This Week at South Highland

Newsletter for week of January 18 - January 25

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Join us this Sunday as Rev. Dr. Ed Hurley preaches.

His sermon title is "Too Great A Temptation? 2 - The Life, Teachings, Suffering and Victory of Jesus Christ."

The scriptures are Exodus 32:1-10, Psalm 19, & Luke 4:1-13.

. 8:30AM - Worship in the Chapel

. 9:45AM - Sunday School

11:00AM - Worship in the Sanctuary

. 2:00PM - Sunday Club



Office Closed for MLK Jr Day


5:30PM - Dinner in the Davis Family Hall

Menu: Meatloaf (Baked Chicken available), Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Salad Bar, Rolls, and Dessert

6:15PM - How Are Our Lovemore Boys Doing? What About Zimbabwe? Are our RRR Tithe Funds holding out? Lee Cooper recounts her 11th trip to Zimbabwe in the Davis Family Hall. Learn the latest updates and an opportunity to buy incredible Zimbabwean art to support the boys.


COZY BLUE LAP BLANKETS are available for you to enjoy on chilly mornings. As we transition from air conditioning to heat, we have provided these lap blankets for your use during the services in the Chapel and Sanctuary. Pick one up from the basket or ask your usher for one and then drop it back in the basket following the service.

MERCEDES MARATHON - SHPC will once again be a water station for the annual race through Birmingham on Sunday, February 10. We need your help! From prayers to set-up/clean-up to cheerleaders and more... we need volunteers!

CHILI AFTER CHURCH - Join us for our annual Youth Fundraiser with Chili After Church on Sunday, January 27.

ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING on Sunday, January 27 at 9:30am in the Davis Family Hall.

LADIES OF SHPC are invited to a coffee at the home of Laura Chapman (1801 Indian Creek Cir.) on Wednesday, January 30 at 10:00am to prepare for an upcoming six week Bible study beginning Wednesday, February 13 through March 20. For more information, contact April Harrell (205-516-1635 or or Lesley Lloyd (205-807-3875 or


HEARTFELT PRAYERS AND SYMPATHY are extended to Pat Southern, Holly Kitterman, and the entire family at the death of husband and father, Kermitt Southern on January 12. A memorial service will be held at South Highland Presbyterian Church today, Sunday, January 20, at 2:00pm in the chapel. Following the service there will be a reception in the lobby reception area.

CONGRATULATIONS TO Brenda and Tim Chandler on the birth of their grandson, Felden Kinnon Brooke, on January 12 to proud parents Elizabeth & Nelson Brooke and older sister Vera Elizabeth Brooke!


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

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