Holy Trinity Digital Bulletin (Apr. 21-28, 2013)


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The weekly digital bulletin for Holy Trinity Orthodox Church at 119 S. Sparks St. in State College, Pennsylvania, showing events for Sunday, April 21 through Sunday, April 28, 2013.

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Holy Trinity Digital Bulletin (Apr. 21-28, 2013)

  1. 1. Welcome toHoly Trinity!
  2. 2. Welcome toHoly Trinity!If this is your first time visiting,be sure to sign the guest registerupstairs on your way home.
  3. 3. Your Generosity Quarters for Housing Transitions $130 in quarters given toHousing Transitions residentsfor laundry and bus fares. Thank you!
  4. 4. The Week Ahead Deanery Vespers Today, 4pm at St. John the Baptist Church (Conemaugh, PA)
  5. 5. The Week Ahead Penn State OCF Executive Committee/ Fall Planning Meeting Monday, 7:30pm Starbucks on W. College Ave.
  6. 6. The Week Ahead Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts Wednesday, 6pm Friday, 6pm
  7. 7. The Week Ahead Lenten Parish Potluck Wednesday, following the Presanctified Liturgy Parish Hall
  8. 8. The Week Ahead Penn State Orthodox Christian Fellowship: Dinner on the Town Thursday, 6pm212 Pasquerilla (then walk to Green Bowl) Celebrate the end of the semesterwith dinner out among friends. Find us on facebook.com/psuocf .
  9. 9. The Week Ahead Lazarus Saturday Saturday, 9am On the day before Palm Sunday, wecelebrate the Raising of Lazarus.(Great Lent ends the night before.) Lazarus Saturday is a joyous feast:Jesus confirms the Resurrection.
  10. 10. The Week Ahead First Confessions Saturday, 3:30pm Nave Please pray for Sunday School students who will be makingtheir first confession on Lazarus Saturday. Parents: Please bring your children a few minutes early.
  11. 11. The Week Ahead Youth Pascha Workshop Saturday, 4pm Parish Hall A wonderful day for children of allages for Pascha bread baking, eggdecorating, crafts, etc. A time of fellowship and Holy Weekpreparation for you and your family.
  12. 12. The Week Ahead Great Vespers Saturday, 6pm Matins and Sunday School Next Sunday, 9am
  13. 13. Support Matt. 25 This Lent Two-pronged approach this year: Clothing Drive, with donations to go directly to the St. Vincent de Paul; Gift Card Drive (Wal- Mart/Target) so homeless residents at Housing Transitions can purchase necessities. See Diana Van Duin forinformation.
  14. 14. Today We Commemorate… The last Sunday in our Lentenjourney we celebrate the feast ofSt. Mary of Egypt. St. Mary was an ascetic who fled tothe desert for almost a half-centuryafter a miraculous conversion. While living a life of prostitution, theHoly Spirit barred her from enteringthe church in Jerusalem.
  15. 15. Our Mission “Building Up the Church Beyond Our Parish”Holy Trinity is a community of Orthodox Christiansseeking to glorify God by proclaiming the Gospel ofJesus Christ in its entirety to all people in the CentreRegion and beyond.
  16. 16. Our Mission “Building Up the Church Beyond Our Parish”We strive to build up the Church beyond our parishby: living our faith, participating in the fullness of Orthodox worship, teaching and fellowship, intentional outreach to the Penn State University community, and practicing sacrificial stewardship.
  17. 17. Photo of the WeekApril 2, 2013Among the Russian paratroopers that were holding parachuteexercises earlier this month were paratrooper priests makingtheir jump complete with a mobile cathedral.
  18. 18. Our Clergy and Staff Right Rev. MELCHISEDEK , Bishop of Pittsburgh & Western PA Fr. John Reeves , Rector Fr. Basil Biberdorf , Chapel of the Holy Spirit Priest-in-Charge Dn. Alex Cadman , Ministries Coordinator Dn. Mark Oleynik , Director of Christian Education Dr. Bob Roberts and Karen Cattell , Choir Directors Judy Fryncko , Office Assistant
  19. 19. Parking Options Sparks St. Montessori Nittany Beverage School (On-Street) 139 N. Patterson St. 300 S. Sparks St. Patterson St. Holy Trinity Gill St. (On-Street) Parking Lot (On-Street)
  20. 20. Lenten Service Schedule Sundays Matins , 9am Divine Liturgy , 10am Wednesdays and Fridays Confessions, 5pm Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts , 7pm Saturdays Memorial Divine Liturgy , 9am (on alternative Sundays) Great Vespers , 6am Confessions, following
  21. 21. How to Reach Us By phone— Parish Office: (814) 231-2855 Hours: M-W-F 11am-3pm By email— ParishOffice@holytrinity-oca.org FrJohn@holytrinity-oca.org FrBasil@holytrinity-oca.org DnAlex@holytrinity-oca.org DnMark@holytrinity-oca.org By appointment— Contact the Parish Office or visit holytrinity-oca.org to schedule.
  22. 22. For More Information Monthly Newsletter THE TRISAGION Parish Email List Weekly calendar and Scripture Readings Community announcements Contact the Parish Office at (814) 231-2855 to subscribe.
  23. 23. Like Us on Facebook facebook.com/holytrinitysc