Highlands Announcements

Keep up with what’s new at Highlands Church of the Cumberlands in Jamestown, TN.

Current Announcements

HAPPENINGS COMING UP: 

MAY

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE & BBQ, Sunday the 26th

Join us for a BBQ and potluck at our pavilion immediately following the service. Highlands will provide pulled pork and hotdogs, water, and tea. Bring a chair and a dish to share! Lunch will start at noon.

JUNE

JOIN US FOR OUR DREAM TEAM DAY, June 2nd Following Service

Join us as we explore all the ways to serve at Highlands! We will have volunteer descriptions and applications available. Don’t know your gifts & talents? We have a test for you! Help us achieve the kingdom dreams of highlands! Any questions, please contact Leah Pepito at HVDreamTeam@gmail.com
*Volunteer Leaders: please contact Leah by Sunday the 26th to discuss your ministry’s volunteer needs at Highlands.

YARD SALE/BAKE SALE, Saturday, June 15th, 9am-2pm
All proceeds will help pay off the church building! We need donations and bakers! Please see Ashlee Menear for details.

CUMBERLAND G.A.P. (God Answers Prayer): Our teens will participate in community service projects throughout our county from June 23rd to June 28th. A HUGE “thank you!” to all who have given! As we get closer to mid-June, we will begin collecting healthy snacks, water, and drinks for the workers. 

PROJECT BIBLE RUNNERS, Wednesday, June 26th, 6PM Come listen to amazing testimonies from some of the hardest-to-reach places in the world! Help us gather Bibles for those in need! Drop off at Highlands or WDEB! Learn more at www.projectbiblerunners.com

FIREWORKS, FOOD, & FELLOWSHIP, Saturday, June 29th, at 6PM  Plan on an evening of fun, food, fellowship, and fireworks from the Highlands Pavilion! Bring a dish to share (potluck time!). We have a great view of the Fentress County Fair fireworks from our parking lot (they’ll begin at dark… approximately 9 p.m. CT). 

JULY

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, July 15-19, 2024 (6:00PM to 8:30PM)
Hometown Nazareth, Where Jesus Was a Kid 
SIGN YOUR KIDS UP NOW!!  https://www.highlandschurchtn.org/vbs-2/

CHUCK KEELS with GET UP AND LIVE!, Wednesday, July 10th, 6PM
You don’t want to miss this special night with Chuck, a walking miracle who was touched by Jesus while on his deathbed and healed from fourth-stage cancer. He is on a mission to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ across the world, and we are blessed to have him speak at Highlands! It will be a night of laughter, tears, worship, and prayer! Mark your calendar!

AUGUST

RIVER BAPTISMS, Sunday, August 18th, 3PM We will have a special baptism at the Wolf River, York Park, 2609 North York Hwy, Pall Mall. Bring a dessert to share! We’ll share refreshing beverages and desserts as we fellowship together after baptism wraps up!   We will also have our 10 a.m. Sunday morning celebration at HCOTC that day! We hope to see you for both! 

HK COOKBOOK RECIPES (NEW deadline…extended!) August 11th We know Highlands has some fantastic cooks, and everyone loves to eat! With that in mind, we are excited to announce that we are working to create a Highlands Kids (HK) Cookbook! We would love to have your favorite recipes!  Anything from your go-to meal, tastiest dessert, or comfort food, if you love it, we want it! Please submit recipes to hkcookbooks2024@gmail.com

HANDS, FEET, AND HEARTS NEEDED: 

Highlands Needs YOU! Please connect with Leah Pepito to discover how YOU can help our community! HVDreamTeam@gmail.com

HK TEAM OPPORTUNITIES: We need HK teachers & volunteers! Highlands Kids just keeps growing. Praise God! You’ll find applications/signups at the HK welcome desk.

HOSPITALITY: Please watch announcements for future hospitality/meal train links as needs within our body arise. 

O.C.C. (Operation Christmas Child): This month, let’s get into outdoor activities! We need jump ropes, beach balls, and small balls. We also need things to make fishing kits, like lures, fishing lines, sinkers, and hooks. Also, if you want to help directly with O.C.C., please contact Carol Watson. 

REMINDERS & RESOURCES:

FREE, DESTINED TO REIGN BOOK (limited time!): Pastor Jason highly recommends and references the Destined to Reign book by Joseph Prince. It is currently available on their website for only $5 shipping. Find it here: Destined to Reign FREE!

