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3-13-16 Forgiveness Sunday (Cheese-Fare)

Fr. Andre Paez Church Life

The Following is an excerpt from Great Lent, by Alexander Schmemann From Chapter 2: Preparation for Lent Lent actually begins at Vespers of that Sunday. This unique service, so deep and beautiful, is absent from so many of our churches! Yet nothing reveals better the “tonality” of Great Lent in the Orthodox Church; nowhere is better manifested its profound appeal …

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2-28-16 Completion of Phase 1 Church Expansion

Fr. Andre Paez Church Life

We are grateful to God and to all the faithful of St John the Evangelist Orthodox Church who helped work to complete Phase 1 of our expansion! There was a lot of activity relocating the fellowship hall, kitchen area, Choir room, Catechesis of the Good Shepherd class rooms, & more. We took out walls, put in new kitchen, appliances, cabinets, tile and …