† Holy Week Schedules have been sent by mail, they are also in the back of the “Holy Week & and the Mystery of Easter” booklets. Extras can be found on the Connect table.
† There are many opportunities to participate in a holy Lent this year, and it’s not too late! There are additional Lenten activities available for children and youth on the table in the office hallway.
† 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.
† 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.
Children and Youth
† The Sunday School raised $186 from our craft fair to support our sponsored children in Guatemala and Malawi. Thanks to everyone who contributed!
† 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.
† Easter Flower Memorials– 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 envelops can be found on the Connect table.
† If you enter the church building when the Little Friends Day Care is in session (7:00AM – 6:00PM Mon-Fri), and are anywhere other than in the church itself, please obtain a “Church Member” name tag from the Parish Office and wear it while you are here. This will show the teachers and children at the day care that you are a person who belongs here. Any workers/maintenance people or visitors who come into the buildings are required to wear a “Visitor” name tag to identify themselves to our own staff as well as to the day care staff and children.
† 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.
† You are invited to join our Lenten “soup group” which meet Wednesday nights in Lent. Don’t worry if you can’t make every class. Come for the soup and stay for a lively discussion about faith and life (or come for the discussion and stay for the soup!) This year’s topic is:
“Good News & God’s Mission”
† Bible Study is held on Thursdays at 11AM.
† Rosemont College presents “Machines, Minds, & Morality: Ethics in a Changing Technological World” – Friday, April 5, 8:30a-1p FREE
† Mainline Reform Synagogue is hosting a Women’s Interfath event on Sunday, April 7 from 3-5PM. The event is entitled: “Refugees and Asylum Seekers Share Their Stories of Exodus: A Women’s Interfaith Gathering.” Look for flyer in the parish hall or email the church office for more information.