UPCOMING EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Southminster turns 60!: Click here to see the plans for Southminster's 60th anniversary and the Day School's 50th!

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ACOLYTE OR CROSS BEARER OPPORTUNITY Interested in being an acolyte or cross bearer for Sunday worship?   We suggest age 6 at the minimum. Contact Ben Acton, or Sheri Hall at 240-2935 or by email, hopandme13@gmail.com, for more information.

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JOIN A CARE TEAM! A sign up sheet can be found on an easel in the narthex for the 2017 Care Teams, a ministry of Southminster which has gladdened hearts for over 40 years! We offer food and visits to those who are ill or grieving or who need other support.  We also prepare special receptions for guests at funerals when the family desires.  Please add your name for an open slot on the calendar.

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ABLE TO SERVE BREAKFAST?  We are looking for volunteers to serve breakfast on occasional Sundays at First Light Center for Homeless Women and Children, in downtown Birmingham.  Contact Heather Benoit for details and sign up on http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4eafa62aa4fd0-3rdsunday

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2017 FLOWER CALENDAR is now available at signupgenius.com.  The link can also be found in the lower right hand corner of the Church website homepage. If you have difficulty, please call Charlotte Worsham at 617-4467.

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"THIS SOUTHMINSTER LIFE":  features stories from various Southminster members and explores how our journeys of faith lead us to walk with Christ towards the cross and beyond. Check out the "mp3" files below to hear stories from Natalie Reed, Marlee Jacobs, Bill & Betsy Murphy, and Tommy & Ann Tillman.

natalie_week_1.mp3

marlee_week_2.mp3

bill_betsy_week_3.mp3

tommy ann week 4.mp3

 

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Longtime dear friend of Southminster, RUDY DRIFTMIER, was recently transitioned to assisted living. Please consider sending Rudy and his wife, Sue, a greeting card to 7742 Jefferson Place Blvd, Apartment A, Baton Rouge LA 70809. They would love to hear from you!

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Southminster Presbyterian Church held it’s “Love Your Neighbor Yard Sale” on Saturday, August 6th. Church members donated hundreds of items to sell in an effort to raise money for the Presbyterian Home for Children in Talladega. The sale also provided an opportunity for the church to connect with and build relationships with people in the community, as hundreds of shoppers browsed a myriad of wares. The event, hosted by the church’s Outreach Ministry Unit, raised over $1,500. The Presbyterian Home for Children provides many services, which include secure dwellings for homeless children and caregivers, transition services to adult living, and educational services.



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VBS 2016:  What a wonderful time we had at Vacation Bible School this summer when 80 children came together from the community, Church and Day School to "Catch the Wave of God's Amazing Love"!  Art, drama, music, mission projects, science, Bible storytellers, waterslides, and Bruster's Ice Cream were all part of the fun for our participants!  A huge thank-you to all of our amazing volunteers for making this week a reality. Southminster is the BEST!!!

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