SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

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I will wash my hands in innocence; so I will go about Your altar, O Lord,

that I may proclaim with the voice of thanksgiving,

and tell of all Your wondrous works.

Lord, I have loved the habitation of Your house,

and the place where Your glory dwells.

Psalm 26:6-8

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"And she brought forth her firstborn Son,and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn."   (Luke 2:6-7)     So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying:  "Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call his name Immanuel,"  which is translated, "God with us."  (Matthew 22-23)   And he called His name Jesus.   (Matthew 1:25)

Epiphany

When You, O Lord were baptized in the Jordan,

The worship of the Trinity was made manifest

For the voice of the Father bore witness to You

And called You His beloved Son.

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Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise!

Give thanks to Him, bless His name!

For the LORD is good; His steadfast love endures forever,

and His faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm 100: 4-5

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O magnify the LORD with me,

and let us exalt His name together!

Psalm 34:3

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Praise the LORD!

Praise Him with sounding cymbals; praise Him with loud clashing cymbals!

Let everything that breathes praise the LORD!

Praise the LORD!

Psalm 150:5-6

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And all who believed were together

and had all things in common;   

Acts 2:44

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Be still, and know that I am God.

Psalm 46:10

Parish News

Mother's Day at St. John's.....

May 12, 2015
Mother's Day at St. John's.....
Mother's Day when we fondly remember our mothers, both living or asleep in the Lord. Pictured here are two beautiful mothers from St. John's, Kathy Cahayla and Lauren Silvestri with Austin Anderson and Nicholas Silvestri. Happy Mother's Day to you both and all our mothers.

Happy Birthday to all those Celebrating in May.......

Apr 29, 2015
Happy Birthday to all those Celebrating in May.......
Elena Nehrebecki, who will be celebrating her birthday on May 8, is shown here with her husband Vladimir. May God grant her and all those celebrating their birthday in May Many Years!

Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!

Apr 29, 2015
Christ is Risen!  Indeed He is Risen!
The 5th anniversary celebration of the consecration of His Eminence Archbishop Michael will take place on Saturday, May 9, with a 9:30 a.m. Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in our church, followed by a coffee social. Please be sure to attend.

St. Thomas Sunday in East Ridgelawn Cemetery.......

Apr 23, 2015
St. Thomas Sunday in East Ridgelawn Cemetery.......
How good it is to remember those who have fallen asleep in the Lord. On Sunday, April 19, we gathered at East Ridgelawn Cemetery to remember those in blessed repose, to pray for them and to bless their graves.

The Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ......

Apr 14, 2015
The Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ......
The parishioners in the picture shown here put time and effort into preparing the grave for our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. They are tireless workers devoted to St. John's and we are truly blessed for their faith. May God grant them and also other hard working and devoted parishioners not pictured here Many Years!

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