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					                                                  St. Nicholas Cathedral                                                       Troparion of the Resurrection: (Tone 5): Let us, the faithful,
                                                                                                                               praise and worship the Word, coeternal with the Father and the Spirit,
                                              Founded in 1930 as the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas
                                                                                                                               born for our salvation from the Virgin; for He willed to be lifted up on
                                           Orthodox Church in America                                                          the Cross in the flesh, to endure death, and to raise the dead by His
                                                                          www.oca.org                                          glorious Resurrection.
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                                                                          July 8, 2007
                                                                                                                               Troparion St. Nicholas (Tone 4): Thy just works have shown Thee
                                                       Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom                                   to thy flock as an example of faith, an image of meekness and a
 METROPOLITAN HERMAN,
                                                                                                                               teacher of abstinence. By humility Thou didst achieve exaltation, and
ARCHBISHOP OF WASHINGTON & NEW YORK                                                 Sunday Lessons                             by meekness, riches. O Father Bishop Nicholas, intercede with
     V. Rev. Constantine White, Dean
  Rev. Valery Shemchuk, Associate Pastor
                                                              This Week – Tone 5 Romans 12:6-14 ; Mathew 9: 1-8                Christ our God to save our souls.
  Subdeacon Ken Kasovac, Music Director
                                                              Next Week – Tone 6 Romans 15:1-7; Mathew 9:27-35
                                                                                                                               Kontakion of the Resurrection: (Tone 5): Thou didst descend into
                                                                                                                               hell, O my Savior, shattering its gates as Almighty; resurrecting the
                                                 Schedule of Services
                                                                                                                               dead as Creator, and destroying the sting of death. Thou hast
Saturday     July       14      5:00 pm         Vigil (E,S)                      General Confession (R)                        delivered Adam from the curse, O Lover of Man, and we all cry to
 Sunday      July       15      9:00 am         Divine Liturgy (E)               Fathers of the 1st Six Ecumenical Councils-   Thee: O Lord, save us!
                                10:45 am        Divine Liturgy (S)
                                1:00 pm         Akathist (G)                                                                   Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit.
                                           E=English, S=Slavonic, G=Georgian
                        General Confession in English is held on the first and third Saturdays of the month.
                       General confession in Russian is held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.                  Kontakion St. Nicholas (Tone 3):
                                                                                                                               You revealed yourself in Myra as a priest, O Holy One, for you
   July Bulletins are sponsored in Thanks for the good health and for the future
                                                                                                                               fulfilled the gospel of Christ by giving up your life for your people and
   good health of Marie and Nick Yanowsky, in celebration of their 55th Wedding
         Anniversary on July 20 by their children, Betty and John Slanta
                                                                                                                               saving the innocent from death. Therefore you are blessed as one
                                                                                                                               well instructed in the grace of God.
                        ATTENTION PARISHIONERS!                                                                                Now & ever & unto ages of ages. Amen.
  This morning following liturgy we will bless the newly installed mosaic of St.
  Nicholas. All are welcome to attend. Immediately following the blessing, the
           Dormition Guild will hold its traditional American picnic.                                                          Steadfast Protectress (Tone 6): Steadfast Protectress of Christians,
                                                                                                                               constant advocate before the Creator, despise not the cry of us
   Please keep the following parishioners in your prayers: Father Dmitry, Matushka                                             sinners, but in your goodness come speedily to help us who call on
               Lydia, Inna, Eleanor, Edward, Irene, Victor and Galina.                                                         you in faith, hasten to hear our petition and to intercede for us, O
  If you are interested in sponsoring the Sunday Bulletin, please contact the church office 202-333-                           Theotokos, for you always protect those who honor you.
  5060, ext.10) for the dates you want. Immediate payment is not required, but advance
  reservations are needed. The donation is $20 a week, $80 a month (English); $15 a week, $60 a
  month (Russian).
                                                                                                                               Prokeimenon (Tone 5): Thou, O Lord, shalt protect us and preserve
                                                                                                                               us from this generation forever. Verse: Save me, O Lord, for there is
                                        *** VISITORS ***
     A warm welcome to St. Nicholas Cathedral! We are glad to have you worship with us today.
                                                                                                                               no longer any that is godly.
