Past Special Events (Page 21)

Past Special Events (Page 21)

Feb 23, 2019

2-23-19: “Sing unto the Lord” Music Class with Kristin Dunnan

O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation. – Psa 95:1 KJV All are welcome to come to learn how to use their voice to glorify God! Every service in our church brings together the liturgical arts, engaging all our senses and enabling us to participate as fully as humanly possible in worship together. Join me as we explore the role music plays in Orthodox worship and find…
Feb 22, 2019

2-22-19 Fr. John Behr Presents: John the Theologian and his Paschal Gospel

Archpriest John Behr, Director of the Master of Theology Program and The Father Georges Florovsky Distinguished Professorship of Patristics at Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary [SVOTS], Yonkers, NY, and the Distinguished Lecturer in Patristics at Fordham University, New York, NY, will speak at Saint John the Evangelist Church, Tempe, AZ on Friday, February 22, 2019. Father John will share insights into his new book entitled: John the Theologian and his Paschal Gospel. A Prologue to Theology. Click here for special Pre-order 20% off…
Feb 10, 2019

2-10-19: South Mountain Community Hike Led by Chip & Rebekah Hart

Come enjoy a glorious hike in God’s beautiful creation! We will meet at the Hart’s house and then begin our journey. (Address to be provide at St. John’s. 🙂 Please bring water bottle, change of clothes, and any snacks you would like to enjoy on the hike.
Feb 6, 2019

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…
Feb 3, 2019

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…
Feb 2, 2019

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.…