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Bible studies and small groups meet to help us learn more about our faith and to grow in our relationship with God and one another.

Lenten Study: Gospel of John

Join Pastor Alan for a Bible study on the Gospel of John on Wednesday nights in Lent in room 206 beginning March 13. The study is based on Adam Hamilton's John: The Gospel of Light and Life and will include watching Hamilton's video presentation each week. Lent is wonderful time to re-read this text and consider who Jesus is and what he has done for us. The study will not meet during Holy Week (April 17), but will conclude with the resurrection story on Wednesday, April 24.

Small Groups

Since Christianity's earliest days, followers of Jesus gathered in one another's homes for meals and times of prayer.  Participation in such small groups was a central part of early Methodism.  That tradition continues at Highland!  We encourage every disciple of Jesus to be part of a small group where you:

    • Help each other to grow and deepen his/her faith, being able to see God at work in the world around us.
    • Fellowship and build a community of relationships with one another
    • Take care of one another in good times and difficult times
    • Serve together

Interested? Curious about groups going on at Highland and how you can participate? This fall we'll have at least five groups meeting in homes and two groups meeting at the church. Contact Rev. Janet Baucom and she'll be glad to help you get plugged in.

Curious about how we structure our small groups? Need a little guidance for a new group? Click here for more info.

Friday Morning Women's Study

Taste and See: Discovering God Among Butchers, Bakers, & Fresh Food Makers by Margaret Feinberg (Friday Women’s study)

Fridays 9:30 – 11:30 am

6 weeks beginning March 22

Room 202

Led by Rev. Janet Baucom (janet@highlandumc.org)

Join teacher and aspiring foodie Margaret Feinberg on a global culinary and spiritual adventure, learning about the foods that grace the pages of scripture and the ways that God continues to nourish our bodies and souls.

Monday Evening Bible Study

1 Thessalonians

Mondays 6:30 - 8 PM beginning January 14

3rd-floor Assembly Room

Led by Rev. Dr. Alan Swartz & Connie Williams

The new believers in Thessalonica had maintained their faith in the face of persecution, but they misunderstood the second coming of Christ. Hoping to correct it, the Apostle Paul sent instructions about how to live in anticipation of Christ's return. In his letter to them, 1 Thessalonians, Paul's teaching provides helpful guidance for all Christ-followers on what it means to live as a Christian in the face of an uncertain world.