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Jonesboro, AR: First Liturgy at St. Matthew the Evangelist GOC
« on: November 20, 2010, 03:49:45 PM »
If you live in or about Jonesboro, Arkansas, you might want to attend the first liturgy of our new parish, St. Matthew the Evangelist (a parish of the GOC), which will happen tomorrow morning, November 21!  A contingent of clergy and laypeople from our various parishes will be there, including the bishop:

http://www.stmatthewtheevangelist.org/schedule/index.html

Here are some of the photos of the newly-constructed Church.

http://www.stmatthewtheevangelist.org/pictures/pictures/page1.html
http://www.stmatthewtheevangelist.org/pictures/pictures/page2.html

Here is the story of how it came to be:

http://www.hotca.org/component/content/article/56-profiles-missions/211-saint-matthew-the-evangelist-jonesboro-arkansas
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Re: Jonesboro, AR: First Liturgy at St. Matthew the Evangelist GOC
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2010, 04:01:29 PM »
What a pretty church!

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Re: Jonesboro, AR: First Liturgy at St. Matthew the Evangelist GOC
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2010, 04:03:46 PM »
That is beautiful.    :angel:

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Re: Jonesboro, AR: First Liturgy at St. Matthew the Evangelist GOC
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2010, 04:23:38 PM »
I have wondered for a while now when this church would be completed. I trust the parishioners are overjoyed.

I have no idea why I have followed it except that Orthodoxy of any stripe is rare in Arkansas.
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Re: Jonesboro, AR: First Liturgy at St. Matthew the Evangelist GOC
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2010, 06:45:15 PM »
Congratulations.   :)

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Re: Jonesboro, AR: First Liturgy at St. Matthew the Evangelist GOC
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2010, 08:29:47 PM »
That is a very beautiful church. Glory to God! May God bless this parish.

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Re: Jonesboro, AR: First Liturgy at St. Matthew the Evangelist GOC
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2010, 08:57:04 PM »
I agree, the Church is quite beautiful.

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Re: Jonesboro, AR: First Liturgy at St. Matthew the Evangelist GOC
« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2010, 12:35:42 PM »
What a pretty church!
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