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Highlands Voice                       Volume 13, Number 43



November 20, 2016
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IMMANUEL CHURCH, HIGHLANDS

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IN MEMORIAM

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

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

AdventPlease 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

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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 swelles1@verizon.net if you are interested but unable to make the meeting.



DITTY BOXES

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

Toothpaste

Toothbrush

Comb

Razors

Deodorant

Shampoo

Playing Cards

Chap Stick

Cough Drops

Hand Lotion

Sewing Kit

Candy

Bars of Soap

Stationery and Pens

Warm Socks

Winter Gloves


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.


Compline Service

Tuesday, December 13 @ 7:45 p.m.


Choir School and First State Handbell Ringers

Saturday, December 10 @ 7:00 p.m.

Christmas Concert


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

Welcoming Community,

Celebrating and Sharing

the Good News of Jesus

through Worship, Prayer, Learning,

and Service.



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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. 10

Email: PStephens@immanuel-highlands.org


THE LAST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST: CHRIST THE KING


 

Link to Lectionary Page


 

Jeremiah 23:1-6

Psalm 46

Colossians 1:11-20

Luke 23:33-43






PARISH INTERCESSIONS

Falkland Islands (Extra-provincial to Canterbury: Nigel William Stock, Bishop


Postulants/Candidates for Holy Orders and Members of the Commission on Ministry


FAITH Center


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









CALENDAR


Immanuel Church, Highlands

2400 West 17th Street

Wilmington, DE 19806

www.immanuel-highlands.org

Tel: 302.658.7326




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