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Highlands Voice                       Volume 15, Number 10


March 11, 2018

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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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IN MEMORIAM

David Sanborn Hunt

November 28, 1967 ~ March 2, 2018


Eucharist in Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 24, 2018

11:00 a.m.

Immanuel Highlands


Reception immediately following the Liturgy

in the Parish Hall


May his soul and the souls of all the departed,

through the mercy of God, rest in peace.


Please remember the Hunt Family in your prayers



DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS!

2:00 a.m.

March 11, 2018


Please set your clock forward one hour.

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER 2018

Schedule of Services


The Sunday of the Passion

       8:00 a.m. - Holy Eucharist

     10:30 a.m. - Holy Eucharist

Monday in Holy Week

       5:30 p.m. - Holy Eucharist

Tuesday in Holy Week

       5:30 p.m. - Holy Eucharist

Wednesday in Holy Week

     12:15 p.m. -  Holy Eucharist

Maundy Thursday

       6:15 p.m. - Holy Eucharist with Washing of the Feet

                        Agape Supper

                        Stripping of the Altar & Vigil

Good Friday

      1:30 p.m. - The Way of the Cross

                       (Service of meditation presented by the Youth)

      7:30 p.m. - Good Friday Liturgy

Holy Saturday

     10:30 a.m. - Liturgy of the Tomb

Easter Day

       5:30 a.m. - The Great Vigil of Easter

       7:30 a.m. - Festival Eucharist of Easter

LENTEN SILENCE

Silence

Throughout the season of Lent, the ten minutes before worship will be a time of preparation. As you enter the church, please honor the time with Holy Silence.


LENTEN FOOD DRIVE

During the Season of Lent, Immanuel collects nonperishable food for our local food pantry, St. Stephen’s, which is operated by Lutheran Community Services. Our needy neighbors sometimes must choose between food and medicine. 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.


ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: LENT 2018

Alternative OrthodoxyTuesdays in Lent


February 20 through March 20


6:30 p.m. ~ Supper

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ~ Program


EASTER FLOWERS

easter-1270523_960_720As in past years, the Flower Guild will be decorating the church for Easter. You can donate to the ministry in loving memory or thanksgiving for loved ones. Forms are available on the credenza in the foyer or in the back of the church. Please complete a form and return it to the parish office no later than Monday, March 26th.


HOPE ON THE STREETS

YOUTH EVENT


Saturday, March 10, 2018

8:30 - 11:00 a.m.


Hope on the Streets, a ministry hosted by the Church of Sts. Andrew and Matthew (SsAM), distributes toiletries, water, and snacks. We meet at SsAM at 8:30 a.m. on March 10th to load cars with Go-Bags and drive to Rodney Square. We set-up and give out food sacks, water, and toiletries from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. We will bring the supplies back to SsAM and be done by 11:00 a.m.


NIGHTWATCH

Nightwatch


CATHEDRAL OF

ST. JOHN THE DIVINE,

New York City


Friday afternoon through Saturday morning

April 20 – 21, 2018


The Inter-spiritual Nightwatch is an inclusive program created for youth of all faiths. It explores music, spiritual disciplines, stories, and wisdom from a variety of the world’s religious traditions, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, and Christianity. The program starts at 6:30 p.m. on Friday evening and concludes at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. Participants bring a sleeping bag, pillow, and overnight pack. Youth and adults interested in attending Night Watch should confirm with Sue Welles ASAP. There are still openings available at the Cathedral but they are filling up fast. SsAM will be renting a vehicle and we need to know how many seats Immanuel needs. Text or call Sue at 302.299.9876.


GOOD FRIDAY YOUTH LITURGY

Stations of the CrossImmanuel youth and adults will again be presenting the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday on March 30th at 1:30 p.m. Please contact Maria duPont or Sue Welles to participate in this important service.

J.S. BACH

Works for Viola da Gamba

and Harpichord


Elena Smith & John Walthausen

 Vioa da Gamba 2  Viola da Gamba 2 2Friday, March 9, 2018

7:30 p.m.


Come enjoy an evening of J.S. Bach’s sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord, music of great virtuosity and lyricism. Philadelphia native Elena Smith is an active performer on modern cello, baroque cello, and viola da gamba. She has appeared with New York City Opera, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Ex Umbris, and many other ensembles. John Walthausen is a harpsichordist and organist who studied at Oberlin College, le Conservatoire de Paris, and the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, and has performed concerts in the U.S., Canada, France, Japan, Italy, and Austria. The concert is free, but a free will offering will be accepted.


CONFIRMATION, RECEPTION,

& REAFFIRMATION


Each year our bishop visits our church for his parochial visit. At that time, the bishop will Confirm, Receive (from another Christian denomination), and pray for church members who wish to reaffirm their baptismal vows. This year, Bishop Brown will visit our church on April 29th. If you are interested in being presented to the bishop at that time please speak with the rector right away.


DELAWARE COMMUNION

Lent 2018 Communion


March 2018

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 FOURTH SUNDAY IN LENT


Link to Lectionary Page


Numbers 21:4-9

Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22

Ephesians 2:1-10

John 3:14-21




PARISH INTERCESSIONS

The Church of England:

The Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Justin Welby,

Archbishop of Canterbury


St. Nicholas Church, Newark: The Very Rev. William B. Lane, Pastor


FAITH Center


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

Richard, George, Tessie, 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, Ferne, Damien, Reinaldo, Dorothy, Carmela, Keila, and Samuel David, Stephen, Brenda, Damien, Gracie, The People of Honduras, Carmen, Rob, Annie, Kathryn, Bob, Cis, Bowen, Jennifer, Raymond, Anna, Terri, John


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


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




PARISH CALENDAR


Immanuel Church, Highlands

2400 West 17th Street

Wilmington, DE 19806

www.immanuel-highlands.org

Tel: 302.658.7326




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