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Syrian-Lebanese Dinner is Back!!!!

 

St. Thomas Syrian-Lebanese Dinner

Sunday, September 10th, 2017 12:30 to 6:00 PM

Dinners are $13 with a portion of the proceeds going to The Warming Shelter

This will be a hot and fresh carry out dinner that you can take home or eat at the church.

The Menu:

Kibby – A very tasty meatloaf made with lean ground-beef and cracked bulgur-wheat. The Kibby is seasoned with cinnamon and allspice — delicious!

Yabrah – Cabbage leaves, rolled and stuffed with a spiced blend of beef, rice, and tomatoes.

Lubee – Green-beans in a tomato and meat sauce.

Ruz – Syrian rice (buttery white-rice accented with tiny orzo pastas).

Salata – Syrian salad with our own “Bear” Necessity Salad Dressing.

Talamee – Syrian bread, indescribably tasty.

Baklawa – Classic Mediterranean dessert made with fillo dough, butter, and walnuts in a sweet syrup.

Be sure also to visit the Bake Sale where you can purchase
baklawa, loaves of Syrian-bread (talamee) and other Mediterranean delights!

Pre-Order will be available soon!

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Holy Week and Pascha (Easter) 2017

Holy Week and Pascha (Easter) 2017

Join us, the faithful at St. Thomas Orthodox Church, as we follow with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through His Passion and Resurrection!

There is no experience that prepares us for the Resurrection of our Lord, like that of an Orthodox Holy Week journey. Invite your friends and family to celebrate the week of services with you in the Ancient Christian Faith

Holy Week Worship Services:

Monday, April 10th
6:00 pm – Bridegroom Orthros

Tuesday, April 11th
7:00 am – Presanctified Divine Liturgy
6:00 pm – Bridegroom Orthros

Wednesday, April 12th
9:00am – Presanctified Divine Liturgy
6:30 pm – Service of Holy Unction

Thursday, April 13th,
9:00 am – Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
6:00 pm Orthros with the 12 Passion Gospels

Friday, April 14th
9:00 am Royal Hours 3 pm Great Vespers with the Unnailing
7:00 pm Orthros with Lamentations at the Tomb

Saturday, April 15th,
10:00 am Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
10:00 pm Paschal Vigil – Easter Services (Rush Service, Matins, and Festal Diving Liturgy)

Sunday, April 16th,
11:00 am Agape Vespers CHRIST HAS RISEN

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Mid Week Scripture:

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Readings:
1 Timothy 1:18-20; 2:8-15
Mark 8:30-34

Verse:
1 Timothy 1:18-20; 2:8-15

Timothy, my son, I am giving you this command in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by recalling them you may fight the battle well, holding on to faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and so have suffered shipwreck with regard to the faith. Among them are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I have handed over to Satan to be taught not to blaspheme.

Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy handswithout anger or disputing. I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes, but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.

A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet. For Adam was formed first, then Eve. And Adam was not the one deceived; it was the woman who was deceived and became a sinner. But women will be saved through childbearing—if they continue in faith, loveand holiness with propriety.

Mark 8:30-34

Jesus warned them not to tell anyone about him.

He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again. He spoke plainly about this, and Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him.

But when Jesus turned and looked at his disciples, he rebuked Peter. “Get behind me, Satan!” he said. “You do not have in mind the concerns of God, but merely human concerns.”

Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.”

Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 24 2017
  • Sunday Orthros

    Sunday, September 24 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    St Thomas Orthodox Church, 1100 Jones St, Sioux City, IA 51105, USA

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  • Divine Liturgy

    Sunday, September 24 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    St Thomas Orthodox Church, 1100 Jones St, Sioux City, IA 51105, USA

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Tuesday, September 26 2017
  • Divine Liturgy (St. John the Evangelist)

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    St Thomas Orthodox Church, 1100 Jones St, Sioux City, IA 51105, United States

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  • Lunch Discussion Group at Olive Garden

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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