Sermon: Shameless Persistence 2-7-2021
Children’s Gardening on Zoom: March 12, 6p-6:45p Join us for an evening of gardening via Zoom. Please sign up in the Fellowship Hall or on Sign Up Genius so that we know how many materials to provide. Materials can be picked up in the Fellowship Hall after church on Sunday, March 7th.. If you are […]
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Because of Covid social distancing protocols, indoor attendance will be limited. We will do our best to accommodate as many people as possible. For visitations, the funeral director will rotate folks as needed. For the Funeral Service and Liturgy for the Departed, attendees will be pre-registered. The Fellowship Hall […]
Everyone is invited to sign up for services. Because of Social Distancing requirements we are signing up according to the first letter of our last name alternating between the Chapel and Fellowship Hall. Guest, visitors, and inquirers are always welcome in the Chapel! Sign up by clicking here: Divine Liturgy Sunday, March 7th 10 am […]
Saturday, May 16th-Divine Liturgy 10a Open to all Sunday, May 17th Divine Liturgy 10a Open to all Monday, May 18th, Vesperal Liturgy 6p Please give priority to those who are more have practiced social distancing and to those who are more vulnerable. Please do not attend if you have been unable to practice strict social distancing […]
Since less people are pre-registering for services than was anticipated, beginning Sunday, May 17th there will be only one Divine Liturgy on Sundays at 10a. For the present time we will be offering one Divine Liturgy on Saturdays at 10a, and one Divine Liturgy on Sundays at 10a. We will increase the number of Liturgies […]
Attendance Using DOS social distancing requirements (an 8-0 halo around each attendee) we are allowed up to 25 people in the Nave of the sanctuary, 2 people in the Narthex- to act as Doorkeepers, 1 server and 2 celebrants in the altar, and one additional person in the vestry if need be. Do not attend […]
Guiding principles: “When you are invited by anyone to a marriage feast, do not sit down in a place of honor, lest a more eminent man than you be invited by him; 9 and he who invited you both will come and say to you, ‘Give place to this man,’ and then you will begin with shame […]
As a parish community virtually we will read the Psalter Holy Friday following Vespers beginning at about 8:00p. Likewise, we will virtually read The Acts of the Holy Apostles beginning at 7:00p Saturday evening. Both nights we will livestream the Tomb of our Lord. The readings will take place via Zoom and everyone can either […]
My dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ! Greetings in the Name of the Lord! Beginning now we can start considering this weekly update also as your SJM bulletin. At the bottom of this email will be the readings and the variable hymns of the day to follow. Virtual Coffee Hour, Sunday 11:30a-12:20a: We had a […]
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Christ is in our midst! With the ongoing pandemic, in order to protect the faithful, yesterday afternoon Vladyka Alexander issued an “Updated DOS Archpastoral Directive” Beginning immediately, the clergy are no longer to have “one-on-one pastoral interaction.” This means until further notice I am unable to hear confessions and […]
Following Liturgy, tomorrow, March 29th at approximately 11:30a we will host a Virtual Coffee using Zoom. You can log in at https://us04web.zoom.us/j/678235550 and the Meeting ID is: 678 235 550. You do not need a Zoom account to log in, but you will need to download the software when you log in. You will need […]
We are now Live Streaming all services, which presently are only Wednesday evening Presanctiified Liturgy 6p and Sunday Liturgy 10a. We begin with Hours 940a. We recommend streaming through YouTube. To stream please click on the green banner above labeled Live Broadcast or click on YouTube link in right column. On the SJM App you […]
O Lord Jesus Christ, the True Physician of Souls and Bodies, in your loving care you preached the Good News and healed every disease and infirmity amongst the people. Come to our aid now in this time of global pandemic. We lift up to you all those who are sick and suffering. We pray for their families […]
On Saturday, February 22nd the Young Families Ministry went on an expedition into the Jacksonville Zoo. We had 8 families attend and 20 plus attendees enjoying good fellowship with each other and the animals. Luckily we all found our way off the carousel!
Camp St. Christopher registration now open! Our session is from July 5th—July 11th. Registration is online @ https:campsaintchristopher.wordpress.com/ For more information visit the Camp St. Christopher Facebook page. Deadline to register is June 1.
SJM Annual Pan-Orthodox Olympics will be on Saturday, March 7th 3:30p. Our theme is “ Unity in the Faith.” Invite your friends! Ages 10 & up! There is a sign up sheet in the fellowship hall on the youth bulletin board. For any questions ask Aaron.
SJM Icon Workshop with Fr. Anthony Salzman will be held on February 21st 7:30p-8:30p and February 22nd 9:30a-2p at SJM. Cost $20/pp to cover expenses. Limit 30 people. Sign up posted in Fellowship Hall or call church office at 904-880-7671.
Blood Drive at SJM As a matter of Christian stewardship & as we prepare for the Great Fast, SJM will be hosting OneBlood on Meatfare Sunday, February 23rd following Liturgy. That day we can feast on hamburgers and hotdogs and, with our protein built up, we can share the blood we have to those who […]
Sixth Annual Men’s Steak Dinner will take place on Sun. Feb 23rd , from 4p-6p.$12 per person. Please bring a side dish and beverage of choice.Suggestions: Garlic mashed potatoes, asparagus.In event finances are an issue, see Fr Ted. Hosted by the Pisarchuks
On Wednesday, February 26th from 7p-7:50p SJM will host a film documentary about Mother Maria of Paris: A Modern Saint, Martyr, and Heroine of the Resistance. Please join us!
Spots fill up quickly! Make sure you mark your calendar! We are going July 5-11 (Session Two). Please contact Aaron with any questions.
Please join us as we welcome Archbishop Mark and celebrate the 25 Year Anniversary of our church. Catered BBQ Banquet to follow.
Everyone is invited to Hemming Plaza Christmas morning 8a to share coffee, donuts, cookies, etc. with the homeless and give out Jimmy John’s gift cards. If you would like to participate please sign up today on the bulletin board and indicate if you would like to bring donuts or cookies. This is a great way […]
Join us for this annual afternoon of bringing some of the joy of the coming feast to those who can’t make it to church. We’ll sing some well-known Christmas carols. Singing talent is not required! Questions? See Fr. Jacob.
Please join us on Sunday, December 8th at 12p following the Divine Liturgy for St. Nicholas Day, when we receive a special visit from one of our favorite saints.
Community Movie Night on the Lawn: Aladdin This Friday, November 15th at 6p. Admission—one canned food item for our canned food drive. Popcorn and candy provided!
Paintball Adventures! Join us for paintball 9a on December 14th at Paintball Adventures. Everyone is welcome! Youth 2nd-5th grade must be accompanied by a parent. Cost will range from $40 to $50 per person. Sign up on the Bulletin Board. See Aaron with any questions.
This Saturday evening, Nov. 23rd following Great Vespers until 8:30p. At SJM. For HS youth ages 14+. Evening activities will include s’mores, campfire songs, games, and dinner. Bring a friend! For more info see Aaron.