Announcements – 6/9/19


† Next week, June 16, 10AM service will be held in the parish hall.  Come at 9:15AM for Liturgy Lab!

† 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 smartphone apps!  See the last section of the digital edition of the “Acts of the Apostles” for details.


† Our Connect by Night hosting month has been moved from July to December!

† Thanks to all who contributed to food collection for St. Mark’s in Frankford.  Joe Zorc delivered groceries collected, and they were very appreciative and added it to their pantry for parishioners in need.  We will continue to collect food for St. Mark’s in the box in the parish office hallway. We will look for other opportunities to work with them.  Let Joe Zorc know if you are interested in participating.

† This summer, we will be sponsoring an end of summer celebration for the summer day camp at the Darby Mission.  If you would like to contribute, please make a contribution to the Outreach Committee. 

† Our next all-church Darby Mission Meal is September 17, 2019.

Children and Youth

† Nursery Childcare is available during the 10:00AM Sunday service for children ages 3 and younger in the Godly Play Room.

† Sunday School is on hiatus from June 16 until September 8!  Thank you to all students, parents, and especially our teachers for a great year of Sunday School.  

† 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 Please forward this information to friends and neighbors who may be interested. Contact Deb Stambaugh if you have any questions.

Parish Life 

† 2019 Happy Hour dates.

· Bring a drink and a snack or appetizer to share.  We’ll hang out on the lawn weather permitting.

· June 28

· July 19—*date change*—with a special musical guest

· August 30

† The Rev. Jim Robertson, who was our deacon here from 1992-94, is being ordained to the priesthood in Diocese of Central Pennsylvania.  Jim reached out to the church with an invitation and a request for our prayers. The ordination will be June 15, 2019 at 10:30AM at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cathedral in Harrisburg, PA.  An invitation posted in the parish hall provides more information.

† 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.


† Bible Study is held on Thursdays at 11AM.  We will continue to hold Bible Study through the summer.  

† Liturgy Lab: This summer we will be exploring the meaning and purpose of liturgy with 5 “Liturgy Labs.”  Liturgy Lab will begin with a brief discussion of some aspect of liturgy. During our worship that day, we will incorporate an experiment that will further explore or illustrate our topic.  Donuts & Discussion from 9:15AM—9:45AM, service begins at 10AM. It’s going to be fun!

June 16 – What is liturgy, anyway?

June 23 – Morning Prayer vs. Holy Eucharist, a duel to the death?

July 7 – Does changing the room change how liturgy feels?

July 21 – The Bible (and its many translations) in liturgy.

August 4 – All the pieces of the Eucharistic prayer you wish you knew the fancy names for.

Community Events

† Family Fun Festival at Penn Wynne Presbyterian Church, Saturday June 15, 10AM–2PM.

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