06/20/2024 by Analise Narine Inspirational

A Life of Devotion: C.C. Collie Jr.

HPUMC honors the service and lives of our World War II veteran congregants, who are now over 100 years old. In May 2023, the HPUMC team had the unique opportunity to speak to C.C. Collie Jr. about how his faith and years in the war molded him. C.C. is now 101 years old. C.C. Collie Jr. was born i...

06/11/2024 by Analise Narine Disability Ministry, Kids Ministry

Volunteers Start the Party at VBS 2024

From June 3 to 6, 700 kids sang, danced, played, and learned about Jesus at Vacation Bible School 2024: Start the Party. Thanks to almost 400 youth and adult volunteers, VBS at HPUMC had all the essential elements of a good party.

05/21/2024 by Analise Narine

Summer 2024 at HPUMC

As summer approaches and plans are made, don’t forget that HPUMC has events for all ages to learn, connect, and grow this summer! Take a look at some of the opportunities that are coming up, and choose a few to add to your summer schedule. If you’re out of town or unable to be with us in person, ...

05/14/2024 by Analise Narine Inspirational

Spirit of Mission: Legacy of Georgia Bates Lives On

On Monday, May 6, United Methodist Women of Highland Park United Methodist Church presented Mari Epperson with the 2024 Spirit of Mission: The Georgia Bates Award at the ninth annual Georgia Bates Award Luncheon. Georgia Bates first felt a strong call to ministry as a teenage volunteer, after hea...

05/14/2024

Exciting News for Munger Place Church

Dear HPUMC, Since our humble beginning on the SMU campus over 100 years ago, one of Highland Park United Methodist Church’s pillars has been to grow and plant churches. To date, your church has helped launch more than 40 churches, furthering the mission of making people more deeply devoted follow...

05/07/2024 by Analise Narine Inspirational

A Happy Life: Walter Frank “Hap” Goodman Jr.

HPUMC honors the service and lives of our World War II veteran congregants, who are now over 100 years old. In May 2023, the HPUMC team had the unique opportunity to speak to Walter Frank “Hap” Goodman Jr. about his inspiring life. Hap is now 102 years old. What does it mean to be happy? Well, fo...

04/23/2024 by Analise Narine Inspirational, Serving, Outreach

The Serving Spark: Volunteers Find Meaningful Opportunities

National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 21-27, recognizes the effort and time volunteers contribute to make an impact without requiring anything in return. Highland Park United Methodist Church is grateful for the volunteers who serve, not only on our campus but also at our many Outreach part...

04/02/2024 by Analise Narine

Easter at HPUMC Shares Message of Hope

When Jesus resurrected, so did hope. Across HPUMC’s Holy Week and Easter Sunday worship services, more than 17,000 people gathered in person and online to honor the miracle and hope of the empty tomb together. But the very first people to honor that empty tomb were the first people who saw it—the...

03/26/2024 by Analise Narine

All in a Day’s Work: Churchwide Serving Day Makes an Impact

On Saturday, March 23, over 525 people spread out across Dallas to serve Outreach partners who change lives through health, education, and housing. HPUMC’s Churchwide Serving Day offers an annual, low-barrier opportunity for individuals, families, and groups to serve their community on the Saturd...