A Faith & Justice Approach to Voting Rights & Reproductive Freedom

Panel discussion via Zoom on Saturday, September 24, 9-11 AM, as the initial part of the Detroit Metropolitan Association UCC Fall Meeting.  This program is inspired by the two recent non-partisan Citizen Ballot Initiatives to amend the Michigan Constitution to ensure the protection of Voting Rights and Reproductive Freedom.  Expert panelists will include Rev. Kandia…

The Difficult Words of Jesus – Adult C.E. Opportunity

Join us Wednesday mornings at 10:00 AM, or Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM, beginning September 21, for this 6-week conversation on the cringe-worthy lessons of Jesus.  You can attend either session in person at CCBUCC (Conference Room) or on Zoom (link to be provided), for an insightful and challenging discussion of 6 difficult lessons found…

Fall Sunday School is ON!

Our regular Sunday School classes resumes on September 11! After the Time with Children they will proceed to their classrooms. Please pick up your children from their classrooms at 11:15 AM. Those in grades 4-6 will meet in the “Story Room.” Younger children will meet in the Preschool Room.

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…

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…