Weekly Update 05/15/2023 – Fr. Cyril Gorgy








Beloved Holy Resurrection Church (HRC) family, wishing you a joyous Pentecost Season.    

Hawthorne Church Property:  We are in escrow to purchase the property in Hawthorne, and are currently Fundraising with a goal of $1M by June 30th.  We are seeking your prayers and support.  Please use this link to explore the different ways to give and assist in reaching this goal.  

Vision for the New Church Property: The Board is identifying the ‘scope of work’ needed before we move in the property.  We are seeking your vision for our future home.  If you have any features or ideas that you would like to be considered, please use this link to submit your recommendations.   

Marriage and Family Life Meeting: This Sunday, 5/21 at 11:15 am, inside the church.  The topic will be “Expectations in marriage”. Our guest speaker this month is Makar Naguib.

Fundraising Committee:  We are seeking individuals that can serve in a Fundraising Committee.  Please use this link to sign up.  

Safety and Preparedness Training: May 21st at 11:15pm.  This is an Emergency and Safety training, to prepare individuals to deal with Emergencies that may occur during Church Services. 

Servants Preparation Class: God willing we will be starting a Servants Preparation Course on June 4th.  If interested and willing to commit, please get the blessings of your father of confession and then use this link to sign up. 

Premarital Encounter: June 17 at 8:30am. This is a premarital preparation retreat for any couples that are committed, engaged or even possibly newly married.  Please use this link for flyer.

HRC Vacation Bible School: August 7-9 from 8am- 1pm. This year’s Theme: “Stellar”.   Sign up information to follow.

L.A. Diocese Retreats: Please use this link for information on the Diocese High School Boys Retreat, and this link for the Diocese Junior High Boys Retreat.  

This week’s Services:

Mon    May  15    – Praises/Tasbeha, 7 pm

Wed    May  17    – Divine Liturgy, Cancelled this week

Thu    May  18    – GYP Meeting at 7pm. Service Night. 

Fri    May  19    – St Phoebe the Deaconess, women servants meeting at 3pm            

         May  19   – Youth Bible Study, 6pm (High School and College)

Sat    May  20    – Vespers, Cancelled this week

Sun    May  21    – Divine Liturgy  7:50-10:30am. 

Last Sunday’s Sermon:  We learned the importance of allowing the Light of God to transform us.  To view the sermon please use this link

Ways To GIVE:   Please use this link to explore the different ways to give.

May our Risen Lord support and protect you by the power of His Holy Resurrection.

“Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7