PARENTS & KIDS:

PLAYGROUND: It’s that time of year again. Please ALWAYS have an adult present when playing on the Highlands’ playground. Also, please ensure your child/children are with you when they’re not in class. Thank you! 

BEFORE & AFTER SERVICE: Please do not let your kids be unattended before and after Kids Services. Also, please don’t let your young children use the restrooms alone. We request this for the safety of your kids and the church. Thank you for your understanding! *We are looking for volunteers who can rotate watching the kids before service and HK start. If you are interested in helping, please see the HK Desk or contact Leah Pepito at HVDreamTeam@gmail.com

CONTACT HIGHLANDS:

PRAYER REQUESTS & PRAISE REPORTS: If you have a prayer request, a praise report, a death in your family, or an encouraging word, please email Shannon at HighlandsPrayers@gmail.com and/or join our Facebook Prayer Group. 
*If the prayer request concerns anyone other than yourself, please ensure you have that person’s permission before sharing. 

VOLUNTEER ASSISTANCE: If you would like to inquire about volunteering at Highlands or have any questions about serving, you can reach Leah Pepito at HVDreamTeam@gmail.com

COMMUNITY GROUPS ASSISTANCE: If you have any questions about Community Groups at Highlands, please contact Diana at HighlandsGroups@gmail.com

GENERAL QUESTIONS & APPOINTMENT REQUESTS: If you need to approve/share an announcement, request an appointment, or have general questions, please email Marcia at  HighlandsCOTC@gmail.com

SERVICES/COMMUNITY GROUPS:

COMMUNITY GROUPS:  We have many different Community Groups within Highlands that meet on a weekly/monthly basis. We’d love it if you’d join one or host one! Please talk with Diana Douglass and visit www.highlandschurchtn.org for more information! 

SUNDAYS

10:00 AM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.

9:00 AM Hot Breakfast in the Cafe; Everyone is welcome; donations are appreciated!

8:30 AM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. Please refrain from conversations in the sanctuary during this time.

WEDNESDAYS  

6:00 PM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.

5:00 PM Dinner in the Cafe;  Everyone welcome; donations are appreciated!

4:30 PM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. 

HIGHLANDERS STUDENTS (ages 13 through 12th grade): On Wednesdays, we meet immediately after worship in the HK3 classroom.

HIGHLANDS KIDS CHURCH (12 years and under): Children’s Church is available on Sundays & Wednesdays. Children are dismissed from the sanctuary after Worship. Please ensure your child/children are with you when they’re not in class. Thank you! 

SERVICES/COMMUNITY GROUPS:

SUNDAYS

10:00 AM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.

9:00 AM Hot Breakfast in the Cafe; Everyone is welcome; donations are appreciated!

8:30 AM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. Please refrain from conversations in the sanctuary during this time.

WEDNESDAYS  

6:00 PM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.
5:00 PM Dinner in the Cafe;  Everyone welcome; donations are appreciated!
4:30 PM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. Please refrain from conversations in the sanctuary during this time.

HIGHLANDERS STUDENTS (ages 13 through 12th grade): On Wednesdays, we meet immediately after worship in the HK3 classroom.

HIGHLANDS KIDS CHURCH (12 years and under): Children’s Church is available on Sundays & Wednesdays. Children are dismissed from the sanctuary after Worship. Please ensure your child/children are with you when they’re not in class. Thank you! 

COMMUNITY GROUPS:  We have many different Community Groups within Highlands that meet on a weekly/monthly basis. We’d love it if you’d join one or host one! Please talk with Diana Douglass and visit www.highlandschurchtn.org for more information! 

HAPPENINGS COMING UP: 

HK COOKBOOK RECIPES (NEW deadline…extended!)

We know Highlands has some fantastic cooks, and everyone loves to eat! With that in mind, we are excited to announce that we are working to create a Highlands Kids (HK) Cookbook! We would love to have your favorite recipes!  Anything from your go-to meal, tastiest dessert, or comfort food, if you love it, we want it! Please submit recipes to hkcookbooks2024@gmail.com by AUGUST 11th!

MAY

DAILY PORTION, HAIR on the SQUARE, May 18th, 12 to 4 pm:  

Come and share the love of Jesus, by loving others.

