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Vacation Bible School
Jul
8
to Jul 12

Vacation Bible School

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Our popular day-camp style Vacation Bible School will be July 8-12 for children age 4 - rising 5th graders.  Children arrive daily at 9:00 a.m. and are picked up each afternoon at 3:30.  Registration is limited to 45 children.  Registration for Highlands Members will open April 1.  General registration will open April 15.  www.highlandumc.net/vbs

Volunteers and Youth Counselors are needed!  Register at the link above - scroll to the bottom left!  Youth Counselors must be entering 6th grade in Fall 2019.  To sign up, contact Mary Elizabeth Neal.

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Easter Egg Hunt
Apr
13
9:30 AM09:30

Easter Egg Hunt

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Join us at Rushton Park off Highland Avenue on Saturday, April 13 for an Easter Egg Hunt and fun together with the Highlands church and Child Development Center family.  Games and activities will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Schedule:
9:30 a.m. - Child Check-In, Games, petting zoo, pictures with the Easter Bunny

Egg Hunts by age category will begin at 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - age 3 and younger (Nursery age)
10:15 a.m. - age 3 - Kindergarten (Atrium I)
10:30 a.m. - grades 1-3 (Atrium II)
10:45 a.m. - grades 4-6 (Atrium III)

11:00 a.m. - Thank you, clean up, and good bye!

Prizes for everyone! Special prizes for finding Golden Eggs!
ALL ARE WELCOME!

Rushton Park is located just off Highland Avenue near Independent Presbyterian Church. Street parking is available.
3000 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205


Youth and adult helpers are needed to hide eggs and facilitate games and activities.  For more information, contact Mary Elizabeth Neal.

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Atrium Parent's Meeting
Aug
26
12:00 PM12:00

Atrium Parent's Meeting

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Parents of children are invited to a brief, yet important meeting on Sunday, August 26 following the 10:30 worship service. Parents will meet in the Atria and children will remain in Children’s Church during our gathering. Older children may be dropped off in the Fellowship Hall to be supervised while we meet. We will review some Atrium procedures and look at our fall schedule during this time.  We will hold the meeting to twenty minutes.

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Atrium 3 Outing: Civil Rights Institute
Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Atrium 3 Outing: Civil Rights Institute

This has been an amazing year in Atrium 3!  To close out this great year, we are planning an outing on Saturday, August 25 at 10:00 a.m.  for an age appropriate tour of the Civil Rights Institute, a visit to Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and then picnic in Kelly Ingram Park with lunch.  We are asking students to chip in $15 for a donation to Sixteenth Street Baptist and lunch and adults to chip in $30 for admission to the CRI ($15) and donation to Sixteenth Street and lunch.  Weily and Lauri Soong and Kristin Harper and Reggie Holder will be chaperoning so you can feel free to drop your child off or you are welcome to come along with us.  Please RSVP to Reggie Holder and include how many to count on.  We will meet at the Fred Shuttlesworth statue outside the CRI at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of 16th Street and 6th Ave. North.  

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Vacation Bible School
Jul
9
to Jul 13

Vacation Bible School

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Our popular day-camp style Vacation Bible School will be July 10-14 for children age 4 - rising 5th graders.  Children arrive daily at 9:00 a.m. and are picked up each afternoon at 3:30.  Registration is limited to 40 children.  Registration for Highlands Members will open April 8.  General registration will open April 15.  www.highlandumc.net/vbs

Volunteers and Youth Counselors are needed!  Register at the link above - scroll to the bottom left!  Youth Counselors must be entering 6th grade in Fall 2018.  To sign up, contact Mary Elizabeth Neal.

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Community Easter Egg Hunt
Mar
24
9:30 AM09:30

Community Easter Egg Hunt

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Join us at Railroad Park on Saturday, March 24 for an Easter Egg Hunt and fun together with the Highlands family and larger Birmingham community.  Games and activities will begin at 9:30 a.m.  Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 10!

Youth and adult helpers are needed to hide eggs and facilitate games and activities.  To sign up, contact Mary Elizabeth Neal.

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Children’s Cooking Service Project
Mar
10
2:00 PM14:00

Children’s Cooking Service Project

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All children and their parents are invited to a kid’s cooking service project to fill the freezers for Community Ministries. Join us in the Fellowship Hall on Saturday, March 10 at 2pm to prepare casseroles and sandwiches for our neighborhood friends.

To register, contact Susan Rathmell.

Sign up to bring ingredients!

