Highland Presybyterian Church

Upcoming Events

Summer Overnights at Samaritan Inn: 6:15 p.m. till 7:00 a.m., Friday, June 23; Saturday, July 22 and Friday, August 25. We would love to have six Highlanders sign up each night. Sign up in the Gallery Hall, or contact Steve Zorn or Debbie Layman.

At the beginning of July it will be time to reshuffle our Dinner for Eight names again. If you would like to join, or if you need to drop out, please contact Carol Varnado at or Jan Penick by the end of June. See Highlights, p. 7, for more information.

Loving the Questions: A Summer Sermon Series, July 2–September 3. Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Who Will Be Saved? How Do We Live with Hope in a Fearful World? How Do I Know God’s Will for My Life? These are but a few of the questions with which people of faith have wrestled for generations, and we’re planning to wrestle with such questions as these this summer at Highland. See Highlights, p. 3, for details.

The Global Service Committee is working with World Relief to hold a training for Highland members who would like to be part of a Good Neighbor Team which would provide support for a refugee family in our community. The training will be Sunday, July 9 from 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Please contact Megan Bryant or Debbie Layman to sign up or for more information.

Faith & Film: RV - Monday, July 10, 7:00 p.m., Location TBD. Join us for this monthly gathering for adults as we reflect on the visual parables of movies. Our movie for July will be RV, a fun-filled adventure that encourages us to think about what really matters in our family lives. If you are interested in taking part, please email Randy Harris at rharris@highlandpres.org to re-ceive additional details. We won’t be watching the movie when we gather, so you’ll need to see it ahead of time. A copy of each month’s movie can be borrowed from the church.

This summer we will gather on one Sunday a month to watch a documentary together, share light snacks and discuss what we’ve seen. The Congregational Care Committee has a variety of topics picked out with panelists to deepen our reflections. We will gather in the Ardmore Room of the Activity Building on Sunday, July 23 at 4:00 p.m. for a documentary on laughter. Be prepared to laugh! All ages are welcome. We hope you will plan to join us!

The Global Service Committee is hosting a gathering for local refugee families Saturday, July 29, 2-4:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. It will be a time for conversation (practicing English!), snacks, and games for the kids. All are welcome to join in on the fun. Please contact Megan Bryant or Debbie Layman if you have questions. Watch for more information on how you can be involved!

Save the Dates:
  • ArtRageous!, June 18–21 See Highlights, p. 1
  • Musical Theater Camp, June 19-25 Click here for details and registration
  • VCS, July 25–27: Rome - Paul and the Underground Church. Join us as we experience how the apostle Paul learned about God’s amazing love and how we too can discover ways to live out this love. Explore a Roman marketplace, tiptoe past watchful Roman guards, learn of first-century Christians who meet in a dark cave, and visit with the apostle Paul for daily discoveries about God’s love. Each day we will encounter a powerful story from the Bible that illustrate God’s amazing love for all of us and exploring firsthand the unique culture of Paul’s world. Children ages four through rising Fifth Graders are invited to take part in this joyful and energetic three days. Click here to learn more and sign up.
  • Acoustic Café Returns Sunday, July 16 - Music, Dessert, and Fellowship, 4:00 –6:00 p.m. See Highlights, p. 3
  • Intergenerational Book Discussion: A Long Walk to Water, Sunday, July 30 - see Highlights, p. 9
  • Highland’s Helping Hands Day, August 19 - see Highlights, p. 10
  • August 20, 80+ Birthday Party
  • All-Church Picnic at Bolton Park, August 26
  • All Church Retreat (in Montreat, NC), November 10-12




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