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4451 Wagner Rd,
Dayton, OH 45440
Phone: 937-320-9977

Office Assistant: Mary Young


VRev. Theodore Bobosh, Rector
937-297-3060 (home)

Rev Dn. Stephan Gresh, Deacon

His Grace,
The Right Reverend Paul,
Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest,
Orthodox Church in America
Office: 312-202-0420


St. Paul's is a parish of the Orthodox Church in America, Diocese of the Midwest. We expect and welcome visitors and inquirers, and look forward to the chance to introduce ourselves to you!

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In giving birth you preserved your virginity;
In falling asleep you did not forsake the world, O Theotokos.
You were translated to life, O Mother of Life,
and by your prayers you deliver our souls from death.
Troparion for The Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos August 15 ( full text )

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The new Church History class will begin Saturday, August 27, 2 - 4:30 PM, reading Kallistos Ware's The Orthodox Church, 2015 edition. The class is offered by the St Macrina Institute, the diocesan group preparing diaconal and catechist candidates, and is taught by Fr Ted and by Fr Silviu Bunta. The cost to audit the 6 month course is $50.

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Wednesday Morning Discussion Group will meet Wednesday, August 24, 11 AM to watch the second half of a movie version of A J Cronin's The Keys of the Kingdom, the novel they just finished. All are invited! Beginning August 31: discussion of On the Edge of the World by Nikolai Leskov, the story of an Orthodox mission priest and bishop in 19th century Siberia.

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Sunday Afternoon Discussion Group will soon begin Volume 4, Spirituality, of Fr. Tom Hopko's The Orthodox Faith, revised edition. The complete text is also available online at OCA.org at no cost. Some copies will also be available through the parish bookstore - see Fr Ted.

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NEW from Fr. Ted's Blog

8/22:   Wealth Which Enslaves
8/21:   Let Us Rejoice in the Lord
8/20:   Thinking About Walking on Water
8/19:   Self-Will: The Wall We Erect to Keep God Away
8/18:   Is Our God Too Small?
8/17:   The Sun as Servant and Symbol
8/16:   Cleansing the Heart to Welcome God In
8/15:   The Dormition of the Theotokos (2016)
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OCA Review for August 2016 is here: monthly highlights in PDF from the OCA website.

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Fellowship Hour Teams: 8/28: Summer Potluck. See Dave Fenner to join a fellowship team and help feed visitors and parish members after Liturgy each Sunday. Each team serves once a month. We're eagerly seeking reinforcements, so if you love to cook for an appreciative group of people, sign up and get involved!

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Vespers: Saturday 5:00 PM
Hours: Sunday 9 AM
Divine Liturgy: Sunday 9:30 AM
Church School (preK-12th): Sunday 11:45 AM
Sunday Afternoon Adult Discussion: Sunday, 12 noon
Wednesday Morning Adult Discussion Wednesday, 11:00 AM
Matins: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 AM

Please see our calendar for this week's schedule, fast days and daily readings.
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