2024 GRADUATES May 19th

We will honor our graduates and pray for them on May 19th.

BAPTISMS

In-Church Baptism is on May 19th during our Sunday service! River Baptism is scheduled for August 18th. See below. More details to follow!

JUNE

YARD SALE/BAKE SALEJune 15th

All proceeds will help pay off the church building! Please see Ashlee Menear for details.

CUMBERLAND G.A.P. (God Answers Prayer): Our teens will participate in 

community service projects throughout our county from June 23rd to June 28th. A HUGE “thank you!” to all who have given! As we get closer to mid-June, we will begin collecting healthy snacks, water, and drinks for the workers. 

PROJECT BIBLE RUNNERS
Wednesday PM Service, June 26th, come listen to amazing testimonies from 

some of the hardest-to-reach places in the world! Help us gather Bibles for those 

in need! Learn more at www.projectbiblerunners.com

FIREWORKS, FOOD, & FELLOWSHIP

On Saturday, June 29th, at 6 p.m., plan on an evening of fun, food, fellowship, and fireworks from the Highlands Pavilion! Bring a dish to share (potluck time!). We have a great view of the Fentress County Fair fireworks from our parking lot (they’ll begin at dark… approximately 9 p.m. CT). 

JULY

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 

July 15-19, 2024 (6:00PM to 8:30PM), Hometown Nazareth, Where Jesus Was a Kid 
For more info: https://www.highlandschurchtn.org/vbs-2/

AUGUST

RIVER BAPTISM

We will have a special baptism at the Wolf River on Sunday, August 18th, at 3 p.m. Join us at York Park, 2609 North York Hwy, Pall Mall. Bring a dessert to share if you would like. We’ll share refreshing beverages and desserts as we fellowship together after baptism wraps up!  

We will also have our 10 a.m. Sunday morning celebration at HCOTC that day! We hope to see you for both! 

HANDS, FEET, AND HEARTS NEEDED: 

Highlands Needs YOU! Please connect with Leah Pepito to discover how YOU can help our community! HVDreamTeam@gmail.com

HK TEAM OPPORTUNITIES: We need HK teachers & volunteers! Highlands Kids just keeps growing. Praise God! You’ll find applications/signups at the HK welcome desk.

HOSPITALITY: Please watch announcements for future hospitality/meal train links as needs within our body arise. 

O.C.C. (Operation Christmas Child): This month, let’s get into outdoor activities! We need jump ropes, beach balls, and small balls. We also need things to make fishing kits, like lures, fishing lines, sinkers, and hooks. Also, if you want to help directly with O.C.C., please contact Carol Watson. 

REMINDERS and RESOURCES:

FREE, DESTINED TO REIGN BOOK (limited time!): Pastor Jason highly recommends and references the Destined to Reign book by Joseph Prince. It is currently available on their website for only $5 shipping. Find it here: Destined to Reign FREE!


PLAYGROUND:
 It’s that time of year again. Please ALWAYS have an adult present when playing on the Highlands’ playground. Also, please ensure your child/children are with you when they’re not in class. Thank you! 

PRAYER REQUESTS & PRAISE REPORTS: If you have a prayer request, a praise report, a death in your family, or an encouraging word, please email Shannon at HighlandsPrayers@gmail.com and/or join our Facebook Prayer Group. 
*If the prayer request concerns anyone other than yourself, please ensure you have that person’s permission before sharing. 

VOLUNTEER ASSISTANCE: If you would like to inquire about volunteering at Highlands or have any questions about serving, you can reach Leah Pepito at HVDreamTeam@gmail.com

COMMUNITY GROUPS ASSISTANCE: If you have any questions about Community Groups at Highlands, please contact Diana at HighlandsGroups@gmail.com

GENERAL QUESTIONS & APPOINTMENT REQUESTS: If you need to approve/share an announcement, request an appointment, or have general questions, please email Marcia at  HighlandsCOTC@gmail.com

Due to the threat of severe weather during the evening hours, there will be no Wednesday activities at Highlands this afternoon or tonight, May 8th. We are praying the storms dissipate and all are safe. We will see you Sunday!

SERVICES/COMMUNITY GROUPS:

SUNDAYS

10:00 AM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.

9:00 AM Hot Breakfast in the Cafe;  Everyone is welcome; donations are appreciated!

8:30 AM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. Please refrain from conversations in the sanctuary during this time.

