Link Visitors Series, The Vine, Sunday Schedule for Summer to finish 30 minutes early, and more

I am so excited to invite you all to a visitor’s series entitled SIMPLE LESSONS FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH that will be starting this coming Sunday.  Full details are below in the body of the message.

Also, just a reminder that summer is officially here!  This means beautiful, hot days.  More sunlight (YAY!!).  And very importantly, St. Anianus will be starting and finishing 30 minutes earlier on Sunday mornings.  Please see full summer schedule below:

Summer Schedule
Tonight    7:00 PM – 9:00 PM       The Vine (143 N. Bergen Mills Rd)
Saturday 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM       Vespers & Praises (143 N. Bergen Mills Rd)
Sunday   8:30 AM –   9:00 AM      Matins & the Daily Office (Agpeya) (Princeton Day School)
Sunday   9:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Divine Liturgy (Princeton Day School)
Sunday  11:00 AM – 11:30 AM     Coffee Break (Princeton Day School)
Sunday  11:30 PM – 12:30  PM    The Link & Kids Ministry (Princeton Day School)
NO MEETING THIS WEEK         Connect Youth Group (143 N. Bergen Mills Rd)

If you have any questions pertaining to upcoming events or other Church news, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Yours because of Christ,

Fr. Michael Sorial

Starting this Sunday, through the entire month of July, I’m excited to invite you to a visitor series entitled SIMPLE LESSONS FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH.

  • July 2: Joe Everett (Establishing and Building Relationship Boundaries to Grow Spiritually)
  • July 9: Makar Naguib (Using Good Habits (and Fighting Bad Ones) to Grow Spiritually)
  • July 16: Sherif Samaan (Growing Spiritually through the Trials of Life)
  • July 23: Mounir Tawadrous (Embracing a Life of Submission to Grow Spiritually)
  • July 30: Mora Sorial (The Importance of a Spiritual Rule to Growing Spiritually)

Join us this Sunday for the Link.  All are welcome to come.

If you missed last Sunday’s talk entitled GOD HAS A PLAN FOR YOU, check out the message HERE.

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Kid’s Ministry: St. Anianus Kids Ministry is looking for more volunteers interested in serving the kids in the Summer and/or Fall. Training is provided and Fall volunteers are asked for a 10-month commitment. This can include planning trips and activities, community service, or Sunday School. Anyone interested, please speak with Mora Sorial at or on Sunday’s.

Hospitality: The St. Anianus Hospitality Ministry is happy to make sure you are welcomed and fed between the Divine Liturgy and the Link & Kids Ministry.  The volunteer commitment is based on your availability to help.  Please speak with Mary Alfy at or on Sunday’s.

TONIGHT at 7:00 PM: Tonight, Thursday, June 29th you are invited to join for our monthly meeting, where we a presents a topic about bout Orthodox Christianity, as it engages with modern questions of faith, science, reason, philosophy, theology, doctrine, and apologetics. All are welcome to join as we seek understanding and Truth. Tonight’s talk will be entitled Orthodox View of Heaven & Hell.

Save the date for Saturday, August 12th for the Women’s Spiritual Day. More details to follow.

We believe that every member in the body of Christ should be actively serving in the Church.  You are invited to personally get involved and help out by offering your time to serving the many needs of the growing community, as we seek to serve one another, in the model of Jesus Christ.  Drop us a line at and we can help you figure out some volunteer opportunities.

Last Sunday:  June 25                    click here
This Sunday:  July 2                       click here

6/29        The Vine
7/4          July 4th
7/12        Feast of the Apostles
8/12        Women’s Spiritual Day

8:30 AM –   9:00 AM      Matins & the Daily Office (Agpeya)
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Divine Liturgy
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM     Coffee Break
11:30 PM – 12:30  PM    The Link & Kids Ministry
For Directions on where we worship on Sunday Morning’s CLICK HERE

6:30 PM   –    7:00 PM      Vespers
7:00 PM   –    8:30 PM      Praises & Confession
Location: 143 N. Bergen Mills Rd, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

7:30 PM   –    9:30 PM      Connect Youth Ministry
Location: 143 N. Bergen Mills Rd, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

  • Connect Youth Ministry seeks to connect high school and middle school youth group to Christ and His Church through engaging discussions, fun activities, and good food.  If you are interested in attending, please email us at for details or join us on Tuesday’s during the summer.

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