Minutes and Annexes to Information Session

On Sunday 8 July an Information Session was held in the Church Hall to discuss a possible land deal with the Russian Relief Association (RRA) of St Sergius of Radonezh. All the relevant documents are available as:

Agenda that was released in the days before the meeting

Minutes of the Information Session

Annex A Proposed development for the RRA as displayed by Nick Ostin

Annex B Petition signed by the ILU residents as tabled by Alex Jones

Annex C Option D presentation from Nicholas Rotenko

The next step is that the Board of Directors of the RRA will discuss these Minutes and Annexes at the next board meeting. The Church Parish Council will then wait for a new offer(s) from the RRA. A meeting will then be called to discuss the new offers and to plan the way ahead. Updates will be published on this website.

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Updated Schedule of Church Services

An updated schedule of Church services covering July, August and September 2018 is now available in:

English

Russian

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Parking Restrictions

There are new parking restrictions in place from now until Pokrov: there is no parking for anyone under any circumstances on the southern grassed area (between Church and toilet block). Even if there are no steel bollards and a steel fence to block your way, go park somewhere else. Let’s preserve the new grass and give the kids an area to play on rather than ruin it with car tyres and create another dust bowl. Reminder that there is no parking on the asphalt during business hours. We still have 2000m2 of available parking at the block of land that fronts onto 291 Cabramatta Road.

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Land sale / land swap with the Russian Relief Association (RRA) of St Sergius of Radonezh

Information regarding a possible sale of land / swap of land can be viewed in this Information Circular.

A Russian version is also now available.

This document is designed to inform Parish members of what has happened to date, inform them of the options available, get them talking about the matter and get them to come to the Information Session.

As a follow up to the Information Circular, there will be an Information Session on Sunday 8 July in the Church hall.

We are currently seeing many new applications for Parish membership and a membership form is now available.

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Feast of Myrrh Bearing Women 2018

The second Sunday after Easter acknowledges the Myrrh Bearing Women and is traditionally the day when the Parish Sisterhood is recognised for their hard work.

A video can be seen of festivities on Sunday 22 April 2018.

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Readings for Holy Week Services

During Holy Week there are many services. Parishioners are now able to access readings in English for two of the services:

12 Passion Gospels on the evening of Holy and Great Thursday

15 Old Testament readings during the morning of Holy and Great Saturday

Print outs will be available at the Services and it is requested that they be returned to the candle stand.

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Strathfield Debutante Ball

The St Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox School in Strathfield is conducting a Debutante Ball for the graduating class of 2017. This will be on Friday 27 April 2018 and the Cabramatta Parish has already booked one table of 10 (and can book more). A poster with more details is available in:

English

Russian

To register your interest, send an email to mark.ganin@bigpond.com or call/SMS to 0409 178 536

 

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