Green (Environmental)

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….

Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home

This July, we embark on a journey through Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical letter Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home. If you’d like some background for our new sermon series, you can find the entire text here! Read the text online, or download the PDF for free. Here at Highlands UMC, we observe the Season of…

Bike-to-Work Day – 6/28

Come help us as we host a Bike-to-Work Day Aid Station on 32nd Avenue in front of the church. Bike-to-Work Day, a long-time Denver tradition, encourages people to bike to work. This is a great way for us to reach out to our community! We are looking for volunteers to help set up the station and take…

Updated: Green Team Meeting this Sunday, April 30th

Join the Green Team this Sunday, April 30th after worship in the Fellowship Hall! We’ll discuss the spring garden cleanup and Highlands Street Fair. The Green Team focuses on making our environment better – both locally and globally. Spring is the perfect time to join us! Read more about us here. We hope to see…

The Big Banner

We hung a banner to proclaim a collection of values we hold as a congregation. Each statement on the banner is rooted in scripture, honors the Methodist tradition of social holiness, honors the gospel we see lived in Jesus, and plays a role in our desire to Build a Home Where All Belong. You can learn…

Green Team Meeting this Sunday, January 22nd

Join the Green Team this Sunday after worship for our first meeting of 2017! We’ll discuss our plans for the year, including: improving the parsonage garden, growing and harvesting fresh produce for those in need, gardening workshops, bike-to-church day, and more! The Green Team is open to all who are interested in caring for our…

PLANTING A NEW SEASON BEGINS ON SUNDAY

  Spring Garden Planting Prep Come help the Green Team prepare the church gardens for planting! We will gather following worship this Sunday at 11:30. HIGHLANDS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH – DENVER  

Easter Flowers- but no lilies this year

Each Easter we decorate our sanctuary with flowers, purchased in memory or honor of loved ones. These symbols of life and spring are a wonderful addition to our worship space. Several years ago we started using a mix of Easter Lilies and colorful spring perennials. This year we will use only the colorful spring flowers….

Farmer’s Market in Highlands

We now have a new Farmer’s Market in our area of Denver right here on 32nd Ave.  It takes place on Sundays from 9am until 1pm and features Local Vendors, Live Music, Community Information, and of course, Food and Fun! Highlands United Methodist Church will take part on select Sundays with a booth of our…

Summer at a Glance

Now that Spring is here, Highlands United Methodist Church is planding for a wonderful Summer!  In the next few months lots of exciting things are happening!  After the Holy Week and Easter Services our preparations begin. In an effort to stay cooler, after Memorial Day we will worship in our newly refurbished Fellowship Hall.  As the lower floor…