Lots of exciting things happening!
Glory to Jesus Christ!
The next few days will be quite busy! Here is a list of all the happenings:
Saturday, June 22: EOYC 5K Fun Flapjack Run. The run begins at 8am at Shawnee Mission South High School. You can register on-line at www.myeoyc.com. Even if you are not running, please consider making a donation for this important fundraiser for EOYC. Chris Cakes will be serving pancakes after the race.
Saturday, June 22: Stuart Joy will be Chrismated into the Orthodox Church at 5pm. The Chrismation will be followed by a General Memorial Service for all the departed of the parish and our families and then the Vespers of Pentecost.
Sunday, June 23: 3rd & 6th Hours at 9:40am followed by the Divine Liturgy of Pentecost and the Kneeling Prayers of Pentecost. At the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy we will honor our 7 High School graduates and 5 college graduates. All this is followed by our annual Parish Picnic! If your name ends in N-Z please bring a side dish to share. If your name ends in A-M please bring a dessert to share. Hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages are provided. Feel free to bring along blankets, folding chairs or any outdoor sporting equipment for the picnic.
Monday, June 24: Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Holy Spirit and the Nativity of John the Baptist at 9:30am.
Monday, June 24: A group of 4 will be leaving on a pilgrimage to Dormition Monastery in Rives Junction, Michigan and returning on Friday. Please keep them in your prayers!
Tuesday, June 25: A group of 10 missionaries will be traveling to Project Mexico and returning on July 1. Please keep them in your prayers!
Wednesday, June 26: Following the Akathist Service at 6:30pm we will visit with the Catechist and Diaconal Vocations Director of the Diocese of the Midwest, Fr. Elijah Mueller. You can learn more about the Catechist and Diaconal Vocation program at this link: http://midwestdiocese.org/catechistdiaconalprogram.html
Tuesday-Friday (June 25-28): Vacation Church School at Annunciation Greek Church for children ages 5 to 18. VCS begins at 12:30pm and concludes at 4pm. Contact Melissa Barry for more information or if you’d like to help. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Friday, June 28th: Vespers for the Feast of Ss. Peter & Paul, 6:30pm
Saturday, June 29th: Divine Liturgy for the Feast of Ss. Peter & Paul, 9:30am
Who says things slow down during the summer months!