WEDNESDAYS  

6:00 PM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.

5:00 PM Dinner in the Cafe;  Everyone welcome; donations are appreciated!

4:30 PM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. Please refrain from conversations in the sanctuary during this time.

HIGHLANDERS STUDENTS (ages 13 through 12th grade): On Wednesdays, we meet immediately after worship in the HK3 classroom.

HIGHLANDS KIDS CHURCH (12 years and under): Children’s Church is available on Sundays & Wednesdays. Children are dismissed from the sanctuary after Worship. Please ensure your child/children are with you when they’re not in class. Thank you! 

COMMUNITY GROUPS:  We have many different Community Groups within Highlands that meet on a weekly/monthly basis. We’d love it if you’d join one or host one! Please talk with Diana Douglass and visit www.highlandschurchtn.org for more information! 

HAPPENINGS COMING UP: 

HK COOKBOOK RECIPES (NEW deadline…extended!)

We know Highlands has some amazing cooks and everyone loves to eat! With that in mind, we are excited to announce that we are working to create a Highlands Kids (HK) Cookbook! We would love to have your favorite recipes!  Anything from your go-to meal, tastiest dessert, comfort food, if you love it, we want it! Please submit recipes to hkcookbooks2024@gmail.com by AUGUST 11th!

MAY

LEADERSHIP GROUP, If you signed up for the Leadership Group, please visit the church center app. to see any updates.

HIGHLANDS KIDS HIKE (for HK families!) May 11th 10 am Colditz Cove, 2552 Northup Falls Rd. Jamestown. Picnic to follow at Allardt Park. An adult must accompany children. For any questions call or text Rachael 931-310-2912

DAILY PORTION, HAIR on the SQUARE, May 18th, 12 to 4pm:  A brief meeting to discuss Hair on the Square will follow this Wednesday’s service on May 8th.            

2024 GRADUATES May 19th If you or your child will be graduating from 8th grade, high school, college, or receiving a higher education degree/certification and Highlands is your home church, please let us know on the sign-up sheet in our foyer. We will honor our graduates and pray for them on May 19th.

BAPTISMS In-Church Baptism is on May 19th during our Sunday service! River Baptism is scheduled for August 18th. See below. More details to follow!

JUNE

YARD SALE/BAKE SALEJune 15th All proceeds will help pay off the church building! Please see Ashlee Menear for details.

CUMBERLAND G.A.P. (God Answers Prayer): Our teens will participate in community service projects throughout our county from June 23rd to June 28th. A HUGE “thank you!” to all who have given! As we get closer to mid-June, we will begin collecting healthy snacks, water, and drinks for the workers. 

PROJECT BIBLE RUNNERS
Wednesday PM Service, June 26th, come listen to amazing testimonies from some of the hardest-to-reach places in the world! Help us gather Bibles for those in need! Learn more at www.projectbiblerunners.com

FIREWORKS, FOOD, & FELLOWSHIP Saturday, June 29th, 6pm, plan on an evening of fun, food, fellowship, and fireworks from the Highlands Pavilion! Bring a dish to share (potluck time!). We have a great view of the Fentress County Fair fireworks from our parking lot (they’ll begin at dark…approx. 9pm CT). 

JULY

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL July 15-19, 2024 (6:00PM to 8:30PM)
Hometown Nazareth, Where Jesus Was a Kid. For more info: https://www.highlandschurchtn.org/vbs-2/

AUGUST

RIVER BAPTISM

We will have a special baptism at the Wolf River on Sunday, August 18th, 3pm. Join us at York Park, 2609 North York Hwy, Pall Mall. Bring a dessert to share if you would like! We’ll share refreshing beverages and desserts, as we fellowship together after baptism wraps up!  

We WILL have our 10am Sunday morning celebration at HCOTC that day as well! Hope to see you for both! 

HANDS, FEET, AND HEARTS NEEDED: 

Highlands Needs YOU! Please connect with Leah Pepito to discover how YOU can help our community! HighlandsChurchVolunteers@gmail.com

HK TEAM OPPORTUNITIES: We need HK teachers & volunteers! Highlands Kids just keeps growing, praise God! You’ll find applications/signups at the HK welcome desk.

HOSPITALITY: Please watch announcements for future hospitality/meal train links as needs within our body arise. 

