Highland Presybyterian Church

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Highland’s Food Pantry Needs: For the month of October we are in need of canned beans for our food pantry that supports Moore Elementary School families. You may place your donations in the box provided in the Gallery Hall. Thank you for your support!

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

Our college Be An Angel program for the fall began Sunday, October 8! Once in the fall and again in spring we look to support our college students with a reminder of the love, support, and connection from their church family back home. Boards will be available in the Narthex and the Gallery Hall with more information about our students to sponsor and ideas for ways to share.


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Sunday, October 22, 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.: Randy Harris will be preaching on this twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, guided by scriptures in Isaiah 42:1–9 and Ephesians 4:1–6. See the bulletin here. There is church school for all ages 9:30-10:30. Click here for Adult opportunities, and here for the faith.net schedule. Please see the Education page for more details.


Highland Fling, Wednesday, October 25, 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Great fellowship! Great food! Great opportunities for children during our meal time together! Our weekly Fling meal provides space and time in the middle of a busy week for members and friends of Highland to share our lives together. Reservations are encouraged, and can be made by contacting Gidget Payne.

Join us Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 p.m. in the Ardmore Room as we continue to view the video series Turning Points, discovering the majestic cultures and the astonishing history of the Middle East. We will gain an informed understanding of this hugely significant region of our world. In this 36 week video study you will watch as it brings to life the conflicts, triumphs and the catastrophes that forged this extraordinary region from 622 to 1924. This series is presented by Lecturer and Middle East expert Eamonn Gearon of Johns Hopkins University. Anytime is a good time to join this fascinating study. For more information contact Darryl Ray.

 

Women's Thursday Morning Bible Study: October 26 - We have begun a new 24-week study on The Old Testament with a video series led by Amy-Jill Levine, professor at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. Even if you know the Old Testament well, you will find this series helpful in learning the larger background of the ancient Near East as revealed by research in archaeology, cross-cultural studies, and comparative religion. The study includes a video segment and time for discussion. There is no homework or advance reading, so come, bring a friend, and enjoy a cup of coffee with us. We meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Ardmore Room in the Activity Building. Contact Darryl Ray for more information (336-724-6303).

Thursday, October 26: 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.

Overnights at Samaritan Inn: 6:15 p.m. till 7:00 a.m., Saturday, October 28. 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.

 

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