3 THE SHEPHERD • AUGUST 2021 • SAINT SPYRIDON GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF SAN DIEGO SUNDAY, AUGUST 1: 6th Sunday of St. Matthew Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Romans 12:6-14 ✟ Gospel : Matthew 9:1-8 MONDAY, AUGUST 2: Paraklesis : 6:00 PM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4: Paraklesis : 10:00 AM FRIDAY, AUGUST 6: Holy Trans guration of the Lord Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : II Peter 1:10-19 ✟ Gospel : Matthew 17:1-9 SUNDAY, AUGUST 8: 7th Sunday of St. Matthew Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Romans 15:1-7 ✟ Gospel : Matthew 9:27-35 MONDAY, AUGUST 9: Paraklesis : 10:00 AM WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11: Paraklesis : 6:00 PM FRIDAY, AUGUST 13: Paraklesis : 10:00 AM SUN, AUG 15: e Falling Asleep of the Holy eotokos Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Philippians 2:5-11 ✟ Gospel : Luke 10:38-42, 11:27-28 SUNDAY, AUGUST 22: 9th Sunday of Matthew Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : I Corinthians 3:9-17 ✟ Gospel : Matthew 14:22-34 SUNDAY, AUGUST 29: e Beheading of John the Baptist Orthros : 9:00 AM ✟ Divine Liturgy : 10:00 AM Epistle : Acts 13:25-33 ✟ Gospel : Mark 6:14-30 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 DIVINE SERVICES 2 WOMEN OF THE WORD Greetings Friends of the Choir! Happy August to All! May the strength of our Παναγία be given to all. We hope you will all join us at Greek Heritage Night with our Padres on August 8th. A yer is listed in the bulletin for you to use the link or QR Code to purchase your tickets. We have one section all together so that we can sit as a family. It’s time to be back to together. We can’t wait to be with everyone. Get ready to hear your choir again in the next few weeks. We are excited to be back with everyone. We wish you all a wonderful month and can’t wait to see you. Yours in Harmony with Christ, Katherine Loukatos Meck Choir Master NEWS LOFT FROM THE MEMORIALS JUL 25: So a Kanakaris 1 year Holy Trans guration and Dormition of the eotokos. With Love in Christ, + e Women of the Word Bible Study Group STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE Dear Fellow Sojourner: As the summer season comes to an end, I am again reminded that this is “God’s Country” - and that all we have is not only inspired by God but given through God to all of us. So, as our community enters into a new season full of God’s Blessings and Favor, the Stewardship Commit- tee would like to remind all of you that there are many new promises of change and improvements on our horizon this coming fall season as we continue to “return,” we ask you, faithful sojourner, to join us in the most honorable and tangible manner in which you may give back to God and His Church: ful ll your monthly pledge and/or make your contribu- tion to your parish, in order to ful ll God’s promise for a fuller and more peaceful Orthodox Christian life. Please remember to be faithful stew- ards of St. Spyridon Greek Ortho- dox Church and make your weekly/ monthly stewardship contribution to your parish. For your convenience you may do this on-line at www. stspyridon.org or pay through ACH or call the o ce at 619-297-4165. As Father Andrew has reminded us over the last 14 years, “everything ows from the Divine Liturgy.” Your support of our Stewardship Program allows us to robustly provide this sa- cred blessing and all that it entails for our spiritual well-being. Have a wonderful fall season! And don’t forget to do your part! e Stewardship Committee John Kalas, Chairperson e choir wishes our Jimmy Leventis and Ellie Meck a very, very Happy Birthday with God’s blessings! We love you! Sponsored Announcements ere are not enough words to fully express our heartfelt thanks to our St. Spyridon family for the sympathy, love, and support you’ve shown our family during this time of loss. Your kindness has brought us great comfort and will always be remembered. With Love, e Pappas and Giannos Families