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Christmas Eve Hospitality Bags
Dec
21
4:30 PM16:30

Christmas Eve Hospitality Bags

Each year, Highlands' Open Table assembles gift bags for worshipers to take with them following Christmas Eve services.  These bags are a small way of showing our appreciation for those who must work the holiday - first responders, doctors and nurses, convenience store attendants, etc.  Join us in the Fellowship Hall to assemble the bags and fellowship together.

Individually wrapped snack crackers, nuts, cookies, or candy are needed to fill the bags!  Contact Michele Nailen to help out!

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Open Table Float in Pride Parade
Jun
9
5:30 PM17:30

Open Table Float in Pride Parade

Join Open Table in the Birmingham Pride Parade, distributing water bottles and the message that All Are Welcome at Highlands. Meet at Highlands parking lot at 5:30 p.m. to carpool to the parade route.  Parade will start at dusk.  Wear bright colors or your Highlands All Are Welcome t-shirts and good shoes for walking.  All are welcome and invited to attend!  All parade participants will need to sign a registration form.  Minors will need a parent's consent.

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AIDS Memorial Quilt at Woodlawn UMC
Jun
3
to Jun 9

AIDS Memorial Quilt at Woodlawn UMC

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Our friends at Woodlawn UMC are hosting the AIDS Memorial Quilt display this June.  The display is free and open to the public, although donations are greatly appreciated. 

Viewing times are:
Sunday, June 3 from 3 to 8:30 p.m.
Monday-Friday, June 4-8 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Woodlawn UMC is located at 139 54th Street North, Birmingham, 35212

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Reconciling Ministries Network Potluck Dinner
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

Reconciling Ministries Network Potluck Dinner

Join Open Table at Highlands for a potluck dinner! All Reconciling Methodists (and similar groups from other denominations) are invited to join us for delicious food and warm fellowship. All Are Welcome!

Bring a dish to share - entree, side, salad, bread, or dessert. No reservations are necessary, but an RSVP will help us prepare. Potluck will take place in our Fellowship Hall. Doors from the church parking lot off Richard Arrington Blvd. and from street parking on Magnolia Ave. will be open for attendees to enter.

Children are welcome and invited! While we will not have a nursery, we will have activities and caregivers so that parents may participate fully.

Let us know you're coming! RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1627069344054040

Don't have Facebook?  RSVP by email: reggie@highlandsumc.net

 

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Open Table Social: MCAC Pancake Dinner
Feb
13
5:30 PM17:30

Open Table Social: MCAC Pancake Dinner

Join your friends from Open Table and other Reconciling groups from other local Methodist Churches in supporting the Magic City Acceptance Center's Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner.  Cost is $10 per person and all proceeds benefit MCAC.  Parking at MCAC is limited, so carpooling from the Highlands UMC parking lot is available - just let us know you're planning to attend and arrive a few minutes before 5:30. 

Event for Magic City Acceptance Center Pancake Dinner: https://www.facebook.com/events/143597249692690/

Magic City Acceptance Center is located at 2500 4th Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama 35233.

Highlands UMC is located at 1045 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205.  Parking lot is off Richard Arrington Blvd. between 11th Avenue and Magnolia Avenue.

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Open Table Planning Meeting
Jan
7
11:45 AM11:45

Open Table Planning Meeting

All members of the Open Table team are asked to attend a planning retreat to prepare events and activities for the year. Open Table seeks to help Highlands be an open and inclusive church for all. The planning meeting is open to anyone who wants to be involved with Open Table this year.  Contact Angela Stowe or Reina McFarlin for more information.

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Christmas Eve Hospitality Bags
Dec
22
4:30 PM16:30

Christmas Eve Hospitality Bags

Each year, Highlands' Open Table assembles gift bags for worshipers to take with them following Christmas Eve services.  These bags are a small way of showing our appreciation for those who must work the holiday - first responders, doctors and nurses, convenience store attendants, etc.  Join us in the Fellowship Hall to assemble the bags and fellowship together.

Individually wrapped snack crackers, nuts, cookies, or candy are needed to fill the bags!  Contact Michele Nailen to help out!

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Highlands Connections Potluck - Community and Neighborhood Focus
Oct
29
11:45 AM11:45

Highlands Connections Potluck - Community and Neighborhood Focus

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At Highlands, we know that connection is at the heart of our ministries.  God is working through all of us, connecting us with each other and our community.  Join us on Sunday, October 29 after worship for a Connections potluck lunch to fellowship together and learn about how we are connected to our community and surrounding neighborhood, and how that connection brings us closer to God and one another.  All Are Welcome!

To sign up to bring a dish, please visit www.highlandsumc.net/connectionspotluck.

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Open Table Float in Pride Parade
Jun
10
7:30 PM19:30

Open Table Float in Pride Parade

Join Open Table in the Birmingham Pride Parade, distributing water bottles and the message that All Are Welcome at Highlands. Meet at Highlands parking lot at 5:30 p.m. to carpool to the parade route.  Wear bright colors or your Highlands All Are Welcome t-shirts and good shoes for walking.  All are welcome and invited to attend!  All parade participants will need to sign a registration form.  Minors will need a parent's consent.  To sign up, visit www.highlandsumc.net/opentable

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Nina, Avery & Marsh
Apr
28
6:30 PM18:30

Nina, Avery & Marsh

Join us on Friday, April 28 for an evening of singing favorite Avery and Marsh camp songs and Nina Reeves telling stories! All are invited to learn these wonderful songs and hear Nina tell the story of Wicked John, Split Dog and her Grandmother Rubba who ran a Carnival. Members of our church are providing homemade refreshments and a good time will be had by all.

The event will raise money for youth participation in our upcoming Panama Mission Trip. Suggested donation of $5/person or $20/family. For more information, check out our Facebook event.

Can't attend but would like to contribute to our youth's mission fund? Click the Donate button below.

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Church Work Day
Apr
1
7:30 AM07:30

Church Work Day

It's spring cleaning time at Highlands!  Join us on Saturday, April 1 for a church work day to clean up around the church before Easter.  We have projects for every age and ability, including indoor cleaning, landscaping, painting, and more!  For more information, contact Mark Chambers or Carrie Johnson.

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Shamrockin' Party - CDC Fundraiser
Mar
17
7:00 PM19:00

Shamrockin' Party - CDC Fundraiser

Join the Highlands' Child Development Center is hosting an evening of fun and fellowship at B & A Warehouse.  All adults are invited for food, drinks, and a silent auction.  Live auction begins at 9 p.m.  Auction items include a Hawaiian vacation getaway, children’s artwork, a spa weekend in Atlanta, passes to First Avenue Rocks, box seats at a Birmingham Barons game, and lots more. Proceeds benefit the CDC.  Tickets for this fun night are $30 and may be purchased by contacting Valerie Nash at 933-8751 ext. 110. Tickets will be available in the Greeting Space after worship each Sunday.

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