A group prayer will take place on the campus of Birmingham Southern College on Sunday afternoon, June 2, as part of an effort to seek greater inclusion, particularly of the LGBTQ community, in the United Methodist Church as their local annual conference convenes.
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June 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Religion
First United Methodist Church in downtown Birmingham’s got a busy week on tap. First, they’re celebrating as Open House, their new mid-week service of “prayer, meditation and music,” begins this evening at 5 p.m., with the church’s historic entryway on 19th Street North opening at 4:30 p.m. The ability to enjoy some quiet reflection is [...]
November 18th, 2007 · 3 Comments · 35203, Alabama, Birmingham, Community, Religion
Photo credit: André Natta That was the question being asked by congregates of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and First United Methodist Church earlier this evening. The two church families gathered at Sixteenth Street for a joint Thanksgiving service. This was the third year that the two downtown houses of worship gathered together. The congregations take [...]
November 13th, 2007 · 2 Comments · Alabama, Birmingham, Business, Religion, technology
Screen capture of CrossConneXion.com The result of two weekends worth of hard work and gallons of coffee is up on the World Wide Web this morning. CrossConneXion is the product resulting from the first ever Birmingham Startup session. The blog tells a great story about the highs and lows associated with this type of event, [...]
October 2nd, 2007 · Comments Off · 35203, Alabama, Birmingham, Events, Regionwide, Religion
Or at least he will be officially late this afternoon. Robert Baker will be installed as the bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Birmingham during a 3 p.m. service at St. Paul’s Cathedral downtown. There will be a procession leading into the church including several dignitaries that are mentioned in this brief over on the [...]
October 1st, 2007 · Comments Off · Alabama, Birmingham, Events, Religion
vs. If you have not already heard, The God Delusion Debate taking place this Wednesday at the Alys Stephens Center (see our post by clicking here) has sold out. According to The Birmingham News, the BBC and NPR will be recording the debate for their own purposes, but according to the Fixed-Point Foundation’s website, the [...]