O.C.C. (Operation Christmas Child): This month let’s get into outdoor activities! We need jump ropes, beach balls, and small balls. We also need things to make fishing kits, like lures, fishing line, sinkers, and hooks. Also, if you want to help directly with O.C.C., please contact Carol Watson. 

REMINDERS and RESOURCES:

FREE, DESTINED TO REIGN BOOK (limited time!): The Destined to Reign book by Joseph Prince is one that Pastor Jason HIGHLY recommends and references. This book is currently available on their website for only $5 shipping. Find it here, Destined to Reign FREE!

PLAYGROUND:
 It’s that time of year again. Please make sure when playing on the Highlands’ playground you ALWAYS have an adult present. Please ensure your child/children are with you when they’re not in class. Thank you! 

PRAYER REQUESTS & PRAISE REPORTS: If you have a prayer request, a praise report, a death in your family, or an encouraging word, please email Shannon at HighlandsPrayers@gmail.com and/or join our Facebook Prayer Group. 
*If the prayer request concerns anyone other than yourself, please ensure you have that person’s permission before sharing. 

VOLUNTEER ASSISTANCE: If you would like to inquire about volunteering at Highlands or have any questions pertaining to serving, you may reach Leah at HighlandsChurchVolunteers@gmail.com.

COMMUNITY GROUPS ASSISTANCE: If you have any questions pertaining to Community Groups at Highlands, please reach out to Diana at HighlandsGroups@gmail.com

GENERAL QUESTIONS & APPOINTMENT REQUESTS: If you need to approve/share an announcement, request an appointment, or have general questions, please email Marcia at  HighlandsCOTC@gmail.com

SERVICES/COMMUNITY GROUPS:

SUNDAYS

10:00 AM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.

9:00 AM Hot Breakfast in the Cafe;  Everyone is welcome; donations are appreciated!

8:30 AM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. Please refrain from conversations in the sanctuary during this time.

WEDNESDAYS  

6:00 PM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.

5:00 PM Dinner in the Cafe;  Everyone welcome; donations are appreciated!

4:30 PM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. Please refrain from conversations in the sanctuary during this time.

HIGHLANDERS STUDENTS (ages 13 through 12th grade): On Wednesdays, we meet immediately after worship in the HK3 classroom.

HIGHLANDS KIDS CHURCH (12 years and under): Children’s Church is available on Sundays & Wednesdays. Children are dismissed from the sanctuary after Worship.

COMMUNITY GROUPS:  We have many different Community Groups within Highlands that meet on a weekly/monthly basis. We’d love it if you’d join one or host one! Please talk with Diana Douglass and visit www.highlandschurchtn.org for more information! 

HAPPENINGS COMING UP: 

NATIONAL DAY of PRAYER, MAY 2ND

Join our community for National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 2nd at 12 noon at the Fentress Co. Courthouse.

HK COOKBOOK RECIPES (NEW deadline…extended!)

We know Highlands has some amazing cooks and everyone loves to eat! With that in mind, we are excited to announce that we are working to create a Highlands Kids (HK) Cookbook! We would love to have your favorite recipes!  Anything from your go-to meal, tastiest dessert, comfort food, if you love it, we want it! Please submit recipes to hkcookbooks2024@gmail.com by AUGUST 11th!

MAY

LEADERSHIP GROUP, May 5th

If you signed up for the Leadership Group, please stay in the sanctuary following Sunday Service for a brief meeting with Shannon.

HIGHLANDS KIDS HIKE (for HK families!)
Save the date, May 11th (details coming!)

DAILY PORTION: HAIR ON THE SQUARE, May 18th, 12 to 4 pm Come and   

Share the love of Jesus.              

2024 GRADUATES May 19th

If you or your child will be graduating from 8th grade, high school, college, or receiving a higher education degree/certification and Highlands is your home church, please let us know on the sign-up sheet in our foyer. We will honor our graduates and pray for them on May 19th.

BAPTISMS

In-Church Baptism is on May 19th during our Sunday service! River Baptism is scheduled for August 18th. See below. More details to follow!

JUNE

YARD SALE/BAKE SALEJune 15th

All proceeds will help pay off the church building! Please see Ashlee Menear for details.

CUMBERLAND G.A.P. (God Answers Prayer): Our teens will participate in 

community service projects throughout our county from June 23rd to June 28th. A HUGE “thank you!” to all who have given! As we get closer to mid-June, we will begin collecting healthy snacks, water, and drinks for the workers. 

