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sunday June 13

Sunday Morning Classes 

Now included on the HOCC app

9am for all ages

Adult Discipleship Gatherings currently have offerings in three locations (one on first floor and two on 2nd floor).

Students meet in the Student center.

Children and nursery classes are in the Kids' Wing.

Click on the button below for more information.  This information is also available on the app when you click the Sunday graphic from home page and then Sunday Morning Classes.

June 13 - The Good Samaritan

This Sunday morning we hear from a favorite seasoned voice at Highland Oaks, Eddie Sharp. Eddie will illuminate deep truths from our world and time from one of the most challenging parables of all: The Good Samaritan.

June 13 - "Indoor Summer Kids' Praise"

Worship for kids ages 3 thru 5th grade

This Sunday, we will move to a rhythm of Family Worship with monthly Kids’ Praise in Kids’ Town on June 13.

Children’s activity sheets are available each week inside of Door K.

Bible class and Nursery are also available.

Please check the HOCC Kids’ Newsletter for more information.

Loving, Growing, Sending

(Order May vary Weekly)

Growing

d3 - dessert, Discussion, and Discipleship

Wednesday Nights This Summer 

D3 - Wednesday, June 16

RSVP by Monday, June 14.

Like dessert? Who doesn’t!  Enjoy discussing topics and ideas around a table while eating dessert? You bet!  Ready to spend more time with your HOCC family…and dessert? Can’t wait!

Join us on Wednesday nights this summer for D3: Dessert, Discussion, and Discipleship. Come enjoy a different dessert each night while participating in engaging conversation topics with other HOCC family members.

All ages welcome! Age appropriate activities offered for children 3 yrs to 5th grade (must RSVP).

Wednesday nights, 6:30-7:30pm, Fellowship Hall.

Must RSVP to attend by the prior Monday. There is no cost. Donations will be accepted.

Loving

June Challenge - Midsummer Mail & Gift Exchange

Sign-up by June 13 to participate.

Do you remember how much fun we had with Merry Mail back in December? Let’s have some fun again. While some of us are back in person, some are still choosing to attend virtually for their own reason. We invite you to sign up by Sunday, June 13th to send mail or a small gift to another HOCC member. Just like with Merry Mail and Secret Santa programs you may be familiar with, when you register on our app or at hocc.org, you’ll receive one (or more if you’d like) name(s) of another HOCC-er! You’ll take the address and either send mail or drop off a small gift or package at his or her house.

You will receive your name(s) and address(es) after June 13 once sign-ups are complete. We encourage you to participate in sharing this wonderful opportunity to live out our discipleship practice of “loving” this summer season!

Sending 

Volunteer in the Kids Wing

Nursery and Bible classes for all ages have resumed.  Is the Holy Spirit prompting you to serve?

The return to class time and Nursery provides great opportunities for us to step back in to serving in meaningful ways and pouring into the life of our children at Highland Oaks whether during the Bible class hour or during the Worship hour.

Click on this short survey to see the areas of service available to you. Use your gifts, learn new skills and even grow in friendships with other volunteers too! Reach out to Children’s Minister Marla Finley at mfinley@hocc.org to ask her how you can serve.

We understand that children still have not had the chance to be vaccinated, so be assured that we will be requiring the wearing of face masks over the nose and mouth for all unvaccinated people ages 2 and up while in the Kids’ Wing.

The BIG Weekend (all ages)

register Today for The BIG Weekend - July 16-18

Registration deadline is July 4.

Join us for an unforgettable weekend that fits all the best parts of summer camp into one weekend at Highland Oaks! Campers will experience high-energy worship, Jesus-centered lessons and activities, as well as games and fun over the course of the weekend from Friday night to Sunday night. The weekend will be divided in morning and evening sessions, with time to go home and rest after lunch. Adults will serve as counselors and group leaders, with high schoolers and middle schoolers leading as junior counselors. Junior Counselors will spend the weekend together, sleeping in host homes, and enjoying some extra activities after the morning and evening camper sessions conclude.

Who: All ages are welcomed to join in on the fun!
Cost: The cost varies depending on age.  
Registration Deadline:  July 4th.

Click on the button below for more info and to register.

Upcoming Children & Student Events

HOSM 2021 Summer Events 

Summer Calendar is here!

HOSM Student Ministry

Here is our official calendar and announcement of our summer theme. This will give you all the dates and times for everything we're doing this summer. And as you may guess: it's a lot.

There's never been a better time to jump into HOSM with both feet, and we hope you'll join us for everything you possibly can this summer!

June 16 - cM - Summer Play Date

Let Marla Finley know if you plan to participate.

Mark your calendar for 3 Summer Play Dates

Hey, Children’s Ministry families!  Come join us on these Wednesday mornings at three local parks that are great for all ages. Invite your friends with small kids too.

We will meet at Reverchon Park in Dallas on June 16 for our first Summer Play date.

We’ll watch the kids play and get to catch up with one another too.  

Please let Marla know to expect you each time.

If there’s a chance of bad weather, we will communicate our updated plans. Reach out to mfinley@hocc.org.

June 18 - cM - Pizza Pool Party 

RSVP by Thursday, June 17.

It's a Come & Go at Ms. Marla's House

We are having a fun Come and Go Pizza Pool Party at Ms. Marla's house on Friday, June 18 from 5:30 to 8:30pm.

There is no cost.

Please RSVP by June 17 at HOCCkids.com (link below). Those who RSVP will receive an email from Marla with the address in Rowlett.

June 21 - HOSM Six Flags Day 

Registration is requested 

We're heading to Six Flags Monday, June 21!

We'll load up at the building at 10 AM and leave the park at 5:30 to be back at the building around 6:30.

Cost will be $35 to cover your ticket and parking. Please bring some additional money to eat in the park.

Plan to give Kevin your money when you arrive at the church Monday morning. 

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