Small groups at Church of the Highlands are places where you can connect with people who share your interests, people who are at a similar stage in life or people who have expertise in an area where you would like coaching. There is a wide variety of groups offered. For the active crowd, we have volleyball, hiking, basketball, and painting groups, as well as all sorts of recreational and creative activities. Groups that focus on parenting and marriage provide coaching in important life skills. Those facing all types of abuse, alcoholism, addictions, divorce, depression, and disabilities will find people dealing with similar issues. Children and youth meet in groups that address their needs for fun and friends.Young marrieds can join together in activities that nurture their marriages and provide for lifelong friendships. For seniors, there are groups where the skills they've spent a lifetime developing are used to train and serve others.
The small groups offered reflect the people at Church of the Highlands and continue to change and develop with the interests and needs of the people.
Our groups are as varied as we are; group leaders use their gifts and passions to create a group that allows others to join with them in serving God. Whatever your age or interest—Bible study, cooking, prayer, missions, running, you name it—we've got a group that's just right for you, and they meet all over the city.
New groups start three semesters each year: spring, summer, and fall. Most groups are open to new members throughout the semester. Find a group, contact the leader, and get going!
Highlands small groups meet in various locations throughout the Birmingham region, from Gardendale to Helena, from Tuscaloosa to Pell City. Most small groups meet in homes although there are several that meet at area businesses, parks, or restaurants.
Highlands small groups are open to everyone in the community.
Highlands small groups meet at various times each week. There are groups meeting in the daytime as well as in the evenings.