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SUNDAY                      NOVEMBER 19- STEWARDSHIP SUNDAY

  8:15 a.m.                     Orthros

  9:30 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy

Memorials:                   Paraskevi Apostolakos, Peter Assimakopoulos, Sam Geannopulos, Sandra Geannopulos, Anastasia Kapolas, Chris Kapolas, Christopher Kapolas, Harry Kapolas, Mary Kapolas, Irene Messerges, Andreas Paloumpis, Evon Stamos, Dean Stamos, Mae Stamos, James Thermos,

Metaxia Thermos

                                    Fellowship Hour/ Greek School Bake Sale

11:30 p.m.                     Catechism

Baptism:                        Daughter of Georgia and Demetrios Tsantilis

12:00 p.m.                     Sponsors: Sara and Peter Tsantilis

  2:30 p.m./3:30 p.m.      Basketball Games at St. Demetrios, Elmhurst

  7:00 p.m.                     Hinsdale Home Bible Study Group

TUESDAY                    NOVEMBER 21-ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS

  8:00 a.m.                     Orthros

  9:00 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy

10:00 a.m.                     TOTS

  4:30 p.m.                     Greek School

  6:15 p.m.                     The Way

  7:00 p.m.                     Elmhurst Home Bible Study

WEDNESDAY              NOVEMBER 22

                                    NO Adult Fellowship and Bible Study

  6:00 p.m.                     Thanksgiving Eve Liturgy

  7:30 p.m.                     Choir Rehearsal 

SATURDAY                 NOVEMBER 25-FEAST DAY OF ST. KATHERINE

  8:00 a.m.                     Orthros

  9:00 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy

Wedding:                      Marita Urban and Vasilios Hatzos

  4:00 p.m.                     Sponsors: Caroline and Spiro Zougras

SUNDAY                      NOVEMBER- FEAST DAY OF ST. STYLIANOS

  9:30 a.m.                     Divine Liturgy

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Epistle Reading: Eph 2: 14-22 --- Gospel Reading: Lk 12: 16-21 Reader: Nick Paloumpis

 Stewardship Sunday…By God’s Grace all the ministries of Holy Apostles got off to a great start. Your Stewardship Pledge helps make these programs successful. The programs in our church become a reality when we all do our SHARE. Thank you to all the faithful stewards of our Parish that help God’s work.   

Children in the Loft…We welcome Children in The Loft participants this morning in the choir loft and thank the families for their continued support. For information contact Bette Schieber at bmschieber@aol.com. Future dates can be found on the church website. 

Christmas Card Forms…have been mailed and extra forms are in the office. You can also email your response to holyapostleschurchoffice@comcast.net.

 Christmas Pageant...Register today! It is our hope that every K-8th grader will participate at the December 10 Pageant! Rehearsal today, after Divine Liturgy. K-3rd grade characters should come into church and choir members (4th-8th) should report to the assigned classroom. There is no rehearsal on Sunday, November 26. Next rehearsal is on December 3. For questions email Sandy Pihos at greeks1@gmail.com or call (630) 469-6069.  

Ηome Bible Study Group...The Hinsdale study group will be meeting this Sunday, November 19 at 7:00 pm.  The meeting with be at the Theophilos' home at 535 Woodside Avenue, Hinsdale.  They will be discussing Philippians, focusing on chapters 2 and 4.  All are welcome.  

 Feed the Hungry...Last year’s Holy Apostles Feed the Hungry Event was a huge success. We raised $16,840 and packed 68,256 meals. With your help, our upcoming January 13, 2018 event will be an even bigger success. We hope to raise $25,000 and pack 100,000 meals. If you would like to donate to this event, make a check out to Holy Apostles and put “Feed 6” on the memo. 

 Free Thanksgiving Dinner…Rotary Club of Elmhurst and Diplomat West Banquet Hall sponsor a free Thanksgiving Day Dinner for the needy or for someone who is alone on Thanksgiving Day.

 Pan-Orthodox Christmas Concert... on Saturday 2, at St. John the Baptist in Des Plaines. Great Vespers at 5:00 p.m. with Concert following at 6:30 p.m. featuring Christmas songs in various languages. Lenten food and gift items will also be available. Free Will Donation.

 Philoptochos...

Christmas Breakfast...is on Sunday, December 10, immediately following Liturgy. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet while the kids share their list with Santa! $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 5-10, and children under 4 are free. RSVP to Tina Dillon at 630-254-5652 or tina660@sbcglobal.net or Anthoula Pomrening at 708-588-2058/pomrening@mbhb.com

Pillars & Rock Visits...Philoptochos visits and delivers seasonal flowers and goodie bags to those of the Holy Apostles community who are facing difficult times. Please help us complete our visits on December 1st and 2nd. For more information please contact Cathy Magas at (630) 941-8448. 

Sunday School Open House...You are invited to visit your child’s Sunday School classroom, immediately following Divine Liturgy. You can meet and greet the teacher, hear about curriculum, and see the amazing renovations that were made to the classrooms! 

Wreath Sale...Support our Basketball teams by ordering your Christmas wreath today. Sale will continue every week. Orders will be available for pick up on Sunday, December 3.