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Lenten Family Service Project Begins
Feb
18
10:30 AM10:30

Lenten Family Service Project Begins

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Fill the Ark for Heifer International


The mission of Heifer International is simple - to work with communities to end world hunger and poverty and to care for the Earth. Since 1944, Heifer has helped more than 22.6 million families in more than 125 countries move toward greater self-reliance through gifts of livestock and training in environmentally sound agriculture.  Visit the Fill the Ark display in the Greeting Space or outside the Atrium this Sunday to pick up service project supplies.  Our goal for the project is $1,000 to provide animals and agricultural training to a community in need.

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Atrium Work Day
Nov
30
11:00 AM11:00

Atrium Work Day

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Join us for a work day to complete materials needed in our children’s Atrium. We will be working at Our Lady of Sorrows’ Atrium. You are welcome to work all or part of each time. We will be coloring, cutting and pasting paper materials, and assembling some wooden lessons. Contact Lauri Soong or Reggie Holder for more information.

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Atrium Work Day
Nov
28
6:00 PM18:00

Atrium Work Day

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Join us for a work day to complete materials needed in our children’s Atrium. We will be working at Our Lady of Sorrows’ Atrium. You are welcome to work all or part of each time. We will be coloring, cutting and pasting paper materials, and assembling some wooden lessons. Contact Lauri Soong or Reggie Holder for more information.

Additional work day will be Thursday, November 30.

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Weekday Atrium Session
Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

Weekday Atrium Session

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All children who currently attend Atrium Level 1 or 2 are invited for an extended session on Friday, November 10 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.  Extended Atrium sessions are ideal for children who are new to the Atrium.  Catechists can give more one-on-one time, and children get to dive deeper into their favorite lessons.  To RSVP to this Atrium session, contact Mary Elizabeth Neal or Lauri Soong by Sunday, November 5. 

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Sight Seekers: WE Café
Nov
8
9:30 AM09:30

Sight Seekers: WE Café

Come see the unique ministry envisioned by the folks at Urban Ministry, Inc. to grow, cook
and serve locally produced, organic foods in the West End Neighborhood. Inspiring and
tasty too! Meet at Highlands at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $15.

Sight Seekers is our day travel group made up of Highlands’ adults, all ages and interests.  We meet once a month to visit sights and attractions in the Birmingham metro area.  Everyone is welcome to join with us on one or all outings!  To make a reservation, call the church office at 933-8751 or drop a note in the offering plate.

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Atrium III Parent's Meeting
Aug
20
11:30 AM11:30

Atrium III Parent's Meeting

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Parents of rising 4th, 5th, and 6th graders are asked to attend an important information meeting regarding our upcoming year for the third level of Atrium.  The meeting will follow the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, August 20 in the Atrium Level III classroom.  Contact Reggie Holder or Lauri Soong for more information. 

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Vacation Bible School
Jul
10
to Jul 14

Vacation Bible School

Our popular day-camp style Vacation Bible School will be July 10-14 for children age 4 - rising 5th graders.  Children arrive daily at 9:00 a.m. and are picked up each afternoon at 3:30.  Registration is limited to 40 children.  www.highlandumc.net/vbs

Volunteers and Youth Counselors are needed!  Register at the link above - scroll to the bottom left!  Youth Counselors must be entering 6th grade in Fall 2017.  To sign up, contact Mary Elizabeth Neal.

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Last Atrium of the School Year
May
21
9:15 AM09:15

Last Atrium of the School Year

The final Atrium session for this school year!  We will celebrate another wonderful year of learning and growing together. All children who have attended Atrium this year are encouraged to come! There will be no Atrium or children’s Sunday School on May 28 (Memorial Day Weekend). Children’s Summer Sunday School will begin June 4 at 9:30 a.m. in the Children’s Choir room (208a).

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Afternoon Atrium Session
Apr
30
4:00 PM16:00

Afternoon Atrium Session

Join us in the Atrium for an extended afternoon session. This is a great way to experience Atrium for the first time or to dive more deeply into your favorite lessons.  Children age 3 and up are invited to take part.  Please let us know that your child is coming by contact Mary Elizabeth Neal at maryelizabeth@highlandsumc.net or 933-8751, ext 214. 

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Afternoon Atrium Session
Mar
5
4:00 PM16:00

Afternoon Atrium Session

Join us in the Atrium for an extended afternoon session. This is a great way to experience Atrium for the first time or to dive more deeply into your favorite lessons.  Children age 3 and up are invited to take part.  Please let us know that your child is coming by contact Mary Elizabeth Neal at maryelizabeth@highlandsumc.net or 933-8751, ext 214. 

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