NO Wednesday service THIS WEEK at HCOTC, Oct. 5th, due to Fields of Faith. Join us at YAI football field, at 6 pm! Bring chairs/blankets for your family (we’ll be on the field). 

NO Wednesday service Oct. 12th due to Fall Break in Fentress Co. 

HIGHLANDERS STUDENTS: We meet each Wed., immediately after worship/announcements, in the cafe. Spread the word! This is for our high school-aged students (approx. age 13 through high school graduation). (No youth class on Oct. 5th or 12th.)

COMMUNITY GROUPS: Don’t miss our Community Group informational tables. 

HIGHLANDS CARE GROUP: HCG (new community group!) will be helping folks with laundry (and praying with them) on Sunday, Oct. 16th at the Laundromat from 2-4 pm. They’ll be collecting quarters THIS Sunday, Oct. 9th! HCG welcomes your assistance! See Seth Vaughn for additional details.

ARK ENCOUNTER: Our day trip to The Ark Encounter is Sat. Oct. 22nd; we will leave HCOTC at 4:30 a.m. CT. All Ark tickets have been finalized and we’re unable to make changes. We have some seats left on the bus…if anyone that has ALREADY paid for an Ark ticket would like to ride on the bus, please let Marcia know asap. 

UKRAINE COAT COLLECTION (update): A HUGE “Thank you!” to those that brought coats and winter accessories…AND to those that stayed to organize and pack them! We packed 64 bulging boxes! This will add to the 2,000 boxes Orphans Hands is preparing to send to the Ukraine area. We are so grateful! Bless you, all! 

APOLLO LTD in Concert, Oct. 28th to kick off HCOTC FALL FAMILY FUN FEST WEEKEND: Don’t miss this HUGE weekend, Oct. 28th through the 30th! Friday, Oct. 28th, join us at 7 p.m. for Apollo LTD (doors open at 6 p.m.)! Saturday, Oct. 29th, Fall Family Fun Fest is happening, at 5 p.m. (food, candy, games, fellowship)! And on Sunday, Oct 30th, we are so excited to worship with our Highlands Kids as they lead our entire Sunday service! This is a weekend you will not want to miss! 

HIGHLANDS KIDS to LEAD SERVICE, Sun., Oct. 30TH: Don’t miss this awesome service!

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 genuinely 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!

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

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 If the prayer request concerns 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 worship starts at 6:00 p.m.(NO Wed. activities Oct. 5th or 12th.)

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. (NO Wed. activities Oct. 5th or 12th.)