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Amazon will donate .5% of the money you spend on smile.amazon.com to CCB Initial Set Up Go to www.smile.amazon.com (instead of amazon.com) A blue introduction screen to Smile Amazon will appear Click on ‘Get Started’ Search for ‘Congregational Church of Birmingham’ and hit select A normal Amazon sign-on screen will appear Sign-on into Amazon as…

Worship in the Garden! 

Join us for worship under the trees NOW through Labor Day weekend – weather permitting of course!

Vacation Bible School (VBS) Family Event – Sunday, August 21

Following the Way (Vacation Bible School) family event, Sunday August 21 Following the Way (Vacation Bible School) family event, Sunday August 21 (Adults must attend with their children and RSVP is required by Sunday August 7) On Sunday, August 21 from 11:30am until 3:30pm, children and their families will spend time together with other families…

Veggie Garden Update!

Forgotten Harvest says the garden looks great, the practices are organic, and they’ll accept the food that we grow.  They said it will typically go to women’s shelters in Pontiac, and our garden is big enough that they’ll come pick up the harvested veggies – no need for us to bring it to them. The…

Rev. Ralph H. Brown, Jr. – Welcome our Bridge Pastor

Rev. Ralph H. Brown, Jr. Welcome our Bridge Pastor Welcome Rev. Ralph H. Brown, Jr. as our Bridge Pastor, while we search for our next Settled Pastor,   from January 1 and will first lead us in worship on Sunday, January 9. Ralph is a retired clergyperson in the United Church of Christ.  He received his…

Worship 3X ! Have it your way!

3 Ways to Join in Worship.  In-Person – Live Streaming – On Demand In-Person – Sunday 10 AM In the Sanctuary at 1000 Cranbrook Road. Masks and distancing in-effect. Live Streaming – Sunday 10 AM The service will be Live Streamed on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/c/CongregationalChurchofBirminghamUCC   On-Demand Recording Shortly following Worship, the edited service will be…

Being the Church: Beyond a Building (Video Series)

In March 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic hit home. Hard stop. Our spiritual home at 1000 Cranbrook Road closed it’s doors.  But the church has gone on.  Adapting. Finding new flexibility.  We adopted new technologies.  We found new ways to be the church without our building.  In a series of short videos we document some of…

Standing on the precipice of a new era.

Standing on the precipice of a new era. While receiving engaging worship services and pastoral care for our members, we’re looking to expand our circle of influence and need a pastoral leader who can help us keep our vision looking outward and service-centered. We seek a visionary pastor to lead and join us as we…

Sunday School: Summer Play Time!

SUMMER PLAY TIME!  The children will stay in worship with the adults each Sunday through Labor Day, until after the Time with Children.  They will then be guided across the driveway by several adults to spend time playing games in the “farm” area (or indoors if bad weather).  Regular Sunday School classes ill resume indoors…

Our Future Church! Who will design our ministry for?

As we approach the 1-year mark following the conclusion of the Future Church Consultation with Paul Nixon of the Epicenter Group and the subsequent publication of his recommendations report, we can all benefit from a reminder of some of what Paul had to say to us. A theme running throughout was that our work was…