Schedule of Services and Events for the Week of October 5 – October 11, 2015

Monday, October 5 6 PM – Prayer Group 7 PMSpirituality Class

Tuesday, October 6 9 AM– Perogie making session

Sunday, October 11 9 AM – Church School – Middle and High School 10 AM – Divine Liturgy – served by Fr. Sergei Bouteneff 11:30 AM – Church School – Elementary

Thursday, October 15 7 PM – St. Nectarios Service

Friday, October 16 9:30 AM – Old Testament Class 6 PM – Weeping Icon from Taylor Pennsylvania at St. John’s Church 384 Mill Hill Avenue, Bridgeport, CT

Saturday, October 17 5 PM – Vespers

Sunday, October 18 9 AM – Chrismation of Roz Mihaylo 9 AM - Church School 10 AM – Liturgy 11:30 AM – Church School 12:30 PM – Parish Council

Fr. Luke and Pani along with several others are away in South Dakota from October 6 thru October 14.

For emergencies please contact the rectory so Fr. Luke can be reached


Readers Schedule 10/11 – Paul Sulich 10/18 – Susan Paltauf
Coffee Hour 10/11 – Radcliff 10/18 – Gross 10/25 – Kerpchar 11/1 - Budyonny

Upcoming Events

Lakota Nation Adult Mission Trip October 11 thru October 14

Weeping Icon to visit Bridgeport’s St. John’s Church Friday, October 16, 6 PM

Deanery Corn Maze Family Outing Sunday, October 18

Chandelier Blessing Sunday, October 25

Roll Baking Day Saturday, October 31

Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen Friday, November 6

Lenox St. Nectarios Retreat Friday, November 6 through Sunday, November 8

Bake Sale November 21-22

Music on the Mount Saturday, November 28

St. Nicholas Day Brunch Sunday, December 6

Bake Sale December 13

Schedule of Services and Events for the Week of September 28 – October 4, 2015

Monday, September 28 6 PM – Prayer Group 7 PM- Spirituality Class

Tuesday, September 29 8:30 AM – First Hour 9 AM – Perogie Session

Wednesday, September 30 7 PM – Catechism Class

Thursday, October 1 9 AM – Liturgy Feast of the Protection

Friday, October 2 9:30 AM – Parish Old Testament Class

Saturday, October 3 9 AM – St. Vladimir’s Education Day 5 PM – Vespers

Sunday, October 4 9 AM – Church School – Middle and High School 10 AM – Divine Liturgy 11:30 AM – Church School – Elementary


Readers Schedule 10/4- Harry Fong 10/11 – Paul Sulich 10/18 – Susan Paltauf
Coffee Hour 10/4 – Zubek 10/11 – Radcliff 10/18 – Gross 10/25 – Kerpchar 11/1 - Budyonny

Upcoming Events

Lakota Nation Adult Mission Trip October 11 thru October 14

Weeping Icon to visit Bridgeport’s St. John’s Church Friday, October 16, 6 PM

Deanery Corn Maze Family Outing Sunday, October 18

Roll Baking Day Saturday, October 31

Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen Friday, November 6

Lenox St. Nectarios Retreat Friday, November 6 through Sunday, November 8

Bake Sale November 21-22

Music on the Mount Saturday, November 28

St. Nicholas Day Brunch Sunday, December 6

Bake Sale December 13

Save the Date: Saturday, August 29th – Perogie Dash 2015

Join us for  Holy Trinity's 16th Annual Perogie Dash!

Click button to sign up for this year's race! Sign Up Events: 5K run and health walk 9 a.m. 1K kids Fun Run 8:30 a.m. Sponsored by Holy Trinity Orthodox Church to benefit The Healing Hearts Center for Grieving Children and Families in Danbury, CT www.healingheartsct.org Ammenities: Custom designed T-shirt to all participants pre-registered by Aug. 6. Post Race party featuring Holy Trinity’s Famous Homemade Perogies and other fine refreshments. Prizes: Matroiska Nesting Doll Prizes given as follows: 1st place male and female; and top 3 in age groups - under 14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+ Medals awarded to all Kids Fun run participants. Race Day Registration/Check-in: Beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church 2014 dash-5 2014 dash-14

Schedule of Services and Events for the Week of May 18 – May 24, 2015

Monday, May 18 6 PM – Prayer Group 7 PM – Spirituality Class

Tuesday, May 19 8:30 AM – Service of the Third Hour 5:30 PM – First Confession Class

Wednesday, May 20 7 PM – Vesper for Ascension

Thursday, May 21 9 AM – Liturgy for Ascension

Sunday, May 24 NO SERVICES at DANBURY

9 AM – Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. Johns Church, 600 Silver Lane, Stratford, CT.

Ordination of Nicholas Mihaly to the diaconate


Readers Schedule 5/31 – Paul Toaso

Coffee Hour 5/24 – NO Church in Danbury – Nick’s ordination 5/31 – Parish BBQ

Lakota Native American Mission Trip: Deposits Due June 1st

Dates for the mission trip have been set for October 6-14th. We will be working with the youth in their after school program and providing general assistance as needed on the reservation. There will also be an opportunity to travel to the Badlands and Wounded Knee. A $50 deposit is due by June 1st. Estimated total cost of the trip is $850 per person, based on current costs. Please see Fr. Luke if you are interested in going on the trip.

Pentecost and Parish BBQ Coming Up!

Parish BBQ May 31st: On Pentecost, our Parish Feast Day, we will be having a BBQ to celebrate the end of church school and to raise funds for the Altar Boy Retreat/Young Women’s Retreat and the Camp Nazareth Bus. The BBQ will take place in lieu of our regular coffee hour. The church will supply the meat, we ask parishioners to bring sides dishes. There will also be a Pie Baking Contest. Bring your favorite pie, any flavor or variety. Prizes will be awarded to best pies and they will then be served for dessert. We ask everyone attending to make a donation to help our youth enjoy the summer programs being offered by the Diocese.

Save the Date: Nicholas Mihaly to be ordained Deacon

By the Grace of God, Nicholas Mihaly will be ordained deacon by His Grace, Bishop Gregory, on Sunday May 24 at St. Johns Church, 600 Silver Lane, Stratford, CT.

There will be no church service at Danbury on that Sunday. All are encouraged to attend the ordination. There will be a breakfast following the ordination at the Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway. The cost is $23 per person. Meal reservation have to be in by May 10. There is a sign-up sheet posted in the church hall.

For those who would like to bowl this also the ACRY bowling Tournament that is being hosted by the Silver Lane Chapter. His Grace Bishop Gregory will be here also. There is a grand banquet the same Sunday, May 24. The cost for the banquet is $50 for adults.

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