                   Please join us downstairs following Liturgy for coffee hour.
Epistle: Rom. 12:6-14: Brethren, Having then gifts differing                                           BULLETIN MESSAGES
according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them: if
prophecy, let us prophesy in proportion to our faith; or ministry, let us   The St. Nicholas Sunday School wishes to thank all those who helped organize and
use it in our ministering; he who teaches, in teaching; he who              who attended the "Sunday School Camping Trip" at Lake Sherando, VA, last
                                                                            weekend. A great time was shared by all. Highlights of the trip were: Divine Liturgy in
exhorts, in exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads,       the wilderness, really good food, comraderie, peace and quiet, a rattle snake, scary
with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness. Let love be          bear stories around the campfire and lots more (including S'mores). We want
without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good. Be kindly     particularly to thank Irina & Igor Panyutin for organizing this event and Father
affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving            Valery for celebrating the Divine Liturgy. The trip was so successful, regardless of a bit
preference to one another; not lagging in diligence, fervent in spirit,     of rain on Friday night, that we plan to schedule another camping trip next year.
serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing
                                                                                                      OCA 2007 Parish Ministries Conference
steadfastly in prayer; distributing to the needs of the saints, given to    Various options for full or partial participation are open to everyone for the OCA Parish
hospitality. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.         Ministries Conference Wednesday through Saturday, July 25-28 at the Conference Center
                                                                            at Marymount University in Arlington, VA. The event is hosted by two OCA
Alleluia (Tone 5): I will sing of Thy mercies, O Lord, forever; with my     departments, Pastoral Life & Ministry and Christian Witness & Service on the theme, “The
                                                                            Heart Assured: Works of Love in Deed and Truth (1John 3:18-19).” Clergy and laity from
mouth I will proclaim Thy truth from generation to generation. Verse:       across the country will come together to discuss mutual service, parish ministries, and
Thou hast said: Mercy will be established forever. Thy truth will be        charitable outreach.
prepared in the heavens.
                                                                            Three registrations are being offered. Those registering before July 1 may register for
Gospel: Matt. 9:1-8: At that time, getting into a boat Jesus crossed        $125.00. After that date, the fee is $150.00. The full meal plan is $90. The rate for a
                                                                            one-day registration is $75, which includes meals. Because space is limited, early
over and came to His own city. And behold, they brought to Him a            registration is encouraged.
paralytic, lying on his bed; and when Jesus saw their faith He said to
the paralytic, "Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven." And            Two evening sessions are offered at no charge:
behold, some of the scribes said to themselves, "This man is                Wednesday the 25th at 7:30PM – Welcome and keynote address by Archbishop Seraphim
                                                                            of Canada on “Outreach in the Healthy Parish,” and
blaspheming." But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, "Why do you          Thursday the 26th at 8PM – International Pan-Orthodox Outreach Programs
think evil in your hearts? For which is easier, to say, 'Your sins are      Registration information and forms are on available at
forgiven,' or to say, 'Rise and walk'? But that you may know that the       http://oca.org/news.asp?ID=1224&SID=19
Son of man has authority on earth to forgive sins" --He then said to
the paralytic--"Rise, take up your bed and go home." And he rose
                                                                            The IOCC Metropolitan Committee of Washington DC invites you to a Wine Tasting
and went home. When the crowds saw it, they were afraid, and they           featuring Sugarloaf Mountain Winery. Enjoy informal conversations with volunteers
glorified God, who had given such authority to men.                         and staff from International Orthodox Christian Charities on Saturday, August 18, 2007
Communion Verse: Praise the Lord from the heavens…. Alleluia….              at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mark Church, 7124 River Road, Bethesda, MD. $20.00 per person
                                                                            ($10 per designated driver) Appetizers will be served. For more info: 202-232-0430 or
                                                                            WashDCMet@iocc.org. Vespers will begin at 5:30.
