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Worship  Sundays – 10 am Toy Box Collection Trinity St. Marks Women’s Christmas Table Event December 7 Sacred Spaces 3 December 11 Sunday School – Youth Sundays On-Going: Tutoring Program Details elsewhere on the website – or contact the church office.

Welcome Reverend Shane Montoya as new Senior Pastor starting February 1, 2023!

CCB’s Pastoral Search & Call Committee is excited to announce the successful vote Sunday Nov 20 to confirm the call of Reverend Shane Montoya as CCB’s new Senior Pastor starting Feb 1, 2023! We are blessed to welcome Reverend Shane and his wife Shannon to the CCB family and look forward to our ministry together.

Women’s Christmas Table Event

Angels Among Us Wednesday, December 7, at 1:00 PM Please join us for a very special afternoon of outstanding music, fellowship and a fabulous light luncheon! After the luncheon, a joyful music program will follow in the sanctuary.  CCB’s amazing pianist Dr. Yalan Piao will perform several holiday favorites. Proceeds from our donations will help…

Sunday School: Godly Play+

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. Godly Play Videos 2022-23 2022                  October…

Toy Box Collection for Trinity-St. Mark’s UCC  

We are continuing our annual tradition of providing toys to children in Southwest Detroit. Trinity St. Mark’s UCC (TSM) is partnering with Bennett Elementary School to identify families in need. Like last year, the pandemic prevents us from collecting and distributing actual toys. Instead, $50 gift cards will be provided to the identified families. TSM…

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 optional. 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 posted to…

Being the Church: Veggie Garden ’22 (Video Series)

Veggie Garden 2022 Summary: What A Great Year!  Thanks again to all who helped with the fence, water, planting, weeding, donations, and encouragement.  The final tally was about 650 pounds of food donated to Forgotten Harvest.  Enjoy the highlights video at:   https://youtu.be/g5q77TkhcuI See you all next spring!   Being the Church: Beyond the Building (Video…

School’s Back! 

CCB’s Tutors are back working with Hispanic elementary students in Pontiac. The ‘Homework Club’ meets at Owen Elementary after school on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:15-5:45 PM.  No preparation is required – tutors assist students in basic reading and math using the online iReady program.  Contact Lynn Wilsher for additional information (lynnwilsher1@aol.com). Virtual tutoring is…

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…