Pastor Chris moves to Birmingham and builds a team of 34 people to launch Church of the Highlands.
February 4, 2001 Church of the Highlands has its first service at Mountain Brook High School and 400 people show up.
Wednesday nights begin as training nights for the launch team and are held at the home of Robert and Robbin Sorrell. People get word and Wednesday Night Services are born.
Wednesday Night Services quickly outgrow the Sorrell’s home and the church is forced to move to Eagle Point Golf Club to meet.
In need of space for office space and a place to meet on Wednesday Nights, Highlands occupies the Greystone office complex off of hwy. 280.
September 11, 2002 Highlands reaches out to the city on the first anniversary of 9.11 to over 2,500 people at Samford University.
August 17, 2004 At the Greystone complex, Highlands experiments with its first video service.
In late 2005, Highlands breaks ground on a new facility on Grants Mill Road in Birmingham.
April 9, 2006 The Riverchase Campus opens and has over 700 people attend on the first Sunday.
February 11, 2007 Highlands comes to Auburn and is welcomed by over 700 people.
April 8, 2007 All campuses are united for one special service on Easter Sunday at the BJCC.
June 3, 2007 The Grants Mill Campus is completed and Highlands experiences unprecedented growth.
September 9, 2007 The Tuscaloosa Campus becomes a reality and Highlands now has a presence in both college cities.
February 10, 2008 Highlands En Español is launched at the Riverchase Campus.
In July of 2009, Highlands opened up the Birmingham Dream Center and Christ Health Center in Woodlawn.
September 6, 2009 The Greystone Campus opens at Greystone Elementary and quickly begins to grow.
August 15, 2010 The Montgomery Campus begins with over one thousand people in attendance.
August 15, 2010 Highlands launches the Online Campus to reach more people in more places.