Car Blessing This Sunday

Beloved faithful,

This is a reminder that the annual blessing of Cars, Trucks, Motor Bike etc….any mode of transportation will be blessed tomorrow July 23 as is the custom near St Elias day. This will be following the Divine Liturgy. I pray that I see you all !
Fr Tom
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Parish Notes

Beloved faithful,

MEMORIAL – Vivian Rafidi, mother of Kenny & Awad Rafidi  who died overseas at the end of the Divine Liturgy July 16.

UP AND COMING

SUNDAY               July 16                  Matins 8:50 – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

                                                                MEMORIAL – Vivian Rafidi

TUESDAY            July 18                  Parish Council 7 PM (might be moved)

WEDNESDAY    July 19                  Evening Divine Liturgy 6 PM – St. Elias & St. Maria Skobtsova

SATURDAY        July 22                  Great Vespers 6 PM                         

SUNDAY             July 23                  Matins 8:50 – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

MONDAY             July 24  ……….Fr. Tom & Kh Jeanette leave for Archdiocese Convention…..

TUESDAY            July 25                  HOPE CENTER MEAL MINISTRY 4:45 – 6 PM …Sign up!

SATURDAY         July 29  ……….Fr. Tom & Kh Jeanette return from Convention

                                                                NO VESPERS

SUNDAY               July 30                   Matins 8:50 – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

                                                                Baptism 12:30

 

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THIS WEEK IN OUR PARISH

THIS SUNDAY: Reminder that a 6 months memorial will be held tomorrow July 9…..Ida will be offering both the bread and the coffee hour…please turn out to support her!

NEXT SUNDAY: A memorial service will be held for Vivian Rafidi who recently died overseas.

UP AND COMING

SUNDAY, July 9:
–Matins 8:50
–Divine Liturgy 10 AM
–MEMORIAL – 6 months for George Shameia

WEDNESDAY, July 12:
–Daily Vespers 6 PM
–Capital Campaign Committee

SATURDAY, July 15:
–FESTIVAL COOKING – Spanakopita 10 AM
–Great Vespers 6 PM – followed by Confessions

SUNDAY, July 16:
–Matins 8:50
–Divine Liturgy 10 AM
–MEMORIAL – Vivian Rafidi

TUESDAY, July 18:
–Parish Council 7 PM

WEDNESDAY, July 19:
–Evening Divine Liturgy 6 PM – St. Elias

ARCHDIOCESE BIANNUAL CONVENTION HOSTED BY ST GEORGE MIAMI JULY 24-30- Fr Tom & Jeanette will be returning on Saturday July 29 for Sunday Services

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Change of Schedule

Beloved Faithful,

This is a reminder that the Wednesday Great Vespers and Thursday morning Divine Liturgy for Sts. Peter and Paul are canceled. Fr. Tom and Jeanette will be traveling to Pennsylvania to conduct the funeral for Steve Rapchak with visitation on Wednesday and the funeral Thursday.. Services this weekend will be served as scheduled. We will return on Friday!

On behalf of Char and all of the Rapchak family I want to thank all those who have supported them in their hour of grief by calling, bringing food, visiting, attending the visitation and memorial. on Monday. They will see all of you when they return. Please keep them in your prayers and May His Memory Be Eternal!

Fr Tom

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Parish Notes

Beloved faithful,

Anyone want to host a SIMPLE LENTEN coffee hour this week?…it is open! 

How about Holy Bread for Fathers Day?

Please return your “Baby Bottle” to help Assurance Pregnancy Center this Sunday…cut off is Sunday June 25!

THIS WEEK

SUNDAY               June 18               Matins 8:50 – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

                                                                HAPPY FATHERS DAY!

                                                                Baptism 12:15 – George Winburn

TUESDAY            June 20                 Byzantine Chorus 6 PM

                                                                PARISH COUNCIL 7 PM

WEDNESDAY    June 21                 Fr Tom & Jeanette leave for Parish Life Conference in Chicago

                                                                NO VESPERS – Fr. Tom @ PLC

SATURDAY         June 24                 Fr Tom & Jeanette returning from PLC

NO GREAT VESPERS – Fr Tom @ PLC

SUNDAY               June 25                 Matins 8:50 – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

 

Feast of Sts. Peter & Paul Great Vespers 6 PM Wednesday June 28 ….Divine Liturgy Thursday June 29 @ 9 AM…Come celebrate these Apostles and Patron Saints of the See of Antioch.


Fr Tom

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Parish Notes

Beloved faithful,

REMINDER TO BRING YOUR BABY BOTTLE OF CHANGE OR BILLS WITH YOU TO CHURCH – this for the ongoing ministry of Assurance Crisis Pregnancy Center

TOMORROW – CHURCH PICNIC …weekly schedule below

SUNDAY               June 11                 Matins 8:50 – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

                                                                Second Collection for the Building Fund                              

                               MEMORIAL -Tina Tawasha & Nawal six month                                                            

                                PARISH PICNIC – Pavilion #1 open from 12 noon – details below

TUESDAY            June 13                 Byzantine Chorus 6 PM

WEDNESDAY    June 14                 Daily Vespers 6 PM

SATURDAY         June 17                 Great Vespers 6 PM – followed by Confessions

SUNDAY               June 18                 Matins 8:50 – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

 

PARISH COMMUNITY PICNIC –TODAY SUNDAY JUNE 11 @ SHILLITO PARK

PAVILION #1- next to the Swimming Pool….The Pavilion is reserved beginning @ 12 noon and is reserved all day…Swimming, games, tennis and ballfields are all available. Please bring side dishes and desserts, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and buns will be provided.

