Birthdays This Week October October October October 12 13 13 14 - Isaiah Ray – Paul Gillquist – Evie Tolosa – Greg Gillquist M A N Y October 15 – Dn. Joseph Ray October 16 – Kylie Williams October 19 – Danielle Alvarez Y E A R S ! St. John’s Reading Group Wednesday Readers: 10am to 11:30am in Reading Room. 2nd Sunday (10/12) – No Coffee Hour Due to Wedding 3rd Sunday (10/19) - ‘L’ through ‘R’ Hosting – Lewis & Macalino Clare House Meal Fourth Saturday of Each Month For the Month of October our scheduled meal is October 25. – Sign up on the Downstairs Bulletin Board. Saint John Orthodox Cathedral P.O. Box 771108 18936 Monastery Drive Eagle River, Alaska, 99577 (907) 696-2002 Fax: (907) 696-5555 Website: stjohnalaska.org Diocesan Website: http://www.antiochianladiocese.org Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese Pastor: Fr. Marc Dunaway Assistant Priests: Fr. John Downing / Fr. Robert Polson Fr. Thomas Frizelle / Fr. John Rogers Schedule of Regular Services: Saturdays: Great Vespers-7:15pm Sundays: Matins-9am/Divine Liturgy-10am Wednesdays: Vespers 7:15pm / Thursdays: Divine Liturgy 8:15am (On School Days) Wednesdays and Fridays 6th Hour Prayers – 12:00 noon (On School Days) Confession Times: Fr. Marc, Fr. Robert & Fr. Thomas after Great Vespers on Saturdays St. John’s Sunday Bulletin October 12, 2014 ✤ 18th Sunday after Pentecost Holy Father of the 7th Ecumenical Council Titus 3:8-15 ✤ Luke 8:5-15 ✤ Tone 2 Reader: Bill Cook Homily by: Dn. Joseph Ray Wedding Today at 4:30pm Veronica Temple & Zachary Hoxie Reception Potluck to Follow Veronica Temple and Zach Hoxie will be having a partial potluck for their wedding reception. They are providing meat, and have asked for the community's help in bringing side dishes. Some ideas would be salads, rice, potatoes, fruit, vegetables, etc. The wedding is today at 4:30pm, and food can be dropped off in the church kitchen before the ceremony. If you have any questions, please ask Kh. Christine Rogers or Rhonda Clodfelter. Thank you! (No Coffee Hour Today due to Wedding). Saint James House ‘PFD’ Fund Raiser This year all tithes and donations on the PFD will go towards a renovation of the common areas of the Saint James House. This house was built in 1961 and it is time for the living room, dining rooms, kitchen and guest bath of the House to see some renovation. The Parish Council has set a target budget of $80,000. Please donate something this year from your 2014 PFD. Mark your check in the memo as ‘PFD’ or Select ‘PFD Tithe’ from “Make a Donation” at stjohnalaska.org. d St. John’s Wednesday Family Night 6:00pm - Dinner in the Church basement. 6:35pm – 8:00pm Classes for all ages Atrium Ages 3-6 – Level One in the “Atrium” off the Nave. Atrium Ages 6-9 – Level Two Grades 4, 5, 6 – This class will meet upstairs in St. John’s School Teen Youth Group – Teens (Jr. High and High School) at nearby homes, led by Fr. John Rogers. Adults – Bible Study on the Book of Acts at Saint James House 8:15pm - Vespers (or Other Prayer Service) at the Cathedral (For a full description – see the flyer posted on the Bulletin Board). Divine Liturgy – Thursday Mornings – 8:15am Catechism Class – Saturdays – 6-7pm – Church Basement St. John’s Bazaar – October 18 – This Coming Saturday! There are several areas in which we still need your help. Country Store Donations: We are still looking for new/gently used household items for our Country Store. As you are cleaning out those cupboards and closets, please keep us in mind. All donations can be dropped off to the Rogers' or Tolosa's house any time before Thursday, October 16. Bake Sale: We are featuring a bake sale this year, with lots of homemade goodies. Baked goods, canned jellies, etc. are all welcome! Cake Walk: Please bring those delicious cakes for the cakewalk! Last year we ran out, and there were many disappointed kids. Cakes need to be delivered to the church basement Saturday the 18th before 11 am. Pie Contest: We will be having our third annual Pie Bake Off this year! Entry fee is $10, and after being judged, the pies will be sliced and sold in the country store. Pies need to be delivered to the church basement by noon, and judging will be at 1 pm. Judges: We need three highly qualified and capable individuals to judge our delicious pies! Volunteers: There are so many areas of the bazaar that need help--the country store, silent auction, kids' activities, etc. This is not limited to women! If you are able and willing to help, we would love to have you. If you have any questions, or would like to volunteer for anything, please contact Kh. Christine Good Works Basket - Project for October through November 23 Our Annual Thanksgiving Stuffing Collection Needed: 400 Boxes of Chicken or Turkey Stuffing before November 23. That’s right 400 Boxes! There are 16 local churches helping collect specific items for the assembly of Thanksgiving Dinner Preparation Boxes for 350 local families! Our job is to collect the 400 boxes of stuffing. So let’s get Stuffing☺ We will deliver the boxes after Liturgy on November 23 to Joy Lutheran Church in Eagle River. Thank you —Sisters of Mary and Martha Liturgy Baby-sitting Available Today: Helen G. & Tia B. / Next Week: Rose F. & Sloan M. St. John’s School – 6th Annual Fall Dinner You are invited to join us on Oct. 30th for our 6th Annual Fall Dinner. For your dining pleasure, this year we will feature delicious Italian cuisine ~ from appetizers to dessert your taste buds will be in heaven. ☺ Michael and Savannah Smith will provide our evening entertainment. We will also have both a silent Auction and Dessert Auction with items for you to bid on. Tickets will be available beginning today during coffee hour. Tickets may be paid for today or reserved for payment at the door. You won’t want to miss this great event that helps out our school so much!! Local Community News and Personal Notes St. Yakov Netsvetov Icon School Oct. 20-24, 9am to 4pm at St. Innocent Cathedral Basement Icon: St. Michael the Archangel for beginners Material list: 8X10 Museum grade gesso-ed board 1-#6 Round brush 1-#1 Round brush 1-set Acrylic (yellow ochre, raw umber, basic colors) preferred. 1-carbon paper. Gold leaf, and gold leaf adhesive. (Discounted at Blaine’s Arts Supplies, when mentioning St. Yakov Netsvetov Icon School student). Cost: $350 per Student - $50 discount if class is more than 10 students (income scale negotiable). Of the $350- $115.50 make checks payable to St. Innocent Cathedral for work space; $234.50 make checks payable to Fr. Yakov. Contact: Fr Yakov at 907-757-2528 or [email protected] Remember: You Can Now Donate Online to St. John’s You can now pay tithe and make other donations to St. John’s online using your Visa or Master Card. See the Church website at stjohnalaska.org. ……………………………………………………………………………………. Tear Off Here & Place in Tithe Box to Update Email Address / and or phone numbers Name: _______________Email address: ___________________________Phone_____ Or just email the church office at [email protected] to get on the list or to update your information.
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