April-May 2018

The air conditioning unit for the kitchen has arrived and has been installed.  Now when the summer heat comes to Southern California, our ladies will be comfortable and happy preparing lunches for the parish.

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March 2018

   First of all, I would like to say thank you to everyone who supported our "Blini Lunch".We have to express our gratitude to Irene Mamaeva and Lyda Mossounov who prepared the dough and fried all the blini for everyone to enjoy. These ladies have been donating their time and effort for many years to help the Sisterhood and we thank you both from the bottom of our hearts.  It was a successful event. 

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February 2018

Our annual Blini Lunch will be on February 4th right after Liturgy. As usual we will serve blini, smoked salmon, herring, sour cream, caviar and broth.

We hope you will support us and also attend the Parish Meeting which will be held the same day February 4th.

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January 2018


December was a busy time for the Sisterhood. We provided the piroshki for the Fall Festival, and many of our members donated tasty dishes to help make it a success. Cleaning of the Church for Nativity, is always a big job. 

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December 2017

Church cleaning in preparation for Nativity is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, at 9:30 am. We would like to have both men and women attend. Many helping hands are needed to dust, polish, and clean all the items in the Church, including candle stands, chairs, and rugs. If you can spare a few hours of your time, it will be greatly appreciated. Lunch will be served.

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October 2017

This last month was a very busy one for the Sisterhood.

The cleaning of the Church went well even though we had only a few people.  I would like to thank Asta Aristov, Alla Bobrov, Reader Vitaly Efimenkov, Marie McEntire, Sundeacon Gai and Tamara Krupenkin, Natalia Hohlova and Andrei Rozin for all their dedicated time to make our Temple shine. 

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September 2017


   We are going to clean the Church on Tuesday, September 12,  at 9:30 am so that it won't be such a  tremendous job when we clean before Christmas. We are planning to shampoo the chairs, dust the icons, vacuum the rugs and clean the candle stands.

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August 2017

We would like to thank all our members, and friends who donate so generously to make our luncheons so successful. I would like to thank Dean Apostal and his fiancee for purchasing, preparing and cooking the Greek shish kebab lunch for our parishioners. Everyone enjoyed it.

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July 2017

   Sisterhood celebrated its Patronal Feast on the Holy Spirit Day with a molieben followed by a lovely dinner in the Parish Hall.  It was well attended and enjoyed by all who came.

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May - June 2017

We had about 20 people come out and clean the Church for Pascha which made the job easier for the usual regular volunteers. Thank you very much.

Our order of the red and burgundy priest vestments and vessel covers arrived from Ukraine in time for Easter and are very elegant and beautiful.  

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