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Church Picnic

Join your St. Andrew family for a potluck picnic! Bring your favorite side dish, music and lawn games for fun all afternoon.

The picnic is immediately following liturgy, Sunday June 11th. 

Hamburgers and hot dogs are provided. The shelter is next to the swimming pool and has a grass volleyball net available. 

Any questions contact Rachel Rubino: 859-533-5681

Shillito Park

300 W. Reynolds Rd.

Lexington, Ky.

 

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Parish Notes

Beloved Faithful,


RETURN YOUR BOTTLES OF BLESSING FOR ASSURANCE PREGNANCY CENTER THIS SUNDAY…A BASKET IS SET UP IN THE NARTHEX OF THE CHURCH


ALL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES – BE IN CHURCH SUNDAY TO BE HONORED BY THE PARISH COMMUNITY  


SATURDAY         June 3    `               Divine Liturgy 9 AM – Soul Saturday Memorial

                                                                 Great Vespers 6 PM – followed by Confession

SUNDAY               June 4                    PENTECOST SUNDAY

 Matins 8:50 – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

 ***Special Collection for Diocese Missions***

Kneeling Prayers

High School Graduates Honored

TUESDAY          June 6                    WOMEN OF ST. ANDREW – 6:30 Festival & Cooking Planning

WEDNESDAY    June 7                    Daily Vespers 6 PM

SATURDAY         June 10                 Great Vespers 6 PM – followed by Confessions

SUNDAY               June 11                 Matins 8:50 – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

                                                                MEMORIAL -Tina Tawasha six month

 

PARISH COMMUNITY PICNIC – SUNDAY JUNE 11 @ SHILLITO PARK

PAVILION #1- next to the Swimming Pool….The Pavilion is reserved beginning @ 12 noon and is reserved all day…Swimming, games, tennis and ballfields are all available. Please bring side dishes and desserts, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and buns will be provided.


VACATION CHURCH SCHOOL –  LAST CALL -Monday June 5 thru Friday June 9 @ the Greek Orthodox Church on Tates Creek Road from 9AM- 12 Noon….This is a Pan Orthodox project between the three Orthodox Churches in the Lexington Area. Providing education, fellowship, and fun for our youth!

WANT TO BE APART? – see Kh Jeanette or Fr. Tom Sunday on Sunday or email us atjdgallaway@aol.com

 

WOMEN OF ST. ANDREW – VERY IMPORTANT MEETING – to plan cooking over the summer and participation in the Heritage Festival set for September 9 & 10…No July meeting!


MEMORIAL SERVICE – 6 months Tina Tawasha Next Sunday June 11

 

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN – Forms are available at the Church entrance, as well as, copies of the building plans. Be a part of building a future for OUR COMMUNITY!


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Announcements 

Beloved Faithful,

These are some up and coming events in the Life of OUR PARISH!

Don’t miss the FEAST OF ASCENSION EVENING DIVINE LITURGY 6 PM WEDNESDAY NIGHT

TUESDAY            May 23               Serving Dinner tonight @ Hope Center – arrive by 4:50

                                               Parish Council 7 PM

WEDNESDAY    May 24               Evening Divine Liturgy 6 PM – Feast of the Ascension

SATURDAY         May 27               Great Vespers 6 PM – followed by confession

SUNDAY               May 28               Matins 8:50 AM – Divine Liturgy 10 AM

                                                               Baptism – Aweimrin Family

MONDAY             May 29               MEMORIAL DAY


Congratulations to our High School Graduates this week Nathan White – Dunbar High School; Michael Oudeh – West Jessamine High School; and George Butros – Lexington Catholic High School.

VACATION CHURCH SCHOOL – Monday June 5 thru Friday June 9 @ the Greek Orthodox Church on Tates Creek Road from 9AM- 12 Noon….This is a Pan Orthodox project between the three Orthodox Churches in the Lexington Area. Providing education, fellowship, and fun for our youth! Sign up forms available in the Narthex of the Church.

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN – Forms are available at the Church entrance, as well as, copies of the building plans. Be a part of building a future for OUR COMMUNITY

PARISH COMMUNITY PICNIC – SUNDAY JUNE 11 @ SHILLITO PARK – PAVILION #1….The Pavilion is reserved beginning @ 12 noon and is reserved all day…Swimming, games, tennis and ball fields are all available. 

BABY BOTTLES – the Baby Bottles to support Assurance of Lexington are due Pentecost Sunday June 4 

Fr Tom

 

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Holy Week Services

HOLY WEEK SERVICES

LAZARUS SATURDAY – Divine Liturgy 9 AM followed by preparation of Palms
Great Vespers 6 PM followed by Confession

PALM SUNDAY – Matins 8:50 AM
Divine Liturgy 10 AM followed by Procession with Palms
Bridegroom Service 6:30 PM
HOLY MONDAY – Presanctified Liturgy 9 AM
Bridegroom Service 6:30 PM
HOLY TUESDAY – Bridegroom Service 6:30 PM
HOLY WEDNESDAY – Holy Unction Service 6:30 PM
HOLY THURSDAY – Divine Liturgy 9 AM
12 Passion Gospels 6:30 PM

GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY- Royal Hours 9 AM
Decorate Tomb 1 PM
Burial Vespers 3 PM ( Vigil at the Tomb )
Lamentation Service 6:30 PM
Vigil at the Tomb

HOLY SATURDAY – Divine Liturgy 9 AM (15 Old Testament Readings)
Decorate church for Pascha

PASCHA SERVICE 11 PM
CHRIST IS RISEN!

PASCHA – AGAPE SERVICE 12 NOON
BRIGHT MONDAY – PASCHAL LITURGY 9 AM
Followed by breakfast

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