† The service this morning will begin in the Parish Hall with the blessing of the Palms.
† Easter Sunday will truly be a joyful day as we celebrate the Christ’s victory over death and welcome through baptism Maxwell Wagner into the body of Christ. Max is the son of David Wagner and Jennifer Sibley Wagner.
† Healing Prayers will be offered the second Sunday of Easter, April 28th.
† Morning Prayer is offered at 8:30AM on Sunday mornings and at 9:15AM Tuesdays through Fridays. Anyone can pray the service privately using the Book of Common Prayer or one of a number of smart phone apps! See the last section of the digital edition of the “Acts of the Apostles” for details.
† Sign up to sit with Christ at the Altar of Repose 9PM Thursday—9AM Friday this week.
† We are collecting non-perishable food items for the food pantry of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. Look for the collection box in the hallway outside the parish hall.
† Our next all-church Darby Mission Meal: 9/17/19.
† Montgomery County will be using the back portion of our parking lot on Sunday, April 28th for a Bike Safety Rodeo in conjunction with the Penn Wynne Civic Association Earth Day Celebration (in the park). We need volunteers to help welcome people onto our property and to do crowd & traffic control. Sign up on the bulletin board outside the church office. Also, note this will affect parking for church on that day.
† Save the Date: Haverford Heritage Festival – Sunday, June 2. The church will have a booth.
Children and Youth
† Because Palm Sunday is a lot of fun, we have encouraged all families to attend today’s 10AM service. Family Evening Worship will also be offered at 5:30PM for those who want to come to church twice!
† Nursery Childcare is available during the 10:00AM Sunday service for children ages 3 and younger in the Godly Play Room.
† Sunday School: Children Preschool – 2nd grade and 3rd – 8th grade attend Sunday classes at 10:00AM, the same time as the church service starts; children join their parents in the church in time for communion. Classes are held on the 1st, 3rd, & 4th Sundays of the month. On 2nd Sundays children attend church with their parents, either the 10:00PM Holy Eucharist service or the 5:30PM Family Worship Service. When there is a 5th Sunday, children attend church with their parents, with some of the children taking part in leading the service.
† The Holy Apostles Choir School is looking toward it’s grand opening in the Fall of 2019. If you have a potential student, apply today. More information is available at holyapostlespa.org/choir-school/. Please forward this information to friends and neighbors who may be interested. Contact Deb Stambaugh if you have any questions.
† Official CHA T-shirts; $17; order yours outside the church office.
† Easter Flower Memorials– please have your memorials to the church office no later than this coming Tuesday, April 16. It is our custom to remember deceased loved ones in the light of Christ’s Resurrection with a stunning array of flowers on Easter day. A letter was sent out this week. Let the office know if you didn’t receive yours. The suggested donation is $8.00 per name. Extra envelopes can be found on the Connect table.
† Don’t forget to enter the church through the Parish office door and grab a “Church Member” badge from the office during Daycare hours (7:00AM – 6:00PM Mon-Fri)!
† The Cash for Causes Program at Giant Supermarket:
-Purchase through JT Wertz
-5% of card value is given to Holy Apostles operating fund.
-Can be used in store or when ordering Giant groceries through peapod online delivery service.
† Thank you to all who participated in our Lenten Soup Group series! Look for more adult education opportunities in the near future!
† Bible Study is held on Thursdays at 11AM.
Diocesan / Community Events
† Mental Health First Aid Training (Youth) – May 4—8:30a-4:30p. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Germantown.
† Community Veteran Culture Training / Healing Ceremony – May 6-7 starting at 8am. Cranaleith Spiritual Center, Philadelphia.