Children and Families

Bike to Church Success!

What a wonderful rolling turnout!  We had more than 30 bikes to church and 20 went on a church family ride around Sloan’s lake.  This was such a great reflection of joining our community together!  This was our 3rd year of this event and such a great tradition to carry on for years to come….

Thank You!

A big thank-you to all involved with VBS this past week! Our VBS summer camp was a huge success, with about two dozen kids participating. All last week, children from Highlands UMC and the neighborhood learned about God’s love through science, music, crafts, and more. We are so grateful for Brandon Cauthon, director of children’s…

Call for VBS Volunteers

As we gear up for our VBS summer camp in two weeks, we’re seeking a few more adult volunteers. Volunteers can select which age groups they prefer to work with, and don’t need to be here for every day of the camp. Volunteers can be parents or not! VBS will be held here at the…

Pride March this Week – Sign Up Now!

This Sunday, June 18th, Highlands UMC will march for equality and proudly proclaim God’s love for all people! Join a group from our congregation and represent our church in the wider Denver community. You can still sign up through this Friday. Simply email Dan Willis at pride@highlandsumc.com with your name and the number of people…

Summer Camp 2017 – Register Now!

Join us for our 2017 kids’ summer camp, from July 17th through July 21st. We’ll host the camp here at Highlands United Methodist Church with a snack supper from 4:30 to 5pm and camp from 5 to 7pm each day. Children from age 3 through fifth grade will love all the exciting games, crafts, and projects we have to offer! With…

Pride 2017 – Join Us!

On Sunday, June 18th, Highlands UMC will march in the Denver Pride Parade as a congregation. All are welcome as we proudly proclaim God’s love for all people! If you would like to march, please email Dan Willis at pride@highlandsumc.com. Please include your name and the number of people in your party. T-shirts ($15 each)…

Diaper Drive through May 31st

Highlands UMC is a drop-off location for Rocky Mountain Diaper Depot, an organization that provides diapers to families in need. Bring diapers, pull-ups, and wipes to drop off outside the south entrance to the Fellowship Hall. You can read more about RMDD here.

Volunteer to Help with Sunday School

In Pastor Brad’s sermon this week, we heard all about how children shape our church community (the sermon will be posted here in the next few days). Regardless of whether you have or want children of your own, you have likely felt the joyful presence of the many kids who call this place home. Every child here…

Help Us Get Ready for Easter!

Brandon will be filling the Easter eggs on Saturday morning at 9 in the Fellowship Hall. Join him and help us get ready for the neighborhood Easter egg hunt on Easter morning! No need to RSVP – just show up.

Easter Treats Needed!

Drop off Easter treats this week and next! Each year, between our family-friendly Easter services, Highlands UMC hosts an Easter egg hunt. We need individually wrapped candies and snacks (Goldfish, fruit snacks, raisins, etc.) to fill the Easter eggs. Other small items, such as spring stickers, erasers, pencils, bubbles are also welcome. Drop off items in the Sanctuary or…