Highlands News

Connecting Through Shared Journeys

We’d like to get to know you better! Throughout the next several weeks, we’ll be meeting twice in small groups (of no more than 8 people) to share the stories of our life journeys. Wherever you’ve been and wherever you’re going, we’d love to connect with you. If you’d like to participate and/or host a group…

Ice Skating at Skyline Park

Join us for an afternoon of skating on Sunday, January 22nd! Highlands UMC families will be there from 1 to 2pm. Bring your own skates to skate for free, or rent skates for $2/pair. Skyline Park is located near the clock tower on the 16th Street Mall.

Marching for Human Rights

On Saturday, January 21st, we will field a delegation to march under a Highlands UMC banner in the Women’s March on Denver. A sister march to the Women’s March on Washington, D.C., the event is “sponsored by women, for everyone.” Its mission is to defend the basic human rights of all people. To learn more about…

Fire on the Mountain for a Cause

On Tuesday, January 17th, eat with our neighbors at Fire on the Mountain for a good cause! A generous 10% of sales will benefit Building a Home Where All Belong and our garage renovation project.

Sweet Cow for a Cause

On Monday, January 9th, from 4 to 8pm, Reverend Brad will be “guest scooping” at Sweet Cow ice cream. 10% of sales will benefit local children’s charities, so have as much as you like! Sweet Cow is located on the northeast corner of 32nd & Lowell.

Celebrating Ministry

This Sunday, January 8th, join us for our annual potluck brunch in the Fellowship Hall after worship. Bring your favorite dish to share, or simply come and enjoy food with your neighbors! We’ll celebrate the ministries of 2016 and look forward to an exciting 2017 together.

A Special Christmas Service

Special “Blue Christmas” Service This Sunday at 7pm we will have a special worship service that is deeply meaningful. The holiday season can bring up all sorts of feelings- sadness, anger, anxiety, grief… This service creates space for these very real feelings. Reflection, communion, prayer, lighting candles, and intentional music create an evening that allows…

Order Your Poinsettias Now!

Join in our Christmas tradition of honoring and remembering loved ones with beautiful, festive poinsettias! The plants will be displayed around the altar from Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day. After the service on January 1st, we invite you to take a poinsettia and bring Christmas home with you! Order forms are currently available in the…

PEACE IS TOMORROW’S GIFT

A visit from the bishop this Sunday, updates on upcoming events, and a great story to share. View this email in your browser Receive the Gift of Peace Each week of Advent offers us another gift, inviting us to let our souls feel their worth. This week we celebrate Peace- something every individual life and…

TREE LIGHTING ON WEDNESDAY AT 7:00

Tree lighting rescheduled for Wednesday, a message of Hope, an invitation to meet the Bishop, and a story about our Tweens View this email in your browser A Week of Hope Last Sunday we began the Advent season reminded of the Hope offered to us and the world. We were invited to let our souls…