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Welcome to Highlands

Welcome to Highlands.
A vibrant part of the United Church of Canada. Creating inclusive community. Celebrating life together. Finding a spiritual anchor. Making a difference in this imperfect world. Opening to the holy mystery at the heart of life. Encircling others with abundant love and care.
God welcomes all of us here.

Highlands Right Now

The Big Question

The Big Question - MAID

For more information Please contact Rev, Julie Lees

Highlands High Tea

Highlands High Tea Party Poster

Buy Tickets HERE or in the Welcome Space after Church on Sunday.

Workshop for Scripture Readers

Mini Workshop for Scripture ReadersFor more information please contact Will Sparks  

Lenten Art Responses

Throughout Lent we will offer a creative art response after worship to help integrate the theme of the day into the contemplative space of Lent. From writing to beading, collaging to cooking you will have a chance to embed the morning’s worship into your system for the week. Registration is required via this SIGN UP SHEET

  • March 3rd -  Lenten journaling with Judith Walker 
  • March 17 -  Lenten prayer beads with Julie Lees and Carol Rushworth 
  • March 24 -  Lenten Bread Making with David Youngson 

Draft Annual Report 2023

Draft Annual Report for 2023

75th Annual General Meeting

Notice is given of Highlands UC 75th Annual General Meeting to take place on March 10, 2024 in HUC Sanctuary and online at 10AM.

We are doing things a little differently this year;  the AGM will be combined with Worship. Don't worry, all your favourite parts of both will be included!

You can read the draft report for 2023 HERE

Minister's Musings

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    Minister’s Musing for February 23rd 2024

    7 days ago

    Hi everyone, My mind is full of many things: preparing for worship, plans for the 75th Anniversary weekend, the upcoming annual meeting, grocery shopping with my daughter, building a coffee table, the latest cutest video of my granddaughter, Thrift Store grants, how Al is doing, have I learned the Spirit Singer’s anthem for this Sunday, the rental van I need to pick up later, getting the breaks on the car fixed, that latest episode, the book I am reading, $10 a day daycare, the climate emergency, the dishes on the counter… read more

  • Header Image for Minister’s Musing for February 16th 2024

    Minister’s Musing for February 16th 2024

    14 days ago

    As a community, Highlands is great at doing. We get so much done. We do so some pretty great things together and we have a great time doing them. Sometimes though, it is possible to have too much of a good thing, and throughout the season of Lent we are going to practice a very un-Highlands thing: Being. The title of our Lenten theme is “Human Being.” read more

  • Header Image for Minister’s Musing for February 9th 2024

    Minister’s Musing for February 9th 2024

    21 days ago

    To Infinity and Beyond: that’s this Sunday’s theme for our final wrap up of the 75th anniversary series and the Stewardship campaign. We’ve been looking back and looking forward, but “to infinity and beyond” kind of implies we’ve got one direction: ahead … way ahead! read more