The Church News this week...
Sunday to Sunday, July 25-August 1st, 2021
Bible reading this week: 1Samuel 19-31, 2Samuel 1-3, and Mark 1.
Common Liturgy with HGB Gregory and all AZ priests will be here at St. Mark on Friday, August 20 9-11:30 AM.
Feast of St. Joseph the Carpenter with HGB Basil at St. Joseph church will be on Aug. 1st with Vespers at 6 PM followed by Sermon, and Divine Liturgy on Aug. 2nd at 9 AM.
Special Youth meeting with HGB Basil will be on Monday, Aug. 2nd at 7 PM followed by agape and social activities.
+ Sunday, July 25: Martyrdom of St. James the Apostle. Matins 8 AM, Sunday school and Bible study 11:15, Agape 12 PM, and Deacons meeting 1:30 PM.
+ Monday, July 26: Martyrdom of Sts. Bdaba. Divine Liturgy 9 AM, and Sunday School Retreat in Tucson leaves the church at 1 PM.
+ Tuesday, July 27: Martyrdom of Prince Theodorus of Shoteb.
+ Wednesday, July 28: Commemoration of Virgin Mary. Sunday School Retreat returns around 2 PM.
+ Thursday, July 29: Martyrdom of Sts. Macarius & Leontius. Divine Liturgy 9 AM followed by Bible study.
+ Friday, July 30th: Martyrdom of St. Longinus & Marina. Youth and Good Shepherd meetings 7 PM.
+ Saturday, July 31st: Martyrdom of St. AbaNoub. Agpeya and Vespers praise 6 PM, Vespers incense and midnight prayers 7 PM, Bible study, Pre-Servants class, midnight praise and an opportunity for confession 8 PM.
+ Sunday, August 1st: Departure of St. Tekla. Matins 8 AM, Sunday school and Bible study 11:15, agape 12 PM, and Servants' meeting 1:30 PM.
Mark on your Calendar:
Divine Liturgy with HGB Gregory, Friday, August 20, 9-11:30 AM.
Feast of St. Joseph the Carpenter with HGB Basil, August 1, 2.
Mirope Gad (grade 7)
The Paralytic Man (Mark 2: 1-12)
The story of the paralytic man shows how powerful faith is. "When Jesus saw their faith He said to the paralytic, "Son your sins are forgiven you." Mark 2:5. The story shows how the Lord can take us on the right path and redirect us if we let him. We will always have obstacles in our life in this story it is the scribes testifying and denying how Jesus can forgive sins. "Who Can forgive sins but God alone?" Mark 2:7. But they were proven wrong when Jesus perform
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