Weekly Update 12/13/2022 – Fr. Cyril Gorgy







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

Ordination: God willing, this Sunday we will be blessed by the presence of Metropolitan Serapion with us at HRC, for the Deacon ordination of the blessed servant Mr. Rifaat Nakhla.  We Pray that the Lord bless the service of Mr. Rifaat and may it be for God’s glory. 

Funeral: The funeral for Ikbal Fahmy, of blessed memory, is this Saturday, December 17 at 11am at St Mark Church.  We pray that The Lord repose her soul and comfort Erenie and Peter Washington and Christine.  

Year End Letter: Please use this link to view the year-end letter.  

Upcoming Services:

 Mon.    Dec 12    Monday Vespers & Praises 7pm

 Wed.    Dec 14   Wednesday Divine Liturgy 5:15-7:15am

 Thu.     Dec 15    Fellowship Meeting at 7pm.  This Thursday, is the  3rd-part of a series on the Roots of Christian Orthodoxy.  Fr Joseph Ibrahim will talk to us about “On The Incarnation”. Looking forward to seeing you there!  To receive update notifications about this meeting, please sign up using this link.   

 Fri.      Dec 16    St Phoebe the Deaconess 2pm, HRC’s weekly women meeting

***Sat.     Dec 17    ***Vesper 7pm, followed by “Kiahk Praises”

 Sun.    Dec 18    Divine Liturgy  8-10:30am, Ordination of Mr. Rifaat Nakhla 

Help Needed:  Please use this link to sign up for opportunities to serve at HRC.

Last Sunday’s Sermon:  We learned many lessons from the annunciation of the birth of St. John Baptist.  To view the sermon, use this link and scroll to  00:15:00.

Ways To GIVE:  The preferred way to give is by using PayPal at this link, as the church receives the full amount.  Please also use this link to explore the other 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