WEEKLY BULLETIN   www.holyapostleschurch.com

 

SUNDAY                      SEPTEMBER 15- SUNDAY AFTER HOLY CROSS

  8:15 a.m.                     Orthros

  9:30 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy

Memorials:                   Thomas Alexander, Helen Bapes, Anastasia Mageras, Constantine Mageras, Marya Pihos, Michael Pihos, Peter Pihos, William Pihos

                                    Fellowship Hour

TUESDAY                    SEPTEMBER 17-FEAST DAY OF ST. SOPHIA

                                    AND HER DAUGHTERS, FAITH, HOPE, AND AGAPE

  8:00 a.m.                     Orthros

  9:00 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy

  4:30 p.m.                     Greek School & PTO Wine and Welcome Social

  6:00 p.m.                     Joy

  7:00 p.m.                     Philoptochos Membership Night

WEDNESDAY              SEPTEMBER 18

  1:00 p.m.                     Adult Fellowship and Bible Study

  7:00 p.m.                     High School Basketball Practice at Lutheran School in Lombard

  7:00 p.m.                     Naperville Home Bible Study

THURSDAY                 SEPTEMBER 19

  4:30 p.m.                     Greek School/Agiasmos Blessing

  7:30 p.m.                     Parish Council Meeting

FRIDAY                       SEPTEMBER 20

  4:30 p.m.                     Adventure Theater

SATURDAY                 SEPTEMBER 21

  5:00 p.m.                     Vespers

  6:00 p.m.                     Family Synaxis Lamb Roast

SUNDAY                      SEPTEMBER 22

  9:30 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy

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Epistle Reading: Gal 2:16-20 - Gospel Reading: Mk 8:34-38; 9:1 - Reader: Lou Kafkes

Fellowship Hour is hosted today by Sandra Mageras Pihos in loving memory of her loved ones.

Baptism... Fr. John and Presvytera Xenia invite the entire Holy Apostles community to witness the baptism of their son Basil on Sunday September 22nd after Divine Liturgy.

 

Family Synaxis Lamb Roast... is this Saturday, September 21st at 6:30 p.m. $25 per couple. This fun event will be preceded by Vespers at 5:00 p.m. For more information, or to speak to Toni Milak, please email HolyApostlesSynaxis@gmail.com.

 

Fellowship Hour... Please, consider hosting a Sunday or share one with a few friends. Available Sundays are: September 29, October 6,13, 20, 27 and December 1, 15, 22 and 29.

 

Greek School Registration… There is still time to register your children for Greek School! Registration forms are on our website: www.holyapostleschurch.com. For questions, please call the Church Office.

 

Joy...The JOY ministry will have our first meeting this Tuesday, September 17th from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Toni Milak toni.milak@gmail.com.

 

Missions Ministry Volunteer Opportunities...The Missions Ministry is continuing to work with DuPagePads to prepare and serve meals and assist with setting up beds for homeless families registered with DuPagePads. Volunteer dates are the first Friday of every month from October through April at The Chapel Church, 620 North Oak Street, Hinsdale beginning October 4 from 5:15 pm to 8:30 pm. For more information and to sign up go to https://tinyurl.com/HApadsSignup or contact Freida Varlas at (630) 335-3237.

 

Last Chance to Sign up for a Directory Photo Session...There are still photography appointments available, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., on Monday, September 23rd. Please don’t miss out on this final opportunity to be included in our Holy Apostles Church Directory! To schedule an appointment, please contact Nia Kouchis at (630) 910-8224 or niakouchis@yahoo.com.

 

The Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion... will hold its Annual Conference on November 7 – 9, at SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview. The theme is “Isolation. Violence. Hope and Communion.” Healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, psychotherapists, counselors, social workers, speech therapists, and physical therapists, as well as theologians, clergy, students, and nonprofessional caregivers, will discuss how the Orthodox healing traditions interface with contemporary theories and practices of care. For more info, please go to www.ocampr.org or email ocamprinfo@gmail.com.

 

Philoptochos...

Membership Night...Please join us, this Tuesday, September 17th at LaBarra in Oak Brook. There is no fee to attend the event. Please RSVP to Aleka Ernst at (630)561-1660 or alekaernst@aol.com. We are always looking for new members!

Fashion Show...Holy Apostles Philoptochos will be hosting its annual luncheon and fashion show on October 19th at the Abbington in Glen Ellyn. This year’s show, “An Afternoon in Provence”, will benefit DuPage PADS and the St. Iakovos Retreat Center. Make your reservations on Sundays after the liturgy or by contacting Joanne Panopoulos at 630-956-2399/jbrales@yahoo.com

 

Project Mexico....In June, our parish will be sending a missions team to Project Mexico & St. Innocent Orphanage. We are hosting an information session about our trip on Sunday September 29th after Divine Liturgy. Please attend if interested!

Save the Date...Saturday, January 11 is the date for our fourth annual Feed6 event. Please, save the date!

Sunday School Registration...is still on! To register your children, please go to our website: holyapostleschurch.com. You can register your children for Sunday School and also pay on line.