PROJECT BIBLE RUNNERS
Wednesday PM Service, June 26th, come listen to amazing testimonies from 

some of the hardest-to-reach places in the world! Help us gather Bibles for those 

in need! Learn more at www.projectbiblerunners.com

FIREWORKS, FOOD, & FELLOWSHIP

Saturday, June 29th, 6pm, plan on an evening of fun, food, fellowship, and fireworks from the Highlands Pavilion! Bring a dish to share (potluck time!). We have a great view of the Fentress County Fair fireworks from our parking lot (they’ll begin at dark…approx. 9 pm CT). 

JULY

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 

July 15-19, 2024 (6:00PM to 8:30PM)

Hometown Nazareth, Where Jesus Was a Kid 

For more info: https://www.highlandschurchtn.org/vbs-2/

AUGUST

RIVER BAPTISM

We will have a special baptism at the Wolf River on Sunday, August 18th, 3pm. Join us at York Park, 2609 North York Hwy, Pall Mall. Bring a dessert to share if you would like! We’ll share refreshing beverages and desserts, as we fellowship together after baptism wraps up!  

We WILL have our 10am Sunday morning celebration at HCOTC that day as well! Hope to see you for both! 

HANDS, FEET, AND HEARTS NEEDED: 

SIGN UP TO SERVE:  We currently have several ways for you to get involved at Highlands. Sign-up sheets are on the information table for the following areas:  Parking CrewGreeters, and Cafe. The fellowship is wonderful! 

HK TEAM OPPORTUNITIES: We need HK teachers & volunteers! Highlands Kids just keeps growing, praise God! You’ll find applications/signups at the HK welcome desk.

HOSPITALITY: Please watch announcements for future hospitality/meal train links as needs within our body arise. 

O.C.C. (Operation Christmas Child): Let’s step into May by thinking about O.C.C. Look for all those winter and spring clearance items like hats, gloves, socks, and undergarments. Also if you want to help with O.C.C., please get in touch with Carol Watson. 

PARENTS REMINDER:
PLAYGROUND:
 It’s that time of year again. Please make sure when playing on the Highlands’ playground you ALWAYS have an adult present. Enjoy!

PRAYER REQUESTS & PRAISE REPORTS: If you have a prayer request, a praise report, a death in your family, or an encouraging word, please email Shannon at HighlandsPrayers@gmail.com and/or join our Facebook Prayer Group. 
*If the prayer request concerns anyone other than yourself, please ensure you have that person’s permission before sharing. 

GENERAL QUESTIONS & APPOINTMENT REQUESTS: If you need to approve/share an announcement, request an appointment, or have general questions, please email Marcia at  HighlandsCOTC@gmail.com

SERVICES/COMMUNITY GROUPS:

SUNDAYS

10:00 AM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.

9:00 AM Hot Breakfast in the Cafe;  Everyone is welcome; donations are appreciated!

8:30 AM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. Please refrain from conversations in the sanctuary during this time.

WEDNESDAYS  (No 4:30 prayer or 5pm meal this Wed…all festivities begin at 6pm!*)

6:00 PM Worship & Word;  Join us for a time of worship & a dynamic, biblically-based sermon.

5:00 PM Dinner in the Cafe;  Everyone welcome; donations are appreciated!

4:30 PM Prayer in Sanctuary;  This is a time for quiet, private prayer. Please refrain from conversations in the sanctuary during this time.

HIGHLANDERS STUDENTS (ages 13 through 12th grade): On Wednesdays, we meet immediately after worship in the HK3 classroom.

HIGHLANDS KIDS CHURCH (12 years and under): Children’s Church is available on Sundays & Wednesdays. Children are dismissed from the sanctuary after Worship.

COMMUNITY GROUPS:  We have many different Community Groups within Highlands that meet on a weekly/monthly basis. We’d love it if you’d join one or host one! Please talk with Diana Douglass and visit www.highlandschurchtn.org for more information!  NOTE: Start date for “Returning to the Secret Place” has been delayed one week until Thursday, May 2.

HAPPENINGS COMING UP: 

*THIS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24th, PARTY AT THE PAVILION, 6PM!

Join us at 6pm at the new pavilion for food, fellowship, worship, and Word! 

