Highlands News

Special Concert here at Hightlands UMC!

Denver musician and our own accompanist Peder Sill along with Jenna Clark will be joining a group of musicians traveling to Volos, Greece to share music and culture with displaced Syrian refugees. The concert will consist of different musical styles from a wide array of prominent Denver musicians. All proceeds from the concert will go…

Blue Christmas Service

The holiday season can be filled with so much joy and laughter but we don’t always feel that way.  When we experience difficult moments in life… the loss of a loved one, an estranged or strained relationship, the holidays can make these feelings harder to deal with.  Prayerful reflection and community create space for some…

Help with Christmas Eve Services

Help extend the love and welcome we strive for as a congregation by opening a door, saying “hello” and handing out bulletins and candles.  It is that simple but makes a HUGE difference. All we ask is that you arrive 30 minutes before the service starts.  Once you sign up, we will follow up with…

Tree Lighting!

Lighting the community tree in the parking lot is a must-see every year. Everyone arrived with a smile on their face excited to kick off the holiday season. Santa joined us this year and read the kids two holiday stories while everyone enjoyed cider, cocoa, and cookies before lighting the tree. The kids especially enjoyed…

Food For All 2017

Our 2017 Food for All was a huge success! Thanks to around 14 church organizations, we put together 500 Thanksgiving boxes plus a ton of extra food that went to local food pantries! It was a wonderful problem when we ran out of boxes and were able to fill up 5 big SUV’s with all…

Support Our 2018 Ministry

    Our ministry is supported solely by the generosity of our congregation. We plan our year, and all we will do to make a difference in the lives of the congregation and community, based on the commitments we receive. You will find an online pledge card here, paper pledge cards will be available in…

Highlands UMC 125th Anniversary!

Our congregation has served the people of the Highlands for 125 years! This month we celebrated this noteworthy anniversary with a special worship service, October 22nd, and a brunch immediately followed. Former pastors, local elected officials, and longtime friends joined us in celebrating this huge milestone! Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 was proclaimed “Highlands United Methodist…

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…

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…