Click on this link to see pictures of the Holy Land Pilgrimage with Bishop Daniel, Kathy Crayosky, Linda and Michael Hnatow, and 20+ pilgrims!: Sacred Holy Land Pilgrimage 2014 at http://uocofusa.org/news_141112_1.html!
BUCKS-FOR-A-BAG: Please continue your support for the purchase of potatoes for the pyrohonya. ($15 donation buys a 50 lb bag)
PENNIES FOR PYROHY: Check your pockets, piggy banks, between sofa cushions… donate your extra cash, any amount is appreciated. Contributions will help with expenses. Checks and paper money also accepted!
PYROHY FACTORY WILL BEGIN SOON! We continue to encourage participation, if possible; peeling of potatoes on Tuesdays, mashing of potatoes on Wednesdays, and production of pyrohy on Thursdays. Dates: 9 October, 23 October, 6 November, 20 November, 4 December, 18 December.
OUR PARISH’ PYROHY MINISTRY: The maximum order is 350 dozen per session. No extras! Please order early by calling Kash at (610) 262-3947.
NORTHAMPTON FOODBANK DONATIONS:
There continues to be a dire need for foodstuffs to assist our neighbors. As you know, our parish’ remit from the food bank is to contribute baby-food, but any other non-perishables will be accepted gladly. There is a cupboard for the collection of donations in the church hall.
Needed food items: canned meats, beef stew, coffee, syrup, jello/pudding, applesauce, rice (everything). Our church is responsible for baby food (clients are able to take as much baby food as possible). There is a cupboard for the collection of donations in the church hall.
Donations of money and holiday meats are always appreciated.
GIANT SUPERMARKET COUPONS:
Martha Dowling has coupons for sale at $25.00, $50.00, $100.00. 5% of the profits will go to the church.
Our church follows the Julian (Old) Calendar. All Orthodox Christians are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Blessed Sacraments of Repentance and Eucharist. See the bulletin tab for all liturgical information regarding feasts and commemorations.
We Thank the Youngsters of the parish who collected $287.01 during Great Lent for OCMC with their coin boxes. And to those altar servers who selflessly gave their Pascha donations to the OCMC as well.
Summer Coffee Hour… will be conducted by the Sr. UOL Chapter. Members, please sign up.