Beautiful Church Family, THANK YOU to everyone that baked, brought, and bought! What a HUGE success our Bakes for Bibles bake sale was…and what a joy to fellowship with all! Totals will be announced on Feb. 26th, when we welcome Project Bible Runners! Don’t miss this special Sunday!
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.
HIGHLANDERS STUDENTS: We meet each Wed., immediately after worship/announcements, in the cafe. Spread the word! This is for ages 13 through 19.
HK EVENTS MEETING: A special events-planning meeting is happening this Sunday, February 19th, for anyone who signed up for the HK events (previously posted on the wall). This meeting is to touch base and organize these groups. Also, if you missed the sign-up sheets and still want to help, we would love to have you and still have many spots available!
COMMUNITY GROUPS: Check us out on our website. www.highlandschurchtn.org
HIGHLANDS COLLEGE AND CAREER GROUP: We will be kicking off this awesome group soon, so be on the lookout! If you are adult-career age (18+) and would like to be involved, there will be a sign-up sheet in the foyer, or see Seth Vaughn.
CHRYSALIS UPDATE: The Feb. Chrysalis event has been postponed again due to the designated location not being ready (due to the previous busted pipes and remodeling).
UPDATED DATES for HIGHLANDERS MEN’S GROUP: This men’s gathering meets the FIRST and THIRD Friday of each month.
HIGHLANDERS CARE GROUP: We will be collecting fleece blankets, gloves, fuzzy socks, lotions, and more for the residents at Signature HealthCare. 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.
BASKET WEAVING: The next class is set up for March 23rd. There is a sign-up sheet in the foyer.
PROJECT BIBLE RUNNERS: Church family, please bring any extra or unused Bibles to HCOTC immediately, 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!
FENTRESS CO. FOOD PANTRY: Second Harvest Food Bank needs volunteers to distribute food at the Fentress Co. Food Pantry, 511 Fairgrounds Rd., the 2nd Tuesday of each month. This is an outdoor event, dress accordingly. Volunteers may be as young as 10 years old (only if accompanied by an adult). Please arrive to volunteer at 8:30 a.m. (until approx 11). Duties: loading boxes; sorting; directing traffic; recording data; gathering materials.
SPRING BAPTISM, RESURRECTION SUNDAY, APRIL 9TH: Don’t miss this opportunity to be baptized on Resurrection Sunday! What a blessed time it will be. A sign-up sheet is in the foyer.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.