Prophet Elijah Mission April 26th and Heads up for May Gathering , 2015 Ellensburg, WA


Christ is Risen! Χριστός Ανέστη! Hristos a înviat! Христос Воскресе! Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց! !المسيح قام! حقا قام ! ქრისტე აღსდგა! Christus Resurrexit!   Bright Monday 2015

 Prophet Elijah Mission in Ellensburg Washington is hosting another Young Adult Gathering.  Here is the Youth Gathering letter from the first Sept Gathering.

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Heads up for May!!!!

2. In late May, (on Friday evening and Saturday, the 29th & 30th, right before Pentcost)   …. we are planning  a Youth Gathering in Goldendale. (not staying at the Monastery, but at Mission member homes and the like)  We have many details to work out, but Gerontissa Efpraxia said she would love to talk with the young people after the Saturday of Souls Divine liturgy that morning at the Monastery.   So we would probably fellowship together on Friday evening, and then Liturgy,  breakfast, talk by Gerontissa, and then some work on the Monastery grounds on Saturday morning….lunch and home….  We will work out all the details later, but at least I wanted to get this preliminary schedule out to you now!

Please remember to RSVP soon…. if you think you might come to the dance in April….. and if you think you will spend the night!

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Christ is Risen! Χριστός Ανέστη! Hristos a înviat! Христос Воскресе! Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց! !المسيح قام! حقا قام ! ქრისტე აღსდგა! Christus Resurrexit! 2015


Wishing all a Joyous Pascha and  Brightweek 2015!  Christ is Risen!  Truly He is Risen!!!

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Icon in the Church of the Holy Savior in Chora, Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey) this fresco bears the title Η ΑΝΑΣΤΑΣΗΣ, The Resurrection. Click Image to learn more from the St Silouan Orthodox Church Website, Walla Walla Wa.

Χριστός Ανέστη! Αληθώς Ανέστη!

Христос Воскресе! Воистину Воскресе!

Hristos a înviat! Adevărat a înviat!

Christus Resurrexit! Vere Resurrexit!

Քրիստոս յառեաւ ի մեռելոց!  Օրհնեալ է յառութիւնն Քրիստոսի!

Cristo ha Resucitado!  En verdad esta Resucitado!

 !المسيح قام! حقا قام !

ქრისტე აღსდგაჭეშმარიტად აღსდგა!

Le Christ est Ressuscite! En verite il est Ressuscite!

ハリストス復活!実に復活!

Kristus är uppstånden! Sannerligen uppstånden!

“Forestalling the dawn, the women came with Mary, and found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre, and heard from the angel: why seek ye among the dead, as though He were a mortal, Him Who liveth in everlasting light? Behold the grave-clothes. Go quickly and proclaim to the world that the Lord is risen and hath slain death. For He is the Son of God Who saveth mankind.”  Hypakoe Eighth Tone Paschal Hours

Pascha 2011 in the NW’s own. Poulsbo,  WA

Additional 2015 videos and photos may be added to this post as they become available.  Ty!

If anyone can send me Christ is Risen in formal Church Ethiopian and Coptic I would appreciate it and add it.  I have looked but have only found transliterations.  (editorOrthodoxNorthwest@gmail.com)

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Glory to thy Long Suffering O Lord! Holy Friday 2015 AD


Glory to Thy Long Suffering O Lord!  

Glory to thy Long Suffering O Lord! (Crucifixion, 1209, fresco, Studenica Monastery, Serbia.)

Today He who hung the earth upon the waters is hung upon the Cross. He who is King of the angels is arrayed in a crown
of thorns. He who wraps the heaven in clouds is wrapped in purple of mockery. He who in Jordan set Adam free receives
blows upon His face. The Bridegroom of the Church is transfixed with nails. The Son of the Virgin is pierced with a spear.
We venerate Thy Passion, O Christ. We venerate Thy Passion, O Christ. We venerate Thy Passion, O Christ. Show us also
Thy glorious Resurrection.   Good Friday Matins (Reading of the 12 Gospels)  

OrthodoxNorthwest will not be updated in honor of Our Lords Paschal Mystery till Sunday Evening at the earliest.  Wishing all a Joyous Resurrection and Pascha!  East and West celebrate together what a Joy!  Please remember to pray for the suffering Christians in the Middle East and throughout the world.

