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Highland United Methodist welcomes all children and families to join us as we learn and grow in faith together.

Wonder Kids is held every Sunday morning from 9:45 to 10:45.  We meet in Room 202.

Wonder Kids honors the spiritual life of your child, engaging his/her natural sense of wonder, awe and imagination.  Wonder Kids is fun, learning, wondering, growing--all rolled up together.   This spring we are hearing and exploring stories of Jesus' life and ministry.

Learn more about Wonder Kids!

VBS June 27-July 1, 2022

Highland will be holding Vacation Bible School the week of June 27-July 1 for children ages 3(as of June 27, 2022) through 5th grade (completed). VBS will be from 9:00-12:00 daily. Registration is open. While it is difficult to know what the future will hold, we are moving forward in faith that we will be able to safely hold VBS this summer. We will be adapting our VBS routines to follow covid guidelines in place at the time of VBS.

Our VBS is staffed almost exclusively by volunteers and the pandemic has dramatically shifted the landscape when it comes to volunteers. Therefore, we will be accepting registrations on a rolling basis--making sure we have enough help to safely care for all children participating. We will move children from the "wait list" to "registered" as we are able.

Register for VBS 2022 here.

Story Stroll in the Garden

Take a walk and read a book at the same time!  Everyone is invited to stop by our Community Garden to walk and read Glenys Nellist's, "Twas the Morning of Easter."    Starting near the swing, the book is presented in numbered panels (on the front and back of each sign).  

Unless damaged by  storms, our story panels will remain up through May 11.

Dinner with the Disciples

Friday, April 22  6:00PM

What would it be like to sit down to dinner with some of Jesus' disciples? What stories would they tell? What might they have to say about that first Easter? Why did they even become followers of Jesus?

Join us on Friday, April 22 as we share a meal with some of Jesus' first followers. We'll hear from the men and women who left their jobs and homes to follow Jesus. We'll get to ask them questions and wonder about the mystery of Easter as we share a meal similar to what might have been served in first century Jerusalem.

To help us plan properly, please make a reservation by Wednesday, April 20. To help offset the cost of the meal there will be a nominal charge of $5/person with a maximum of $15/family.

You can make a reservation here. Payment can be made online or in person before or at the event.

Please note: children of all ages are welcome at this event, but those ages 4-11 will be the most likely to benefit/enjoy the evening. We will be seated in groups at low tables. The menu will include: chicken skewers, fresh vegetables, fruit, and bread as would have been served in the day.

Children' Baffle Project for Habitat for Humanity

Highland is in the process of building a house with Habitat for Humanity. Each week, volunteers from a coalition of interfaith groups are gathering to construct new homes in Apex.

For safety reasons, children are not allowed to work on the work site---but we can still help!

Children from all of the sponsoring faith communities are invited to participate in the "Baffle Project" on Sunday, May 1. We will be decorating cardboard baffles that will help the homes be more energy efficient.

There are two time slots: 3:00-4:00 and 4:00-5:00. The event will be hosted by the Raleigh-Cary Jewish Community Center at 12804 Norwood Rd. in Raleigh. Learn more and sign up here.