The General Confession schedule will resume in August on the first and third Saturdays of the month following Vespers. (Aug7 and 21). Those of you who regularly commune can participate on whichever weekend is more convenient. You are NOT required to go twice each month. If you desire a private confession before then, Father is available on Saturdays at 6:00PM. Confession schedule can be found in the bulletin OR by clicking here: Monthly Calendar. Appointments are no longer necessary.
Upcoming Parish Live-Streamed Services:
(1) Sat. July 31st @7:00PM Vespers
(2) Sun. August 1st @9:00AM Divine Liturgy - 6th Sunday after Holy Pentecost - Beginning of Dormition Fast
It is time to start planning for St. Andrew's Camp. The Camp season started on Mon. July 5th, with five glorious trips on Lake Oneida, NY. Remaining weeks are Horse Week II, and Teen Week. To register, go to saintandrewscamp.org or call the office at (315) 676-9771. email (email@example.com)
Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) has planned 11 Mission Trips this summer and fall. Our assistance is needed in the form of both clergy leaders and hard-working laity. A poster is affixed to the church bulletin board with openings in Albania, Guatemala, Indonesia, Alaska and Ghana. See the OCMC website for details.
25 Week Club Tickets are now available from any Men's Club member. A $25 contribution enters you into 25 weekly drawings for a cash prize. And you can win in multiple weeks. The fundraiser is capped off by the 25-Week Club Nite, held in mid-January where all participants are invited. Purchase tickets for you and your family! Click 25weekclubfor full details.
An Atlantic City Bus Trip, sponsored by the Senior R Club, will take place on Tuesday, September 28th. See Janice Meade for details and registration: (732-257-8671 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
Save the date! The Senior R Club will be hosting an Oktoberfest Party, featuring delicious German cuisine and great live music, on Saturday, October 2nd, in the church hall. Tickets will soon be available from any Club member.
Annual School Supply Drive: This drive, to benefit "under-resourced" youth attending South River Schools, will kick off on Sunday, Aug. 1st thru Aug. 15th. Allison Steffaro is chairing the initiative. Please bring backpacks, notebooks, binders, folders, pencils/pens, lined paper, glue sticks and scissors, or a check and drop them off at the Candle Desk. or church hall.
Pysanky Decorating Workshop: Learn the time-honored art of creating intricately patterned Easter eggs on Sunday, Aug. 15th at 11:00AM and Monday, Aug. 23rd at 7:00PM. Cost is $10.00 / person, which includes supplies. Coffee and refreshments will be served. To register, call or email Barb Kaminsky at (609)-902-1790 or email@example.com .
FOOD CARD PROGRAM : Food cards are available for various supermarket chains after Divine Liturgy, and do not cost any more than the face value of the card. The church receives a percentage as a free fundraiser! See Judy Znaiden at church or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parish Council: Tues. July 26th @ 7:30
Saturday, July 31st 6:00 Confessions 7:00 Vespers
Sunday, August 1st Procession of the Cross 9:00 Divine Liturgy
Thursday, August 5th 7:00 Vespers with Litiya
Friday, August 6th TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD 9:00 Divine Liturgy
Saturday, August 7th 6:00 Confessions 7:00 Vespers and General Confession