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Early Childhood Teaching Position Opening at Agia Sophia Academy for Fall 2015, Portland, OR


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“Agia Sophia Academy is looking for an Early Childhood Elementary Teacher who is a practicing Orthodox Christian, who views this position and Agia Sophia Academy as a ministry and an opportunity to serve God. Our class sizes are small, the curriculum hands-on and integrated, and our staff dedicated and collaborative. The opportunity to teach to the whole child in an academically rich and nurturing Orthodox Christian environment is a unique and joy-filled experience! This is a full-time position with benefits. JOB REQUIREMENTS: This position will require an enthusiastic teacher with a love for integrating curriculum, strong communication skills, and interest in being part of a small, growing school. Position begins August 21st, 2015″  Elementary Teaching Position Ad 2015

 

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Icon Workshop with Deacon Matthew Garrett Coming Up in Montana: June 15-20, 2015


A Joyous Lent to all!  Pray for the suffering Christians of the Middle East. 

Icon Workshops with the NW’s own  Deacon Matthew Garrett  hosted by St Nicholas of South Canaan, in Billings Montana.

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From a Previous Post:  The Idaho Statesman had a front page article on Nov 5, 2011 about the Northwest’s own Boise Iconographer Deacon Matthew Garrett entitled; “Faces of faith: Orthodox Christian iconographer in Boise is part of an ancient tradition.”  More of his work can be seen by visiting his website Holy Icons, and his blog-Holy Icons an Iconographers blog.  He also just published a book “Sanctify those Who Love the Beauty of Thy House” image on the right.  “More than a Piece of Art” is another article on Mr. Garrett and his Iconography that was done for a Church in West Virginia by the  Register Herald in Beckley, WV.

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LYRA Vocal Ensemble is Coming to the US in 2015 Contact Them to Perform At Your Parish A Wonderful Evangelistic Opportunity


LYRA a Musical Group based in St Petersburg is planning its US tour.  You can make arrangements for them to visit your parish or town.  What a wonderful way to help spread the faith.
“Dear friends,
 
In May 2015, a Russian vocal group “LYRA” is going to the US with a concert tour. LYRA is a group of 5 members (females and males) who are professional opera singers or professional musicians of other music occupations. In 2001 we were awarded the Montreux (Switzerland) international choral festival diploma. In 2005 our group was also a winner of Coleraine International Choral Festival (Northern Ireland).
 
The main aim of our activity is to make Russian Church music well known in other countries by concerts and singing in ecumenical worships, and also to bring traditions of Russian folk music to people who are interested in Russia, its history and its culture. Our group regularly goes with concert tours to the US and European countries (Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, England, Ireland).
 
Now we are trying to get in touch with parishes, musicians, music organizations and all people in your country who are interested in a cappella music. If you want to meet richness of Russian musical heritage and invite our group to your church please contact us simply by answering this mail. This will be a great and unique experience for your congregation and community.
 
Every year, since 2001, we tour around the US. Over 150000 Americans have listened to us and could prove the quality of our performance. We have made friends with many people who, we are sure, will be glad to say a word for us. We will be delighted to provide you with some references.
 
If you have any questions we would be happy to answer all of them. At your request we can pleasantly send you some WEB links with VIDEO recordings of our singing from the concerts in the past.
 
We would be happy to sing for you and your community.
Kind regards,
LYRA vocal group
St. Petersburg, Russia”
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Universal Exaltation of the Cross and the Rise of Islam 2014


The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-giving Cross.  

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This sites focus is limited to events in the NW that may be of interest to Orthodox Christians.  However world events of late cannot be ignored.  Our fellow Christians both Orthodox and Heretodox are being eliminated from the Middle East.  Islam is once again demanding renunciation of the faith or martyrdom.  On this the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross I offer these 2 websites to help you learn more.

JihadWatch:  Probably the best known of sites exposing Islam and its bloody history.

Facing Islam Blog:  This site is run by an Orthodox Christian and is well worth a visit.

