WOM School Supply Collection 

WOM School Supply Collection 

Our ministry to children extends beyond the walls of Highland Hills Baptist Church. The connection that we have with children throughout our community is a key component of our mission endeavors. This is evident in our ministry to the Kings Park Community and our partnership with MLK Elementary School.
One simple way that we can support and encourage these children is by providing much-needed school supplies. Often families don’t have the means to equip their children with the tools that they need to be successful in school. By purchasing notebook paper, pencils, markers, notebooks, pens, and other such items, we can give children a hand up in their education. Highland Hills will be collecting school supplies over the next month. You can contribute to this project by purchasing items and placing them in the bins located throughout the church.

Opportunities for the Week — June 21 - July 28, 2019

Opportunities for the Week — June 21 - July 28, 2019

Sunday, July 21
Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

9:45am
Sunday School
11:00am
Worship

Wednesday, July 24
8:00am
Men's Prayer Breakfast

Sunday, July 28
Seventh Sunday After Pentecost

9:45am
Sunday School
11:00am
Worship

Opportunities for the Week — June 14 - July 21, 2019

Opportunities for the Week — June 14 - July 21, 2019

Sunday, July 14
Fifth Sunday After Pentecost

9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Worship
Lord's Supper

Tuesday, July 16
7:00pm Taizé

Wednesday, July 17
8:00am Men's Prayer Breakfast
9:30am Children's Hand Lettering Class

Sunday, July 21
Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

9:45am Sunday School
11:00am Worship

Hand Lettering Class for Children and Youth

Hand Lettering Class for Children and Youth

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Wednesday, July 17, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Learning doesn’t stop just because school’s out and summer has arrived. The learning continues for our children and youth with a great opportunity. Erin Hawkins will be leading Hand Lettering for Kids on our campus.

Erin is a fun and creative teacher who loves to guide children and youth to discover their own ability to enhance their handwriting and create something fun. This class will be held on Wednesday, July 17, in the Great Room from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. It is a class designed for children and youth in 3rd through 12th grade. The cost for the class is $12. Space is limited and reservation are required by Sunday, July 14. Reservations can be made through the Highland Hills website.

HHBC Office Closed

HHBC Office Closed

On Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, the office will be closed in observance of Independence Day. Our ministers can be reached if a crisis arises.

Children's Camp for a Day

Children's Camp for a Day

Monday, July 8, 10:00am - 3:00pm

On Monday, July 8 our HHBC Children’s Ministry will host Camp for a Day. Children who have completed first through sixth grade are invited to a day of camp-like fun at Highland Hills. They will enjoy recreation, crafts, Bible study, and water fun. The camp will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. Children will need to bring a sack lunch, swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen.

There is no cost for this camp, but registration is required for this event by June 28. You may register your child and their friends for this camp here!

HHBC Preschool & Children's Families to Rigby's Water World

HHBC Preschool & Children's Families to Rigby's Water World

Tuesday, July 9, 10:00am

On Tuesday, July 9 our preschoolers, children and their families will gather at Rigby’s Water World in for a day of splashing and sliding. Rigby’s is located at 2001 Karl Drive in Warner Robins. We have rented two cabanas near the toddler area for the day. Families may come any time between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Friends and guests are welcome to attend.

The cost is $10 per person. Families will be responsible for their own transportation and food expenses. Registration is required by June 28. You may register your family for this event here!

Micah Project: Schools

Micah Project: Schools

HOW HHBC SUPPORTS MLK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

HHBC has been supporting Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School on Shurling Drive for a little over a year. There are two components to our help: reading tutoring and teacher/staff support. During the past year, 16 members of HHBC have been involved in serving three Teacher Appreciation luncheons. Our Youth provided Valentines gift bags and Erin Hall’s Sunday School class packed Teacher Appreciation Week goodie bags. We also gave the MLK Teacher of the Year a gift certificate. Rachel Greco has provided guidance to Volunteer Services Coordinator, Chiquita Glover, to help establish a PTO at the school.

Next year, we plan to expand our services. In addition to four Teacher Appreciation luncheons and celebrating more holidays with gift bags, there will be opportunities for the HHBC congregation to provide school supplies for students whose parents can’t afford even the basics. Teachers and staff have also been given the opportunity to provide a Wish List (materials, equipment or assistance) to better equip them to provide for their students.

MLK Volunteer Services Coordinator Chiquita Glover hopes to speak at Family Night this fall to tell us other ways in which we can support and improve MLK, including mentoring services.

If you are interested in tutoring at MLK next year, contact Kam Cook at (478) 836-5301 or kmhcook@gmail.com.

Global Women’s Ministry Project

Global Women’s Ministry Project

The Global Women of Highland Hills are partnering with the Macon Periods Easier Project to help young girls in need throughout our Macon Community. The mission of Macon Periods Easier is to raise awareness of period poverty in Macon-Bibb County and to help provide local students in need and the homeless community with free access to feminine products.

Women and girls in low-income settings are often forced to prioritize the little financial resources they have to provide for these basic necessities. School nurses in our local middle and high schools encounter 8 to 10 girls each day who come into their offices for assistance. There is no budget for these supplies, and nurses often pay for these items out of their own pockets.

Our Global Women would like your assistance in collecting feminine hygiene products. Collection baskets have been placed in the main women’s restrooms. You can donate your products there or leave them in Ruth’s office. We will be collecting these items through June 16.