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Highlands Voice                       Volume 13, Number 35

September 18, 2016
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Saturday, September 24th

10:00 a.m.

Dravo Plaza at the Riverfront, Wilmington

     Join Team Immanuel on Saturday, September 24th in our 12th annual walk to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in Delaware. Did you know that senior citizens and young single women are among the fastest growing populations of new HIV/AIDS infections? Help us be a visible presence in our community as we join with thousands of others to walk for health. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. at the Riverfront and Step-off is 10:00 a.m. The walk is level along the Riverfront on a wide paved surface so there are no hills and its stroller and wheelchair friendly! You can do the 3-mile stroll or take the short-cut or even just show up for our group photo. GROUP PHOTO is 9:45 a.m.! The main point is to be together and help raise money for an important cause.

     Please sign-up on the bulletin board in the foyer and you can also register on-line at 302.652.6776.

     Need a Team Immanuel Tee-Shirt? Or a ride down? Contact Sue Welles at 302.429.6676 or 

Outreach Ministry


Sunday, October 2, 2016

Pet Blessing

8:00 & 10:30 a.m.

Please bring your appropriately chaperoned pet to church for a blessing

Parish picnic

12:00 noon

in our courtyard.


As we enter a new program year, think about how you might sing a new song. Not only is it part of our faith and tradition, but there are now so many studies revealing the health and social benefits of singing, especially in a group. Of course the choir and choir director heartily invite you to join choir. We love to welcome new singers! But, also remember that we as a congregation will sing some new songs, and some old songs. We are invited to sing everything with freshness and joyfulness of spirit. Hope to hear from you soon!

Immanuel is a

Welcoming Community,

Celebrating and Sharing

the Good News of Jesus

through Worship, Prayer, Learning,

and Service.


Highlands Voice Deadline: 4:00 p.m. each Tuesday for the next week’s issue.

Phillip Stephens, Parish Administrator and Highlands Voice Editor

Office hours: 8:30 – 1:30, Monday through Friday.

Phone: 302.658.7326 ext. 10





Link to Lectionary Page


Amos 8:4-7

Psalm 113

1 Timothy 2:1-7

Luke 16:1-13


The Episcopal Church: Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop

All Saints’ Church, Delmar: Kenneth F. Athey, Pastor; Dorothy Vuono, Deacon

St. Stephen’s Food Pantry

Those in need of our prayers for strength, guidance or healing: Tom, Maria, Christopher, Jeremy, Joan, Janie, Richard, George, Cathy, Leslee, Victoriano, Tom, Beverley, Eve, Molly, Keith, Don, Austin, Kim, George, Barb, Rebecca, Aileen, Judy, Aixa, Fam, Salvador, Erika, Mac, Kay, Cis, David, Natasha, Tatiana, Norman, Hugh, Tony, Sandy, Steve,

Fran, Richard, George, Ellen, Betsy, Lisa, Bob, Ruth, Jack, Edwina

Those that are on assignment in the Middle East and throughout the world in the service of their country: Damien

Those who have died, and for the comfort of their families:


Immanuel Church, Highlands

2400 West 17th Street

Wilmington, DE 19806

Tel: 302.658.7326

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