Did you know that family members have the greatest influence in persuading an unchurched person to come to church?
(Source: Surprising insights from the Unchurched by Thom S. Rainer)
The Resurrection Parish invites your family to
A Day of Outreach and Fellowship for Orthodox Families and Friends
Learn about the ministries of the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Parish
SAVE THE DATE
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Divine Liturgy 10:00 A.M.
Fellowship & Ministry Expo 11:30 A.M to 1:00 P.M.
“COME AND SEE” (John 1:46)
Some have asked, why is it so important to bring a guest to Ministry Sunday? The answer is simple. It is a vital part of our Church’s mission of salvation. Saint John Chrysostom stressed the importance of Church attendance in the late fourth century when he said:
“Nothing contributes to a virtuous and moral way of life as does the time you spend here in church. Nothing can set your lives straight and make them exactly right so much as can your constant attendance at church and your eager attention in listening to what is said here.
What food is to the body, the teaching of God’s word is to the soul. I beg and entreat you, let us not take such poor care of ourselves; let us prefer the time we spend here in church to any occupation and concern. Even if our earthly blessing be many in number and flow to us from every side, they do not go with us to the life hereafter.”
– St. John Chrysostom
Who will YOU bring to church on Ministry Sunday?