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Sunday Bulletin – April 7, 2019

Sunday Bulletin – April 7, 2019

St. Michael the Archangel
Orthodox Church of America in Concord, CA

Sunday Bulletin – April 7, 2019

St. John Climacus Sunday
Fourth Sunday of Lent

Lenten Services

Presanctified Liturgy -Wednesday, April 10th  at 10 a.m.
Great Canon of St. Andrew – Thursday, April 11th at 11 a.m.
Presanctified Liturgy –Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m.

Gratitude –  Thanks to Serge Anderson, parishioner of St. Seraphim in Santa Rosa for beautifying our temple with the new wood floor! A great big thanks to David Baker and  Joshua for returning the furniture to the temple after the floor installation, and to Titania for clearing all the dust from the floor after the workmen left.  Much gratitude!

Thanks to Mother Macrina and the  women who attended the retreat yesterday~!

Short Panikhida for all reposed in the month of April on 3rd Sunday, April 21st.

Agape Meal – Every 3rd Sunday of the Month will be a potluck.  Sunday, April 21st following the Panikhida.
Please follow the fasting regulations.  Thank you!


Baptism of Justin Hutchison and Brielle Jameson on Lazarus Saturday,
April 20 at 11 a.m.

Men’s Retreat Day – Saturday, April 13, 2019 starting 9:30 a.m.
Priest Edward Henderson, Rector of St. John the Baptist Church in Berkeley(OCA), will be offering a Retreat day for men on Saturday, April 13th.
Fr. Edward studied both in London and Moscow.
The topics will be “Orthodox Spirituality 101” and “the Witness of St. Maximus

the Confessor.  Free to Parish men and $15 for visitors. Lunch provided.
RSVP to or call (415) 496-9023.

9:30 Coffee and Greet *10-11:45 a.m. -First Session * Noon to 12:45 -Lunch*
1-2:45 p.m. -Second Session * 3:00 Closing Prayer

Lenten Prayer of St. Ephrem
O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, despair, lust of power, and idle talk. But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience,
and love to Thy servant.
Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own transgressions, and not to judge my brother, for blessed art Thou, unto ages of ages. Amen.

Please Pray for the Sick of our Parish

Pauline Sargent, Linda Sekella, Mona Athanasius, Doug

Reader: Randy Crawford +  Agape Meal- Pot Luck+ Cleaning-Kira Eskandani
P.O Box 728, Concord, CA 94522