Highland Presybyterian Church

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Highland’s Food Pantry Needs: For the month of January we are in need of oatmeal for our food pantry that supports Moore Elementary School families. You may place your donations in the box provided in the Gallery Hall. Thank you for your support!

On Mondays from December 4 through March 26, members and friends of Highland have the opportunity to share hospitality with some women in need in our community. We need volunteers to prepare meals, to serve as greeters, overnight volunteers, and more with the women who will stay at the City with Dwellings shelter at St. Timothy's Episcopal Church. Click here to read about the volunteer opportunities and then click on the blue-outlined button to sign up. We need those Mondays to FILL UP! 


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Sunday, January 21, 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.: Debbie Layman will be preaching on this Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, guided by scriptures in Psalm 62:5–12 and Mark 1:14–20. See the bulletin here. Church school for all ages takes place from 9:30-10:30. Click here for Adult opportunities, and here for the faith.net schedule. Please see the Education page for more details.

Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet on Tuesday, January 23 (missed third Thursday due to snow) from 10:00-11:30 p.m. in the Salem Room. Please join our group of knitters and crocheters - men, women, girls, boys and all levels of experience are welcome as we bless one or two projects each month. Contact Barbara Whitley if you have questions. 

Highland Fling, Wednesday, January 24, 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Great fellowship! Great food! Great opportunities for children during our meal time together! Our weekly Fling meal provides space and time in the middle of a busy week for members and friends of Highland to share our lives together. Reservations are encouraged, and can be made by contacting Gidget Payne.

Wednesday, January 24, Study after Fling: Turning Points in Middle Eastern History, 7:00–8:00 p.m., Ardmore Room. Join us as we continue to view the video series Turning Points, discovering the majestic cultures and the astonishing history of the Middle East. We will gain an informed understanding of this hugely significant region of our world. In this 36 week video study you will watch as it brings to life the conflicts, triumphs and the catastrophes that forged this extraordinary region from 622 to 1924. This series is presented by Lecturer and Middle East expert Eamonn Gearon of Johns Hopkins University. Anytime is a good time to join this fascinating study. Contact Darryl Ray for more information.


Women’s Thursday Morning Bible Study: Old Testament, 10:00–11:00 a.m. We will start back January 25. Join us for our ongoing study of The Old Testament using a video series led by Amy-Jill Levine, professor at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. Even if you know the Old Testament well, you will find this series helpful in learning the larger background of the ancient Near East as revealed by research in archaeology, cross-cultural studies, and comparative religion. The study includes a video segment and time for discussion. There is no homework or advance reading, so come, bring a friend, and enjoy a cup of coffee with us. We meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Ardmore Room in the Activity Building. Contact Darryl Ray for more information.

Thursday, January 25, Young Adult (20s, 30s) Study Group: <canceled due to hazardous driving conditions> Our Thursday night study gatherings are offering rich fellowship and depth while we delve into new topics each week. The group meets at 8:00 p.m. at Five Points Restaurant. Contact Courtney Stevens for more information.

 

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