Holy Land Presentation at Salem Mission, November 22

Mr. Eli Chiprout will be at the Salem Mission (Blanchet High School Chapel) on Saturday, Nov. 22. He will be presenting a talk with slide presentation about the Holy Land after the Divine Liturgy service and short “coffee hour” break that day.  We will plan to begin the presentation around 10:30 a.m., finishing up around 11:30 or 11:45 depending on time needed for questions and discussion.
 
An Overview of the Holy Land (Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014)
"The Holy Land has had a long history of God's workings in the world and has been meaningful to Christian pilgrims over the last 2000 years.  This slide presentation will give an overview of the Holy Land from North to South and explain the importance of various sites to the Christian starting from  the Old Testament biblical history to the history of Jesus Christ and Christianity"

 

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Семинар по научному обоснованию христианской веры, 9 ноября

Holy New Martyrs of Russia Orthodox Church in Mulino is hosting a seminar on reason and historical evidence behind the faith. The seminar will be in Russian and will take place on Sunday, November 9 at 12pm.

Семинар «Открытие», посвящённый теме разумного, научно-исторического основания христианской веры

Если вера христиан покоится не только, как это кажется некоторым, на эмоциях и традициях, но и на вполне определённом историческом факте – Богоявлении, о котором нам известно из вполне определённого Библейского текста, то насколько он, этот текст, достоверен, т.е., буквально, достоин нашего доверия? Какие основания для такого доверия могут представить историческая наука, археология и палеография (свидетельства рукописей)? И, если эти свидетельства основательны, то что же может мешать здраво и разумно мыслящему человеку уверовать в содержание и учение «текста»? Эти и подобные вопросы веры станут предметом нашего рассмотрения и обсуждения.

Семинар, насыщенный фактическим и иллюстративным материалом, рассчитан на самую широкую аудиторию – на людей, честно ищущих рационального и логически непротиворечивого основания для своей веры в Бога (или, соответственно, для оправдания своего неверия).

Семинар проводит Олег Владиславович Воскресенский, филолог, магистр богословия, кандидат педагогических наук, преподаватель Белгородской духовной семинарии, соавтор школьных учебников по «Основам православной культуры» и «Основам мировых религиозных культур» для российских школ, алтарник русской православной церкви в г. Фридли, штат Миннесота, США.

Семинар состоится в нашем храме 9 ноября в 12.00. Приходите сами и приводите друзей и родственников! Мы сможем обсудить услышанное и увиденное!

Адрес храма: 13820 S. Union Hall Rd., Mulino, OR 97042

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Tutor needed at ASA!

Agia Sophia Academy is looking for a licensed teacher with a reading endorsement to provide Title I tutoring (literacy specialist) an hour a week starting immediately. Are you a licensed teacher or do you know anyone who is? Please contact Elisha if you have the certifications listed above and are interested in tutoring 1-2 hours a week. 503-641-4600 or elisha@asapdx.org.

 

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Divine Liturgy Retreat, November 14-15, 2014

St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church hosts a two-day retreat on Divine Liturgy with Fr. Josiah Trenham. Click the image below for complete information.

Also, Logos Bookstore is having its annual open house before and after the talks and during the breaks. All purchases are 20% off!

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Special Service for Unborn Children, October 18, 2014

On Saturday, October 18th, the Church of Annunciation will have Great Vespers at 7pm followed a special prayer service for babies who have died as a result of miscarriage, abortion or early infant death.

The service will be a combination of the panikhida and funeral for a child. This is an opportunity to reach out to those who have suffered loss. Please invite anyone who you feel would benefit from this prayer service. You may also wish to pray for someone else's child.

The church address is: 13515 SE Rusk Road, Milwaukie, OR 97222

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KLIROS sings Tchaikovsky’s All-Night Vigil, October 18th, 2014

KLIROS sings selections from Tchaikovsky's All-Night Vigil on Saturday, October 18, 5:30pm at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. Click the image below to download the flyer.

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ASA Open House, November 16th, 2014

Agia Sophia Academy is having an Open House on Sunday, November 16th from 3-5pm.

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Pan-Orthodox Youth Fall Retreat, November 21-23

A weekend of fellowship, spiritual discussion, reflection, fun, campfire, games, and more!

Where: Camp Angelos Retreat Center
Begins: Friday, Nov. 21, 7:30pm
Ends: Sunday, Nov. 23, 12pm
For: Grades 9-12
Cost: $75 per person

Registration forms available at goholytrinity.org under the ‘forms’ tab. Forms not accepted after Nov. 15.
Contact Christine Whitton at Christine.n.whitton@gmail.com or 503. 730. 5884 with questions.

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Modern Heresies and the Orthodox Reply, October 2, 9 & 16

Join us for this free three part series at 7-8:30pm on October 2, 9 & 16 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church.

The Seven Ecumenical Councils decisively put to rest heresies of the ancient world. However, heresies did not end with the last council in the 8 th century. Since then, hundreds of heresies have cropped up and infected the thinking of Christians. This class will cover some well-known modern heresies, their source and their impact on our thinking and spirituality. Heresies such as the Protestant Reformation, Materialism, Post-Modernism, Atheism, and Darwinian Evolution will be covered and the Orthodox replies to these heresies will be discussed.

2014 Modern Heresies

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Agia Sophia Academy openings

Did your child just turn 3?  Agia Sophia Academy's Montessori program provides a warm, nurturing Orthodox environment for your preschooler to learn, grow, play, and explore. Contact us today for a tour and classroom observation.

503-641-4600  |  www.asapdx.org

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