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Sunday Bulletin August 7th 2016








Please help ensure more than just the survival of these boys and young men. In addition to the items below, St Innocent is also requesting help with the following items for back to school. Please keep in mind that the quantity of items requested meets the needs of their education program for the entire school year.
  • 40 rolls of Scotch tape
  • 100 glue sticks
  • 100 pocket folders
  • 20 8-tab divider sets
  • 18 Flexible rulers 12-inch
  • 30 scissors Adult & Children’s

Message from Fr Gary

Fr Gary

Hurricane Harvey


With all the tragic events happening in our world today: hurricanes earthquakes and shootings, it is comforting to know that our Orthodox Christian Church plays an active role in the recovery efforts. As a frontliner for the IOCC (International Orthodox Christian Charities) I can be deployed for any number of catastrophes to offer emotional and spiritual care (ESC). Following our deployment we are to submit a report to identify some of the work we encountered. The following is part of my incident report. The names have been changed to protect identities.

Some of the most touching visits I had with those that had lost everything were:

● Wheelchair bound woman, approximately 55 years old. Lives in 9 story building across the street. As soon as she realized that the Brown Convention Center was opened to those displaced she came over to lend a hand. Working off very little sleep. Was very emotional and shared many, many stories and encounters. The most telling was:

She took guardianship of a (total) stranger’s children (3 kids ages 7 and younger), while this stranger went into labor to deliver her fourth child.

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