Sunday Snapshot: Agia Sophia Book shop Opens in Bend!


27th Sunday after Pentecost. Tone two.
Nativity (St. Philip’s Fast). Fish Allowed

The Conception by St. Anna of the Most Holy Theotokos.  New Martyr Priest Sergius Mechev of Moscow (1941).  Prophetess Anna (Hannah) (1100 B.C.), mother of the Prophet Samuel.

The Parish of St Jacob of Alaska  fb has a coffee shop and bookstore for the public

The Bend Newspaper in Bend Oregon recently ran a feature on the New Agia Sophia Bookshop fb:

“Agia Sophia opens in Bend

From its 1984 opening, The Open Book in Bend had been a mainstay for book lovers needing a fix of Kurt Vonnegut, Barbara Kingsolver, John D. MacDonald or any of thousands of other authors.”

From the Agia Sophia webpage Click for more info.

” “Everyone has a deep-seated need, at the core of our humanity, to gather together with people in our neighborhoods and communities, and contemplate the things that are meaningful to us.” – Fr. Damian Kuolt.

 

The Open Book bookstore has been serving Bend since the 1980s, and we are continuing this model of ‘books for trade’, and expanding the vision to combine a classic coffeehouse with this historic bookstore.”  from the webpage click image for more info.

About editorOrthodoxNorthwest

An Orthodox Christian, whose interests also include, GO, Square Dancing, hiking, exploring, swimming, kayaking, cooking, history, board games. I am the Editor of OrthodoxNorthwest which I hope benefits readers in the NW. I do post Romanian, Greek and Slavic info but I cannot read any of them - hey, I am an American. Would appreciate hearing from readers of the blog. Χριστός Ανέστη! (Anthony) editorOrthodoxNorthwest@gmail.com
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