HK classes are also available. PLEASE bring a chair and a dish to share! 

Church will provide grilled/smoked meat. (No early prayer or 5pm meal…all 

festivities begin at 6pm!)

HK COOKBOOK RECIPES (NEW deadline…extended!)

We know Highlands has some amazing cooks and everyone loves to eat! With that in mind, we are excited to announce that we are working to create a Highlands Kids (HK) Cookbook! We would love to have your favorite recipes!  Anything from your go-to meal, tastiest dessert, comfort food, if you love it, we want it! Please submit recipes to hkcookbooks2024@gmail.com

by AUGUST 11th!

MAY

LEADERSHIP GROUP May 5th

If you signed up for the Leadership Group, please stay in the sanctuary following Sunday Service for a brief meeting with Shannon

HIGHLANDS KIDS HIKE (for HK families!)
Save the date, May 11th (details coming!)

2024 GRADUATES May 19th

If you or your child will be graduating from 8th grade, high school, college, or receiving a higher education degree/certification and Highlands is your home church, please let us know on the sign-up sheet in our foyer. We will honor our graduates and pray for them on May 19th.

BAPTISMS

In-Church Baptism is on May 19th during our Sunday service! River Baptism is scheduled for August 18th. See below. More details to follow!

JUNE

YARD SALE/BAKE SALEJune 15th

All proceeds will help pay off the church building! Please see Ashlee Menear for details.

CUMBERLAND G.A.P. (God Answers Prayer): Our teens will participate in 

community service projects throughout our county from June 23rd to June 28th. A HUGE “thank you!” to all who have given! As we get closer to mid-June, we will begin collecting healthy snacks, water, and drinks for the workers. 

PROJECT BIBLE RUNNERS
Wednesday PM Service, June 26th, come listen to amazing testimonies from 

some of the hardest-to-reach places in the world! Help us gather Bibles for those 

in need! Learn more at www.projectbiblerunners.com

FIREWORKS, FOOD, & FELLOWSHIP

Saturday, June 29th, 6pm, plan on an evening of fun, food, fellowship, and fireworks from the Highlands Pavilion! Bring a dish to share (potluck time!). We have a great view of the Fentress County Fair fireworks from our parking lot (they’ll begin at dark…approx. 9pm CT). 

JULY

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 

July 15-19, 2024 (6:00PM to 8:30PM)

Hometown Nazareth, Where Jesus Was a Kid 

For more info: https://www.highlandschurchtn.org/vbs-2/

AUGUST

RIVER BAPTISM

We will have a special baptism at the Wolf River on Sunday, August 18th, 3pm. Join us at York Park, 2609 North York Hwy, Pall Mall. Bring a dessert to share if you would like! We’ll share refreshing beverages and desserts, as we fellowship together after baptism wraps up!  

We WILL have our 10am Sunday morning celebration at HCOTC that day as well! Hope to see you for both! 

HANDS, FEET, AND HEARTS NEEDED: 

SIGN UP TO SERVE:  We currently have several ways for you to get involved at Highlands. Sign-up sheets are on the information table for the following areas:  Parking CrewGreeters, and Cafe. The fellowship is wonderful! 

HK TEAM OPPORTUNITIES: We need HK teachers & volunteers! Highlands Kids just keeps growing, and we also have GAP & VBS coming up… We need your help! You’ll find applications/signups at the HK welcome desk.

HOSPITALITY: Please watch announcements for future hospitality/meal train links as needs within our body arise. 

O.C.C. (Operation Christmas Child): It’s time to go shopping! Look for all those winter and spring clearance items like hats, gloves, socks, and undergarments. Also if you want to help with O.C.C., please contact Carol Watson. 

PARENTS REMINDER:
PLAYGROUND:
 It’s that time of year again. Please make sure when playing on the Highlands’ playground you ALWAYS have an adult present. Enjoy!

PRAYER REQUESTS & PRAISE REPORTS: If you have a prayer request, a praise report, a death in your family, or an encouraging word, please email Shannon at HighlandsPrayers@gmail.com and/or join our Facebook Prayer Group. 
*If the prayer request concerns anyone other than yourself, please ensure you have that person’s permission before sharing. 

GENERAL QUESTIONS & APPOINTMENT REQUESTS: If you need to approve/share an announcement, request an appointment, or have general questions, please email Marcia at  HighlandsCOTC@gmail.com