This Week at South Highland

Newsletter for week of May 17 - May 24

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Join us as Rev. Dr. Ed Hurley preaches.

His sermon title is "All Things New."

The scriptures are Revelation 21:1-6, Psalm 148, Acts 11:1-18, and John 21:15-19.

. 8:30AM - Worship in the Chapel

. 9:45AM - Sunday School

11:00AM - Worship in the Sanctuary

12:00PM - Congregational Meeting in the Sanctuary

. 2:00PM - Sunday Club

. 2:00PM - Church Picnic at Children's Fresh Air Farm

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING - The Session has called a Congregational Meeting for Sunday, May 19, 2019, in the Sanctuary, immediately after the 11A.M. Worship Service for the purpose of:

1) to elect two youth elders;

2) to elect Debbie Perkins to complete the term of Jan Bell.

CHURCH PICNIC – Sunday, May 19 at Children’s Fresh Air Farm from 3-6pm. The pool will be open with a lifeguard but parents should accompany children. Burgers, hot dogs and drinks provided. Please bring a side or dessert.


No special activities scheduled this week.


VBS: TO MARS & BEYOND - June 3-7

SHPC’S MEN’S SOFTBALL TEAM is looking for ballplayers to join us this summer for a league run by Hoover Parks & Rec from June to August. If you’re 18 or older and interested in playing, contact Wilbur Holaday at 205-903-2230 or Daniel Killilea at 205-532-1746 for this fun gathering of guys!

LIVING RIVER SUMMER CAMP – Check out your options for summer camp and register now!

MUSIC, MASKS AND MEMORIES: AN AFTERNOON OF SHARING - All are welcome to meet The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Huling Hummel on Sunday, May 26 in the Davis Family Hall from 3:30 - 4:30pm to hear Dr. Hummel describe her perspective on living with Alzheimer’s disease and depression.

NEW MEMBER ICE CREAM SOCIAL - Join us on Wednesday, June 19 at 5:30pm in the Davis Family Hall for our Annual New Member Ice Cream Social. Enjoy dinner and homemade ice cream. Freezers of ice cream are needed.


None at this time.


SUNDAY CLUB MEAL PROVIDERS NEEDED - If you or a group with which you are associated would like to help provide a meal to our Sunday Club folks, let us know!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Can you spare 4 hours a day, once or twice a month? The church office is in need of smiling faces to help greet people coming into the church and answering the telephone. If you would like an opportunity to brighten someone’s day, please call Brenda Keith at 205-933-0790 or email at to volunteer.

SHOP or the South Highland Presbyterian Church’s Outreach Project is developing a faith-based mental health model for the Birmingham Faith community. We are currently outgrowing our space in the Builder’s classroom and recently approved a 3-year strategic plan to help meet our community’s needs. We meet every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm and would love to share our future with you through volunteering or leading a topic for the day with helpful information to our participants. If you are interested, please contact the church office.

KITCHEN VOLUNTEERS to help Joe and his team serve and clean up after Wednesday night dinners.

SUNDAY MORNING NURSERY HELP NEEDED - We want to continue to give our paid workers some time off. If you can help out in the nursery, contact Elsa Holaday at (205) 903-8192

EVANGELISM TEAM - Are you aware that South Highland has an Evangelism Team? Its purpose is to equip ourselves to better share our faith by speaking the Good News of Jesus Christ; to develop and improve our relationships with God, with other members of our Church, and with people outside our Church; and to do a better job of making disciples of Christ. Interested? If so, speak to one of our pastors or Mark Stephens.

EMERGENCY CONTACT INFOThere have been several times at South Highland when the church has not been able to contact family or friends in an emergency or times of illness. Please fill out this form to provide emergency information for our database.


SHPC's Facebook Page - make sure you "like" our new page. The new page currently has the front of the church as the profile picture.

Check out the most recent issue of the South Highland Highlights by clicking here.

CAN'T JOIN US ONE SUNDAY MORNING? You can always listen to the service live on WXJC-AM 850 & FM 92.5 at 11 AM. And if you're out of town and can't tune in the radio, you can listen to the live stream online at

PRESBYTERIANS TODAY - Check out some interesting stories:

Rural Realities: Opioids on Main Street U.S.A.
Creating a kid-friendly Holy Week.
Raising a healthy church family. Loving God’s creation nurtures our spirit.
Pick up your copy from the table in the gallery hall on the main level.

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