Sisterhood of the Myrrhbearing Women

Provides fellowship and encouragement for parish women and offers support for the needs of the church and community. Among the many activities:  

  • Providing for the fellowship and community luncheons
  • Prosphora baking
  • Cleaning of the church hall
  • Providing booths at the fests
  • Donating to food bank
  • Sending cards and flowers
  • Maintaining the gift shop

From the Troparion of Holy Friday:

"The angel came to the Myrrhbearing Women at the tomb and said: 'Myrrh is fitting for the dead, but Christ has shown himself a stranger to corruption! So proclaim: The Lord is risen, granting the world great mercy.'"

Some of Our Activities
Our Senior Sister: Maria
Our Senior Sister: Maria
Our Senior Sister: Maria
Meetings: kept short and infrequent.
Meetings: kept short and infrequent.
Meetings: kept short and infrequent.
Cakes for special occasions.
Cakes for special occasions.
Cakes for special occasions.
Pascha Activities
The Sisterhood brings red eggs.
The Sisterhood brings red eggs.
The Sisterhood brings red eggs.
Paula grows and supplies pussy willows.
Paula grows and supplies pussy willows.
Paula grows and supplies pussy willows.
We purchase the flowers and decorate the Tomb.
We purchase the flowers and decorate the Tomb.
We purchase the flowers and decorate the Tomb.
We have Few Fund-raising Activities.
The first Saturday of October we have a table at Aquia Episcopal Church's Fest to sell home-made baked goods.
The first Saturday of October we have a table at Aquia Episcopal Church's Fest to sell home-made baked goods.
The first Saturday of October we have a table at Aquia Episcopal Church's Fest to sell home-made baked goods.
Stella happily sets it up for us each year.
Stella happily sets it up for us each year.
Stella happily sets it up for us each year.
We furnish our gift shop with special items for sale for the benefit of the parish.
We furnish our gift shop with special items for sale for the benefit of the parish.
We furnish our gift shop with special items for sale for the benefit of the parish.
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Event and Services - This Week
Saturday, 11 / 24 November
4:30 Catechumen’s Class
6:00 Great Vespers and Confessions
Sunday, 12 / 25 November
9:00 Baptism
9:30 Reading of the Hours
10:00 Divine Liturgy followed by Fellowship Hour

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