St. Michael the Archangel
Orthodox Church of America in Concord, CA
Pentecost- June 16, 2019
Happy Fathers’ Day!
Gratitude – Thanks to Titania, Lucy, Sophia, Sasha, Linda, David, Justin, Ron and Joshua for their help in running the Rummage Sale. We raised $547 for the new A/C in the Hall. Thanks to Stan and randy for preparing the greenery for today’s celebration of Pentecost!
Women’s Group – Next Sunday, June 23rd, after Divine Liturgy there will be a get together to form a ladies’ group. See Linda Bohlmann McKee for more information.
Parish Facebook Page – There is a wonderful new Facebook page for St.Michael
the Archangel parish. Thanks to David McKee for this great addition to our parish’s communication!
Fr. Simon Menya – Thank you all for your generous support of Deacon Simon’s Mission in Uganda. You raised $946 for our new Sister Parish in Africa!
New Music Director – We are in the process of hiring a new music director for the parish. This is not an easy task, but there are some enquiries. If you know of anyone who has the credentials and may be interested, please let Fr. Peter know. Please keep this intention in your prayers.
Panikhida for all deceased fathers after Divine Liturgy – Today, 3rd Sunday.
Religious Education for Children – Suspended for Summer Months – Happy Vacation! Thanks to Sheila, Linda, Lori and Ruth for all your help these past few months! It was a great beginning for our program. Sessions resume in September
with Registration of children in the program. Stay tuned!
Summer Retreat opportunity at Assumption Monastery in Calistoga – On Saturday, June 22 there will be a retreat “In His Image and Likeness” on the “Sanctity of Life Teachings of the Holy Orthodox Church and Reflections on an Orthodox Christian Response for Our Times.” This retreat will be directed by Veronica Ruby and Fr. Edward Henderson. Space is limited. Please call to reserve. (707)942-6244. It is free.
St. Eugene’s Orthodox Youth Camp – July 7th – 13th (Near Yosemite)
Registration for St. Eugene’s Camp 2019 Campers and Volunteers/Counselors is open! Visit www.steugenecamp.org and click on register.
Prayer to the Holy Spirit
O Heavenly King, the Comforter, the Spirit of Truth,
Who art everywhere present and fillest all things.
Treasury of Blessings and Giver of Life!
+Come and abide in us
and cleanse us from every impurity,
and save our souls,
O Good One!
Pray for the sick – Stephanie and Tom McNicholas, Linda Sekella
See website below for Coffee Hour(Agape Meal) and Reader Schedule
See the website below for Reader’s Schedule and Agape Meal(Coffee Hour)
P.O Box 728, Concord, CA 94522