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SUNDAY                    MAY 26 – SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN

                                  JR. OLYMPICS  

  8:15 a.m.                    Orthros

  9:30 a.m.                    Divine Liturgy

Memorials:                 Vasiliki Karvelas, Nicholas Lekas, Angelo Magas, Effie Magas, Ethel Magas, Gus Magas, Kostas Skoulikas, Martha Skoulikas, Peter Xinos

                                    Fellowship Hour

MONDAY                   MAY 27-MEMORIAL DAY

                                    Office Closed

TUESDAY                  MAY 28

  7:00 p.m.                    Commemoration of the Fall of Constantinople at St. Spyridon Church

WEDNESDAY            MAY 29

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

THURSDAY               MAY 30

  6:00 p.m.                    Proactive Meeting for Ministries

SATURDAY               JUNE 1                                  

Wedding:                     Nicoletta Giancola and Steven Shanks

  2:30 p.m.                    Sponsors: AnneMarie and Evan Adams

SUNDAY                    JUNE 2 -SUNDAY OF THE BLIND MAN

  9:30 a.m.                    Divine Liturgy

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Epistle Reading: Acts 11:19-30 - Gospel Reading: Jn 4:5-42   Reader: Vanessa Clohessy

Fellowship Hour is being hosted today the Magas and Petropoulos families in memory of their loved ones.

 

Veterans…that fought for the independence of our country and our precious freedom are remembered today and honored for their sacrifice. We acknowledge our gratitude to our men and women who served in all wars and for those who lie beneath the white crosses scattered in battle fields around the world. Prayers for the repose of their souls will be offered in today’s Liturgy along with the memorials.

 

Feast Day of the Holy Apostle Bartholomew, Patron Saint of Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago...The faithful stewards are cordially invited to an Open House on the occasion of the feast day of the Holy Apostle Bartholomew, patron saint of our Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago, on Monday, June 10, following Great Vespers at 7:00 pm at the St. Nectarios Church in Palatine. On the following day, Tuesday, June 11, a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at the Annunciation Cathedral in Chicago with luncheon to follow.

 

Church Directory Photograph Sign-Up...Beginning June 16 there will be four ways to sign up for your photography session:

  1. Sign Up on our website at www.holyapostleschurch.com
  2. See our sign-up table before or after Sunday Liturgies
  3. Call Nia Kouchis at (630) 910-8224
  4. Call Lifetouch at 1(866) 756-0281

We look forward to your help in making our church directory complete. For questions, please call Nia Kouchis at (630) 910-8224.

 

Graduate Sunday...will be Sunday, June 9. If you have a child who is graduating this year, please submit their name to the church office. Father will acknowledge them after the Liturgy and the Sunday School along with Philoptochos will hold a special coffee hour in their honor.

Holy Apostles Vespers Service and Feast Day Celebration...Saturday, June 29th and Sunday June 30th, Philoptochos will be hosting the receptions following both the Vespers Service and Divine Liturgy. Volunteers will be needed to assist with set up and serving. Donations of Greek pastries or other baked goods will also be needed. If you would like to help or contribute to the reception, please contact either Emily Rehn at (708)369-9365/platovalentine@hotmail.com or Maria Patt at (630)832-5614/mariapatt54@gmail.com.

Jr. GOYA Pizza and Putt Putt...Incoming 6th graders, all 7th graders, and outgoing 8th graders are invited to the last Jr. GOYA event of the school year, Pizza and Putt Putt, on Friday, June 14. Cost is $25.00 each. Please email jrgoya@holyapostleschurch.com to reserve a spot or ask a question.

 

Proactive Pizza Night...We invite ministry leaders to proactively look ahead at our various ministries for the upcoming church year that starts on September 1st. The group will share some cross-dialogue between ministries. We will order some pizzas and offer the multipurpose room for ministry leaders to sit at tables working on their respective calendars, or just to talk “big picture” planning for the upcoming fall. We hope you can join us!

 

Vacation Church School...June 17 to June 21. VCS is open to all children who turned 3 last September up to 5th graders who have completed their 5th grade year. Sign up in the multipurpose room today or on line: holyapostleschurch.com. We need volunteers! Anyone from completed 6th graders on up, please apply! Last day to sign up and receive a T-shirt is May 31st.

 

The White Sox...are celebrating Hellenic Heritage Night on June 11. AHEPA Lakeshore Chapter 205 is again selling $25 tickets. Part of the proceeds will be used to support Chapter 205’s philanthropic outreach which has included supporting Holy Apostles 5K, Camp Fanari and Focus’ back to school backpack project. If interested, please contact Spyro Demakis, spyro@cmvlaw.com or (630) 532-4000.