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Слава Ісусу Христу!

SVIAT VECHIR: JANUARY 6
Please order your Sviat Vechir / Holy Supper tickets by tomorrow, December 31 by contacting either Wara Siryj (586 751-4805) or Vera Murha (734 953-0305) or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Adults: $25 and children ages 7-16 for $15.
We need to have a good headcount in order to prepare for the supper.
COME & HELP: Please volunteer your time to help with preparations, serving and/or clean up, please contact me or stop by the sign up board in the parish hall tomorrow. Come spend the last Sunday of 2017 at Church praying together ...

JR UOL COLLECTIONS for the homeless (Orthodox Detroit Outreach) and ZOE! For Life will be picked up on December 31 by Anna Powers and family. If you haven't yet, please bring your donations of men's socks, protein bars, non-perishable (easy to open) canned goods and gently used or new children's clothing TOMORROW.

Субота, 30 грудня / Saturday, December 30
5:00 p.m. Вечірня | Vespers & confessions following the end of Vespers

Неділя, 31 грудня / Sunday, December 31
9:30 Confession / Сповідь - please be considerate of Father Paul and be on time
10:00 Divine Liturgy / Св. Літургія

FOLLOWING LITURGY on December 31, in the parish hall:
BUY CHRISTMAS ITEMS: You are invited to meet Oles Cheren from Cataract Press (Parma, Ohio) who will visit our parish with a large collection of Ukrainian & English language books, greeting cards, jewelry, mugs, embroideries, t-shirts, scarves and much more. The focus of their display is the Nativity and includes Ukrainian Christmas items. A percentage of the proceeds will be donated to our parish. We encourage our members and guests to take advantage of this great opportunity.

Різдвяний парафіяльний вісник – Parish Christmas Bulletin
Дякуючи о. Павлові, ми видрукували наш різдвяний вісник.
Thanks to Fr. Pawlo, we have already published our annual parish Christmas publication.
Here is the link: http://protectress.org/bulletins/drafts/rizdvo_2018.pdf
We have copies at Church – thank you to the donors.

WALL CALENDAR: Also, please remember to pick up your 2018 wall calendar at Church. Thank you to Dr. Rozhin and Mrs. Rozhin for sending them to our elderly and homebound parishioners. Special thank you to Chris and Annie Buhay of Buhay Funeral Chapel for donating the publication of the calendars as they do each year!

OUR PARISH FEATURED in The Oakland Press: http://www.theoaklandpress.com/lifestyle/20171229/orthodox-christians-prepare-for-christmas-celebration
Other than switching up the photos I provided, The Oakland Press featured our parish in our celebration of Christmas on January 7th. Thank you to Jordan Fylonenko for connecting the reporter with us.

CHURCH CALENDAR: We received the annual Diocesan Church calendar this past week. Please stop by for a copy – price $25.

Christmas Concert – December 10th – thank you all for helping and/or attending. We hosted about 300 people from many Orthodox parishes in the area as well as guests. Southfield Mayor, Ken Sivers, promised to attend, but was not able to at the last minute. Check out our Facebook for the recording of the concert.
https://www.facebook.com/CvPokrova/photos/a.10150577795447217.376829.109643802216/10155393006842217/?type=3&theater

PARISH MEMBERSHIP dues: Please take some time tomorrow to make sure your dues for 2017 are in good order.

Happy New 2018 Year to you and yours!
If you see that someone is missing from the distribution list, please let me know and forward to your friends and family.

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SUNDAYS

Confession: 9:40 AM
Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM

SATURDAYS

Vespers: 5:00 PM
Confession: 5:40 PM

CHURCH HOLIDAYS

Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM

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Monday , January 22, 2018
(Julian calendar:
Monday , January 9, 2018)

Martyr Polyeuctus
Afterfeast of the Theophany.
Martyr Polyeuctus of Mlitene in Armenia (259).
Prophet Shemaiah (Samaia, Semeias) (10th c. B.C.).
St. Peter, bishop of Sebaste in Armenia (395), and brother of St. Basil the Great and St. Gregory of Nyssa.
Ven. Eustratius the Wonderworker of Tarsus (821).

Monday , January 22, 2018
(Julian calendar:
Monday , January 9, 2018)