05/23/2023 by Analise Narine

Summer at HPUMC

We know many of you will be on vacation or out of town this summer but don't forget there is still so much to look forward to this summer at HPUMC! We have countless ways for all ages to learn, connect, and grow with events, groups, and classes. Take a look at a few of the opportunities below, an...

05/02/2023 by Analise Narine Serving, Outreach

Volunteer Recognition Night Honors Years of Service

On Thursday, April 27, Volunteer Recognition Night invited lay leaders and volunteers who showed regular and consistent commitment to HPUMC ministries in the past school year to be recognized and celebrated at the Tolleson Family Activity Center. Guests honored at the event served for 25 years on...

04/29/2023 by Analise Narine Outreach, Racial Justice

Paving the Path: Camp-to-Career’s Seniors Learn Powerful History

Each summer, the camp portion of HPUMC’s Camp-to-Career program offers kids ages 9-17 a chance to be outdoors and dive into God’s word in a fun, safe space. However, camp is just the beginning. During spring break of their senior year, those who have “aged out” of camp (18 years and older) embar...

04/29/2023 by Analise Narine Outreach, Racial Justice

Meet the Camp-to-Career Class of 2023

After going on a Civil Rights Pilgrimage through Little Rock, Arkansas, and Memphis, Tennessee, seniors in Camp-to-Career are given the opportunity to attend a luncheon held in April in celebration of their upcoming high school graduation. This year’s luncheon was an Italian feast at Maggiano’s L...

04/29/2023 by Analise Narine Outreach, Racial Justice

A Cause for Celebration: 15 Camp-to-Career Students Graduate

This year, May and June—graduation season—came around quickly for the Camp-to-Career program’s 15 high school seniors. As they prepared to graduate, they reflected on how the program supported them throughout the years and the scholarships they received from colleges nationwide. Their families an...

04/20/2023

Month of Gratitude: Night OWLS Volunteer John O’Brien

Retiree John O’Brien has been making the most of his free time enjoying a variety of creative endeavors, including yard art, welding, painting, and ceramics. He calls bingo at a retirement home every other Saturday as part of the Lions Club, and is a volunteer with Meals on Wheels. John recommen...

04/18/2023 by Analise Narine Disability Ministry, Outreach

Better Together: Belong Disability Ministry Partners with a Purpose

The Belong Disability Ministry of HPUMC offers programs free of charge to anyone who has a disability or has a family member affected by a disability. The programs include Day Classes, Chance’s Cafe, Night OWLS Respite Program, Spotlight Academy of the Arts, The Feast Worship Service, and many m...

04/11/2023 by Analise Narine

Easter at HPUMC Celebrates A Living Hope

Across HPUMC’s Holy Week and Easter Sunday worship services, more than 15,000 people gathered at Highland Park United Methodist Church or joined online in celebration of our living hope, Jesus Christ. Congregants new and old gathered in each venue to honor that Christ is risen. Surrounded by the...