News from your Parish
June 23, 2019
Proper 7


Sunday 6/23/19 Bulletin is available at our website. Click HERE.
Please find below an outline of  pertinent events at the parish for the next two weeks.

Beginning June 2 and ending July 28, there will only be one service on Sunday at 9:00AM.

6/17 - 6/20 Pastor serving as Camp Chaplain in Kohala

Monday, June 17
4:30PM Centering Prayer

Wednesday, June 19
4:00PM Bible Study - Junior Warden to host
5:30PM Sung Evening Prayer- cancelled

Thursday, June 20
2:00PM Peanut Butter Ministry – Prep Crew – Hilo United Methodist Church 
5:00PM Peanut Butter Ministry – Serve Crew – Hilo United Methodist Church

Saturday, June 22
1 0:00AM Ordination of Andrew Arakawa @ St. Andrew Cathedral 
3:00 – 5:00PM Kanikapila – E Mele Kākou!

Sunday, June 23
9:00AM Holy Eucharist w/ Music
6:00PM – 8:00PM-Interfaith Communities in Action will be holding a fundraiser  Bringing Hope Home , to help support the building of a Prototype HPM modular home @ Sanga Hall

Monday, June 24
1:00PM Staff Meeting
4:30PM Centering Prayer

6/26 thru 7/6 – Pastor in New Jersey
Father David Glaser available for URGENT Pastoral Care .
  
Wednesday, June 26
4:00PM Bible Study - Senior Warden to host
5:30PM Holy Eucharist - cancelled

Sunday, June 30th - Father David Glaser to Supply 
9:00AM Holy Eucharist w/ Music

Monday, July 1
4:30PM Centering Prayer

Wednesday, July 3
4:00PM Bible Study - Marianne Hodapp to host
5:30PM Sung Evening Prayer

Thursday, July 4th - Independence Day - Office Closed

Friday, July 5th - Office Closed

Sunday, July 7 - Father David Glaser to Supply
9:00AM Holy Eucharist w/Music
4:30PM Lincoln Park Service
5:00PM Feed the Hungry Program at Salvation Army

Monday, July 8
1:00PM Staff Meeting
4:30PM Centering Prayer

Thursday, July 9
12Noon Faith Leaders @ Prosecutorʻs Office 
5:30PM ICIA Steering Committee Meeting

Wednesday, July 10, 17th and 24th
12Noon Noonday Prayer
4:00PM Bible Study
5:30PM Holy Eucharist 

Thursday, July 18
2:00PM Peanut Butter Ministry – Prep Crew - Hilo United Methodist Church
5:00PM Peanut Butter Ministry – Serve Crew – Hilo United Methodist Church 

Sunday, July 21
9:00AM Holy Eucharist w/ Music
10:45-12:15PM Vestry Meeting 

Monday, July 22
1:00PM Staff Meeting
4:30PM Centering Prayer

Tuesday, July 23
7:00PM ICIA General Meeting; Location TBD

Fellowship follows all Sunday services.  
*ICIA – Interfaith Communities In Action 
A note from Pastor Katlin:
Dear Ones of Holy Apostles,
As we come halfway through 2019, I wanted to write you a brief report as to how things have been going since our Annual Meeting in January:
Reminders and Announcements:
Interested in serving on the Altar Guild?  CHA is actively recruiting members.
This team prepares the sanctuary for Holy Communion on a weekly basis, as well as special occasions, and oversees the altar flowers. To get involved, contact BJ Saito and/or Elizabeth Bell.
Bible Study is held every Wednesday at 4pm in the office.
A sung Evening Prayer will be held the first Wednesday of every month instead of the Eucharist. Father David Glaser will officiate.
Noonday Prayer is now being held every Wednesday. Join us in the sanctuary.
Wishlist: Some of our members have asked to donate supplies to the church. If you are interested, download the wishlist here .
Prayer List: Please submit your prayer requests via this link:

The Prayer List is refreshed at the beginning of each month.
Do you want to serve God through the Church? Do you enjoy working with people and want to make a difference that will sustain and grow Holy Apostles? Do you want to strengthen your team-building skills? Do you want to serve but not quite sure which ministry is for you? See below for the myriad of choices available and contact person for questions.
How can our Holy Apostles Community take steps to be more sustainable and kind to our environment?

June Green Tip : Summer is here! As we look forward to longer sunny days, please protect yourself from excessive sun exposure with a hat, sunglasses, appropriate clothing, and sunscreen. 

Did you know that in 2018 Governor Ige signed a bill that bans sunscreen containing chemicals harmful to coral reefs? We are the 1st state in the nation to pass this type of law. Although, the bill doesn't go into effect until January 1, 2021, you can be proactive today. Please read your labels and avoid sunscreen containing oxybenzone and octinoxate. It is a common allergen & has been linked to coral bleaching & declining health of coral reefs and marine life. A safer and recommended sunscreen is mineral based - such as zinc oxide or titanium dioxide.
CHA is now registered at Amazon Smile ! When customers shop on  AmazonSmile  ( smile.amazon.com ), the  AmazonSmile  Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to CHA! Be sure to select CHA from the list of charitable organizations FIRST.
The 51 st  Annual Meeting of the Convention will be held in Tenney Theater at the Cathedral of St. Andrew, Honolulu, on Saturday, October 26, 2019.
 
Opening Eucharist will be on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
 
Education Day will be Friday, October 25, 2019.  The Rev. Jay Sidebotham will be with us again to share more about RenewalWorks and how it can help build cultures of discipleship in Episcopal congregations.
 
