Adults

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Advent 2017 Devotionals

Advent Devotional: Monday, December 25 – Christmas Day

She didn’t have children of her own, so his grandchildren became hers. She loved them fiercely. She nurtured and encouraged and advocated and pampered those kids. She brought them to church and took them to lessons. She dressed them to … Continue reading

Austin Echols

American Folk-Hymn Concert, Sunday, October 22

Highland’s Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra will present My Song in the Night, a Concert of American Folk-Hymns, on Sunday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. Concert settings of beloved hymns such as Amazing Grace and Softly and Tenderly will be featured alongside … Continue reading

Baptism and Membership

Highland to Vote on Membership and Baptism Policies on July 28

On July 28 at noon, Highland will gather in Fellowship Hall for a meal together and our Quarterly Church Conference. In addition to receiving our regular financial and membership reports, we will be considering important by-law amendments. Childcare for infants, toddlers, … Continue reading

Baptist Connections

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Capital Campaign and Renovation

Building Love Renovation Update – Week of October 12

Sunday was a lovely morning, complete with the first baptism in our newly renovated and refurbished baptistry! It was good to hear the sound of the water and be reminded of this important symbol of our faith journeys once again. … Continue reading

Carol Harston

A Time to Listen: Faith Formation at Highland by Carol Harston

As I begin my fifth week as Associate Pastor for Faith Formation and Congregational Engagement, I must pause to let you know how good it is to work among the great riches that is the faith formation already at work … Continue reading

Children & Families

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Churchwide Gathering

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Club

New Young Adult Book Club, September 26

All young adults are invited to participate in our kick-off reading event. The first book selection is The Refugee by Viet Thanh Nguyen, and we will gather on Tuesday, September 26, 7:00 p.m., at Ashley Wells Cissell’s home. Here is … Continue reading

Community Outreach

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Congregational Life

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Deacons

Lenten Prayer by Michael DeWhatley

Living and loving Lord, We come before you in this Lenten season with heavy and anxious hearts. We struggle in the darkness, wondering why our children and teachers aren’t safe in their schools. We’re battling hopelessness as to what we … Continue reading

Emily Hull McGee

Thinking Together – March 24, 2015

Highland, you are exactly who I’ve always said you are and known you to be. Over the course of our life together, I have readily enjoyed any opportunity I have to tell Highland’s story. I’ve shared with people about your … Continue reading

Friday Church

Fifth Friday Fellowship Supper December 29

Please join us on Friday, December 29, at 6:30 p.m., for the Friday Church Fifth Friday Fellowship Dinner! We will be serving a variety of soups, breads and desserts. Dinner will be followed by singing along to great music and … Continue reading

General Highland

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Give

Giving During a Season of Transition by Dick Allison

Giving is ALWAYS important! Giving to the local ministries of Highland Baptist Church, giving to all the ministries we support as a church locally, across the nation and around the world. But there are times when we are especially conscious … Continue reading

Joe Phelps

January 21 “In Conclusion: Look Forward” by Joe Phelps

This is a podcast of this sermon. Download it to listen on your favorite media player. For more sermons, please visit: http://www.buzzsprout.com/6362. Click here for a copy of Sunday’s bulletin.

Justice

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Lauren Jones Mayfield

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Leadership

Congregation Approves Recommendation from Pastoral Interim Committee

With an approval rate of 98.6%, the congregation voted on Sunday, January 21, to accept the recommendations of the Pastoral Interim Committee which included employing Rev. Jim England to serve as our Interim Preacher and to recognize Rev. Nina Maples … Continue reading

LGBTQ

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Member Reflections

Giving During a Season of Transition by Dick Allison

Giving is ALWAYS important! Giving to the local ministries of Highland Baptist Church, giving to all the ministries we support as a church locally, across the nation and around the world. But there are times when we are especially conscious … Continue reading

Morocco

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Music

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

News

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Nina Maples

A Note from Nina

Highland, you certainly know how to do a send off! Sunday was filled with bittersweet moments, sacred rituals, and such meaningful exchanges with the family of faith I dearly love. Your support and care were so evident in the thoughtful … Continue reading

Partnerships

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Perry Dixon

Youth Led Worship and Youth Ministry Banquet April 29

On Sunday, April 29, the youth community will lead worship in all three services guided by the theme of “I Am, Stronger Together.” Each youth is on a journey of discovery, discerning who they are as unique individuals created by … Continue reading

Recovery Ministries

Fifth Friday Fellowship Supper December 29

Please join us on Friday, December 29, at 6:30 p.m., for the Friday Church Fifth Friday Fellowship Dinner! We will be serving a variety of soups, breads and desserts. Dinner will be followed by singing along to great music and … Continue reading

Renee Kenley Purtlebaugh

Bible Study Teacher Appreciation Month in February

Join us in February as we find ways to honor our Bible study teachers at Highland, and specifically the teachers who guide and nurture your children in faith each week through Bible study, music, and mission. We invite you to … Continue reading

Ridgewood

Join Ridgewood for Souper Bowl on February 1

Highland’s partner church Ridgewood Baptist Church invites us all to join them for their Souper Bowl gathering on Saturday, February 1, at 2:00 p.m. to support the work of Southwest Community Ministries. Canned food is your entrance fee into the gathering at … Continue reading

Seasons of the Liturgical Year

Pentecost this Sunday

Acts 2:1-21 John 15:26-27; 16:12-15 Spirit and Truth n Jim England, Proclaimer  O Breath of Life, come sweeping thru us, invest in us new life and power. O Breath of Life, come cleanse, renew us, fit your Church to meet … Continue reading

Senior Adults

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Sermons

May 20 “Spirit and Truth” by Jim England

This is a podcast of this sermon. Download it to listen on your favorite media player. For more sermons, please visit: http://www.buzzsprout.com/6362. Click here for a copy of Sunday’s bulletin.

Staff

Liminal Wonderings… by Jim England

Ten more dead at a high school shooting. More abuse of prayer by politicians. Allow me to suggest a prayer. O Lord, I ask forgiveness for placing greater value on full campaign coffers and doing nothing about coffins full of … Continue reading

Stories of God's Transforming Love

Liminal Wonderings… by Jim England

Ten more dead at a high school shooting. More abuse of prayer by politicians. Allow me to suggest a prayer. O Lord, I ask forgiveness for placing greater value on full campaign coffers and doing nothing about coffins full of … Continue reading

Trips

Reflections on VBS Camp: Abundance

I should have known. The preparations leading up to Vacation Bible School Camp this past weekend were intense. Family illness and a car accident dramatically altered the master plans of the dynamic duo trying to wrangle camp supplies into their … Continue reading

True Colors

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Uncategorized

Wednesday Night: Input for 2018-2019

Urban Ministry

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Worship

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Young Adults

Do. Love. Walk.—Mission and Justice with Highland June 3

The Mission and Justice Ministry Group enthusiastically invites you to this wonderful event on Sunday, June 3, right here at church. Throughout the morning in the Commons, you will discover a variety of opportunities for ministry beyond the walls of … Continue reading

Youth