Father David Balmer, Attached, Retired
Deacon John Weiss
Stephanie A. Homyak, Church School Director & Newsletter Editor
Heather Pheiffer, Myrrh Bearers
Andrew Evans, Council President
Barbara Harp, Choir Director
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ANNUAL HOUSE BLESSINGS: To arrange to have your home blessed, please contact Bishop Daniel, Father David, Father Thomas, or Father Mihai.
ANNUAL PARISH MEETING: The annual parish meeting will be held on Sunday, January 19, following the Divine Liturgy.
THANK YOU to all of you for your love, support, cards, gifts, and kind words during the Holiday Season. Your words and sentiments and your many expressions of love and support are deeply appreciated. God bless you for your thoughtful kindness! +Bishop Daniel and the Fathers
THANK YOU to everyone who made our 2019 celebration of the Nativity of Christ another joy-filled, beautiful, inspiring, and spiritually-rewarding celebration. We are truly blessed! The Divine Services, Holy Supper, music, flowers, decorations, food, etc., etc., were all wonderfully arranged and yet another sign of our parish community’s love of God and of neighbor. Blessings to everyone!
FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF EPISCOPAL CONSECRATION: Bishop Daniel will celebrate the 5th Anniversary of his Episcopal Consecration on the Feast of Blessed Xenia of Saint Petersburg, January 24. May the Lord grant him many years!
FEAST OF THE THEOPHANY: Vespers, Sunday, January 5, 5:00 p.m. Divine Liturgy and GREAT BLESSING OF WATER, Monday, January 6, 9:00 a.m. Blessing of Tempe Town Lake, 12:00 noon.
BLESSING OF TEMPE TOWN LAKE: His Grace Bishop Daniel will preside at the Great Blessing of the Waters at Tempe Town Lake on the Great Feast of the Theophany, January 6, at 12:00 noon. Local clergy and faithful will gather to bless the waters and to give witness to the Orthodox Faith. 272 Rio Salado Parkway, parking in Tempe Beach Park Parking lot, then walk north to the edge of the lake.)
MEMORY ETERNAL to the newly-departed servant of God, ANN GARZA. Ann, a longtime member of our parish community and member of the Myrrhbearers Altar Society, reposed in the Lord on December 31, at the age of 101. Services are to be announced.
2020 CHURCH CALENDARS: We are grateful to John Blischak and Nick Enoch for their generosity in continuing to provide our parish with the beautiful church calendars! Thank you!