2-6-19: Inquirers & Catechumens Class 11: Mystery of Eucharist
All are welcome to come learn more about Jesus Christ’s Holy Orthodox Church. Click the following link to see the rest of the 2019 Inquirers & Catechumens Class Schedule. The Communion Service. The Eucharist has always been the central focus of the life and worship of the Church from the beginning. Here we try to convey, by way of the Cherubic Hymn and the priestly prayers, the meaning of the Great Entrance – the journey of the gifts from the…
2-3-19: IOCC’s “Souper Bowl of Caring” Sunday
Help International Orthodox Christian Charities! Here is what your monetary contribution on Souper Bowl Sunday can do to help needy children and families should you select International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) as your designated charity. $100 — Help Children During Emergencies Your gift of $100 can help turn a time of crisis into a time of action for children in need. When disasters strike, IOCC responds quickly to provide emergency relief assistance (including basic food items), supply medical equipment and…
2-2-19: Altar Servers & Readers Workshop & Luncheon
This will take place immediately after Festal Liturgy. Lunch will be provided. All readers and altars servers (and those who help during divine services) are encouraged to attend. We will cover the following: Readers: How to get blessing to read and chant. How to get blessing and make entrance with Apostol Book during divine liturgy. How to chant prokeimenon, epistle and alleluia during liturgy. How to chant thanksgiving prayers. Altar Servers: How to fold vestments and get blessing to serve.…
2-1-19: Festal Liturgy Meeting of the Lord
Come Celebrate the Feast!
2-1-19: Festal Vigil Meeting of the Lord
Come Celebrate the Feast!
1-30-19: Inquirers & Catechumens Class 10: Mystery of Holy Confession
All are welcome to come learn more about Jesus Christ’s Holy Orthodox Church. Click the following link to see the rest of the 2019 Inquirers & Catechumens Class Schedule. Further resources and podcasts from “Our Life in Christ” produce by Sbdn Steve Robinson & Reader Basil Gould. Confession Part 1: What does the Scripture mean when it says, “Confess your sins to one another”? What are common issues with the idea of “confession to a priest”? What does the idea of confession…
1-23-19: Inquirers & Catechumens Class 9: Mystery of Holy Baptism/Chrismation
All are welcome to come learn more about Jesus Christ’s Holy Orthodox Church. Click the following link to see the rest of the 2019 Inquirers & Catechumens Class Schedule. Further resources and podcasts from “Our Life in Christ” produce by Sbdn Steve Robinson & Reader Basil Gould. Baptism Part 1: “If you remove the soundtrack from a baptismal ceremony, there is nothing that really separates it from any other pagan baptismal or washing ritual.” What makes baptism “Christian” is the…
1-20-19: St. John Annual Meeting
Calling all faithful to participate in our wonderful annual meeting held on 1-20-19! The meeting will take place after liturgy during fellowship meal. 🙂
1-19-19: Handmaidens of the Lord gathering
Let’s continue celebrate the New Year by reviving a tradition dating back to the 17th Century! Please join the Handmaidens of the Lord of St John’s for an old time “Kaffeeklatsch” i.e. a lovely afternoon of coffee, a variety of specialty Central European pastries, refined entertainment and, of course, conversation and fellowship! Bring your favorite coffee cup, one that has special significance to you. *RSVP through the Evite website by January 2, 2019 or telephone Sabrina Messenger at (480) 465-9872.…
1-18-19: Arizona March for Life
Location and Event Infor. to be TBD. Go to https://azliferally.org/ for more information.