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We welcome every age, race, gender.

Every sexual identity.

Every class, status, and ability.

Who are we?

Care for Our Common Home

This month, we focus on Pope Francis’ encyclical letter urging environmental responsibility.

Learn more about our July series.

Building A Home Where All Belong

We need your support as we invest in new ways of embracing our community and strengthening our foundation

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Lives Made Different

We asked how this church has changed their lives…
This is what they said.

See what God is doing in people's lives here at Highlands United Methodist Church.

For Families

We believe in helping children know they are loved.

Kids Worship with puppets, storytelling, and music
Second Sunday of every month, 9:15-9:45am

Weekly Sunday School – 10am

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Marriage Equality

Opening our doors to marriage equality
is an extension of opening our hearts and minds
to what God is doing in the world…

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Homosexuality and the Bible

Class recordings and materials available online, from our special class in June.

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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….

It was a great Sunday – Bluegrass 2017

More than 200 people under the Big Tent for worship this morning! There was singing, dancing and a sermon that invited diversity of thoughts and beliefs for how we live God’s love. Thanks to Thunder and Rain for our 4th year of wonderful music together and all those who helped carry every chair we own…

Current Events Discussion

Join us tonight, Monday July 10th, for our biweekly current events discussion. We seek to promote open dialogue about the issues facing our community, nation, and world. The group will meet on Rev. Brad’s porch tonight (just to the west of the church on 32nd Ave.). We hope to see you there!

Send-Off for Nhi & Jeff

This Sunday, June 25th, join us after worship for a celebration in honor of Nhi Huynh and Rev. Jeff Hirota. For both Nhi and Jeff, this Sunday will be their last morning in worship with us here at Highlands UMC. Nhi has served us from the piano for the past year with her amazing musical gifts. This…

Happening this Week

Join us TONIGHT (Monday, June 19th)  for our biweekly current events discussion. We have plenty of room at the table, and we respect all viewpoints. We hope to see you at 6:30pm! Update: the group will meet on Pastor Brad’s porch tonight (directly west of the church on 32nd Ave.). Tomorrow night, Tuesday, June 20th,…

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…

Current Events Discussion

Join us this Monday, June 5th in the Fellowship Hall at 6:30pm for our biweekly current events discussion. As we welcome the beginning of Pride Month, we seek meaningful conversation that respects all viewpoints. We hope to see you Monday!

Community Conversation – Get Your Tickets Now!

This Sunday, May 21st at 6pm, we’ll gather with our neighbors for an open, respectful Community Conversation. The discussion will take place in small groups, and elected officials will be present not to talk, but to listen. While attendance is free, please click here to claim a ticket so we can plan for the right number of…

Family Promise Dinner

On Friday, May 19th, Highlands United Methodist Church will host the monthly Family Promise dinner at Lakewood UMC. Currently, we are still looking for morning and evening drivers (7am and 4pm), two dinner hosts (6-7pm), and one or two overnight hosts. We also need volunteers to provide the food. The menu includes beef brisket, potato…