Spring General Assembly (Sunday, May 6)

On Sunday, May 6 at the close of Divine Services, we will host our Spring General Assembly. A proposed agenda is found below.  The 2017 Fall General Assembly Minutes are forthcoming as are reports from various ministries. In addition to discussing our progress regarding the building of our Holy Sanctuary, we will hear about our planning efforts for our Ceremonial Ground Breaking in early September.  Please plan on joining us after service. 

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Yiayia's Recipe is back for the 2018 Roseville Celebrity Chili Cook-Off

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Join Father Christopher, Pastor Brad Swope, Pastor Brad Carpenter and Pastor Kevin Adams as they bring back yiayia’s recipe for the “2018 Rosville Celebrity Chili Cook-Off”.  They’re ready to defend their title, Having received top honors in 2017 – Winner of Best Chili and also the People’s Choice Award, they’re joining other competetors and members of our Roseville community reach this year’s goal of raising $50,000 for awareness and implementation of Point Break anti-bullying workshops and the follow-up programs that assist it.

Tickets are available for sale online at www.RosevilleChili.com or from Annette Seeber at (916) 215-2826 ($20 in advance and $25 at the door; 8 & under free). For ticket sales, checks should be payable to: Campus Life Connection.  Campus Life Connection is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization – the tax ID is 68-0279554.  Mailing address for sponsorship or ticket sales is Campus Life Connection, P.O. Box 277728, Sacramento, CA 95827 

Find and like us on Facebook or on the web at www.RosevilleChili.com

 

Keaton’s Child Cancer Alliance -- St. Baldrick’s – Annual Head Shaving Event at the Westfield

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It’s that time of the year again…for the Bald and Beautiful team to shave our heads at the upcoming Annual St. Baldrick’s event on Saturday, March 3rd at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville, 12 noon - 4 PM @ Center Court.  

For many years, members of our community have been so generous in supporting the Bald and Beautiful Team, including Fr. Christopher (it's his fifth year shaving his head) --especially last year when we were the area’s top fundraising team with $18,540 raised —donating funds to help cure childhood cancer.

This will be our 16th year of shaving at the annual St. Baldrick’s event.  We have a great group of shavees again this year including a new team member -- Roseville City Councilmember John Allard!  Our entire team is:

Kyle Raphael

Dr. Tim Herman

John Allard

David Boesch

Father Christopher Flesoras

Father Cliff Haggenjos

Mike Isom

Sean Bigley

Mark Riffey and his son Evan

Jeremiah Smith and his son Brady

Ryan Haney

Guy Gibson

Rob Romero

Todd Lindstrom

 Support Fr. Christopher or Bald and Beautiful Team and keep these precious children who battle cancer, together with their families, in your prayers.

Download Free Kindle Versions of Two Lenten/Paschal Children's Books

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Free Kindle versions of Pascha at the Duck Pond and The Three-Day Pascha are available via Amazon through February 17.  The Three-Day Pascha uses simple verse to engage children in the story of our Lord’s crucifixion, entombment, and Resurrection.  In Pascha at the Duck Pond, as the animals at the Duck Pond journey through Great Lent towards Pascha (Easter), they learn that Lent is not about the rules, but allowing God to change our hearts through love and repentance.  

The Ordinations of the Servant of God Jason Ivey to the Holy Diaconate & Holy Priesthood

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By the Grace of God and in accordance with the Apostolic Tradition of the Holy Orthodox Church, our pastoral assistant, Jason Ivey, will be ordained to the Holy Diaconate and the Holy Priesthood through the laying on of hands and invocation of the Holy Spirit by His Eminence Metropolitan GERASIMOS of San Francisco on Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15.  Axios! Worthy!

Please keep Jason, his wife Renee, and their families in your prayers as he prepares for ordination.  May our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, through the intercessions of his patron saint, Seraphim of Sarov, grant him every good gift to strengthen, inspire, guide and bless his ministry.  

Formal invitations to, more information about and ways you can offer your assistance in preparation for his ordinations is forthcoming.  Again, "worthy!