The famous Regensburg Address of Pope Benedict the 16th that caused such outrage in the Islamic world.  Here is a brief excerpt with the Pope quoting Emperor Manuel II Paleologus:

“Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached.”[3] The emperor, after having expressed himself so forcefully, goes on to explain in detail the reasons why spreading the faith through violence is something unreasonable. Violence is incompatible with the nature of God and the nature of the soul. “God”, he says, “is not pleased by blood – and not acting reasonably (σὺν λόγω) is contrary to God’s nature. Faith is born of the soul, not the body. Whoever would lead someone to faith needs the ability to speak well and to reason properly, without violence and threats… To convince a reasonable soul, one does not need a strong arm, or weapons of any kind, or any other means of threatening a person with death…”.[4]

 

This Meditation below was found on the Facing Islam Blog, but was originally posted on; Orthodox Christian Meditations by Fr Stephen Kostoff.  The original article can be viewed here:

Dear Parish Faithful & Friends in Christ,

We are approaching the Feast Day of The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross – to give the Feast its full title – this coming Sunday, September 14. This is the day that we liturgically commemorate and venerate the Cross that will be placed in the middle of the church toward the end of Great Vespers on Saturday evening.   The Feast will then have a full “octave” for its celebration – thus making it an eight-day Feast which serves to stress the importance of the Cross in the life of the Church and in our personal  lives.  To further turn our attention toward the Cross, we recall the Third Sunday of Great Lent – the Adoration of the Cross; and the less well-observed Feast of the Procession of the Cross on August 1.  And, importantly, every Wednesday and Friday is a day of commemorating the Cross, one of the reasons that we fast on those two days on a weekly basis.
Prominent though that the Cross may be for Christians, it is the Apostle Paul who very succinctly and profoundly captured the unbelieving world’s attitude toward the Cross in his well-known text:

For Jews demand signs and Greeks seek wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.  (I COR. 1:23-24)

This leads the Apostle to one of his most astonishing and paradoxical insights:

For the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.  (I COR. 1:26)

The “scandal” for the unbelieving Jew would be the claim that the Messiah was crucified.  The “folly” for the Greek/Gentile would be the claim that the divine would even enter the realm of flesh and blood and “become” human, let alone suffer death on a cross.  Yet God, in and through Christ, transformed what is shameful, weak, lowly and despised – a crucified man – into “our righteousness and sanctification and redemption” (I COR. 1:30)  The entire passage of I COR. 1:18-31 deserves careful, close and constant study.
It remains fascinating, and highly instructive, that even non-Christians who profess to have a great respect for Jesus Christ, struggle terribly with the scandal of the Cross.   This is clearly the case with Islam.  Jesus is treated with great respect in many passages in the Qur’an:  even to the point of acknowledging His virginal conception in a passage that clearly resembles the Annunciation form the Gospel According to St. Luke! (Qur’an, 3:45-47)  However, the Crucifixion is treated in a way that bears no resemblance to the Gospel accounts:

“yet they did not slay him, neither crucify him, only a likeness of that was shown to them.” (Qur’an 4:156-159)

The Muslims believe that someone else – a figure unidentified by the Qur’an – was crucified in the place of Christ, but not Jesus Himself.  The Muslim scholar Dr. Maneh Al-Johani wrote:  “The Qur’an does not elaborate on this point, nor does it give any answer to this question.”
Clearly, the “scandal” of the Cross is too much for Muslim sensibilities, since Jesus is for them a great prophet sent by God.  Muslims further believe that Jesus was raised to Heaven, yet before He died, clearly an odd teaching that again is meant to completely distance Jesus from His crucifixion.  If there is anything that is agreed upon today among New Testament scholars – believers and skeptics alike – it is that Jesus of Nazareth was put to death by crucifixion by orders of Pontius Pilate in the early 30’s of the Christian era.  This lends a certain fantastic quality to these claims of the Qur’an.
There is a close resemblance here with an early Christian heresy known asdocetism from the Gk. word meaning “to appear.”  In other words, it only “appeared” that Christ was actually crucified and died on the Cross.  St. Ignatius of Antioch (+c. 110) vehemently rejected this heresy in its initial inception, early in the 2nd c.

Be deaf, then, when anyone speaks to you apart from Jesus Christ, who was of the family of David, who was of Mary, who was truly born, ate and drank, was truly persecuted under Pontius Pilate, was truly crucified and died … He was also truly raised from the dead, when His Father raised Him up …  (Epistle to the Trallians, 9)

St. Ignatius very poignantly asks: what is the purpose of suffering martyrdom for the Lord (as he did in the Roman arena) if the sufferings of Christ were an illusion?   Should a Christian suffer in the flesh if his Lord did not?

