First Saturday Serve

On the first Saturday of each month, teams meet at various locations across our state to serve their communities.

Outreach Small Groups

You can make a difference in your community through your Small Group. Keep it simple, make it fun, find a group or lead your own!

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Join First Saturday Serve

Demonstrate God's love in practical ways by caring for the felt needs within our community. To join or lead a project, download the Serve App or view online. Let's make a difference together!

Not sure what to do? We've got you covered:

Neighborhood landscaping

Hospital prayer

Nursing home visits (prayer, worship, crafts)

After school tutoring

Arts & music for underprivileged kids

Clothing drives

Home repairs for the elderly or disabled

Blankets for the homeless

Care packages

Hair care for cancer patients or elderly

Focused on Eternity

See how your giving of time and resources is making an eternal difference. The Legacy Outreach Report shows yearly impact in Local, National and Global Outreach areas. Join us in sharing the love of Jesus with even more people in our community, state, nation, and world this year.

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Serve Day
July 12, 2025

The vision of Serve Day is for us, the local church, to go into our communities and love our neighbors. We hope people's hearts will be opened to the love of Jesus through practical projects and acts of service.


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Ready to Serve?

Serve App

Download the app to join or register your project today.

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Many of the Serve Day projects can only happen if the right resources and materials are available.

Take a look at the projects in the Serve App and feel free to contact the leader. If you prefer to let us know what resources or materials you would like to provide, simply complete the form, and we will help!

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Need some ideas?

Offer to take free family portraits

Leave treat bags for your delivery drivers

Put together a dinner kit for a family in need

Leave encouraging messages in sidewalk chalk

Donate blood to your local blood bank

Clean up a widow or single parent's yard

Host a free car wash

Place American flags at a Veterans cemetery

Clean up for a local school

Host a free garage sale
Dream Center
Knowing God has the power to change everything.

The mission of the Dream Center is to reach people with the love of Christ by meeting physical and spiritual needs. We believe nothing is too lost or broken for God to heal.

Ways to Serve

There are multiple ways to get connected. Complete the Growth Track at your campus and attend the Outreach/Dream Center team during Step Three. You can also attend a First Saturday Serve. Download the Serve App to join a project.

Bringing Church Inside Prison Walls

We are serving in 22 correctional facilities through Sunday Services, Small Groups, and Letters of Hope with more than 50 different serving opportunities weekly.

Start Serving

Your next step is to complete the Growth Track and attend a Correctional Ministry Workshop. During the workshop, you will connect with leadership, receive mandatory training required by the Correctional Ministry and learn more about serve opportunities.

To begin the Alabama Department of Corrections online training, visit adocvolunteering.com.

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Connect With Us

For more information about Correctional Ministry or how to serve, please email us at info@churchofthehighlands.com. We’d love to hear from you.

Local Missions Outreach
Local Missions

Our first responsibility is to our communities in Alabama and Georgia, especially in the cities where we partner with correctional facilities. Through Local Missions we support the Highlands Dream Centers and partner with local ministries to reach those around us.

National Missions
National Missions

Another area of focus is our country. National Missions allow us to help launch churches nationwide as well as assist established churches in growing and reaching more people with the life-giving message of Jesus.

International Missions
International Missions

We believe every person deserves the opportunity to hear the Gospel of Jesus and to have a Bible in their native language. Through International Missions we help plant new churches worldwide and partner with organizations that are translating the Bible into new languages.