NEWEST NEWS
Sunday School at Home
Begins this Sunday
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Fasting Guidelines
In addition to normal fasting on Wednesdays and Fridays, we fast next Monday (Sept 14) in honor of the Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross. It is traditional to abstain from meat, dairy, fish, and alcohol. Blessed Feast!
Upcoming Services and Events

Tonight, September 9
6pm Paraklesis to the Theotokos (open to the public)
Email names to Fr Jeremy for the prayer list (just reply to this email)

Saturday, September 12
9am Divine Liturgy (signup required)
12:30pm Online VCS (on Zoom)
5pm Vespers (open to the public)

Sunday, September 13
8:45am Orthros (signup required)
10am Divine Liturgy (signup required)
3pm Parents Meeting on Zoom

Monday, September 14
9am Divine Liturgy for the Elevation of the Cross (open to the public)
7pm Ladies Bible Study on Zoom

Tuesday, September 15
8pm OCF at the Powers Home


Visitors and Non-parishioners: If you would like to attend Divine Liturgy (or Orthros), please email Fr Jeremy (reply to this email or click here). Signup is required for those services.


For those who prefer to read services at home, the Sunday Typika Service (in lieu of Liturgy) can be found here: normanorthodox.church/typikaservice.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Letter from Metropolitan JOSEPH
Click on the image to read Met. JOSEPH's letter on the occasion of our Church New Year (Sept. 1).

In this letter, His Eminence updates us with guidelines for church school and our annual parish meeting (coming in November).
SUNDAY SCHOOL AT HOME
“The Birth of John the Baptist”
Read the story of John’s birth in the Children’s Bible Reader, pages 162-63 and 166-68; Scripture reference: Luke 1:1-25, 57-80.

Objectives:
  1. Children should be able to tell the story of Elizabeth, Zachariah, and the angel.
  2. Children should be able to identify John as the child of Elizabeth and Zachariah.