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Serving our community and the world in the following ways...

Feed      House    Welcome      Advocate

...and serving our church family in Christian love.

Nurture

 

Current Opportunities to Serve

FAMILY Promise is Sharing Love, Helping others, and Spending time together in community.

Our next Family Promise week will be February 4 – 11.  We had a wonderful fall and would like to continue to make the week our Family Promise families are with us a time when they feel the love and warmth of Highland. Our experience can best be expressed by sharing a note given to us by one of our families:

"Our week here was awesome!  We want to thank you all for your kindness, love and  support.  We loved how you guys welcomed our families and we enjoyed the host of volunteers through out the week.  Our highlight was definitely the bonfire."

Please join in volunteering to help.  Sign-up here. If you have questions, please contact Janine Wood by e-mail or 919-606-7328.

Clothing Closet
The Highland Clothing Closet will be open this Thursday, January 11, 12 - 1:30 PM.. Donations are always welcome. Those interested in volunteering should contact Vicky Adamson.

Welcome party for ESL classes
Tuesday, January 16, at 10:30 AM
We will host a brief welcome party as a new semester for ESL classes begins. We provide vegetarian snacks and welcoming fellowship. Favorite snacks are fruits, vegetables, cheese and crackers, and sweets, especially chocolate - just another example of how much we have in common. Please contact Donna Wolcott at by email or 919-389-3198, if you can help with snacks and/or visiting.
P.S. We have many French-speaking students, so if you speak French, please consider coming and making folks welcome. And all students need practice with English. Children welcome.

Flu Kits

Each year, our UMW Circle 1 builds and donates flu kits to Alliance Medical Ministry (one of the ministries supported by HUMC). Alliance Medical Ministry is a local, faith-based, non-profit doctors’ clinic for people who live and work in Wake County but do not have medical insurance. They distribute flu kits to their patients diagnosed with the flu, and the quantities of the various components needed to assemble these "flu kits" is much greater than Circle 1 alone can supply.

We need:
1. Monetary donations so we can buy items to finish out the kits (Checks payable to HUMC and write "Flu Kits" in the memo line)

2. Travel sizes of:
Ibuprofen
Cough drops (individually wrapped, SUGAR-FREE only, please)
Antibacterial hand sanitizer (UNSCENTED only, please)

Place items in the collection bin outside the church offices during the month of January. Thank you for supporting this compassionate local medical ministry!

Outreach Team

The Outreach Team helps to coordinate and equip all the people of Highland to serve as Christ's hands and feet in the world.  The group meets the second Tuesday of every month and welcomes anyone to attend and propose new mission opportunities.  Contact our team leader, Mary Beth Rehm, for more information.

Congregational Care

The Congregational Care team works to ensure members of the Highland community are cared for in times of need.  You can become part of the regular visitation team or be added to a call list to help when you can.  Contact Candi Scott to volunteer, or to share a request for prayer or visitation