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2017 Midwest Diocesan Assembly

2017 Diocese of the Midwest - Diocesan Assembly - 10/12/17

The OCA's Diocese of the Midwest held their annualy Diocesan Assembly at Archangel Michael Orthodox Church.

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2017 October Prosphora Baking

2017 Prosphora Baking - 10/09/17

Our prosphora bakers were at it again on October 9!  As usual, a pizza lunch followed!

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2017 Ohio District Convention

2017 Ohio District Convention - 10/07/17

On Saturday, October 7, the FOCA Ohio District Convention was held at our parish.  We were glad to have visitors from the other FOCA Ohio District Chapters in attendance.

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2017 Annual Parish Golf Outing

2017 Annual Parish Golf Outing - 09/24/17

St. Michael's held its annual Golf Outing at Valleyaire Country Club after liturgy. Despite unseasonal warm weather (it reached 92 degrees!), all who participated enjoyed a fun-filled day of golf and fellowship. Afterwards, a steak dinner was served and prizes were awarded to all who participated.  

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2017-18 Sunday School Year Begins

2017-18 Sunday School Year Begins - 09/17/17

Shildren, parents, and teachers gathered together for a special prayer service (molieben) to inaugurate our 2017-18 Sunday School program. After the service the children went downstairs to meet their teachers and see their classrooms. They then returned to church for the Divine Liturgy and afterwards, pizza was served to everyone during coffee hour to help mark the occasion.

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2017 Bingo Volunteer Steak Roast

2017 Bingo Volunteer Steak Roast - 09/07/17

On Thursday, Sept. 7, all of our Bingo Volunteers were treated to our annual Steak Roast as a token of appreciation for their hard work and dedication to working Bingo.

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2017 Pet Blessing Service

2017 Pet Blessing Service - 08/18/17

On Friday, August 18, we held a Pet Blessing Service.  About 30 faithful brought their dogs, hamsters, rats (yes, we had a pet rat) and other animals to be blessed.  After the service, we processd around the church with the animals.

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2017 R Club Steak Roast

2017 R Club Steak Roast - 08/15/17

The Senior R Club held its annual Steak Roast  in the Shanty with over thirty people in attendance. Steaks were cooked to perfection by master chefs John Mindala and Mickey Herzak. Other foods included cheesy potatoes, grilled onions, mushrooms, salads, and ice cream for dessert. The children in attendance enjoyed grilled hot dogs! Various door prizes were awarded and we enjoyed great fellowship and fun!

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2017 55+ Club Picnic

2017 55+ Club Picnic - 08/15/17

Following the festal divine liturgy for the Dormition, the 55+ Club held their annual picnic in the Shanty. Fried chicken was the main course with corn on the cob, potato and pasta salads and lots of fruit! It was a wonderful time of fellowship and a good time was had by all!

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2017 Fathers Day Picnic and Honoring of Graduates

2017 Fathers Day Picnic and Honoring of Graduates - 06/18/17

Following Divine Liturgy on Father's Day we honored all of our Sunday school, High school, and college graduates with gifts - and all of our fathers, grandfathers, and godfathers with a carnation to wear on their lapel. Afterwards, down in our Shanty, we held our annual Father's Day Picnic at which all of the men of the parish, as well as those who graduated, recieved a free meal of brats or hotdogs, saur kraut, beans, chips, cake and beer or soft drinks.A fun time was had by all and we certainly enjoyed "warm" fellowship due to the weather!

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2017 Bingo Workers Appreciation Rib Dinner

2017 Bingo Workers Appreciation Rib Dinner - 06/01/17

On June 1 all of our dedicated and tireless Bingo Workers gathered in our Shanty for a delicious rib dinner. Besides snacks and drinks, each person enjoyed a rack of ribs, cole slaw, potato salad, baked beans, and ice cream  for dessert. After which, door prizes were raffeled and a few games of Bingo were played as well. Thanks to all who give of their time to work Bingo!

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St. Michaels Annual Mothers Day Banquet

St Michaels Annual Mothers Day Banquet - 05/14/17

St. Michael's held its annual Mother's Day Banquet in our resplendant Woodside Event Center following yesterday's Divine Liturgy. Co-chair persons, Debbie Ramsay and Sarah Mindala did a marvelous job of organizing this successful event and delicious meal of our famous signiture salad, glazed pork loin, garlick-smashed potatoes, breen beans, and fancy cheese cake dessert. Door prizes.and gift certificates were also given away to various lucky mothers.

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Bright Friday Basket Ball

Bright Friday Basket Ball - 04/21/17

On Bright Friday our Junior "R" Club sponsored a "Basket Ball."  All you could eat wings, hamburgers, and hot dogs plus loads of snacks and desserts. While the adults watched the Cleveland Indians on the big screen in the Shanty, the kids played "Bubble Soccer" and other games. A free-throw shooting contest also added to the fun and excitement.


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55 Plus Club Bright Tuesday Meeting

55 Plus Club Bright Tuesday Meeting - 04/18/17

The 55 Plus Club gathered together today to continue to share the zeal of the Paschal Spirit and to enjoy Christian fellowship and lunch.

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Great and Holy Pascha! Christ is Risen!

Great and Holy Pascha! Christ is Risen! - 04/16/17

Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!

Xpuctoc Bockpece! Bouctiny Bockprece!

"Come, let us drink not miraculous water drawn forth from a barren stone, but a new vintage from the fount of incorruption springing from the tomb of Christ in Him we are established."

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Holy Saturday 2017

Holy Saturday 2017 - 04/15/17

"Let all mortal flesh keep silent, and in fear and trembling stand, pondering nothing earthly minded! For the King of kings, and the Lord of lords, comes to be slain::to give Himself as food to the faithful."

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Holy Friday 2017

Holy Friday 2017 - 04/14/17

"All of nature became confused at the sight of Thee hanging on the Cross: in the heavens the sun his its rays, the earth quaked, the veil of the Temple was torn in two, rocks were split asunder - and even Hell gave up her dead."

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Food Donations for St. Herman's

Food Donations for St. Herman's - 04/10/17

On Monday, April 10, the St. Herman's FOCUS van came by to pick up the non-perishable food items that were so generously donated by our parishioners during Great Lent.  Once again, our parish showed the love and support for the less fortunate.

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