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Highlands Voice                       Volume 14, Number 42


December 3, 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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ADVENT ADULT EDUCATION:

Down to Earth Mike SlaughterDOWN TO EARTH



Save the Dates:

Tuesdays 12.05 - 12.19

  Supper @ 6:00 p.m.

Program @ 6:30 p.m.





CHRISTMAS SERVICES

December 24th

Holy Eucharist of Advent IV - 10:30 a.m.

Festival Eucharist of Christmas - 7:00 p.m.


December 25th

Holy Eucharist of Christmas Day - 10:00 a.m.




CORO ALLEGRO CONCERT

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Saturday

December 2, 2017

7:30 p.m.

Adults: $20.00

Children: $10.00



ADVENT LESSONS & CAROLS

Angel 3Rejoice! Rejoice!

Immanuel shall

come to you,

O Israel



Immanuel-Highlands

Sunday

December 3, 2017

4:00 p.m.



CHRISTMAS FLOWERS

Christmas Flowers may be given in loving memory of or thanksgiving for a loved one. To donate, please fill out one of the forms inserted into this week’s service leaflet. Additional forms may be found in the back of the church or on the credenza in the foyer. Checks should be made out to “Immanuel Church, Highlands,” and marked “Christmas Flowers.” Names provided to the office by December 20, 2017 will be included in the Christmas Service Booklets.



DECEMBER FOOD DRIVE

During the month of December, Immanuel collects nonperishable foods for our local food pantry, St. Stephen’s, which is operated by Lutheran Community Services. Our needy neighbors sometimes must choose between food, medicine, and heat during these cold months. Any amount is welcome! Children often enjoy selecting food to donate. The donations will be blessed before being taken to the food pantry. Donations may be placed under the table in the foyer.

Thank you!

Outreach Ministry



EMMANUEL DINING ROOM

For many years, Immanuel has helped feed the homeless population in Wilmington by preparing and delivering a meal for 200 people on the twentieth of each month. We need two new volunteers who can commit about 2.5 – 3 hours once a month to this ministry. If interested, please speak to Rob Volko or Fr. Kim.



2018 PLEDGE CARDS ARE AVAILABLE

The 2018 Pledge Cards have been mailed. If you did not receive a card in the mail and want to make a pledge, ask the greeters the next time you're in church or contact the church office. Pledge envelopes for 2018 will be distributed in early December.



SINGING AND RINGING

The Choir has begun rehearsing music for Advent and Christmas and would welcome singers who might like to join us for a short commitment during the season. We are also looking for hand bell ringers for each Sunday in Advent - a very simple addition to our weekly service music. If you're interested, speak to Steven Patchel or any choir member.



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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 FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT


Link to Lectionary Page


Isaiah 64:1-9

Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18

1 Corinthians 1:3-9

Mark 13:24-37




PARISH INTERCESSIONS

West Buganda - (Uganda) The Rt Revd Henry Katumba-Tamale, Bishop


Kevin Brown,

Bishop-Elect of Delaware


St. Peter’s Church, Smyrna: Donna Jean Kiessling, Rector


The music ministry:

The Choir and Steven, our organist and choir director


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, Judith, George, Carolyn, Rod, Melissa, Steven, Norman, Libby, Sylvia, Missie, Ferne, Damien, Reinaldo, Dorothy, Carmela, Keila, and Samuel David, Stephen, Brenda, Damien, Gracie


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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