Please  CLICK HERE to visit the Annual Meeting page  on the Diocesan website for details, materials and announcements.

RESOLUTIONS:  Deadline to submit resolutions is September 11, 2019. For more information on how to submit Resolutions to the Convention and what information to include when writing a Resolution, please visit the Annual Meeting webpage (see link above). If you would like to submit a  resolution, CLICK HERE .
 
NOMINATIONS:  Nominations are to be submitted online.  The submission deadline is September 11, 2019 for publication in the Annual Meeting booklet.  CLICK HERE for the Nomination form .
Opportunities from the Office of the Bishop:

“Invite/Welcome/Connect”  (see  Invite/Welcome/Connect ) is coming  to the Diocese on  Saturday September 7, 2019 . Led by Mary Palmer, Invite/Welcome/Connect "is a ministry of relational evangelism and congregational empowerment allowing churches to become places of genuine connection for inviting the faith journeys and stories of everyone, enabling deeper journeys of Christian discipleship and enabling the Spirit of Christ to be at the heart of each church's hospitable mission of spreading the Good News." The workshop will be taking place at the Cathedral of St. Andrew, Davies Hall, from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Cost is only $15 and includes lunch. Airfare will be covered for neighbor island clergy and two others from each church. Register at  "Registration for Invite/Welcome/Connect"

The Reverend  Jay Sidebotham  from  RenewalWorks  (see  Renewal/Works ) is now scheduled to be with us as the presenter at  Diocesan Education Day (Friday, October 25)  and as the chaplain to the Annual Meeting of Diocesan Convention (Saturday, October 26). Many experienced Jay’s plenary presentation and workshop at “Renewal 2019.” Remember, Education Day is open to anyone in the Diocese, but it is particularly important for Diocesan leaders (including Delegates, Wardens and Vestry/Bishop’s Committee members) to take part.
 
If you are interested in either, please contact Pastor Katlin.
Looking for a spiritual network of individuals committed to receive the gift of contemplative prayer in which we experience God's presence within us? This method of prayer is both a relationship with God and a discipline to foster that relationship.

Visit our weekly Centering Prayer meetings held on Mondays at 5:30p.m.
The Diocesan Annual Clergy Retreat is coming up August 26-28, 2019, at the Grand Naniloa Hotel in Hilo on the Big Island. The special guest will be author, speaker and Franciscan, Jamie Arpin-Ricci. Among his books is Vulnerable Faith , The Cost of Community: Jesus, St. Francis , and Life in the Kingdom and Living Christ Together: Reflections on the Missional Life . Active clergy in the Diocese should be receiving an e-mail with more info on registration shortly.
From 6 to 8 pm on Sunday, June 23rd at Sangha Hall in Hilo the Interfaith Communities in Action will be holding a fundraiser  Bringing Hope Home , to help support the building of a Prototype HPM modular home.

It will be Fun Sunday evening of Good Food, Music, Taiko, and Belly Dancing. 

Neighborhood Place of Puna is supporting this modular home project because it offers a real solution to the County's affordable Housing shortage. As you all know, the lack of affordable housing is the biggest barrier to reducing homelessness.

The fundraiser is 13 days away and we need your help.
  1. Please purchase tickets or make a donation at bringinghopehome.eventbrite.com.
  2. Spread the word. Encourage others to attend, purchase tickets, and/or make a donation at bringinghopehome.eventbrite.com.

Together, we can make affordable housing a reality!
We know how much summer vacation means to every family that may include travel to visit friends and relatives, back yard family BBQs, beach days, and many other outdoor activities that families enjoy. Sunday School summer hiatus begins June 1 and ends on August 18, 2019.   We look to forward to resuming regular Sunday School classes on Sunday, August 25 during the 10:00 am worship service. 

Be sure to come back for another exciting fall semester as Family Ministry Director Lindbergh Marzo and the corp of talented, God loving teachers start to prepare their Sunday School plans.

For more information contact Lindbergh Marzo at  familylife@episcopalchurchhilo.org .
Olivia, Evette and Claudia gather around Sandi Nakagawa as she plays expertly on her ukulele.
Kanikapila Saturday!
Letʻs play music! Come on down for a grass-roots style, Hawaiian music experience on June 22nd from 3-5 p.m. on the church lanai. E Kanikapila Kākou!
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Whatʻs going on in the Diocese?
Click HERE for the most current news!
Kupuna Korner:

Get the most current edition of the Hawaiʻi County Office of Aging monthly report here:

Pastor Katlin is available for Pastoral Care at #333-7693.
Prayer List: Call the church office or speak with our pastor if you have a prayer request. (808-935-5545) or admin@episcopalchurchhilo.org
Request for housing!
Elise Kaneshiro, a member of St. Andrewʻs Cathedral and current law student recently got an internship in Hilo. She is looking for a place to stay for 2months. If anyone is interested in helping, please call the office for her contact information. ** 

Free Meals for students!
Beginning in early June, the Seamless Summer Option program will be available at public schools around the state free of charge to all children 18 years and younger. Meals will be served at select locations Monday through Friday, except June 11 (King Kamehameha Day) and July 4 (Independence Day). Parents are encouraged to call their child's school directly to find out the specific times for meal service. Click here to view a list of available sites and times.
Hurricane Season is here! Are you prepared?
With NOAA predicting 5 to 8 tropical cyclones for 2019, we thought we would send you some links to resources to prepare yourself:

808-935-5545  admin@episcopalchurchhilo.org

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