Weekly Update 07/17/2023 – Fr. Cyril Gorgy








Beloved Holy Resurrection Church (HRC) family, wishing you a blessed week.    

Hawthorne Church Property:  God willing we are scheduled to close escrow this Friday.  Also, this Sunday after the Divine Liturgy, there will be a presentation of the proposed plan moving forward. We will be seeking your input. 

In the meantime, please share this updated short video with family, friends and on your social media, to reach others that would like to assist in reaching the Fundraising goal.  Please also share this link to support the giving effort. 

Marriage and Family Life Meeting: Last Sunday, Peter Eskander, presented to us on an important topic, “Building your mate’s self esteem”.  Use this link to view it, and you can follow along the powerpoint presentation at this link

Coptic League Basketball Games: Bring your family and come and watch the HRC basketball teams play.  All games are held at 511 S Buena Vista St, Burbank, CA 91505.  Our Men’s League Team games are on 7/22 at 3pm, 7/29 at 4pm,  7/30 at 8pm and 8/5 at 3pm.  Also, our High School Team games are 7/29 at 10am, 7/30 at 4pm, 8/5 at 1pm and 8/6 at 4pm.  

GYP Dinner Cruise:  Graduate and Young Professionals Dinner Cruise on Thursday, July 27 at 7pm.  For details and registration, please use this link.  

5th – 8th Grade Summer Nights: Starting this Wednesday July 19 at 6pm.  We will start with a short Bible Study followed by food and games (Volleyball and Basketball). 

CTR Annual Festival: July 29-30, for details please see this link.   

This week’s Services:

Mon    July    17 – Praises, 7pm

Wed    July    19 – Divine Liturgy, 5:15-7:15am

            July    19 – Summer Night, at 6pm (5th-8th Grade)

Thu   July    20 – GYP Meeting at 7pm.  Community Service Night

Fri     July    21 – St Phoebe the Deaconess, women servants meeting at 3pm

         July    21 – Youth Bible Study, at 6:30pm  (High School and College)

Sat    July    22 – Vespers, 7pm

Sun    July    23 – Divine Liturgy  7:50-10:30am

            Followed by Presentation on new church

Last Sunday’s Sermon:  We learned that we need to take drastic measures to eliminate the sources that lead us to sin.  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