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SUNDAY                      JANUARY 26-CHILDREN IN THE LOFT

  8:15 a.m.                     Orthros

  9:30 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy

Memorials:                   Angelo Dovas, Pauline Dovas, Mary Halkias, Miltiades Halkias, Michael Peterson

                                    Fellowship Hour

11:40 a.m.                     Greek Dancing Class

Baptism:                        Son of Alexandra and John Roeser

12:00 p.m.                     Sponsor: Christin O’Shaughnessy

  3:30/4:30 p.m.              Grade School/High School Basketball Games at Westchester Park District

TUESDAY                    JANUARY 28

  4:30 p.m.                     Greek School

WEDNESDAY              JANUARY 29

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

  6:00/7:00 p.m.              Grade School/High School Basketball Practice in Lombard

THURSDAY                 JANUARY 30-FEAST DAY OF THE THREE HIERARCHS

  8:00 a.m.                     Orthros

  9:00 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy

  4:30 p.m.                     Greek School

  7:00 p.m.                     Discoveries in Orthodoxy

FRIDAY                       JANUARY 31

                                    Metropolis Council Retreat

  4:30 p.m.                     Adventure Theater Rehearsal

SATURDAY                 FEBRUARY 1

                                    Metropolis Council Retreat

SUNDAY                      FEBRUARY 2- PRESENTATION OF OUR LORD IN THE TEMPLE

  9:30 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy 

                                    Souper Bowl of Caring                         

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Epistle Reading: 1Tim 4:9-15 -   Gospel Reading: Lk 19:1-10 - Reader: Vanessa Clohessy

 

Fellowship Hour is being hosted today by Greek School PTO.

 

The Adventure Theater...urgently needs boys and girls to fill parts in our May 3rd play. Interested? See Mr. D. in person or e-mail him at fanari@me.com.

 

Children in The Loft…We greet the members from the “Children in the Loft” program singing along with our senior choir today and we are thankful for their participation. All 3rd through 8th grade students can participate in the program. For questions, please email Bette Schieber at bmschieber@aol.com.

                             

Share Orthodoxy...The 2020 Holy Apostles Oratorical Festival will be held on Sunday, March 22nd after the Divine Liturgy. All youth in grades 7 – 12 are invited to participate in up to two categories of speech, essay, poetry, iconography and vocal. Informational sessions will be held on February 2nd and February 16th after the Divine Liturgy to provide eligible participants more information on the topics and the registration details. All eligible youth are highly encouraged to participate and demonstrate their love of the Orthodox faith. More information can also be found at www.goarch.org/oratorical.

 

Attention 7th, 8th, & High School students...Greek Dancing will take place in Room 206 following the Divine Liturgy. Any student, at any dance level, interested in Greek dancing, is welcome!

 

" Discoveries in Orthodoxy,"... an adult teaching ministry led by Deacon Perry Hamalis, is continuing with a new 3-part series, "Practicing Prayer." Sessions will be held at Holy Apostles, 7:00-8:15 pm, on alternating week Thursdays: January 30 (Bloom pp 25-51), Feb 13 (Bloom pp 55-78), and Feb 27 (Bloom pp 81-106).  All are welcome!

 

DupagePads Volunteer Opportunities...Do you want to meet new people, be a part of a team, and give back by serving others? If you answered ‘yes’ to any or all of these questions, please volunteer to help prepare and serve dinner for DupagePads homeless families and individuals on Friday, March 6th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. or on Friday, April 3rd, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Chapel, in Hinsdale. To sign up and for more details, please go to our website and click on the link there.

 

Macaronatha Luncheon... Our annual Macaronatha Luncheon will be on Sunday, March 1st following the Divine Liturgy. Lunch is complimentary, but donations will be accepted to benefit our Missions Ministry programs. Please make your reservations by signing up during Fellowship Hour or contacting Lou Kafkes, via phone at (708) 246-7336 or email at loukafkes@yahoo.com.

 

Philoptochos...

Blankets of Love...We will collect knitted, crocheted, or fleece blankets throughout the month of February and then donate them to The Cradle, one of the premier adoption agencies in the country. Collection boxes will be set up in the multipurpose room in front of HARC to collect your donations. Those who are unable to make a blanket can still participate by donating money that can be used to purchase materials. For more information, please contact Faye Adams at (630)517-8097 or  geofaye.adams@gmail.com

Philoptochos General MeetingTuesday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m. at Stockholm Objects in LaGrange. The store will be open exclusively to Philoptochos and will feature wine, appetizers, and of course, shopping! Members will receive an evite with more details and RSVP information.

 

Saints Peter and Paul Divorce Rebuilders…offers information, guidance and support to those who are separated and divorced. Meetings begin Monday, February 17 and they will carry on through March 23 at our Holy Apostles Church. Meetings are from 7:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Discussion, feedback and support are integral components of this program.  Leader:  Maria Boyle, Counseling, Northwestern University.  To enroll in this program or for more information, please email: mariaharduvel4@aol.com or sspp.divorcerebuilders@gmail.com. There is no fee for this program.