03/26/2024 by Analise Narine

Know Before You Go: Easter at HPUMC

When Jesus resurrected, so did hope. On Easter, we honor the unimaginable sacrifice that our Savior made for us, and the miracle that happened just three days later. The stone was rolled away, and out of the tomb came hope—for new life and a future with God. There’s no better cause for celebratio...

03/05/2024 by Analise Narine Disability Ministry

2024 Spotlight Musical is a Mission Accomplished

Wesley Hall was transformed into a lively theater on February 24 and 25, as Belong Disability Ministry’s Spotlight Musical Theater program celebrated the power of imagination with its newest show, “Mission: Mirror-Mirror.” Those in attendance (nearly a thousand people across the two nights) recog...

01/23/2024 by Analise Narine Inspirational

Tower Arts Concert Series Continues 20-Year Legacy

David R. Davidson, a nationally recognized musician, was the Director of Music and Arts at Highland Park United Methodist Church from 2003 until his passing in 2009. David recognized that music played a large role in HPUMC’s mission to create devoted followers of Christ and created the Tower Arts...

01/16/2024 by Catherine Harper Justice Ministry

Living History: Justice Ministry Pilgrimage Opens Eyes

I was so excited when I found out that the HPUMC Justice Ministry was offering a guided tour and trip to Little Rock, Arkansas, in October to see the historical site where the first African American students were integrated into the all-white Central High School. On a personal level, I was especi...

01/09/2024 Justice Ministry

Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Justice Ministry of Highland Park United Methodist Church is committed to the pursuit of understanding and unity. We channel that dedication through educational classes, cultural journeys, and civil rights pilgrimages. Driven by a profound love for all of God’s creation, our mission is to gui...

01/02/2024 by Analise Narine

New Year 2024 at HPUMC

Bible Reading Plan: Ephesians Starts Monday, January 8 After being imprisoned by the Romans, Paul pens a letter to the Ephesians, painting them a picture of unity. He explains that while we may all have different backgrounds, occupations, and spiritual gifts, we should act as one body under Chris...

12/26/2023 by Analise Narine

Top 10 Most-Watched Sermons of 2023

10. There Will Be Trouble: I Feel Your Pain | Hannah Buchanan 9. Hard to Remember | Rev. Paul Rasmussen 8. Hidden Track: We May Be Wrong... | Rev. Matt Tuggle 7. All About Consistency | Rev. Paul Rasmussen6. Real Change | Rev. Paul Rasmussen5. Slow It On Down | Rev. Paul Rasmussen 4. It's Just No...

12/26/2023 by Analise Narine

Top 10 Most-Clicked Stories of 2023

10. MEANINGFUL MEMORIES: NIGHT OWLS FAMILY CAMP PROVIDES OUTDOOR RETREAT HPUMC Belong Disability Ministry’s Night OWLS (Out With Loving Sitters) program is a monthly faith-based program for children with disabilities and their siblings that provides respite for parents. From Friday, October 20 to...

12/21/2023 by Analise Narine

The Greatest Story Ever Told

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him.” —Matthew 2:10-11 There are incredible stories surrounding the birth of Jesus, all combining to create what we believe to be ...