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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…

Current Events Discussion Group

Join us tomorrow evening, July 24th at 6:30pm for our biweekly current events group. We welcome all perspectives and seek to create respectful dialogue around issues that matter. On summer evenings, we meet on Rev. Brad’s porch (just west of the church on 32nd Ave.). We hope to see you there!

Food Delivery to DenUM

Looking for an easy way to help on your own schedule? Come to the church to deliver food donations to Denver Urban Matters at 1717 E. Colfax Ave. Denver Urban Matters (DenUM) distributes healthy food to those in need. Highlands UMC collects donations, and we need volunteers to take the items to DenUM once every two…

Newly Updated Sermons

Have you missed a service or two, but don’t want to miss out on the message? Check out our sermon page, which we update each week with the latest from Pastor Brad. Catch up on recent series including Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Pride Month) and the current series, Care for Our Common Home.

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!

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…