*Happening NOW, HOLY WEEK: Jamestown First United Methodist Church is hosting Holy Week, April 11th-15th, 12 noon to 1 p.m. Pastor Jason will be sharing THIS Wednesday and we/HCOTC will be providing the meal. Please contact Marcia ASAP (931-879-6177), if you are able to help serve or cook. NO Wed. evening activities/service at HCOTC. BUILDING FUND: Please remember to prayerfully consider what you would like to give toward our building payoff. Specially marked envelopes are in the sanctuary. Thank you so much! And a HUGE “Thank you!” to those that have already given!
HOSPITALITY: We need faithful men and women to assist with our hospitality ministry. The ministry areas include cooking and delivering meals occasionally, and/or prepping meals, and canning/freezing them for future use. If you are able to prepare meals for future use, please do so and drop them by the church Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Sundays. If you’re able to be on “standby” to make and take meals, please sign up! See Marcia with questions.
GAP for our Highlanders Youth AND adults (those entering 8th grade in the fall through college students/2022 grads): June 26th – July 1st; we are participating in Cumberland G.A.P this summer (hosted by First Baptist, Jamestown)! GAP is a faith-based, mission, work camp for youth and adults, assisting disabled homeowners with home improvements (in our local area). The “early bird’ registration fee is $75 per person. A non-refundable fee of $25 must accompany your registration form by May 1st. The $50 balance should be paid by June 1st. This fee helps to cover all materials, meals, and a Cumberland G.A.P. shirt. Registration fees received after June 1st will be $100. See Larissa Buck for details! If you would like to sponsor a young person, please see Larissa. Sign up at the info table ASAP!HONORING 2022 GRADUATES: If you have a student that is graduating from elementary school (8th grade), high school, or college and they’re part of the Highlands family, please let us know by putting their name and grade on our sign-up sheet at the info table. We would like to acknowledge and pray for them Sunday, May 1st.
CREATION SUNDAY AHEAD: Join us Sunday, April 24th, at 10 a.m. as Dr. Glenn Wilson shares the astounding, Biblical, and scientific account of creation! Get ready for an incredible Sunday!
CENTERED DANCE COMPANIES, April 24th: The Centre School of Dance will be with us on Sunday night, April 24th, at 6 p.m. You won’t want to miss this very special night of worship and dance as we welcome Centered Companies! SAVE the DATES, Highlands Kids & HK Families:
- July 18-22, 6-8:30 p.m., Vacation Bible School at HCOTC (sign up ASAP)
- July 27th, 6-8 p.m., HK pool party, Community Center
- Oct. 2nd, pumpkin patch for HK families (destination announced later)
- Oct. 9th, HK will lead the entire Sunday service
- Oct. 29th, Fall Family Fun Festival, 5-8 p.m., (church-wide event)
- Dec. 18th, HK Christmas play
Holy Week is here! Resurrection Day is just ahead! NO evening activities/service at HCOTC this Wed., due to Holy Week services and work in the sanctuary.* A HUGE “Thank you!” to all that stayed Sunday to work! You all are amazing and we’re so grateful!
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD: Please get started early and take advantage of those clearance sales. We want to focus on anything educational, first-aid kits, small sewing kits, and personal hygiene (NO liquids).
COMMUNITY GROUPS: Check out the board on the wall (by cafe) to see the awesome opportunities.
- Diana Douglass (for everyone): Mondays, 6 p.m. classroom off the cafe at Highlands, The Bloodline of a Champion, by Mark Hankins.
- Marcia Lee (singles, ages 55+ group): Friday nights, 6 p.m., in the cafe’ at Highlands; it’s never too late to join in! We are beginning a new study on the book of James.
- Kim Gove (ladies group): ‘Effortless Change’, by Andrew Wommack; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.; 504 Mae Dr. Jamestown; contact Kim: 931-704-4544
- Chris and Jeff Hughey (for everyone): Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.; 1401 Pennsylvania Ave., Jamestown; A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY: Don’t miss Celebrate Recovery each Sunday, 5 p.m., at Manna House (please notice the location change!). If you aren’t familiar with this incredible recovery group, please reach out to Billy Webb for additional information.
HIGHLANDS WEAR: If you would like to purchase t-shirts and/or sweatshirts, visit www.highlandschurchtn.org,
PRAYER REQUESTS (or something to share): If you have a prayer request for the prayer team, a death in your family, a testimony, an encouraging word, or an announcement to share, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the prayer request is pertaining to anyone other than yourself, please ensure you have that person’s permission prior to sharing.
WORSHIP/WORD: Sunday Worship begins at 10:00 a.m. The cafe will be open at 9:15 a.m. each Sunday. Wednesday Family Night Live starts at 6:00 p.m. Every LAST Wed. of the month, join us for dinner at 5 p.m. and breakout sessions in the sanctuary at 6!
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 time of prayer and reserve conversations for outside the sanctuary.
WED. DINNER REMINDER: Wednesday night dinner happens on the LAST Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. Our next Wednesday evening meal is Wed., April 27th.