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Highlands Voice                       Volume 14, Number 9



March 19, 2017
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IMMANUEL CHURCH, HIGHLANDS

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CALLING ALL TEENS!

THE LOCK-IN IS COMING!


March 24 – 25, 2017

5:30 p.m. – 10:30 a.m.


The Immanuel Lock- In is less than 2 weeks away. Be prepared for fun, food, games, awesome experiences, and general hilarity. Bring friends! Hosted by Cam Hay, Connie Shultz, Sue Welles, and the rest of the Lock-In Team from 5:00 p.m. Friday the 24th to 10:30 a.m. Saturday the 25th. Please RSVP to Sue, Connie, or Cam by Wednesday, March 22nd.



LENTEN 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.


HOLY WEEK AND EASTER 2017

Schedule of Services


The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday April  9, 2017

       8:00 a.m.     Holy Eucharist

     10:30 a.m.     Holy Eucharist

Monday in Holy Week                                April 10, 2017

       5:15 p.m.

Tuesday in Holy Week                               April 11, 2017

       5:15 p.m.

Wednesday in Holy Week                         April 12, 2017

     12:15 p.m.

Maunday Thursday                                    April 13, 2017

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

                          Agape Supper

                          Stripping of the Altar & Vigil

Good Friday                                                April 14, 2017

        1:00 p.m.     The Way of the Cross

                           (Service of meditation presented by the youth)

Holy Saturday                                             April 15, 2017

        10:30 a.m.     Liturgy of the Tomb

Easter Day                                                   April 16, 2017

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

          7:30 a.m.     Festival Eucharist of Easter

               


THE WATCH IN THE GARDEN

Thursday, April 13, 2017

9:00 p.m. – Midnight


Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray…. I am deeply grieved, even unto death, remain here and stay awake with me…. Stay awake and pray that you may not come into the time of trial; the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is week….” Matthew 26:36-41


A sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board in the foyer. Half-hour slots are available from 9:00 p.m. through midnight.



LENTEN ADULT STUDY 2017

embracing a life of meaning

Tuesdays


March 7 – April 11


Supper: 6:00 p.m.

Program: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


COME JOIN US TUESDAY EVENINGS DURING LENT!


Together we will explore Embracing a Life of Meaning


Belief Matters: Why does belief matter? To what do we give our hearts? What is the core message of what we believe-creeds or commitment? To what extent is to believe also “to belove?”

The Bible Matters: The Bible is our collective story. How is that story reflected in our daily lives? What is it about the Bible that always seems to address our present moment?

Community Matters: In community, individualism and imperfection meet grace and acceptance. What is our part in the Body of Christ?

Place Matters: In what ways is faith set within the physical space if home, church, land and people?

We Matter: What does it me to remain in God’s image and to counter our selfishness by embracing the world and its needs?


To order a copy of the book, please sign-up on the sheet posted on the bulletin board in the foyer.



CONFIRMATIONS, RECEPTIONS, AND REAFFIRMATIONS

Due to the retirement of our bishop, all churches will participate in regional confirmations this year. Our date is June 4th. Please speak to the rector if you may be interested.



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 SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT


 

Link to Lectionary Page


 

Exodus 17:1-7

Psalm 95

Romans 5:1-11

John 4:5-42






PARISH INTERCESSIONS

Mbale - (Uganda) Patrick Gidudu, Bishop


St. Peter’s Church, Lewis: Jeffrey A. Ross, Rector; Mark Harris,

Priest Associate;

J. Carlyle Gill,

Priest Associate;

Larry Hofer,

Priest Associate


Members of the Immanuel Prayer Chain


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,  Thelma, George, Carolyn, Ellen, Betsy, Lisa, Bob, Ruth, Jack, Edwina, Sharon, Rod, Katherine, David, Shirley, Janet, Tim, Steve, Chelsea, Betty, Sande, Sandy, Leelee, Peter, Barbara, Lilliana, Sue, Adrian, Anne, William, Latasha, Reinaldo, Alice, Janice, Tony, Krystal, Joann, Catrina


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


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









CALENDAR


Immanuel Church, Highlands

2400 West 17th Street

Wilmington, DE 19806

www.immanuel-highlands.org

Tel: 302.658.7326




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