Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Raleigh, NC PUBLISH DATE: February 2, 2014

Epistle Reading
St. Paul's Letter to the Hebrews 7:7-17

BRETHREN, it is beyond dispute that the inferior is blessed by the superior. Here tithes are received by mortal ...Read Full Text >

Gospel Reading
Luke 2:22-40
The Presentation of Our Lord and Savior in the Temple

At that time, the parents brought the child Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord (as ...Read Full Text >

Agatha the Martyr
February 5 ...Read Full Text >

Photius the Great, Patriarch of Constantinople
February 6 ...Read Full Text >

Bucolus, Bishop of Smyrna
February 6 ...Read Full Text >

Barsanuphius the Great and John of Gaza
February 6 ...Read Full Text >

Parthenius, Bishop of Lampsacus
February 7 ...Read Full Text >

Luke of Mount Stirion
February 7 ...Read Full Text >

Theodore the Commander & Great Martyr
February 8 ...Read Full Text >

Resurrectional Apolytikion Grave Tone
By Your Cross, O Christ our God, You destroyed death. You opened paradise to the thief. You transformed the lament of the Myrrh-bearing women, and You commanded the Apostles to proclaim You are risen, granting the world Your great mercy. - copyright Narthex Press and used by permission. All rights reserved.

Apolytikion for The Presentation of Our Lord and Savior in the Temple
Hail Virgin Theotokos full of Grace, for Christ our God, the Sun of Righteousness, has dawned from you, granting light to those in darkness. And you, O Righteous Elder, rejoice, taking in your arms, the Deliverance of our souls, who grants us Resurrection. - copyright Narthex Press and used by permission. All rights reserved.

Kontakion
Your birth sanctified a Virgin's womb and properly blessed the hands of Symeon. Having now come and saved us O Christ our God, give peace to Your commonwealth in troubled times and strengthen those in authority, whom You love, as only the loving One. - copyright Narthex Press and used by permission. All rights reserved.

The Ancient of Days, who in times past gave Moses the Law on Sinai, appears this day as a babe. As Maker of the  ...Read Full Text >
-Anatolios, Festal Menaion. Great Vespers.

Simeon the righteous receives Him, and beholding the fulfillment of the divine ordinance now brought to pass,  ...Read Full Text >
-Anatolios, Festal Menaion. Great Vespers.

Therefore let Your servant depart from the bonds of this flesh to the life filled with wonder that knows neither  ...Read Full Text >
-Anatolios, Festal Menaion. Great Vespers.

The tribes of Judah and Levi were united by a fusion of their lines of descent, and that is why Matthew assigns  ...Read Full Text >
-St. Ambrose of Milan, Seven Exegetical Works, 4th Century


Vespers
See Parish Bulletin

Matins
Sunday: 8:30 a.m.

Liturgy
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. Weekday: Please see Parish Newsletter

Bible Study
Please see Sunday Bulletin for details.

Parish Information
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
5000 Lead Mine Road
Raleigh, NC 27612

Phone: (919) 781-4548
Fax: (919) 781-4568
Website: www.holytrinityraleigh.org

Proistamenos: Fr. Paul N. Christy
Email: htraleighfr@gmail.com

Other Parish Info
Book Club, please see Sunday Bulletin for details

 

January 24, 2014
Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for the Feast of the Three Hierarchs and Greek Letters Day - January 30, 2014
GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AMERICA
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Protocol 02/14



January 30, 2014

Feast of the Three
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THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE
Sunday, February 2: Presentation of our Lord; Orthros, 8:30 am; Divine Liturgy, 10:00 am; 40 day blessing, son of Kenneth & Helene Jernigan; Coffee Hour sponsored by GOYA in honor of Souper Bowl of Caring food drive

Tuesday, February 4: Father Paul at Clergy Retreat; Capital Campaign Committee,
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SUNDAY SCHOOL
Today is Youth Sunday. There will be no class for grades 6 through 12. Teachers are asked to proceed first for Holy Communion Sunday school students will receive Communion next, followed by the rest of the congregation. Note: Open House for parents of students in grades Pre K-5 will be at 11:45 am.

HOLY TRINITY WEEKDAY SCHOOL
Registration for the remainder of this year and for the 2014-15 school year is underway. If you plan to enroll your child in Preschool, consider who you wish to have teach and lead your child, the values that will be imparted, and the relationships that will be forged. Every child of this parish should have ...Read Full Text >

LADIES PHILOPTOCHOS
Philoptochos will like to sweeten you up with their "Sweets for your Sweets" fundraiser! You will have an opportunity to pick up some delicious treats for those special people in your lives. Individually wrapped goodies make great Valentines Day gifts for teachers, co-workers and friends. It will be held on ...Read Full Text >

CHILI COOK-OFF
Please mark your calendar for our Chili Cook-Off on Sunday February 9th at 5:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. If you wish to compete in the Chili Cook-Off, please contact John Demos at john.demos@gmail.com or at 919.847.5335. If you are not competing, please bring a side dish and/or some drinks and enjoy a ...Read Full Text >

SPECIAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY
There will be a special General Assembly following Divine Liturgy on Sunday, February 16. There will be discussion on the Capital Campaign, Modifying the Building Plan and a vote on the Proposal for moving forward.

GOYA NEWS
GOYA will be sponsoring the Coffee Hour TODAY in honor of their SOUPER BOWL OF CARING food drive. Non-perishable food items that are brought in will be donated to a local food pantry or shelter.

35+ COUPLES MINISTRY
We would like to welcome all couples to this wonderful ministry. It's a great way to meet and socialize with other parishioners in the comfort of a host(s) home. We try to meet every month. If you are interested, please email Christie Christopoulos at sikeschristie@gmail.com so that your name can be added ...Read Full Text >

PRISON MINISTRY
Matthew 25:36, [I was] "naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, in prison I was and you came to me." There is an opportunity to visit and/or be a mentor of Orthodox Christians in the Wake County Correctional Center. This person/people must be male and will be able to bring the inmate(s) to ...Read Full Text >

MINISTRY TO THE SICK AND HOMEBOUND
If you know of someone who is sick or homebound and would like a visit from our clergy, please call the church office.

Cold Weather Did not Hinder Epiphany Celebration in Tarpon Springs

January 7, 2014
The chilly wind and cloudy skies could not hamper the celebrations for the Feast of Theophany.  ...Read Full Text >

FEBRUARY 2, 2014

PRESENTATION OF OUR LORD

Councilors: George Kapetanakis, Greg Delage*, George Pappas, Katerina Knezevic

Altar Schedule: Group A

Ambassadors: GOYA, John Saparilas, Steve Flaherty

Welcome Table: Tressa Fakiris

New members or visitors, please visit the welcome table across from the candle stand.

Sermons are available on the website in MP3 format for listening or downloading. Please visit: www.holytrinityraleigh.org
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