3 THE SHEPHERD • MAY 2020 • SAINT SPYRIDON GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF SAN DIEGO SUNDAY, MAY 3: Sunday of Myrrh-Bearing Women Orthros : 8:30 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 6:1-7 ✟ Gospel : Mark 15:43-47; 16:1-8 SUNDAY, MAY 10: Sunday of the Paralytic Orthros : 8:30 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 9:32-42 ✟ Gospel : John 5:1-15 SUNDAY, MAY 17: Sunday of the Samaritan Woman Orthros : 8:30 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 11:19-30 ✟ Gospel : John 4:5-42 SUNDAY, MAY 24: Sunday of the Blind Man Orthros : 8:30 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 16:16-34 ✟ Gospel : John 9:1-38 THURSDAY, MAY 28: HOLY ASCENSION Orthros : 8:30 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 1:1-12 ✟ Gospel : Luke 24:36-53 SUNDAY, MAY 31: Fathers of the 1st Ecumenical Council Orthros : 8:30 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 20:16-18, 28-36 ✟ Gospel : John 17:1-13 one. The team worked a to renovate the storage area ation started with demolition he supply roomwalls.Post that, as lined-up, creating a bigger, graded andmore economical helving and s/s tables.We still atwe plan to complete in the k to the following (yes,we took ks: Spero Tzathas,Mike Platis, d AnthonyKyriakidis. Finally,a effort tokeepourstorage room rying tonot leavepersonalstuff η ανακαίνηση της αποθήκης υ δούλεψε σκληρά ελπίζει να την τάξη, λειτουργικότητα, και , που όντως εξυπηρετεί όλους Dear Friends of the Choir, Christ is Risen, Truly He is Risen! We pray that everyone is safe and healthy. What a trying time it is for all of us right now. It has been so strange to not be with our church family on Sundays singing praises to God. We are all singing each week virtual- ly with Fr. Andrew and continue to pray that this will all be over soon. Many of you had the opportunity to listen to the choir sing the Hymn of Kassiani on Great and Holy Tuesday. ank you Fr. Andrew for shar- ing this on the live feed and thank you to Nektarios Tradas and John Kiriazi for putting this together. [ https://youtu.be/yu4Vct7x8ts ] I was also able to send many of you the link to watch our choir chant the Lamentations to Christ for Great and Holy Friday! Nek- tarios did a gorgeous job adding all the video of past Good Friday services so that we could all enjoy. [ https://youtu.be/t9iCD0Dth6M ] e choir misses all of you!!! If any- one is in need of any assistance, please reach out. We are happy to help! Stay Strong, Stay Safe, Stay Healthy! Love, Katherine Loukatos Meck Music Master DIVINE SERVICES Congratulations to Jason and So- phia Giles on the birth of their daughter Charis Sophia who was born on March 24, 2020, weighing 7 pounds, 15 ounces. Proud are her grandparents Dr. Stanley & Carol Giles, Dr. Jim & Anastasia Sellas, and big brothers James and Anastasios. NEWS LOFT FROM THE MAY 3: Anastasia Nikolitsa 1 yr Maria Zambouli 1 yr George Tzathas 12 yrs MEMORIALS Social distancing regulations may currently keep us from physically participating in the services of our church, but we can still participate spiritually by watching the services on our devices via the internet. To connect, visit http://stspyridon.org and click on Live Broadcast . We are working tirelesly to upgrade our equipment and improve your experience while watching at home. If you would like to help support this ministry, please contact the church office. TUNE IN TO OUR LIVE STREAM Screen shots from our Live Stream during the Resurrection service on Holy and Great Saturday evening BIRTHS