FT. LAUDERDALE, FL —Schedule of Programs for November 2003 on “Come Receive the Light” Orthodox Radio Network
Topic: The Prison Epistles
Guest: Fr. Lawrence Farley
We welcome back Fr. Lawrence Farley as he will share with us the second in the series of the Orthodox Bible study companion books, The Prison Epistles. This volume contains commentaries on the epistles that St. Paul wrote while in prison to the Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians and Philemon. This program shall be very informative for all as we explore these writings of St. Paul.
Topic: This is a Job for St. Nicholas
Guest: Terry Mattingly
As we are drawing near to the advent season Fr. Chris and Emmy welcomes Terry Mattingly as the guest for this program. Terry will share with us that the Job for St. Nicholas is to help us achieve the true Orthodox Christian meaning of the Christmas season. Terry will elaborate on the importance of restoring the emphasis on Saint Nicholas; to give St. Nicholas his day which he so deserves in order to build up to the true celebration of the Nativity season. Terry suggests that we need to call upon and honor Saint Nicholas for the man that he was and represents as the protector for all children. Be sure to tune in and rejoice in the advent season as we will surely enlighten you all on how to totally pull out of the cultural Christmas and truly embrace the Orthodox Christian meaning of Christmas.
Topic: Making Christmas Real in the Orthodox Christian Home
Guest: Phyllis Meshel Onest
As we are at the beginning of the Advent Fast, many families are preparing for the Christmas season getting all caught up in shopping, decorations, Christmas Music and festivities; but are we truly remembering the reason for the season? Phyllis Meshel Onest joins Fr. Chris and Emmy as she will enlighten us all on how to make Christmas real in the Orthodox Christian home. Be sure to tune in to this spiritually uplifting program and share in the true spirit of the Christmas Season.
Topic: I was hungry and You fed me: Loaves and Fishes
Guest: Fr. Jacob Myers
Orthodox Christians are well known for their food festivals, but not so much for their food programs. However, that is changing in places like Atlanta; GA. CRTL welcomes Fr. Jacob Myers who has spearheaded the Loaves and Fishes food program in the Atlanta Metropolitan area. With the blessing of the Greek Orthodox Bishop, Metropolitan Alexios, all the Orthodox Churches of the city of Atlanta support the feeding of the poor and homeless of Atlanta through the food program at St. Johns Orthodox Church. Be sure to tune into this program as we are preparing to give thanks and learn how you too can establish a food program in your local Orthodox Community with the assistance of IOCC.
Topic: The Sightless Beauty of the Orthodox Church
Guest: Susan Blandina Jones
CRTL welcomes faithful listener, Susan Blandina Jones, who is visually impaired, to this week’s program. Susan will share with the listening audience her ability to participate and enjoy the beauty of the Orthodox Church using all of her senses but her eyes. In addition, Susan will enlighten us on what challenges she and other physically challenged individuals have to overcome to actively participate in Church services and activities. Be sure to tune to what is sure to be an eye-opening experience to what many of us take for granted.
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