Highland Presybyterian Church

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See photos from Middle School Service Week on Highland's Facebook page; you don't need an account to view them.

City with Dwellings (the organization which runs the overflow homeless shelters in the winter) has ways we can support them in the non-winter months. They are in need of volunteers at their Day Resource Center, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9–11:00 a.m. They also need donations of white crew socks, bottled water, pre-packaged snack foods and bus passes. To learn more or to volunteer, visit www.citywithdwellings.org

Summer Overnights at Samaritan Inn: 6:15 p.m. till 7:00 a.m., Friday, August 25. We would love to have six Highlanders sign up for the night. Sign up in the Gallery Hall, or contact Steve Zorn or Debbie Layman.

Loving the Questions: A Summer Sermon Series, July 2–September 3. Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Who Will Be Saved? How Do We Live with Hope in a Fearful World? How Do I Know God’s Will for My Life? These are but a few of the questions with which people of faith have wrestled for generations, and we’re planning to wrestle with such questions as these this summer at Highland. See Highlights, p. 3, for details.

Two Congregational Meetings Called: Sunday, August 20: to hear the report of the Nominating Committee regarding Deacons and Elders for the Class of 2020 and Sunday, August 27: to take action on the Nominating Committee’s recommendation. Both meetings will convene following the 10:00 worship service.


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Sunday, August 13, 10:00 a.m.: Randy Harris will be preaching on this nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, guided by scriptures in Exodus 19:3–6 and Romans 12:1–3, 9–18. See the bulletin here. The Present Word church school class will meet at 9:00 a.m. in room 124. Lemonade in the Shade will follow worship each week as we gather for fellowship on the slate patio outside of the Sanctuary. Click here for opportunities for children during the summer.

Sunday, August 13, 11:30 a.m., Sanctuary: Highland’s Boy Scout Troop 722 will award the rank of Eagle Scout to six scouts in a service following worship this morning. All are welcome to stay and celebrate this accomplishment.

Faith & Film: 42, Monday, August 14, 7:00 p.m. , The Sherwood Restaurant. Join us as we reflect on the story of Jackie Robinson's breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Be sure to see the movie before we gather (you can borrow a copy from the church office). Email Randy Harris if you have questions!

Thursday, August 17, Young Adult (20s, 30s) Study Group: Our Thursday night study gatherings are offering rich fellowship and depth while we delve into new topics each week. The group meets at 8:00 p.m. at Five Points Restaurant. Contact Courtney Stevens for more information.

Highland’s Helping Hands! Join Us Saturday, August 19, 8:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall - click here for details.



 

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