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Rev Norman Hooks
Minister of Highlands Methodist Church
Norman was born and lived the first 19 years of his life in West Belfast, N. Ireland. He is married to Jan, they have 5 grown up children, with 7 grandchildren. Norman and Jan met at Cliff College, Derbyshire, and since then have lived, studied and worked in Berwick on Tweed, Somerset, Scotland, back to N. Ireland, then to Essex, over to Bristol, to Buckingham as a Methodist Minister, and then in 2007 to Southend.
He loves being with the family, enjoys exercise, plays the cornet (not very well), but his real passion is Jesus and seeing lives transformed by his amazing love and grace! He believes that the Christian life should be profoundly spiritual, and also deeply practical. Alongside this he can be very forgetful, and a bit of a scatterbrain.
Worship, Services and Fellowship
We meet for traditional morning worship on most Sundays at 10.30am and enjoy tea & coffee together 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 an informal Café Church, also at 10.30am.
Come and join us every Tuesday for Morning Prayer from 9.00am till 10.00am.
Come and join us at the Coffee Mornings every Wednesday and Saturday 10.00am till 12.00noon in the Church.
Also, a friendly group of Highlands' people meet every two weeks at 7.30pm on Tuesdays for Housegroup. A warm welcome awaits you if you would like to join us. Contact Kathy on 01702 714528.
On Sunday 31st March at 10.30am we are holding our Mother's Day Service
All are welcome to attend - flowers will be handed out during the service
X-Citing Easter Coffee Morning
On Saturday 20th April, 10am-12noon
Tea, coffee and cake
Easter craft activities, hat parade and Egg Hunt!
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Highlands Spring Fair
Saturday 18th May 10am-12noon
~ more details to follow ~
X-Cite Children's Saturday Morning ClubALL 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.
09:00 Morning Prayer
10:00 Knit and Natter Group
16:45 Urban Edge Theatre Group
19:00 Balmoral Bridge
19:00 Keep Fit
10:00 The Hub
10:00 Pin Point
19:00 Highlands Bridge
19:30 Southend Symphony
14:00 Drawing and Art Classes
18:00 Cubs (Term time only)
19:30 Scouts (Term time only)
19:30 Doll Club
10:00 Ladies Badminton
19:00 Guides (Term time only)
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- Holidaying at Home, Highlands 2016
- Highlands Church Premises
- Dad's Army Trip Feb 2016
- Drawing & Painting for Adults 2014
- Arts & Crafts for Children 2014
- Paintings by Maurice Dolphin
- Harvest 2013
- Arts & Crafts for Children 2013
- Drawing & Painting for Adults 2013
- Highlands Methodist 2013
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