But if, as some godless men – that is, unbelievers – say, his suffering was only apparent (they are the apparent ones), why am I in bonds, why do I pray to fight wild beasts?  Then I die in vain.  Then I lie about the Lord.  (To the Trallians, 10)

We do not “worship” the Cross.  We worship the One Who was crucified upon the Cross for our salvation.  Indeed, with the Apostle Paul we call Him the “Lord of glory.” (I COR. 2:8)   Jesus Christ was not merely a prophet in a chain of prophets sent by God.  He is the fulfillment of the prophetic testimony to His coming, as He is the fulfillment of the Law.  (MATT. 5:17) There are no prophets to follow Him with any further additions to the Christian revelation.  We believe, as we chant in the Second Antiphon of the Liturgy, that He is the “Only-begotten Son and immortal Word of God … Who without change didst become man and was crucified.”  The Cross remains “an unconquerable token of victory,” and  “an invincible shield.”  In fact, it is for this reason that in our practice, we,

kiss with joy the Wood of salvation, on which was stretched Christ the Redeemer.  (Small Vespers)

Christianity does not exist because of what it holds in common with other great world religions, but because of what is unique and distinctive about it, primarily the Incarnation, redemptive Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.  It is because of our love for Christ that beginning on the personal level, we must promote and practice mutual respect, tolerance and peaceful co-existence with sincerely believing people of other religions.  I see no other way for those who claim to follow the crucified Lord of glory.  However, this should in no way undermine our sense of Christian distinctiveness – “And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved” (ACTS 4:12) – but actually demonstrate our loyalty to Christ Who never compels but invites – with outstretched arms upon the Cross.
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Just a page Break to let you know that below this post are old posts all things above are upcoming events.  Please spread the word to your friends about Orthodox Northwest, and if you learn of an event here and attend, let them know you seen it on OrthodoxNorthwest.  Thank you for your support!

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Sunset silhoutte of St Spiridon Cathedral in Seattle posted Oct 5th on their Facebook Page. Many Thanks to John Michael and the Parish of St Spiridon for permission to use on OrthodoxNorthwest. (All rights reserved)

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Greek Indepedance Day and Glendi St Demetrios March 21, 2015


St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Seattle, WA (FB) and the Greek Orthodox Churches of Seattle sponsor:

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Duruflé Requiem by Northwest Boychoir March 20, 2015


Duruflé Requiem; New: Passion Week 
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Duruflé Requiem
by the Northwest Boychoir
Friday, 20 March, 7:30pm
Trinity Cathedral, Portland | TICKETS

The 80 voices of the Northwest Boychoir, one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier youth ensembles, perform a program of music from the Western Sacred Choral Tradition, including Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, Op. 9, Mozart’s Missa Brevis in F Major, and…

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Consumer or Communer? March 14, 2015 Talk with Fr Tom Tsagalakis Sign up now!


A Joyous Lent to All!  Please remember the suffering Christians of the Middle East, and for Russia and Ukraine in your prayers.

 The Greek Orthodox Churches of Seattle present: 

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Pan-Orthodox Presanctified Liturgies in Portland Area March1- April 1, 2015


A Joyous Lent to All!  Please remember the suffering Christians of the Middle East, and for Russia and Ukraine in your prayers.

HT to OrthodoxPortland:

It’s been a wonderful tradition among Orthodox parishes in Portland area to celebrate Presanctified Liturgies and other services during Lent together. This year, these pan-Orthodox services are as follows:

Wednesday, March 4: Presanctified Liturgy at Holy Trinity (Greek) at 6:30pm

Wednesday, March 18: Presanctified Liturgy at St. John the Baptist (Greek) at 6:30pm

Wednesday, March 25: Vesperal Divine Liturgy at Annunciation (OCA) at 6:30pm, for their patronal feast day

Wednesday, April 1: Presanctified Liturgy at St. Nicholas (OCA) at 6:30pm

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Miraculous Myrrhstreaming Iveron Icon of the Mother of God to Visit NW Parishes! March 6-9, 2015


A Joyous Lent to All!  Please remember the suffering Christians of the Middle East, and for Russia and Ukraine in your prayers.

