Save the date, Sept. 18th, HCOTC 15TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION! 

WED. DINNER REMINDER: Wednesday night dinner is happening THIS WEEK, on Aug. 31st. 

CREATION WEDNESDAY NIGHT STUDY, 6 p.m.: Dr. Glenn Wilson’s weekly study on creation is underway!  Bring your notebooks. It is a wonderful time to learn and grow! 

AMERICAN HERITAGE GIRLS, THIS TUESDAY, AUGUST 30TH, 5:30 -7 PM: AHG will kick off their new season right here at HCOTC! This will be an info meeting for parents; the girls may participate in games and crafts. Please call Heidi, 360-888-4583, for more info. We also need Christ-loving women to help with this very special program. If you are interested in volunteering, please also reach out to Heidi!  

ARK ENCOUNTER (*updated!): We are planning a DAY trip to The Ark Encounter (Oct. 22nd, departing at 4:30 a.m. CT). Please put your name (and the names of those in your party) on the appropriate sign-up sheet ASAP. You may visit the link above to see group rate pricing for tickets. There is also a special educational/student rate for our students, their parents/siblings, and our HK leaders. 

*We ARE very blessed to be able to charter a bus! hallelujah! And we are even more blessed to offer this at $25 PER PERSON. We have a BRAND-NEW bus sign-up sheet, so sign-up ASAP! The bus can only accommodate 56 people. (Even if you previously signed up for the bus, please do it again.)

Sept. 18th, HCOTC 15TH ANNIVERSARY: Don’t miss our 15th anniversary as a church, Sept. 18th! We will have breakfast at 9 a.m. Our celebration in the sanctuary will begin at 10 a.m…The Centre Companies will be with us!  Plan to stay after to celebrate with cake and fellowship! 

SAVE the DATES, Highlands Kids & HK Families:

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We have a few people needing a ride to church on Wednesdays and Sundays. You would truly be a blessing. If interested, please contact Marcia at the office, 931-879-6177.

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! 

GREETERS NEEDED: We would love to add some additional smiling faces to our team of greeters! If interested or for more info, please email Marcia at or see the Hugheys. 

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD: Grab those flip-flops, soaps, washcloths, bandaids, and nylon bath puffs.  Don’t forget school supplies like paper, pencils, sharpeners, and a little notebook. Also, please consider purchasing reusable personal hygiene products for older girls. Thank you!

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 contact Billy Webb for additional information. 

PRAYER REQUESTS (or something to share): If you have a prayer request for the prayer team, a death in your family, a testimony, encouraging word, or an announcement to share, please send them to If the prayer request is about anyone other than yourself, please ensure you have that person’s permission before sharing. 

Visit WWW.HIGHLANDSCHURCHTN.ORG to 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. 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. 

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.