Commemoration of St George

Dear beloved,

On behalf of the St George parish, St George committee is inviting you all to St Georges commemoration day which will be celebrated on the 1st of November 2015.

Holy Eucharistic service (raza) will be conducted by HB mar Meelis Zaia, at st George parish (310 Bunnerong road Matraville, 2036) (Matraville primary school). Raza starts 9am, and followed by entertainment and food.

Please bring family and friends and come along. There has been buses organized to depart from Assyrian Australian social centre (former Nineveh club) for those that do not want to drive, tickets can be purchased from committees after Sunday raza. $25 per ticket.

See Maryam from St Mary’s committee for further information on buses.

Holy Feast of the Transfiguration (Gelyana)

Please note that HB Mar Meelis Zaia AM Metropolitan will celebrate the Holy Raza of the Feast of the Transfiguration (Gelyana) at St Hurmizd’s Cathedral at 8:30am on Thursday 6 August 2015.

Walkathon 2015

ACEYAS’ annual Walkathon is back!

This year the Walkathon will take place on Sunday 21 June 2015. The walk will start and end at St Hurmizd’s Cathedral, and will be officially be opened by HB Mar Meelis Zaia AM Metropolitan among reverend priests and deacons.

Registrations require a $10 fee (which will cover costs for shirts). You can register and pay with a youth committee member during Sunday night bible studies, or online via the following links:

Register: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/register
Download sponsorship form: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/form
Pay registration fee: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/pay
General donations: walkathon.syd.aceya.org/donate

We pray you have a blessed day.

God bless,
ACEYA • Sydney

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: service on 18th May 2015

This year the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be in solidarity with the Eastern Churches of the Council.

Over the last year, the persecution against Christians in the Middle East has been severe.

This year Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be held at the Assyrian Church of the East, as announced on the attached poster.

Theme for 2015:
Jesus said to her: “Give me to drink” (John 4:7)

Date: Monday 18th May 2015
Venue: St. Hurmizd Cathedral, Assyrian Church of the East
Address: 7-9 Greenfield Rd, Greenfield Park, NSW 2167, Australia
Time: 7.30-8.30pm followed by refreshments

Please come! Share with your friends, church and community! Don’t come alone, bring a friend with you!

Please use the attached poster to promote this service.

Hopefully, we will see you on the night!

Rejoice Resurrection Festival Raffle Draw

ACEYA is holding a raffle draw at this year’s Rejoice Resurrection Festival (Easter Monday). First prize is a trip for one to Greece and Israel (September 2015). Tickets will be available at all parishes every Sunday (starting from this Sunday). For more info, please contact ACEYA on 04 888 YOUTH (96884).

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Freedom for the Persecuted Church Presented by www.alhorreya.tv

Please note that our church in Sydney will soon receive Dr Rafaat William, Managing Director of Alhorreya TV and Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, Addiction Medicine, and Psychosomatic Medicine – School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, California, United States of America.

The program, called ‘Freedom for the Persecuted Church Presented by www.alhorreya.tv’ will take place on Tuesday 28 October 2014 at St Mary’s Church (Smithfield), at 7pm. Refreshments will be made available after the program at the parish hall.

Program will primarily be in Arabic, however, our church choir will deliver hymns in our mother tongue.

Fore more information, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/382670635221714/

Holy Raza during the Great Fast (St Mary’s Church)

Holy Raza will be celebrated every day of the week (Monday to Friday) during the first, middle, and final week of the Great Fast – 5:30pm at St Mary’s Church.

Patriarchal Christmas Epistle 2013

Parent Invitation to a meeting regarding the SNACC Project

Dear Parents, Guardians and Friends of the Assyrian Schools,

The Chairman of the Assyrian Schools Board, His Eminence Archbishop Mar Meelis Zaia, AM, cordially extends an invitation to all parents, friends and members of our schools and Assyrian communities to attend a meeting on Wednesday 20th November 2013 at 7:00PM in the Edessa Reception Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to update our Church and Schools communities on the progress of the Saint Narsai Assyrian College project.

The College building project managers along with His Eminence will address the meeting and provide information on the current status of this project and the proposal of a middle school for children of grades 5 and 6 to be included on the new college site.

Please be seated by 6:45PM for a 7:00PM start. It is anticipated that the meeting will run for 1 hour.

Please make every effort to be present on the night for this important gathering.

March 2013 Joint Bible Study by Ninos Aaron

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2013 March Joint Bible Study: “Words from the Risen Lord” by Ninos Aaron