This Week’s Announcements – August 21, 2016

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Outreach: Backpacks needed for Darby Mission
This Sunday, August 21st, is the deadline for dropping off backpacks for the Darby Mission. We wish to thank all of those who donated to this mission. Incidentally, if you wish to donate directly to the mission at any time outside of the backpack drive, you should make your check payable to the Diocese of Pennsylvania, but write “Darby Mission” on the memo line, and send it to:
The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, ATTN: Mr. Rob Rogers,
3717 Chestnut Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Blood Drive
Monday, August 29, 2016, 2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Parish Hall
Appointments are Preferred! Call Bonnie at the Church Office (610-642-6617) for an appointment or for more information. Or, you may call 1-800-RED CROSS, or sign up online at Enter Sponsor Code: Holy Apostles. For Donor eligibility guidelines, call 1-866-236-3276.

Sundae Sunday
To welcome back Sunday School on Sunday, September 11th, we will celebrate with a make-your-own-sundae bar for our children, their families, and parishioners to enjoy immediately following the 10:00 a.m. service. There will be no 5:30 p.m. Church & Pizza on this day.

Darby Mission Meal
We are planning to host a Darby Mission Meal on Tuesday, September 20th, at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center in Darby. We will need volunteers to prepare 10 pasta casseroles, desserts to serve about 100 people, and 9 volunteers to set up, serve, and clean up. A sign-up sheet may be found on the bulletin boards in the parish hall or you may sign up here.

Fundraising Opportunities
1) AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Holy Apostles. Search Amazon Smile on our website and click the “Get started” button to enroll.
2) See J.T. Wertz to purchase Giant Gift Cards in $100 denominations. Holy Apostles receives 5% of the proceeds from the sale of these gift cards. The Giant cards may also be used for gas at the Havertown Giant and points accumulate from any Giant for cents off per gallon.

Newsletter Publishing Deadline—All newsletter articles must be to the office by the 25th of the month for publication of the next month’s issue.

Lost & Found: a Lost and Found basket is located outside the rector’s office. Please check to see if anything belongs to you.