Announcements for the week of November 2-9, 2008

Tuesday:  6:00 pm Vespers & Quietude
Thursday:  6:00 pm Vespers; 7:00 pm Choir
Friday:  10:15 am Ladies’ Prayer & Discussion of  In the Spirit of Happiness 6:00 pm Friday Fellowship (Prayer, Supper, Discussion of Light in the Darkness)
Saturday:  5:00 pm Inquirers’ Class (Church History — the 5th to the 7th Centuries); 6:00 pm Vespers & Unction
Sunday:  8:30 am Matins; 9:30 am Divine Liturgy, Classes, Brunch

Advent begins Friday, November 14.
This is not a penitential period of abstinence, it is a preparatory period of abstinence for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ.

Saturday, 22 November:
Advent Work Party (to prepare for St. Nicholas Day & Nativity) 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

St. Nicholas Feast Day with Bishop Benjamin:
Friday, December 5th @ 6:00 pm Vespers, Litia & Refreshments
Saturday the 6th @ 9:30 am Divine Liturgy & Festal Salmon BBQ Lunch
(We’re asking $10 per adult & $5 per child for this special meal.  Tickets will be available soon.)

Friday, January 2: Pan-Orthodox ethnic food and dancing hosted by our college students and young adults.  More information soon.  Mark the date.