SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY *** NEDELJA POSLE BOGOJAVLJENJADivine Liturgy at 10 AM
Epistle: I Tim. 4:9-15; Eph. 4:7-13
Gospel: Matt. 4:12-17; Luke 19:1-10
Jan 27, St. Sava first Serbian Archbishop – Sv. Sava Srpski Divine Liturgy at 8 AM
Epistle Reader: Predrag Jovic
ALTAR BOYS: Marko Macura, Mirko Macura, Stevo Medan, Maxim Vrcelj, Nikola Pesic, Stefan Kostic, Jovan Bukarica, Milan Grbovic.
Lunch at 12 Noon with Sponsor(s)
FAMILY OF WILLIAM DAVIDOVICH
In Loving memory of Baba +ANDJE DAVIDOVICH (Pomen)
Lunch sponsors for the following Sundays:
Jan. 28 St. Sava Program (Nikolic)
Feb. 4 Vukicevic
March 4 Kosich
April 8 Easter (looking for sponsors!)
If anyone would like to sponsor lunch for any Sunday, please call Fr. Slobodan at 408-867-4876 to put you on the list and for the Church announcement. Sponsorship can be done by a family donating $300, to partially cover the cost of food and preparation.
It has been a tradition that we have sponsors for Easter Banquet. To be a sponsor for Easter Banquet we are looking for at least five families to donate $500 each family in order to cover the cost of food and other expenses. God bless you!
SUNDAY AND WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:
10:00 -10:45 Religious Instruction (Veronauka)
11:00 - 12:00 Serbian language classes
12:20 - 1:00 Folklore rehearsal - younger group
1:00 - 2:00 Church Children Choir
1:30 - 3:30 Folklore rehearsal - older group (when in Saratoga)
7:30 – 9:30 PM Choir Rehearsal (New members are welcome!)
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Jan. 27 St. Sava Ball
Jan. 28 St. Sava Sunday School Program after Sunday Lunch
Feb. 10 SarmaFest 2018
Feb. 19 First Day of Great Lent
March 3 Crab Feed (More info to come)
March 31 Lazarus Saturday – Vrbica
April 8 Resurrection of Our Lord - Easter
1 Timothy 4:9-15
This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance. For to this end we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe. These things command and teach. Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity. Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the eldership. Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all.
But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of Christ's gift. Therefore He says: "When He ascended on high, He led captivity captive, and gave gifts to men." (Now this, "He ascended"—what does it mean but that He also first descended into the lower parts of the earth? He who descended is also the One who ascended far above all the heavens, that He might fill all things.) And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ;
Now when Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, He departed to Galilee. And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions of Zebulun and Naphtali, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: "The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, by the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles: The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, And upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death Light has dawned." From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Then Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. Now behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus who was a chief tax collector, and he was rich. And he sought to see who Jesus was, but could not because of the crowd, for he was of short stature. So he ran ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see Him, for He was going to pass that way. And when Jesus came to the place, He looked up and saw him, and said to him, "Zacchaeus, make haste and come down, for today I must stay at your house." So he made haste and came down, and received Him joyfully. But when they saw it, they all complained, saying, "He has gone to be a guest with a man who is a sinner." Then Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord, I give half of my goods to the poor; and if I have taken anything from anyone by false accusation, I restore fourfold." And Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because he also is a son of Abraham; for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost."
LET US HELP THE BUILDING OF OUR NEW CHURCH! THIS IS ONCE IN A LIFE TIMEOPPORTUNITY.
POMOZIMO GRADNJU NAŠE NOVE CRKVE! OVO JE JEDINSTVENA PRILIKA U ŽIVOTU DA POKAŽEMO DA SMO VREDNI NAŠIH SVETIH PREDAKA.
Ko Crkvi daje Bogu pozajmljuje – a Bog nikom dužan ne ostaje! (Narodna Poslovica)