St. Peter Epistle — January 28, 2010

Preparing for Lent We heard the second clang of the bell last Sunday when we learned about the Publican and Pharisee in our scripture reading. The bell is telling us to prepare for Lent, get ourselves ready for this time of fasting, repentance, and giving alms. It’s hard to run a race without warming up […]

Bible Study starts this Tuesday

Bible Study Starts This Tuesday Our bible study begins this Tuesday evening at 7pm at the home of Jack and Angela Long. We will hold the study every other week. To get to the Longs: Take US 41-Tamiami Trail to Bonita Beach Road, go west to Vanderbilt Drive, go south for about 1 mile or […]

CLARIFICATION: Theophany service begins at 7pm

CLARIFICATION: Theophany service begins at 7pm The Tuesday evening Epiphany Liturgy begins at 7pm. This is what I originally said but I also indicated that an Orthos would begin at 6pm. That was incorrect. Come at 7pm. Again, we will celebrate Epiphany with our sister parish, St. Paul Orthodox Church (get map) on Tuesday, January […]

The Sunday before Theophany

The Sunday Before Theophany The Baptism of our Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is an important Holy Day in our Orthodox Church. We also call that day “Theophany” which roughly translated means the “manifestation of God” (theos – God; phany – revealing, showing forth). On this day of Jesus’ baptism He was revealed as […]

Looking Toward our Future

Where are we headed? After considerable discussion after Liturgy last Sunday here is what we want to see happen: Our goal is to develop a parish – by the grace of God and with His blessing – that develops in Christian community; a place where Christ can be found in our support and care for […]