IMMANUEL CHURCH, HIGHLANDS
Donald Dean Wilson
October 19, 1930 ~ November 16, 2016
Eucharist in Celebration of Life
Immanuel Church, Highlands
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Eleven O'clock in the morning
May his soul, and the souls of all the departed,
through the mercy of God rest in peace.
Please remember the Wilson family in your prayers.
Commitment Sunday is this Sunday!
Please be sure to turn in
your 2017 Commitment Card
BILL PERKINS TO VISIT THIS SUNDAY
Bill Perkins, Executive Director of Friendship House and our preacher for both services this Sunday, will be in the Parlor between services to discuss the Kingdom of God and how it relates to homelessness, our political climate, and our personal lives. Join us for an insightful discussion!
ADVENT WREATH LIGHTING
We need volunteers each of the four Sundays
in Advent (11/27 – 12/18)
To assist in lighting the Advent wreath.
ADVENT ADULT EDUCATION
Please join us each Tuesday in Advent when we will examine the biblical story of different characters in the story of God’s unconditional love! Mary, Joseph, the Shepherds, and the Wise men.S
November 29th - December 20th
Supper at 6:00 p.m.
Program at 6:30 p.m.
Please sign up at church to do the supper main course
IMMANUEL CHRISTMAS PAGENT
Parishioners of all ages, especially children and youth, are invited to participate in our Christmas Pageant, to be performed on Saturday, December 24th at our Festival Eucharist of Christmas. There will be a brief organizational meeting directly after the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday, November 20th. Contact Sue Welles at 302.299.9876 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested but unable to make the meeting.
The collection of items for Ditty Boxes for the Seamen’s Center at the Port of Wilmington will start soon. We will be kicking off the collection of items for Ditty Boxes this week and the final day to contribute will be Sunday, November 27. Please contribute any of the items listed below and put them in the red bucket in the foyer:
Knitted hat and Scarf
Bars of Soap
Stationery and Pens
Please see Deacon Sheila if you have any questions.
A ditty bag is a small bag used by soldiers and sailors to hold toilet articles or other personal items. A Ditty Box is just a larger version of this.
UPCOMING MUSICAL EVENTS
Lessons and Carols
Sunday, December 4 @ 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 13 @ 7:45 p.m.
Choir School and First State Handbell Ringers
Saturday, December 10 @ 7:00 p.m.
Piffaro Renaissance Band and Guests
Sunday, December 18 @ 3:30 p.m.
Renowned Philadelphia ensemble playing a variety of wind and string instruments in Christmas music from Spain
Immanuel is a
Celebrating and Sharing
the Good News of Jesus
through Worship, Prayer, Learning,
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
THE LAST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST: CHRIST THE KING
Link to Lectionary Page
Falkland Islands (Extra-provincial to Canterbury: Nigel William Stock, Bishop
Postulants/Candidates for Holy Orders and Members of the Commission on Ministry
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, The People of San Marco, Guatemala, George, Barb, Rebecca, Aileen, Judy, Aixa, Fam, Salvador, Erika, Mac, Kay, Cis, David, Natasha, Tatiana, Norman, Hugh, Tony, Sandy, Steve,
Fran, Richard, George, Carolyn, Ellen, Betsy, Lisa, Bob, Ruth, Jack, Edwina, Sharon, Rod, Katherine, David, Shirley, Janet, Tim, Steve, Chelsea, Judi, Nick, Jane, Celeste, Egon, Antonia, Virginia
Those that are on assignment in the Middle East and throughout the world in the service of their country: Damien, Lupita, Tim
Those who have died, and for the comfort of their families: John, Don