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 MagazineSaturday 21st October will be the date that Highlands welcomes the King (No, not that one. The King of Glory has always been here.) I refer of course to Elvis.Tickets are available (£12.50 for adults and £6.00 for children under 16) NOW from Frank Edmonds on 01702 525250 - or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org you can obtain tickets from the church.....More details here.Meanwhile an intrepid group from Highlands and Wesley has undertaken a pilgrimageIt's OK to smile!But you need to think and pray as well. We have for you a new version of a famous Psalm. Click 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.Surprise!Sometimes, something wonderful and totally unexpected happens. How appropriate that it should be on Easter Sunday!Where are they now?To find out how things are going for a former Highlands Sunday School member you might remember, click hereReflectionsWe 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.
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