilities and Vision Seminar will take place on Monday, November 23rd, 6:30pm in the library for all Parish Council nominees. Failure to attend this seminar disqualifies the nominee from seeking election (Uniform Parish Regulations Article 25, Section 3, Paragraphs A-D).
What is a Parish Council? In the words of a Church publication, “A Parish Council is a body of practicing Orthodox Christians elected by the members of a parish for the purpose of working together with the Priest in fulfilling the needs of the parish.” This brief description also describes the fundamental structure of the Orthodox Church. That is, that we, as clergy and laity together, are the “People of God,” seeking, to the best of our human capabilities, to fulfill the mission ascribed to us by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. For specific details, contact Fr. Ted through the church office.
THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE: The reason for the observance of Thanksgiving Day is to offer a prayer of thanks to a gracious, benevolent and loving God. The most appropriate way to observe this holiday is to celebrate the Divine Liturgy and come receive Holy Communion. For the convenience of our parishioners, Divine Liturgy for the Feast Day of St. Katherine the Great Martyr and the Thanksgiving Holiday will be celebrated on Wednesday evening, November 25th, with ONLY Divine Liturgy beginning at 6:30pm in the Chapel.
We hope everyone makes the effort to attend this dual celebration, as well as our many college students and our out of town visitors and families. To prepare for Holy Communion partake of a light lunch around noon and begin a total fast (no food or drink) after 1:00pm. Read the prayers of Holy Communion and ask forgiveness from God and each other.
HARVEST FOR THE HUNGRY
This year on Thursday, November 26th we will be once again sponsoring a Thanksgiving Luncheon for the area hungry. We are in need of volunteers to cook, package and deliver food. In addition, we will be hosting a luncheon for walk-ins from 11:00am-2:00pm on Thanksgiving Day. Also, any financial help towards this project will be greatly appreciated. For specific questions, please call Eva Kostides 662-8370 or Bill Logothetis 743-7117.
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November 29, 2015