Photo from the Parish website, photo is property of Eastern American Diocese of ROCOR.

Photo from the Parish website, photo is property of Eastern American Diocese of ROCOR.

 

Miracleworking and Myrrh-streaming Iveron  Icon of the Mother of God from Hawaii  to visit the Northwest:

“With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan HILARION of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad and His Eminence Archbishop KYRILL of San Francisco and Western America, the Myrrh-streaming “Hawaiian” Iveron Icon of the Mother of God will be brought to the Northwestern United States on March 6 – 9, 2015.

The “Hawaiian” Iveron Icon, recently returned from a trip to the Republic of Georgia, where she was greeted by the Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia and venerated by over a million faithful.   It is a joyous blessing for the Holy Icon to visit the Northwest during this lenten season.”  (From the Holy Theotokos of Iveron Parish Website in Hawaii)

Please note all times/visits are subject to change please contact Parish prior to verify times/locations.

March 7, 2015, Saturday
St. Mary’s Romanian Orthodox Church
13505 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97233
(503) 258-8492
Arrival of the Holy Icon, 8:30am
Divine Liturgy, 9:00am

New Martyrs of Russia Orthodox Church
13820 South Union Hall Road
Mulino, OR 97042
(503) 632-7040
Moleben to the Theotokos and Anointing, 12:00noon

St. John the Forerunner Greek Orthodox Monastery
5 Timmer Lane
Goldendale, WA 98620
(509) 773-7141
Arrival of the Holy Icon and Anointing, 3:00pm

Holy Cross Antiochian Orthodox Church
706 W Stewart Street
Yakima, WA 98902
(509) 575-0145
Arrival of the Holy Icon and Great Vespers, 6:00pm

March 8, 2015, Sunday
St. Silouan Orthodox Church
603 Newell Street
Walla Walla, WA 25570
(509) 529-4035
Arrival of the Holy Icon and Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos, 8:30am
Divine Liturgy and Anointing,9:30am

St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco Orthodox Church
283 Reata Road
Kennewick, WA 99338
(509) 240-7367
Akathist to the Theotokos, 3:00pm

From a previous post below:

“The Icon has become a sources of numerous healings in recent years.  First found to be giving myrrh in the home of an Orthodox Christian couple living in Hawaii in 2007, it was soon thereafter recognized by the Russian Orthodox Church as miraculous and genuine and worthy of all veneration. The Icon has been to nearly every state of the union, and has traveled to Canada, South America, Europe and Russia. We urge all pious Christians to come and see this incredible miracle from God!”  (From a prior post-Thank you to Fr James from St Martins in Corvallis for this Information)  More Info on the original Iveron Icon can be found here.

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“A Christian Ending to Our Life” – A Lenten Retreat at St Ignatius of Antioch Church Twin Falls, Id March 20-21, 2015


A Joyous Lent to All!  Please remember the suffering Christians of the Middle East, and for Russia and Ukraine in your prayers.

St Ignatius of Antioch Church Twin Falls, Id (fb)presents   “A Christian Ending to Our Life” – A Lenten Retreat March 20-21, 2015

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Food, Faith, Fasting Workshop with Rita Madden Registered Dietician Three Hierarchs Church March 20-22, 2015


A Joyous Lent to All!  Please remember the suffering Christians of the Middle East in your prayers.

Three Hierarchs Church  (fb)Food, Faith, Fasting Workshop with Rita Madden Registered Dietician.

“On Saturday, March 21st, Three Hierarchs will host Rita Madden, a registered Dietician and Orthodox Christian, who will be presenting a “Food and Faith Workshop.”  

Food & Faith Workshop: Eating for both Body and Spirit

9:00am: Talk 1 — You are WHAT you eat.
10:30am: Talk 2 — You are HOW you eat.
The Workshop will spotlight the interconnectedness of body and soul, and the intersection between eating habits and spiritual life, i.e. union with God.  Rita will bring to light the confluence of recent scientific studies on the most healthy eating habits and the ancient Christian tradition of fasting and prayer.

