SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2015
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
The Apostles Aristarchos, Zenon and Mark of the Seventy; New-Martyr Aquilina of Thessalonica; Venerable Ignatius, Abbot in Asia Minor; Venerable Savvatios of Solovky
Visitors, we warmly welcome you to all services and social events at All Saints.
Nourishment of the Soul: “Grumbling is caused by misery and it can be put aside by doxology (giving praise). Grumbling begets grumbling and doxology begets doxology. When someone doesn’t grumble over a problem troubling him, but rather praises God, then the devil gets frustrated and goes off to someone else who grumbles, in order to cause everything to go even worse for him. You see, the more one grumbles, the more one falls into ruin. Sometimes the devil deceives us and makes us unable to be pleased with anything; however, one can celebrate all things in a spiritual manner, with doxology, and secure God’s constant blessing.”
St. Paisios of Mt. Athos
Let us pray to the Lord: “For the suffering Christians of Syria, Palestine, Iraq, & all of the Middle East, and for those suffering in the Ukraine.”
Festival News: Silent Auction Baskets need to be completed and dropped off at the church on or before October 9th.
Indoor Bake Shop items need to be here by noon or before on October 9th.
Outdoor Greek and Arabic Foods— Amal H needs 2 more volunteers to work with her in the Arabic food booth.
Face Painting — Olivia M is our designated artist, but she would appreciate a break from time to time. Are you available?
Advertising flyers and postcards are available for pickup. Father Peter Jon suggests you send them to friends or post them on bulletin boards where you shop, work, or live.
Receiving the Eucharist: We invite you to receive the Holy Eucharist if you are an Orthodox Christian who has prepared yourself through fasting, prayer, and recent confession. If you are not Orthodox, or are Orthodox but have not prepared, we invite you to receive a piece of the blessed bread in the wooden bowls held by the altar servers at the front of the church.
Orthodoxy 101 continues on Wednesday, September 30th after Daily Vespers with Father Daniel Byantoro addressing the parish and friends. He will continue recounting his journey from Islam to Christianity. Please support him as a voice for Christianity in Indonesia.
Myrrh Bearers meet today during coffee hour.
Tuesday, September 29: Fr. Daniel Byantoro, missionary from Indonesia, meets with Women of the Church and their guests from 6-9:00. A meal will be served at the beginning of the meeting.
Wednesday, September 30: Daily Vespers at 6:00 followed by Orthodoxy 101 with Fr. Daniel Byantoro meeting with the church and guests. A meal will be served at 7:00.
Saturday, October 3: Great Vespers at 5:00
Sunday, October 4: Matins at 9:00; Divine Liturgy at 10:00 – October is Youth Month
October is Youth Month when our youths read the Epistle and serve as ushers
- October 9: Festival Set-up inside and outside (Willing Workers Needed.)
- October 13: Women’s Bible Study resumes at Kh. Marilyn’s home
- October 16-18: Diocesan Fall Gathering at St. George in Fishers
- October 18: Special Olympics Awareness Sunday with special collection
- October 24: Don & Dee invite the Church to an Open House celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary, planned from 1-5pm at the Carpenter Banquet Hall on Main Street in Mitchell. Please RSVP daughter April at 812-583-5539.
- October 25: All Saints Annual Bonfire and Hayride in the Dark
Happy Birthday: Craig M (28th); Leanne B (3rd); Sharon K (3rd)
Memory Eternal: Margaret Whitaker (August 24th); Marge; Archpriest Louis Mahshie (Sept. 1); Moses (Nashville Mission – 1st)
Prayer List: Alex; Jason; Dee (Linda B’s sister with a stroke);Alexis Torrance (Dn. Evan’s godfather with melanoma);Tom (stroke–Stephanie’s friend); Jennifer Tatlock; Brian Bunner; Jake; Annie; Pastor Pat ; Catherine; Janett; Jill; Kh. Kristina; Angie; Julian; Kh. Mary Sue Walker; Vicki; Hoppes in Albania, Jesse Brandow in Guatemala (OCMC Missionaries); Vivian; Natalie; Senior Saints; Ioana; Patricia; Dee; Galina; John G; Nicetas; Barb; Shirley; Metropolitan Paul, Archbishop John; Kh. Loretta; Fr. John Koen; Archpriests George & Stephen; Krystal & Jason; Adrian; Heather; Susan; Gabriella & Matt; Sara; Shelley; Fr. Moses Berry; Geni; Frank & Becky; Those with child: Gabriella, Laura, Megan); Noah; Emily D; Emma; Kim; Nancy; Neal; Lyuda; Bob R; Alex; John; Leanne; Beth; Lillian; Julie; Roger; Virginia; Marilyn; Eric; Cheryl; Lori; Pam; Debbie; Natasha; Michael & Shelley: Gabriel; Mary; Doug; Janet; Kelly; Matushka Raisa; John C; Marty; Charles; Eileen; Mary; Marvin, Alice; Katie; Deborah; Ruth; Steve; Kevin; Romaine; Derek, Claire & Micah; Tim; Preston; Sharon; Sherri; Dianna; Michael and Diane; Aaron; Brent; Jennifer; Brigid; Caleb; Dennis & Joyce; Ethan; Lena, Dean; Gayle; Thomas; Amy; Heidi; Gene & Connie; Cathi
Today’s Epistle and Gospel Readings
Prokeimenon: “Make your vows and pay them to the Lord our God.”
Verse: “God is known in Judea, His Name is great in Israel!” Psalm 75:10,1
Epistle: The Reading is from Saint Paul’s Second Epistle to the Corinthians. (6:16-7:1)
Brethren, you are a temple of the living God, even as God has said: “I will dwell in them, and walk among them; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people.” “‘Therefore come out from among them, and be separate,’ says the Lord, ‘and touch nothing unclean; and I will receive you, and I will be a Father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me,’ says the Lord Almighty.” Having therefore these promises, O beloved ones, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Gospel: The Reading is from the Holy Gospel according to St. Luke. (5:1-11)
At that time, Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret. And He saw two boats by the lake; but the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets. Getting into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, Jesus asked him to put out a little from the land. And He sat down and taught the people from the boat. And when Jesus had finished speaking, He said to Simon, “Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.” And Simon answered, “Master, we toiled all night and took nothing! But at Thy word I will let down the nets.” And when they had done this, they enclosed a great shoal of fish; and as their nets were breaking, they beckoned to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink. But when Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, “Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord.” For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the catch of fish, which they had taken; and so also were James and John, sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid; henceforth you will be catching men.” And when they had brought their boats to land, they left everything and followed Him.
Divine Liturgy Variables
Resurrectional Apolytikion – Tone 8
From the heights Thou didst descend, O Compassionate One, and Thou didst submit to the three-day burial, that Thou might deliver us from passion; Thou art our life and our Resurrection, O Lord, glory to Thee.
Kontakion for Ordinary Sundays – Tone 2
O Undisputed intercessor of Christians, O Mediatrix who is unrejected by the Creator; turn not away from the voice of our petitions, though we be sinners. Come to us with aid in time, who cry unto thee in faith, for thou art good. Hasten to us with intercessions, O Theotokos, who didst ever intercede for those who honor thee.