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

Pan Orthodox Vespers to be held on Orthodoxy Sunday

Jan 28, 2012
Pan-Orthodox Vespers planned for Sunday of Orthodoxy on March 4, 2012.

Right to Life March in Washington DC

Jan 28, 2012
Right to Life March in Washington DC
Biggest Orthodox Presence Ever in Right to Life March in Washington DC on January 23, 2012.

Matushka Barbara Pavalchak Fell Asleep in the Lord

Jan 8, 2012
Matushka Barbara Pavalchak Fell Asleep in the Lord
Father Sophrony and the entire parish of St. John’s Church extent our deepest sympathy to Father Daniel and his family. May God grant Matushka Barbara blessed repose and may her memory be eternal.

Christmas at St. John's

Jan 1, 2012
Christmas at St. John's
Christmas at St. John's....A time of reflection, worship and fellowship.

Happy Birthday to all Those Celebrating in January...

Dec 31, 2011
Happy Birthday to all Those Celebrating in January...
Birthday Greetings to everyone who celebrates a birthday in January. Pictured here is Anna Mae Beckmann, birthday on January 19, with her husband, Fred.

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