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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…

Our New Bishop to Preach at Highlands December 4th

We are incredibly honored to have the newly elected bishop of the Mountain Sky Area, Rev. Dr. Karen Oliveto, joining us for worship this coming Sunday, December 4th. She will bring a message of love and a call to service. She will also serve communion and baptize Rev Brad and Meghan Laurvick’s daughter, Grace. Bishop…

Supporting Our Garage Project

It will be “a hub for all things highlands”- a place for community to gather, relationships to be enjoyed, and fun to be had. Instead of redeveloping or selling our the old service station garage in our parking lot, we are reinvesting in our neighborhood. We are receiving amazing support from our neighborhood as we…

A Community Vision

The preliminary totals are in for the capital campaign pledges and 2017 ministry. So Much to be Thankful For… This morning we collected pledges to support the day-to-day ministry of Highlands United Methodist Church in 2017 as well as pledges to support the Capital Campaign over the next 3 years. There will still be pledges…

For Your Consideration- Supporting Our Annual Ministry

We are asking for your prayerful consideration of what God can do through you to support the day-to-day ministry of Highlands United Methodist Church in 2017 and what additional support you can offer over the next three years for our capital campaign. Your generosity makes ministry possible, your pledge lets us know what ministry we…

THANKFULNESS AND SHARING

Gratitude and Generosity These are the foundation of Building a Home Where All Belong; the love, service, and acceptance of Christ are our cornerstone. As we respond with gratitude for all God is already doing, God uses our generosity to transform the world. This Sunday we invite your response to the question, “God, what do…

A Pastoral Letter Regarding the Election

It is a difficult thing, as a pastor, to discuss politics in a way that honors the varied opinions that fill our pews. While we share many values in common, that does not mean our ballots looked the same. No matter how you voted, we live in a country that is deeply divided and awash…