Highlands News

Missions Meeting this Sunday

Join us after worship this Sunday, July 9th, for a Missions Committee meeting in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome to join and see what this committee is all about! Learn about what this committee is doing for our community and how you can get involved.

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…

Welcome to Our New Pianist!

This week, Peder Sill joins our staff as our new collaborative pianist! Peder graduated with a master’s degree in piano performance from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver. Peder is an avid and passionate teacher all over the greater Denver metro area. Self-described as a “child at heart,” his interests include the…

Bike-to-Work Day: Thank You!

A big thank you to our Green Team and all the volunteers who made our Bike-to-Work Day breakfast station a success! We invited cyclists passing by to take advantage of our bike repair station, water, and food offered by volunteers. This annual event is one of the many ways in which we support eco-friendly efforts…

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…

PB & J this Saturday

Join our PB & J ministry team this Saturday at 10:45am in the Fellowship Hall. Pack lunches, and then head to Civic Center Park to serve the community with food and fellowship!

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…

Worship All Over Denver!

Yesterday, Highlands UMC joined several other United Methodist congregations from around Denver in the annual Pride Parade! We proudly shared the hopeful message that God loves ALL people. From “thank you” to “Jesus loves us all,” we heard countless happy reactions to our positive banner, t-shirts, and friendly faces. Thanks to everyone who marched and…

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,…

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…