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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 - November 19 - 26 (Thanksgiving Week)

Our next Family Promise hosting will be during Thanksgiving week, November 19 - November 26, and this is an excellent time to share the spirit of Thanksgiving!  We need at least 60 volunteers for the total week, most helping for just a few hours on one day or evening. The tasks include:

  • Help with setting-up and taking-down the rooms at the opening and close of the week
  • Preparing and serving evening meals
  • Coordinating and helping with children’s activities
  • Over-night HUMC hosts
  • Driving of the bus/van from HUMC to the Family Promise Center
  • Help in washing linens and towels used by our guests during the week, in preparation for the next FP session.

Sign up here to volunteer and help welcome these families.  If you have questions, please contact Janine Wood.

Nursery Help Needed in Advent
We have a wonderful nursery staff that provides care for our youngest worshipers on a weekly basis, but during the holidays our staff will be away visiting with their own families. We are seeking a number of volunteers to help staff our nurseries on Sundays December 17, 24, and 31 as well as the evening services on Christmas Eve. Older youth and their parents are welcome to sign-up together. You can click here to sign-up online or call Amy Takahashi at 919-787-4240.

Pride for Parents
Pride for Parents provides low-income parents a way to purchase Christmas gifts for their kids at affordable prices.  You can participate in several ways:
Donate new toys, bikes/helmets, games, books, and clothing for infants thru teens.
Donate $$ or gift cards and Pride for Parents coordinators will purchase new items for the store. Drop-off locations will be in the Narthex and Bradley Hall.
Volunteer by sorting/pricing toys, stocking shelves, greeting shoppers, helping shoppers with selections, gift wrapping or providing snacks for volunteers. There will be four Pride for Parents locations in Raleigh this season. Click here to sign up to help at any of the locations.

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