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35 For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel’s will save it. 36 For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?  (Mark 8:35-36)


 

 

If you are looking for a spiritual home, please know you are always welcome to be a part of our Parish Family.  – Father Frank 

 

Phone:  610-432-6773

First Time Visitors please click HERE

 

Google Map to Saint Michael Church link 


~~~~Year 7527 of the Byzantine Era~~~~

  Schedule of Services   

[P] Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Palmerton
[A] St. Michael the Archangel Church, Allentown       


Sunday after the Exaltation of the Holy Cross 
Saturday, Sept. 15th  Divine Liturgy 4:00 PM [P]  (For the People)
Sunday, Sept. 16th   Divine Liturgy Parish Center 10:00 AM [A]  (+Harold Brink by Lois and Sandra Brink)

Section of Liturgy                hymnal or pew book page
Antiphons                                 258          
Troparia Tone 8, Feast        161, 259
Kontakion Feast                       259
We Bow to Your Cross           33B
Prokeimena/ Alleluia              260        
Cherubic Hymn                        42
Nicene Creed                           53
Magnification/Irmos                260               
Our Father                               74

Readings:  Galatians 2:16-20    •    Mark 8:34-9:1


Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Conception of Saint John the Baptist
Saturday, Sept. 22nd Divine Liturgy  4:00 PM [P]  (For the People) 
Sunday, Sept. 23rd    Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM [A] (+Veronica Andreas by Linda Andreas) 

Section of Liturgy                hymnal or pew book page
Hymn When the Angel Came            5           
Propers Tone 1                              125 
Holy God                                28B
Cherubic Hymn                        42
Nicene Creed                           51
We Praise You                          61
Our Father                                71

Readings: 2 Corinthians 9:6-11     Luke 5:1-11


 

Note: Bishop Kurt has directed all parishes in the Eparchy to have a special collection Sunday, September 23 for the family of +Fr. Yuri  Vischak, who was scheduled to be the priest of our two parishes.  Fr. Yuri is survived by his wife and three children. 

 

 

 


Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
Saturday, Sept. 29th Divine Liturgy  4:00 PM [P]  (For the People) 
Sunday, Sept. 30th    Divine Liturgy 10:00 AM [A]

Section of Liturgy                hymnal or pew book page
Hymn  Beautiful Holy Queen           27              
Propers Tone 2                               130 
Holy God                                28C
Cherubic Hymn                           42
Nicene Creed                           53
We Praise You                          61
Our Father                                74

Readings: 2 Corinthians 11:31-12:9     Luke 6:31-36


RECORDINGS of the settings used can be found HERE.
Click name of day for link to Propers and other changeable parts of the Liturgy. 
Links to changeable parts and archives can be found  HERE.


Parish Building Renovation Project 

Fr. Frank spoke to the Eparchy financial director to get a loan directly from the Eparchy to cover the repairs, which would be at a lower interest rate. Repairs on the chimney will begin within a week. Please consider increasing your monthly donation by $30.00 or more to go towards the renovation project.

In the coming days we will be posting a link to a Go Fund Me page for donations. 

Renovation Fund Total $28,997.00  est.

24 Some give freely, yet grow all the richer;
    others withhold what is due, and only suffer want.
25 A generous person will be enriched,
    and one who gives water will get water. (Proverbs 11:24-25)

The Church Renovation Fund envelopes  can be used for donations specifically intended toward the Renovation Project, or simply put the offering in an envelope marked Renovation Fund. Thank you for your generosity.

 

Gift Cards Fundraiser Retailers where you shop donate money to our church!  Physical Gift cards will be available. Simply shop with Gift Cards purchased through our church and the retailers donate money.   Anybody can join our scrip program by going to the website  www.shopwithscrip.com, click enroll, and  entering  our enrollment code 4E85BLFF48759.   See Janice Kavounas for details.


Our next Divine Liturgy in the Center will be Sunday October 21st


Travelling?  See Mass Times for listings of churches and times for any area.


“The Holy Spirit shall come upon you, and the power of the Most High shall  overshadow you.” 

Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them. (Romans 12:6)


NEWS & ACTIVITIES  section is now located on its own Tab.


St. Michael the Archangel, 
defend us in battle.
Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the Devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray,
and do thou,
O Prince of the heavenly hosts,
by the power of God,
thrust into hell Satan,
and all the evil spirits,
who prowl about the world
seeking the ruin of souls.  Amen.

 


The Lord is near, do not be anxious about anything. Instead, pray about everything. (Philippians: 4:5-6)

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