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How often you come to Church?

At least Every Sunday
12 (80%)
At least Once a month
2 (13.3%)
At least Once a year on  Easter, Nativity, or Theophany
1 (6.7%)
When there is sacrament baptism or matrimony or Panikhida of family member
0 (0%)
Never
0 (0%)

Total Members Voted: 15

Voting closes: August 30, 2016, 04:17:23 AM

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How often you come to Church?
« on: June 01, 2016, 04:17:23 AM »
It doesn't represent how pious you are or how much you love our Church. But just try to be honest  ;)
It's only for fun but not to make fun someone.
Or may be it can be as our self introspection at least for me.
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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2016, 04:21:08 AM »
At least I attend once a month
« Last Edit: June 01, 2016, 04:27:40 AM by Musashi »
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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2016, 05:39:32 AM »
Generally, my parish has Liturgy twice a week, as well as Vespers and Saturday Vigil.  On a good week, I'll go to Church three times.
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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2016, 05:43:19 AM »
Almost every Sunday I go to church taking my daughter to sunday school then attend liturgy with my wife. The exciting part after liturgy is having lunch together with all parishioners ;)
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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2016, 09:13:16 AM »
Generally, my parish has Liturgy twice a week, as well as Vespers and Saturday Vigil.  On a good week, I'll go to Church three times.
In my parish, there are all night vigil on Saturday and divine liturgy on Sunday. That's only I knew.
I never come to Church for attending vigil except  holy week.
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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2016, 09:16:41 AM »
Almost every Sunday I go to church taking my daughter to sunday school then attend liturgy with my wife. The exciting part after liturgy is having lunch together with all parishioners ;)
Yes, the nice part is having lunch together after service  :)
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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2016, 10:25:17 AM »
O dear.... :-\

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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2016, 11:31:39 AM »
"At least Every Sunday" - actually at least every Saturday and Sunday.
Because I'm bad, lazy and weak person that I need more Church services, and especially the Holy Eucharist.
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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2016, 11:52:19 AM »
"At least Every Sunday" - actually at least every Saturday and Sunday.
Because I'm bad, lazy and weak person that I need more Church services, and especially the Holy Eucharist.
It means I need more because may be I'm worse than anybody.
It's not an excuse but my job is not on regular work days, that's why rarely come to Church. :(
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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2016, 11:58:05 AM »
It doesn't represent how pious you are or how much you love our Church. But just try to be honest  ;)
It's only for fun but not to make fun someone.
Or may be it can be as our self introspection at least for me.

Saturday and Sunday and sometime in the week, for now it is so.

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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2016, 12:02:55 PM »
"At least Every Sunday" - actually at least every Saturday and Sunday.
Because I'm bad, lazy and weak person that I need more Church services, and especially the Holy Eucharist.

Very good, when you go in Saturday and Sunday you are not a weak person.

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Re: How often you come to Church?
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2016, 12:37:01 PM »
Once in a while I miss Sundays for various reasons, but I usually come on Wednesdays too.
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