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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

Highland will host Family Promise on November 11 - 18, 2018, and sign-ups have already begun!  We need overnight hosts, van drivers, set-up and clean-up crews, and folks to spend evenings playing with children. Questions about volunteering? Contact Janine Wood.

We are also asking folks to donate current family-friendly DVDs, particularly G or PG movies for elementary through high school kids.  Please donate only movies that your children or grandchildren would like to watch, ie., Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Paddington, Harry Potter, Karate Kid, Wonder, etc.  We also need hotel size bottles of shampoo.  Leave donations at the church, labeled Family Promise.

Hurricane Response

Cullen Whitley is helping to train and send out Disaster Relief teams in partnership with the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. If you want to be part of Highland’s Disaster Relief team, please contact Cullen Whitley, 919-314-7044, or cullen.whitley@gmail.com.

Financial contributions to North Carolina hurricane relief efforts can be made through Highland's business office or given through the church online, marking "Hurricane Relief" in the memo. Click here to give towards Highland mission teams doing disaster relief or click here to give to the relief work of the North Carolina Conference (UMCOR).

Clothing Closet

Highland's Clothing Closet will be open to the community on Tuesday, October 9, 12 PM - 6 PM and on Friday, November 16, 4 - 9 PM. If you can assist with clothing distribution either of these days, please contact Vickie Adamson.

Flu Kits for Alliance Medical Ministry

Alliance Medical Ministry provides affordable healthcare to working, uninsured adults in Wake County and is going into flu season completely out of flu kits for clients. To help address this immediate need, Highland’s UMW is sponsoring the assembly of over 350 flu kits and everyone is invited to help! Join us in the Conference Room on Monday, November 12 at 9:30 AM to pack flu kits. As it’s a school holiday, families are also welcome and encouraged to participate. We will also have staff from Alliance present to share with us about their work and ministry.

Habitat for Humanity

Find all the details on our Habitat Project

Community Garden

Highland United Methodist Church Community Victory Garden is now open for gardening each Saturday, weather permitting, beginning 9 AM. We will be preparing the soil, and planting cold-hardy vegetables. If you are not on the e-mail contact list for the garden, but would like to help out, send email Donna Wolcott, and she’ll keep you posted. Everybody is welcome, no matter their level of experience. Learn more about our garden here.

CROP Hunger Walk 2018

Join Highland's team on Sunday, October 28 as we help end hunger locally and globally. Activities and registration begin at 2 PM and the walk begins at 3 PM with both 1-mile and 3-mile routes. The Walk begins and ends at the Court of the Carolinas on NC State’s campus, as it did last year. Highland hopes to raise $5,000 and be able to match our record-setting 70 walkers. 

Donate or Register to Walk

Find more details about this year's walk

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.   Contact Rev. Janet Baucom for more information.

Congregational Care

The Care Ministries 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