For the Living of These Days—A Word from Renee Purtlebaugh

On Sunday afternoon, Highland’s Bible study teachers of children gathered for a training session. Of course, we covered the nuts and bolts for the year—reminders about food allergies and how to exit the building if the fire alarm goes off, … Continue reading

Gather ‘Round: Worship on Sunday, August 18

Highland’s hymn, Look, You Saints, the Cloud of Witness, speaks of “gathering ‘round this sacred place.” We have adopted this well-loved text as your invitation to worship this Sunday, August 18, 10:30 a.m. ALL of our faith community will be … Continue reading

Children Discover God’s Call to Go Beyond at VBS Camp

On July 19-21, 30 children and twenty-three adults traveled to Camp Kavanaugh for our annual Vacation Bible School Camp. On this seventeenth year of VBS taking place in a retreat format for three days and two nights, we were reminded … Continue reading

Fearing Less and Loving More: Reflections on PASSPORTkids! by Renee Purtlebaugh

Kindness. It’s a virtue that can be both innate and accidental at times. It can also become a practiced and learned skill. I find that when we travel away to camp each year, these older elementary age students who have … Continue reading