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

CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM!

Dec 28, 2018
CHRIST IS BORN!    GLORIFY HIM!
CHRIST IS BORN! GLORIFY HIM! Read the Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon for the Nativity of Christ 2018.

News from St. Johns.......

Nov 25, 2018
News from St. Johns.......
Christmas is in the air and all around us are songs, tv shows, radio programs to remind us to be ready for the big day with sales, and ideas and gifts and entertainment and parties. More importantly, we need to prepare for the Nativity spiritually. We are here to help you do that.

Happy Birthday to All Who are Celebrating in December........

Nov 25, 2018
Happy Birthday to All Who are Celebrating in December........
Happy Birthday to Effie Stankovci shown here who will be celebrating her birthday on December 7. May God grant Effie and all those celebrating their birthday in December Many Years!

Memory Eternal Deacon Paul Hilko.....

Nov 15, 2018
Memory Eternal Deacon Paul Hilko.....
Deacon Paul Hilko fell asleep in the Lord on Monday, November 12. Shown here is Deacon Paul with his wife Lorraine who attended a recent FOCA convention. May his memory be eternal!

His Eminence, Archbishop Michael Visits St. John's.......

Nov 5, 2018
His Eminence, Archbishop Michael Visits St. John's.......
His Eminence, Archbishop Michael visited St. John's Church on the weekend of November 3 and 4. Visits by His Eminence is always a blessing to our parish.

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Divine Liturgy - 9:00 a.m. - Palm Sunday - Blessing of Palms and Willows

In the life of Jesus, the solemn entrance in the Holy City was the only visible triumph. Up to this day, He consistently rejected all attempts to glorify Him. But six days before the Passover, He not only accepted to be glorified, He Himself provoked and arranged this glorification. He made it...