Going on vacation? Check out the OCA website at www.oca.org for                                  Coffee Hour hosts by week:
churches near your vacation site. No church found on the OCA website?                             Date              Restrictions         Name
Visit http://orthodoxyinamerica.                                                            8 July 2007                 None           Picnic – Dormition Guild
                                                                                            15 July 2007                None           Bruce and Lola Beno
Summer Adult Education with Father George Kokhno. 7 PM in the Annex                         22 July 2007                None           Sharon Osmolovsky
Library, St. Nicholas Cathedral, 11 & 18 July & 1 August. Everyone is
welcome!                                                                                                        Candle Counter                                    Greeters
July     11: Orthodox Liturgy – its shape and prayers                                                       July
July     18: What does Scripture (New Testament) say about the
                                                                                           8**      Gillian Butler (E) Ludmila Falsafi (S)    Nina Shafran & Robert Tyszcenko
Sacraments?                                                                                15       Lisa Morris (E) Svetlana Moser (S)        Ivanna and Harry Davidson
August 1: Home prayer, reading of the Scripture and meditation as                          22       Daria Virvan (E) Mila Medina (S)          Tekla Virvan & Aristeides Papadakis
tools of spiritual growth.                                                                 29       Chris Lyerly (E) Svetlana Grenier (S)     Lola and Bruce Beno
                                                                                                                            *Weekday Liturgy **Single Liturgy @9:30 AM
The Nation’s Capital R Club is planning another trip to RFK stadium!
                                                                                                                       UPCOMING EVENTS & SERVICES
Come and join us for an afternoon baseball game on Sunday August 19th when the
Washington Nationals play against the New York Mets. This year we are asking for                    July 11, 7 PM Library, Adult Education Class “Orthodox Liturgy –
advance reservations. We are asking each person to pay $7.50 so that we will be able                its Shape and Prayers”
to purchase additional tickets to give to the Fisher House (a home affiliated with                  July 18, 7 PM Library, Adult Education Class, “What does
Walter Reed Army Medical Center for soldiers recovering from wounds in the war).
                                                                                                    Scripture (New Testament) say about Sacraments?”
 Your $7.50 will cover the cost of the ticket, service charge and a fund for tickets for
Fisher House. Remember this is scheduled to be the last year the Nationals will play at             July 25, Vespers with the Parish Ministries Conference, dinner
RKF Stadium! Please contact Lisa Morris to sign up to attend this game or for more                  to follow
information (703-924-1919, or Lisamik56@hotmail.com).                                               August 1, 7 PM Library, Adult Education Class, “Home prayer,
                                                                                                    reading of the Scripture and meditation as tools of spiritual
All Orthodox Singles: There will be a FREE Pan-Orthodox Christian Singles                           growth”
Crab, BBQ Chicken, and Ham Feast from 7 pm to midnight on Saturday, July                            August 18, 6:30 PM IOCC Wine Tasting at St. Mark Church
14th, at St. Mark Orthodox Church, 7124 River Road, Bethesda, MD 20817. In
addition to crab, chicken, and ham, there will be unlimited, assorted alcoholic and        Parishioners: To place a message in the church bulletin, please call the church office between
nonalcoholic beverages, appetizers, salads, and desserts. If you would like to             10:00-2:00 Monday – Friday (202)-333-5060, or press 12 at menu to leave a message, or e-mail
attend, please RSVP by Monday, July 9th to Diana Haverlack at either (703)                 the church at officeassistant@stnicholasdc.org. Notices must be submitted no later than
                                                                                           Wednesday for the following Sunday.
759-1551 or dianahav@earthlink.net. Diana is also more than happy to answer
any questions you may have.                                                                                           SAVE THE DATE!
                                                                                            IOCC Annual Benefit Dinner is planned for November 18, 2007 at St. Luke
Bazaar Food Committee: Attention all who want to help with food                                                     Church in McLean, VA
preparation and service for this year's Bazaar. We plan to hold the first meeting
of the food committee at 700PM Monday, 16 July 2007 in the annex. We need
lots of volunteers and ideas! Please contact Martin McGuigan for more                                    …those who have given their lives for their homeland…” Memory Eternal.
information at (703) 333-27076 / marina.mcguigan@cox.net                                                         St. Nicholas Cathedral – the National War Memorial Shrine
                                                                                                                  3500 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007
                                                                                                                        Phone: 202-333-5060        FAX: 202-965-3788
                                                                                                                 www.stnicholasdc.org                office@stnicholasdc.org

				
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