PREVENTION COALITION: January 22nd, Saturday, 10 a.m. at Jamestown First United Methodist Church (102 Church Street). Please join us! 

BOWLING FELLOWSHIP: Wed., Jan. 26th, we will have an evening of bowling, food, and fun for ages 5-19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ages 5 to 6 will need a parent/guardian to accompany them. If you plan to join us, please sign-up asap! Listen/watch for more details or see Larissa Buck with questions. We WILL have regular HCOTC Wednesday service for our adults.

HIGHLANDS KIDS TEAM TRAINING AND BREAKFAST:Don’t miss this training and fellowship on January 30th, Sunday, 8 a.m., in the HK3 room! This meeting is for our current team and others wanting to serve in this great department.  

“SABINA; TORTURED FOR CHRIST” movie event, MARCH 6TH: Save the date! We will be sharing this VERY special, new movie that tells the story of The Voice of the Martyrs founders, Richard and Sabina Wurmbrand. This is a free movie event and all are welcomed! We will have light refreshments in our cafe at 5:30 p.m., with the movie beginning in the sanctuary at 6 p.m., Sun. March 6th!  

BIBLE QUIZ TEAM: The Nazarene Church has opened an invitation to join their Bible Quiz Team and participate in regional meets. This opportunity is for ages 11 to 18. They’re on break until Feb., but will be focusing on the book of James next! They typically meet once a week and offer a study guide. Please see Alicia Hammock for more details or if you are interested.  

CAFE NEEDS YOUR HELP:   We can always use loving, serving, smiling helpers in our cafe. If you would like to be part of this wonderful ministry, please see Marcia!

HK DEPT. NEEDS VOLUNTEERS: Thank you to those that committed to joining the team and helping with HK!  We STILL NEED additional teachers and helpers. Plus, welcome desk volunteers on Sundays and Wednesdays! If you are interested in serving please come to the training meeting on Sunday, January 30th, at 8am in the HK3 room. Unfortunately some classes will be closed due to volunteer shortage. We would love to have you join this great team, so please sign up at the information table.  Thank you, Ami.

COMMUNITY GROUPS:  Check out the board on the wall (by cafe) to see the awesome opportunities.

WINTER JAM: WJ TN events coming up: Thompson Boling Arena, Knoxville, Feb. 5th AND Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, Feb. 19! Visit to learn more. We have sign-up sheets for both events and you are welcome to sign-up and combine in groups of ten or more to take advantage of the special Jam Nation tickets (early entrance and other perks)…or you may pay $10 at the door for general admission. The church will not be ordering tickets or coordinating ticket purchases. The sign-up sheets are for your benefit to help combine with others to meet the Jam Nation requirements of ten or more tickets. NOW is the time to get those JN tickets!

BAPTISM PHOTOS: If you were baptized this last week and would like some pictures of this wonderful event, please see Marcia or send her an email.  Diana took some great pictures! 

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: Don’t miss Celebrate Recovery each Sunday, 5 p.m., at Highlands. If you aren’t familiar with this incredible recovery group, please reach out to Billy Webb for additional information.

IMPORTANT RESOURCES: If you are not familiar with Truth & Liberty Coalition, please visit their site and check out the vast, invaluable resources they offer. Their Biblical worldview site features a 24/7 news feed, commentaries, press releases, voting tools, prayer guides, etc. This resource is imperative for believers today. Also, an additional resource that may be very helpful for you is Liberty CounselLiberty Counsel.

With the winter season upon us, it is imperative that you watch HCOTC emails closely, visit our website, monitor our FB page, and/or listen to WDEB (103.9) radio to stay up to date on cancellations.  

HIGHLANDS WEAR:  If you would like to purchase t-shirts and/or sweatshirts, visit,   

PRAYER REQUESTS: If you have any prayer requests for the prayer team (ie. death in your family; a testimony; a word; or any other announcements, pending approval), send them to If the prayer request is pertaining to anyone other than yourself, please ensure you have that person’s permission prior to sharing. 

VISIT: WWW.HIGHLANDSCHURCHTN.ORGto give, watch live, view announcements, learn of upcoming events, and find information about current Community Groups.

WORSHIP/WORD:  Sunday Worship begins at 10:00 a.m.  The cafe will be open at 9:15 a.m.  Wednesday Family Night Live starts at 6:00 p.m.  We will have a light meal at 5 p.m. TIME OF PRAYER:  Join us for prayer in the sanctuary Wednesdays, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.  Please respect individuals’ quiet, contemplative time of prayer and reserve conversations for outside the sanctuary.