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Highlands Voice                       Volume 12, Number 40


October 18, 2015
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Immanuel Church, Highlands


The collection of items for Ditty Boxes for the Seamen’s Center at the Port of Wilmington is well under way. We kicked off the collection of items for Ditty Boxes on October 18 and the final day to contribute will be November 15.

Please contribute any of the items listed below and put them in the red bucket in the foyer:

Knitted hat and Scarf, Comb, Shampoo, Cough Drops, Candy, Warm Socks, Toothpaste, Razors, Playing Cards, Hand Lotion,

Bars of Soap, Winter Gloves, Toothbrush, Deodorant, Chapstick, Sewing Kit, Stationery and Pens

Please see Deacon Sheila if you have any questions.


Come join us! Immanuel will be serving the Friendship House breakfast to the homeless and needy at Sts. Andrew and Matthew Church (SsAM) on Sunday, October 25th. We prepare the breakfast quiches at SsAM on the day before, Saturday, the 24th, from 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. and serve Sunday, the 25th, from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. If you would like to join us, contact Sue Welles in person or at 302.429.6676 or The Outreach Ministry


Ages and Stages of Faith

"Growing with God"

Featuring The Reverend Scott Gunn

Executive Director of Forward Movement and

co-creator of ‘Lent Madness’

November 21, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

St. Anne’s Episcopal School, Middletown, Delaware


First 75 online registrants will receive

Free Diocesan Gift


Go Online to Love & Serve the Lord:

Does your church have a compelling online presence? Do you engage your community on social media? Do you make connections with people in between Sundays? Scott Gunn leads a conversation about how your church can (and should!) have a compelling presence on the web and on social media. Learn how to use social media to share the Good News of Jesus and to enrich the lives of his followers.

Journaling & Yoga: Led by Alyson McWilliams

Parenting Teens is Always an Adventure:

Led by the Rev. Louise Howlett

Looking Good: Ten Ways to Improve Your Photos:

Danny Schweers, will give you ten easy ways to improve your photos as you click the shutter.

The Millennial Generation & Faith -

exploring the mission field in our own backyard:

Led by the Rev. Ginny Wilder

It’s About Time! Led by the Rev. Brad Hinton

Right Pathways, For God’s Sake!

Led by the Rev. Chuck Weiss

Unpacking the Invisible BackPack:

Led by the PACT team.


Go Online to Love & Serve the Lord:

repeat of morning.

Table Painting—Connecting with God in paint:

Led by the Rev. Ginny Wilder

(Grand)Parenting Children is Wonderful

& Challenging: Led by the Rev. Louise Howlett

Simple Steps for Combating the Blues:

Led by Alyson McWilliams

Meditation, Heartfulness and Centering Prayer:

Led by Francie Thayer

Neither Death, Nor Life, Nor Angels,

Nor Principalities . . .: Led by Rick Harra

How to be Inclusive of People

with Mental Differences: Led by Chuck Tarver

Looking Good: Ten Ways to Improve Your Photos:

repeat of morning workshop.

ECW Annual Meeting: Delaware Annual Day registration.

Workshop descriptions can be found in the brochures at your church or on our website @

For more information and to register,

Please see brochure in your church office or online @

Event Contact: Cynde Bimbi, 302.256.0374.ext.106


Saturday, October 24 @ 7:30 p.m.

Highlands Chamber Players

Sunday, November 1, @ 4:00 p.m.

The Cathedral Choir School of Delaware presents Fauré Requiem, featuring Immanuel Choral Scholar, Travis Lucas, as bass soloist. The Cathedral of Saint Peter @ 500 N. West Street, Wilmington. Reserve your FREE tickets on their website at or by phone at 302.543.8657.ext.4.

Sunday, December 6 @ 4:00 p.m.

Lessons and Carols for Advent

Sunday, December 13 @ 7:30 p.m.

Osher Madrigal Singers


Sunday, December 20 @ 6:00 p.m.

Cathedral Choir School: Lessons & Carols for Christmas

There are music flyers in the foyer to take home.

Remember to mark your calendar!


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




Link to Lectionary Page


Isaiah 53:4-12

Psalm 91:9-16

Hebrews 5:1-10

Mark 10:35-45



The Arctic -

(Rupert's Land, Canada): 

The Rt. Rev.

David Parsons,

Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of the Arctic - (Rupert's Land, Canada): The Rt. Rev.

Darren McCartney

Brandywine Collaborative Ministry - Calvary Church, Hillcrest; Grace Church, Brandywine Hundred; and Ascension Episcopal Church, Claymont: Ketlen Solak, Covenant Rector; Christopher Moore, Team Member

The Food Bank of Delaware

Those in need of our prayers for strength, guidance or healing:

Tom, Maria, Christopher, Jeremy, Joan, Janie, Lois, Gerry, Marian, Mike, Richard, George, Marie, Leslee,  Tom, Victoriano, Beverley, Eve, Cathy, Molly, Keith, Don, Austin, Kim, Barb, Rebecca, George, Aileen, 

Judy, Alxa, Fam, Salvador, the Ahmed Family, Hugh, Suzanne, Chase, Anne Maria, Anne

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

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


Immanuel Church, Highlands

2400 West 17th Street

Wilmington, DE 19806

Tel: 302.658.7326

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