HIGHLANDERS STUDENTS: We meet each Wed., immediately after worship/announcements, in the cafe. Spread the word! This is for ages 13 through 19. 

Highlands Kids Leader/Volunteer TRAINING: To ALL those who plan to serve in HK in 2023 (seasoned servants and brand new servants), please plan to attend the training meeting THIS SUNDAY, Jan. 29th after service. IF YOU ARE NEW to HK, please sign-up for our Jan. 29th meeting THIS WED. so we know how many to expect (sheet is on our info table in front of cafe).  Lunch will be provided. Thank you to those who have committed to joining the team and helping. 

COMMUNITY GROUPS: Check us out on our website. www.highlandschurchtn.org

HIGHLANDERS MEN’S GROUP:  Just a reminder, this group meets every third Friday of the month. 

Basket Weaving Group: Don’t forget the basket class is this Thursday, January 26th, 3:30-8 pm. There is still time to sign up THIS WEDNESDAY evening. 

CHRYSALIS UPDATE: The date has been moved to FEB. 18th-20th, Presidents’ Day weekend. If you are interested, you still have time to sign up! Please see Lisa Roysdon, or call her at  931-510-2269.

HIGHLANDERS CARE GROUP: We will be collecting fleece blankets, gloves, fuzzy socks, lotions, and more for the residents at Signature Health Care. We will have a list at the sign-up table. We ask the items be new, and also don’t forget those handmade cards. Bring all donations to the church by Feb. 15th. Our team will be going to the nursing home on Feb. 19th at 1 pm. We would love you to join us, even if you are not in the group.

GRIEFSHARE:  We will be starting a NEW community group called Griefshare. This group will focus on dealing with the loss of a loved one and offer help when you feel isolated. Griefshare group meets weekly and will help you move toward rebuilding your life. Visit this link for more info, Griefshare/HCOTC.

Griefshare begins Thursday, March 2nd, from 6:30-8 pm and will be a 12-week program. There will be a sign-up sheet in the foyer. The books are $20 each. 

GIVING STATEMENTS: We are doing something new with our giving statements this year. On the sign-up table in the foyer, we have a basket with small cards. If you want a statement, please fill out one of the cards and drop it in the basket. Thank you.

PROJECT BIBLE RUNNERS: Church family, please bring any extra or unused Bibles to HCOTC beginning right away, as we are collecting them for PBR*. Check out their website, Project Bible Runners, to find out more info (or to learn more about giving financial gifts for native-tongue Bibles), and follow on Facebook, PBR/FB, for Bible updates! The deadline is Sunday morning, February 26th.The Sweitzer family will be joining us as we pray over them and these Bibles! 

*PBR is a ministry that gathers Bibles from all over the U.S. (as well as funds to order Bibles) and sends them to the neediest of countries. To date, they’ve delivered almost 90,000 Bibles to areas that are approximately 1 Bible to 300 People. They’ve estimated that through the Bibles given to individuals and churches, over 1 million people have heard and read the Word of God that had not had the opportunity previously!

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!

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 highlandscotc@gmail.com. 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. Dinner every Wed at 5 pm.

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 prayer time and reserve conversations outside the sanctuary.