Bulletin 81 - October 31/November 13, 2004
October 31/November 13, 2004
Sts. Stachus, Amplias and Companions, Apostles
And the angel answered and said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God.
· Eight people came for Divine Liturgy on October 30, 2004.
· The First Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was served at the Mission on April 15, 2000.
· God has blessed the Mission to continue to the present.
· Divine Liturgies and other Divine services were held prior to the formal acceptance of the Mission into the Eastern American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
· Faithful believers have come to the Mission and worked in behalf of the Mission to bring it to the present time.
· Some beloved members of the Mission have departed this life and remain in the prayers of the present faithful.
· The Mission has benefited from good friends.
· The Mission remembers the miners departed this life in tragic accidents.
· The Mission regularly prays for those in the military and their families.
· Divine services are held at the Mission at least twice per month.
· Prayers for further development of the Mission are constant.
· Orthodox Christians have roots in West Virginia going back more than a century.
· Orthodox Christians from the last century are buried in nearby Monongah.
· The Mission is mindful of believers who are homebound, in care homes, hospitals, rehab centers, jails and prisons.
· The Mission is mindful of the employees of care and nursing homes, hospitals, rehab centers, jails and prisons and the caretakers of the homebound.
· The Mission proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
· The Mission is mindful of the suffering Serbian People in Kosovo and Metohija.
· The Mission is mindful of the students at St. Sava School of Theology in Libertyville .
· The Mission is thankful for the recovery from surgery of Michael Danko.
· An Orthodox Christian Radio Program can be heard Sundays at 12:15 PM or 6:20 PM on WMBS, Uniontown, Pa. 590 on the AM Dial.
The priest of Nitria ask him (Pambo) how the brethren ought to live. He replied, 'With much labour, guarding their consciences towards their neighbor."