“Water is a Human Right” Rally – 1.23.23

Ban water shutoffs on low-income households!  Join with the DMA Social Justice Team, the Detroit Peoples’ Water Board and other Social Justice Organizations in a Rally at the U.S. District Court House (231 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit), next Monday, January 23, 2023, at 10:00 AM, to support a Civil Rights Lawsuit against Detroit Water and…

What’s Happening….

Pastor Ralph Thank You! – 1.22 after Worship Water Human Right Rally – 1.23.23 Worship  Sundays – 10 am Sunday School – Youth Sundays On-Going: Tutoring Program Details elsewhere on the website – or contact the church office.

Welcome Rev. Shane Montoya: 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.

Sunday School: Godly Play+

Regular Sunday School will resume on Sunday, January 1, 2022. 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. No Sunday School: 12/18 &…

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…

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…