Our Services have changed
Our Mission......is 'Sharing God's Love in the Community.'Our LeadershipRev Julia Monaghan, our minister, moved to Leigh from Birmingham in 2012, along with husband Sam, a director of Barnardos Children's Charity. Previously Julia worked for 25 years as a Local Authority Social Worker then served for 5 years as a Methodist minister on the Birmingham circuit. Supporting Julia is a church family that includes local preachers, a mission enabler for older people, church stewards and many members who take care of our building.Julia will be enjoying a well-earned period of sabbatical leave from 1 October to 10 November 2017.WorshipWe meet for worship on most Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and enjoy tea & coffeetogether after the service. We'd be delighted if you came and joined us.The exception is the 1st Sunday of each month. On those days we'll meet for tea/coffee at 9:30 am and then join our friends at Wesley for a joint service at their newly refurbished building. Lifts will normally be available.Also, a friendly group of Highlands' people meet in a home every two weeks for fellowship. We meet at 7.30pm on Tuesdays. A warm welcome awaits you if you would like to join us. Contact Kathy on 01702 714528, or click here for more details.Highlander MagazineThe Highlander is our monthly magazine. You can click here to read the latest issue.Advent & Christmas Services and EventsYou can find all the dates and times in our calendar here.Our ever-popular annual Nativity Trail starts on 4 December. Absolutely guaranteed to keep children and spouse out of your hair for at least an hour. All you need to do to get started is to a obtain a Nativity Trail leaflet from Highlands, or download and print one here.Meanwhile details of an Advent Reflection on 5 December at Highlands can be found here.Our Christmas Fair on 25 November raised £965 - some pictures hereWe offer you through this site online Advent prayers and reflections for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th weeks of Advent and for Christmas DayMeanwhile to get you in the mood, here is a wonderful Christmas song.Mencap Rocks HighlandsPicture and report hereDo you get the Midweek Blues?Fed up? Nothing but doom and gloom on the news?Need a bit of a lift?Come and have a chat on a Wednesday.Find the details here.Healing and Well BeingReflectionsWe now have a new folder of pages that we want you to add to. Find out more here.You can for example find a reflection on the nature of wisdom, a prayerful response to the 'Brexit' vote or a revised Psalm 23ALL WE CANAt Highlands we support a Methodist charity called All We Can.All We Can is a pioneering international development, relief and advocacy organisation that helps people to find solutions to poverty and become all that they can, in order to create positive, long-term change in some of the world’s poorest communities. Find some inspiring stories about All We Can, and about how you can help by using this link to their website.
Nothing can separate you from God’s love
Paul asked the great question: ‘Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love?’ When you don’t know why God loves you in the first place, it’s easy to doubt His love at times. You want to know how...