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Highlands Voice                       Volume 14, Number 35


October 8, 2017

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IMMANUEL CHURCH, HIGHLANDS:

A welcoming community, celebrating and sharing the good news of Jesus through worship, prayer, learning, and service.

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BISHOP'S ORDINATION AND CONSECRATION

Diocesan Shield 2The REV. KEVIN S. BROWN

will be ordained and consecrated

The XI Bishop of Delaware.


Saturday, December 9

11:00 a.m.


Delaware State University


THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT.


The Rector will submit a single Ticket Request for the parish.


A SIGN-UP SHEET IS POSTED

ON THE BULLETIN BOARD IN THE FOYER.


For more information click here.

HYMN FESTIVAL:

SIGNS AND WONDERS

Commemorating the Reformation Anniversary

1517 ~ 2017

Date

Saturday, October 7, 2017

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Location

Saint Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

701 South College Avenue

Newark, DE 19713

Event Host

Delaware Chapter, American Guild of Organists

Description

On Saturday morning, 7 October 2017, the Delaware Chapter of the American Guild of Organists chapter will host a program marking the five hundredth anniversary of the Reformation. Under the theme Signs and Wonders, the day’s schedule includes morning prayer, a brief lecture about the meaning of the Reformation for congregations today, and concludes with an ecumenical hymn festival led by chapter members. This festival will feature spoken reflections alongside hymn texts, tunes, and arrangements by women and men from the ninth century through the present—all drawn from Lutheran, Catholic, Episcopal, Presbyterian, and Methodist sources. All are welcome to attend free of charge, either for the entire morning or just for a portion of the program. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/DelawareAGO/, https://www.delawareago.org/reformation-event, or write to info@delawareago.org.

Event Schedule

9:00 Coffee and Fellowship

9:30 Morning Prayer: A service in the style

                               of sixteenth-century Wittenberg

10:00 Lecture “The Reformation at 500: What does this mean?” 10:30 Coffee and Fellowship

11:00 Hymn Festival “Signs and Wonders:

                               Singing the Story Together”

IMMANUEL SOCIAL

Friday, October 20, 2017

5:30-7:30 p.m.

All parishioners are invited to a Social in the Parlor on October 20th. This is a fun and relaxing way to meet newer and longtime parishioners in a casual setting. Delicious hors d'oeuvres and a variety of beverages will be served. Child care will be provided. There will be a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the foyer. For more information contact:

Laurie Hay - 302.388.2044; lathay@verizon.net  or

Sue Welles - 302.299.9876; swelles1@verizon.net


PRAYER AND SUPPORT FOR THOSE IN NEED!

The devastation from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria is already at historic proportions. Episcopal Relief & Development is working with local partners as they develop their relief efforts and stands ready to assist wherever possible. Please join in praying for all those struggling to survive these terrible storms – and if you can, click on the link below and make an emergency gift to help Episcopal Relief & Development aid in the relief efforts. Thank you for your compassionate support.

Click here to

DONATE ONLINE NOW!

or mail your contribution to the following address:

Episcopal Relief & Development

P.O. Box 7058

Merrifield, VA 22116-7058


PARISH LIFE DAY

Sister BJListen… and Leap!


November 18, 2017


8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.


St. Anne’s Episcopal School

Middletown, Delaware


FEATURED GUEST:

Sister Barbara Jean Brown


       Workshops:

  • A Heart of Peace
  • Yoga for Healthy Bones
  • Better Photos with Any Camera! (including smart phones)
  • Listening for God’s Abundance
  • Conversations with Children: a way of proclaiming the Good News
  • Stop Bullying
  • Mitigating the Impact of Unconscious Bias
  • From Sophia to the Holy Spirit
  • Developing Your Spiritual Senses
  • Coping with Grief of Loss
  • Meditation Plus
  • Centering Prayer: Receiving God’s Love
  • ECW Meeting

If you would like to register, please click here.


THE STOCKLEY CENTER

The Stockley Center in Georgetown, DE is the 2017 outreach target of the Diocesan ECW. The Stockley Center generally houses about 50 severely handicapped adult men and women. All parishes in the Diocese are asked to collect the items needed, which will be presented to a representative of the Stockley Center at Parish Life Day, November 18. Please note: Because of allergies and the fragile health of the residents, The Stockley Center cannot accept any toiletries - soap, lotion, shampoo, etc.


Items needed:

  • Slipper Socks - most residents are non-ambulatory, and don't wear shoes.
  • Art & Craft Supplies - colored paper, glue stick, washable markers and crayons, colorful foam cut-outs, ribbon, wiggle eyes, stickers, etc.
  • Card and Board Games - UNO, Skip Bo, etc. (NO plain playing cards); simple board games with not a lot of small pieces
  • Jigsaw Puzzles - the kind with large pieces, especially the wooden type
  • Money - Cash donations are always welcome, so you can help The Stockley Center purchase what they need.

Bring your parish or personal donation to the ECW table at Parish Life Day, November 18, and it will be presented to a representative of The Stockley Center.

MUSICAL EVENTS

@ IMMANUEL

EVENSONG

Sunday, October 15 @ 4:00 p.m.

Music of Haydn (The Heavens are Telling) and Canticles of Purcell

HIGHLANDS CHAMBER PLAYERS

Saturday, October 28 @ 7:30 p.m.

Varied music with flute, clarinet, cello, harp, piano


RELATED EVENTS

ECUMENICAL HYMN FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 7 @ 11:00 a.m.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Newark

Commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Brass, organ, choir, piano, percussion, interspersed with readings.

TOM SCHRECK, Immanuel Choral Scholar

Saturday, October 7 @ 5:30 p.m.

Senior Voice recital

Gore Recital Hall

110 Orchard Road, Newark

DELAWARE COMMUNION

The Delaware Communion Magazine, October 2017, is available online! Click here to view.

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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. 2

Email: PStephens@immanuel-highlands.org


THE EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST


Link to Lectionary Page


Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20

Psalm 80:7-14

Philippians 3:4b-14

Matthew 21:33-46





PARISH INTERCESSIONS

St Albans -

(Canterbury, England)

Alan Smith, Bishop

St Albans - Bedford - (Canterbury, England)

Richard Atkinson, Bishop

St Albans - Hertford - (Canterbury, England)

Michael Beasley, Bishop


Kevin Brown,

Bishop-Elect of Delaware


Immanuel Church, Highlands:

Kim Capwell, Rector; Thomas A. Kerr,

Rector Emeritus


St. Stephen's Food Pantry


Those in need of our prayers for strength, guidance or healing: Maria, Christopher, Jeremy, Joan, Janie,

Richard, George, Cathy, Leslee, Victoriano, Tom, Beverley, Eve, Molly, Keith, Austin, Kim, The People of San Maros, The People of San Marco, Guatemala, George, Barb, Rebecca, Judy, Aixa, Fam, Salvador,  Thelma, George, Carolyn, Rod, Melissa, Steven, Norman, Libby, Sylvia, Missie, Ferne, Damien, Reinaldo, Dorothy, Carmela, and Keila


Those that are on assignment in the Middle East and throughout the world in the service of their country: Lupita, Tim, Adrian, Derek


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








PARISH CALENDAR


Immanuel Church, Highlands

2400 West 17th Street

Wilmington, DE 19806

www.immanuel-highlands.org

Tel: 302.658.7326




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