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Highlands Voice                       Volume 15, Number 7


February 18, 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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IMMANUEL'S LEADERSHIP TEAM

          Maria DuPont, Warden         Katherine Blackhurst, Clerk

          Vickie Forster, Warden         David Hunt, Treasurer


          Eleanor Austin                     Elaine Simpson

          Gretchen Broadwater           Barb Volko

          Walter Michael                    Sue Welles

          Kate Sahmel

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.


THE GOOD BOOK CLUB

GoodBookClub

READ THE BIBLE WITH US

DURING LENT/EASTER 2018

Episcopalians around the world will read the Gospel according to Luke during Lent and the Book of Acts during Eastertide in 2018. You are invited to join this adventure. To learn more, go to

http://www.goodbookclub.org/. “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”  Psalm 119:105


ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: LENT 2018

Alternative OrthodoxyTuesdays in Lent


February 20 - March 20

6:30 p.m. ~ Supper

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




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.


CALLING ALL IMMANUEL YOUTH!

Saturday, March 3, 2018


Immanuel’s youth will host the youth groups from our Tri- Church Parishes for a Youth Quiet Day, on Saturday, March 3rd from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Come join in to welcome and host the visiting youth groups and see what God may be inviting you to experience also! Lunch included. Kids of all ages – including adults – are invited! There is a sign-up sheet in the foyer. Questions? Contact Sue Welles @ 302.299.9876 or swelles1@verizon.net.


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, snacks, 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 DEVINE,


New York City


Friday afternoon - 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. Space is limited. A $20.00 deposit dollar per participant is required to secure your space. (Immanuel will cover all additional costs.) The programs sell out fast so if children or adult chaperones wish to attend, contact Sue Welles ASAP @ 302.299.9876 or swelles1@verizon.net.



J.S. BACH

Works for Viola da Gamba and Harpichord


Elena Smith & John Walthausen


Friday, 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.




DELAWARE COMMUNION

De Communion Feb 2018 

February 2018

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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 FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT


Link to Lectionary Page


Genesis 9:8-17

Psalm 25:1-9

1 Peter 3:18-22

Mark 1:9-15




PARISH INTERCESSIONS

Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America: The Most Revd Sturdie Downs, Primate of IARCA & Bishop of Nicaragua


The Members of Executive Committee


The Vestry: Maria and Vickie our wardens, Katherine 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, Judith, George, Carolyn, Rod, Melissa, Steven, Norman, Libby, Sylvia, Missie, 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


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:




PARISH CALENDAR


Immanuel Church, Highlands

2400 West 17th Street

Wilmington, DE 19806

www.immanuel-highlands.org

Tel: 302.658.7326




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