Mark your calendars: Sunday, October 21st at 5:30 p.m. A Celebration of New Ministry (Installation of James as 5th Rector of Church of the Holy Apostles), and the celebration of Church of the Holy Apostles becoming a parish. Bishop Daniel will preside. The date was originally announced as Oct. 1st but had to be adjusted because of the bishop’s schedule..
Children and Youth
† Holy Apostles is working toward establishing a flourishing children’s choir program. Please look for a children’s choir questionnaire on the “connect” table across from the Rector’s office.
† Confirmation Class will continue during the summer months on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month.
† Sunday School classes are not held over the summer months and will resume in September.
† Nursery Childcare is available during the 10:00 a.m. Sunday service for children ages 3 and younger in the Godly Play Room.
Outreach and Service
† Darby Mission: We are hosting a meal on Tuesday, Oct. 2nd at 5:00 p.m.
† Saturday, September 1st: Red Cross Blood Drive in Parish Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
† Bishop Gutierrez will visit Church of the Holy Apostles on Sunday, December 9th, for Confirmations, Receptions, and Reaffirmations. If you are interested in any of those rites, or would just like to know more, talk to Fr. James.
† If you visit the church during the week (and we hope you do!), please use the red double doors nearest the church offices. Please take special care to lock doors behind you, and ensure that they latch properly. Doors that are not locked or completely shut are a very serious safety concern for Little Friends Daycare. Thank you.
† Online Church Calendar: Stay connected with what is happening in your church. Visit the online calendar at http://www.calendarwiz.com/holyapostlespa. All events happening at the church need to be added to this calendar to avoid conflicts with the use of our facilities. Please Email the church office to schedule events.
† Fall Reading and Discussion: This fall, interested adults will read Ben Myers’s new book called The Apostles’ Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism. Want to deepen your understanding of the essentials of Christian faith and how they are relevant to your life? You need to read this excellent book! In order to include as many people as possible, Fr. James will facilitate several discussions about this book on Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings. But even if you cannot make it to the discussions, you can still read this short, engaging, and very readable book. Sign up in the parish hall if you want a copy and the church will make a bulk order.
† A weekly Bible study that will meet during the day is in the works. There is also the possibility of combining this with a regular fellowship time for those of us who are retired or do not work fulltime during the week. If you are interested, please let Nancy Haas, or Fr. James know.
† Ladies’ Tea Party: September 15th, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Join women from all over the diocese for a fun event at St. David’s Episcopal Church, Wayne. Tickets are $10 each and proceeds go to Thistle Farms, a ministry that helps women who are survivors of human trafficking, prostitution, and addiction. If you plan to attend, please call or send an email RSVP to the Parish Office by Friday, Sept. 7th. The diocesan office needs to notify the caterers on that date how many women will be attending.