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Highlands Voice                       Volume 14, Number 40


November 19, 2017

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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

Thelma T. McCourt

April 10, 1925 ~ November 15, 2017


Eucharist in Celebration of Life

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

11:00 a.m.

Immanuel Church, Highlands


May her soul and the souls of all the departed,

through the mercy of God,

rest in peace.


Please remember the McCourt Family in your prayers.


COMMITMENT SUNDAY

Commitment Sunday is November 19, 2017

Please be sure to turn in your 2018 Pledge Card.


2018 PLEDGE CARDS ARE AVAILABLE

The 2018 Pledge Cards have been mailed. If you did not receive a card in the mail and want to make a pledge, ask the greeters the next time you're in church or contact the church office. Pledge envelopes for 2018 will be distributed in early December.


JOINT YOUTH EVENT

November 19, 2017

2:00 p.m.

Wilmington Escape Center


BILL PERKINS GUEST PREACHER

Sunday, November 26, 2017

8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.


 Forum in Parlor between services.



SINGING AND RINGING

The Choir has begun rehearsing music for Advent and Christmas and would welcome singers who might like to join us for a short commitment during the season. We are also looking for hand bell ringers for each Sunday in Advent - a very simple addition to our weekly service music. If you're interested, speak to Steven Patchel or any choir member.


DELAWARE COMMUNION

DE Communion Nov 2017

The November 2017 edition of

The Delaware Communion Magazine

is available online! Click here to view.





DITTY BOXES

The collection of items for Ditty Boxes for the Seamen’s Center at the Port of Wilmington will start earlier this year. We will be kicking off the collection of items for Ditty Boxes on October 29 and the final day to contribute will be November 26th. Please contribute any of the items listed below and put them in the collection box in the foyer:

  • Knitted hat and Scarf
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Comb
  • Razors
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Playing Cards
  • Chapstick
  • Cough Drops
  • Hand Lotion
  • Sewing Kit
  • Candy
  • Bars of Soap
  • Stationery and Pens
  • Warm Socks
  • Winter Gloves

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. Please see Deacon Sheila if you have any questions.


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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 TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST


Link to Lectionary Page


Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18

Psalm 90:1-12

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

Matthew 25:14-30




PARISH INTERCESSIONS

Uyo - (Niger Delta, Nigeria) The Rt Revd Prince Asukwo Antai, Bishop


Kevin Brown,

Bishop-Elect of Delaware


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


Our Vestry: for Katherine and Sue our wardens, Barb our secretary, and David our treasurer


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

Richard, George, 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,  Thelma, George, Carolyn, Rod, Melissa, Steven, Norman, Libby, Sylvia, Missie, Ferne, Damien, Reinaldo, Dorothy, Carmela, Keila, and Samuel David, Stephen


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


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








PARISH CALENDAR


Immanuel Church, Highlands

2400 West 17th Street

Wilmington, DE 19806

www.immanuel-highlands.org

Tel: 302.658.7326




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