St. Michael’s Orthodox Church
308 Walnut St.
Jermyn, Pennsylvania 18433
Very Rev. John Kowalczyk
Phone: 876-1241 – Cell: 561-8696
Protodeacon Gabriel Petorak
doepa.org (Diocesan Website)
Sub-Deacon Vasili Gardecki: 267-6239
Reader Vasili Dubee: 254-9720
Church Website: stmichaeljermyn.org
Joseph Krenitsky (President)
Prof. Oleg Beljaeff: 876-5236
Reader Vladimir Kitchura: 903-3475
Reader Greg Bertholf: 282-6268
George Petorak Manager: 876-0377
St. Michael’s Center: 876-3454
Gospel: Matt. 25:31-46
March 6th, 2016
Epistle: 1Cor. 8:8-9:2
|Sunday of the Last Judgement
Schedule of Services
Sunday, March 6th: Matins 8:00 a.m., Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m., Parastas for Jerry (Yaroslav) Palubniak offered lovingly by his sisters Helen & Barbara.
Saturday, March 12th: Great Vespers 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 13th: Matins 8:00 a.m., Divine Liturgy 9:30 a.m.
Blini Breakfast will be held next Sunday, March 13th, following the Divine Liturgy. This is being held on the eve of the Great Lent. Please make every effort to attend this annual event sponsored by St. Mary’s Altar Society.
Perogi Construction Project will be held this Tuesday, March 8th at St. Michael’s Center beginning at 8:00 a.m. We thank you in advance for coming to support our projects. Please mark this date on your calendar.
Ethnic Food Sale will be held on Friday, March 18th, 12:00 (noon) – 5:00 p.m. at St. Michael’s Center. Please mark this date and plan accordingly. For advance orders please call Ruth at 876-1456. Factory orders are welcomed and we will deliver.
Monthly Church Committee Meeting will be held on Monday, March 28th at 6:00 p.m. We will be preparing the budget and other items to be presented at the Annual Meeting. Please plan to attend!
Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Sunday, April 3rd following the celebration of the Divine Liturgy. Please mark this date on your calendar of events and plan to attend!
The Alaskan Native Spiritual Legacy and Icon Exhibition Lecture Series sponsored by Villanova University: The first lecture will be given by Fr. John Kowalczyk, who will speak on the "Miraculous Icon of our Lady of Sitka" on Sunday, March 20th at 4 p.m. at the Connelly Center. This lecture will be delivered on the “Sunday of Orthodoxy” and will also focus on the meaning of Holy Icons in the Orthodox Church.
Renovating Project Goal was set at $25,000 for the repair and replacement necessary at the Church Rectory and the Choir Director's Rectory. Please use the envelopes provided for you located in the Vestibule.
Special Renovation donation: $100.00 offered by Rachael Vaverchak & $100.00 offered by Joseph Paone. May our Lord grant you Many Years for your donations!
Monitory Donations are being accepted for items needed for the ethnic foods sales: potatoes, cheese, eggs, butter, onions, flour, cabbage, etc. Please see Fr. Gabriel or George Petorak this morning. We thank you for your donations.
Upcoming Ethnic Food Sales at St. Michael’s Center will be held on Friday(s), March 18th and April 15th. Factory orders are welcomed. For advance orders call Ruth at 876-1456.
Church School will be held on Sunday, March 13th, following the Divine Liturgy underneath the Church. Please make every effort to bring your children to Church School.
January 2016, Income: $12,139.00; January Expense: $11,145.92 (+ $993.92).
Please remember in your prayers: Olga Svatko and Michael Klaptach who are guests at the Wayne Woodlands Manor, in Waymart. Ann Butler is a guest at Elm Croft Mid-Valley, 89 Sturges Rd., Peckville, PA 18452. Peter and Helen Senio are at the Gardens of Green Ridge, 2751 Boulevard Ave., Scranton, PA 18509.
Hostesses: Sunday, March 6th: Eileen Brzuchalski, Maryann Dubee, Kay Fedirko; March 13th: Annabell Franchak, Helen Grancey, Matushka Kathy Kowalczyk; March 20th: Ruth Lasichak, Joan Lasichak, Vicky Kravetsky; March 27th: Theresa Krenitsky, Irene Kiehart, Mary Mathena.