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August 2019


The Youth Grant Team is an opportunity for you to grow, learn, and be challenged. The team researches & allocates $15,000 in IPC Foundation grants to non-profit agencies. The team meets August- November. Deadline to apply is now extended to Wednesday, July 24.

Sunday, August 18, 2019
10:00 am10:50 am
Christian Education Fall Kick Off

Get a taste of our fall offerings on Sunday, August 18. Adults will once again have the opportunity to visit with all class leaders and enjoy breakfast treats inside each third floor room. Children will also enjoy time with friends over ice cream and bouncing on inflatables. Youth classes will begin meeting on this Sunday.

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00 pm1:00 pm
ShelbyNEXT Training for Members

Bring your phone, iPad or laptop to IPC to learn how to download and use the new ShelbyNEXT app for looking up member information, making an online payment, or finding a group or class.

Tuesday, August 20, 20199:00 amWednesday, August 21, 201912:00 pm

Registration is now closed for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Level II training.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

All women of the church are invited to join Circles and study the Rev. Eugenia Gamble’s "Love Carved in Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten Commandments." The Rev. Gamble is a former pastor of First Presbyterian Birmingham and helped found First Light. Each class will include a short video presentation and discussion about her book. All women of the church are invited to participate in Circle I (Second Tuesday, 8:15 am, GH1, beginning September 10) or Circle II (Second Sundays, 6:15 pm, Highland Hall beginning September 8).

Cost: $10 for the book
Deadline to sign up is Sunday, August 25.

Sunday, August 25, 2019
4:00 pm5:00 pm

Welcome the voice of God into your heart through this service featuring the IPC Camerata. Childcare is available.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
6:00 pm7:30 pm
Great Hall
Understanding Dementia

Jay Jones, a business development specialist with Home Instead Senior Care, will discuss the various types of dementia that create memory care issues. He will also provide tips on how to more effectively care for and relate to people with dementia. Dinner begins at 6 pm with discussion following.

Cost of dinner: $8 per person. No cost to simply attend the discussion. Please RSVP for dinner below.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
5:45 pm7:15 pm
First Floor
Bless the Lord Musical Event

All children and youth (K- 12) are invited to sing in "Bless the Lord." Also looking for treble voices in 7th- 12th grade. Rehearsals will be on Wednesdays from 5:45- 7:15 pm on the first floor beginning September 4. Performance is Sunday, October 13 at 4 pm.

Cost: $10 per child

Saturday, October 12, 2019Sunday, October 13, 2019
Walthall Lecturer The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson

The president of Auburn Seminary in New York City joins us at IPC as a morning guest preacher and Walthall lecturer at 10 am on Sunday, October 13. The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson is the author of “God’s Troublemakers: How Women of Faith are Changing the World.” She has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, NPR and on other media outlets. She presented a TEDx Talk on “Letting God Out of the Box” in 2017. Dr. Henderson also won the Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize for her work in creating spaces for authentic interfaith engagement.