Participants will learn how eating in a healthy and moderate way promotes a sense of contentment and satisfaction as well as health of both body and soul.  While most conventional approaches to disease prevention and weight loss are focused exclusively on “dieting,” Madden encourages an alternative path, well-trodden by the spiritual masters of the Christian faith.  She suggests that by following these spiritual principles, the physical benefits naturally follow.  These benefits can include weight loss, lower blood pressure, decreased stress, and less dependence on medications.

As one workshop attendee has commented, “Rita’s Food and Faith Workshop was enlightening on so many levels.  I’m looking at eating and health in a new way and finally feel like I can experience real, lasting change in my daily life that also enhances my spiritual walk.  The workshop was interesting and even fun — it even included a ‘chocolate eating lesson!’”  Participants will walk away with practical tools they can apply to their everyday life to care for body and soul alike.

Rita will address:  Eating in a way that glorifies God  *  What should we eat?  *  How should we eat?  *  Fasting: What, Why, and How?  *  Exercise  *  Managing Stress” From parish website.   To learn more just click image below

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Men’s Lenten Retreat March 20-22nd, 2015 Hosted by St John the Forerunner Monastery in Goldendale, WA


A Joyous Lent to All!  Remember the Suffering Christians of the Middle East in your prayers.

St John the Forerunner Monastery is hosting a Men’s Lenten Retreat with Fr Gregory Horton of Holy Myrrhbearing Women in Bonners Ferry, Idaho.  He is an excellent and inspiring speaker!  Brochure2015

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“I was in Prison and You Visited Me” at St Johns in Post Falls, Idaho March 12-14th, 2015


First Week of the Great Lent. 
St. Cyril, Equal-to-the-Apostles, teacher of the Slavs (869).
St. Raphael, bishop of Brooklyn (1915).

St John the Baptist in Post Falls, Idaho is sponsoring:

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A Joyous Lent to All! Καλή Σαρακοστή! 2015


Καλή Σαρακοστή !

The lenten spring has come!
   the light of repentance;
Let us, brothers, cleanse ourselves from all evil,
   crying out to the Giver of Light:
Glory to Thee, O Lover of man…

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Let us begin the time of fasting in light!
   Preparing ourselves for the spiritual efforts.
Let us purify our soul; let us purify our body.
As from food, let us abstain from all passion
   and enjoy the virtues of the spirit,
So that perfected in time by love
We may all be made worthy to see
   the Passion of Christ and the Holy Pascha
In spiritual joy!  Lenten Text

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Maslenitsa / Blini Sunday at St Innocent’s Mission in Silverdale, WA Feb 21, 2015


St Innocent’s Orthodox Church a “new mission parish” in Silverdale, Washington (fb)is having a Blini Sunday!  Also check out their webpage.

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Young Adults and Older Teens to Gather at Prophet Elijah Mission Feb 20 and 21 , 2015 Ellensburg, WA


Prophet Elijah Mission in Ellensburg Washington is hosting another Young Adult Gathering.  Here is the Youth Gathering letter from the first Sept Gathering. 

A story written about the Youth Gathering in Ellensburg in January, 2015

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“Russian Winter Festival” Sponsored by Holy Protection of the Theotokos Parish Seattle, Feb 15th, 2015


Holy Protection of the Theotokos Orthodox Church presents: ( Please note that the event will take place at Bethany Presbyterian Church.

 

“We are pleased to invite you to our Russian Winter Festival to be held

at Bethany Presbyterian Church, 1818 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle 98109

Program includes: Russian and Georgian cuisine, folk music, classical recital

and silent auction.

Hope to see you there on Sunday 15th February, 2015

From 5 pm to 9 pm”

 

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Registration is Open forCamp St Mary! Camp July 2015, in Post Falls, ID


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Camp St. Mary Registration is open for Camp St Mary of Egypt!!!

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Registration for Camp St Mary of Egypt, the Antiochian Archdiocese’s
youth summer camp for the Pacific Northwest, is now open. Camp St Mary
will be held July 13-18, 2015 at Ross Point Baptist Camp in Post
Falls, Idaho. Campers who will be age 9-17 during the week of camp are
invited to register. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to pray, learn
about the Faith, make new friends and have a great time at summer
camp! Registration forms may be downloaded at campstmary.org. Spaces
available for campers fill up quickly, so get your registration and
deposit in without delay!

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