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2020

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
1:30 pm2:30 pm
Virtual
Fall Christian Education

Faith formation continues this fall with Christian Education classes for youth, children and adults on Sundays and throughout the week beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8. New small groups are also forming.

Most classes will meet virtually via Zoom, so registration for classes and small groups is required.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
5:45 pm7:15 pm
Children's Music Program

Find your beat with Bucket Blast. Children in K- 6th grade are welcome to participate in this rhythmically rocking' virtual five-week program with bucket drums. All materials will be delivered to your home. Cost: $10 Sign up coming soon.

Sunday, September 27, 2020
12:00 pm12:15 pm
Congregational Meeting

A congregational meeting of Independent Presbyterian Church will be held Sunday, September 27, 2020, to be convened with the opening prayer at the 11 a.m. worship service. The business meeting will begin immediately following the worship service. The purpose of the meeting is to approve the dissolution of the call between Independent Presbyterian Church and The Rev. Lucy E. Turner, effective October 31, 2020. No other business will be transacted at this meeting.

Sunday, September 27, 2020
12:00 pm1:00 pm
Outside Sanctuary
Drive By for Rev. Turner

She's been there for us on some of our best and worse days. Celebrate Rev. Lucy Turner's more than 16 years of ministry at IPC with a drive by following the 11 am worship service and congregational meeting. Please line up in the IPC parking lot then drive around to the front of the Sanctuary. You can finish watching the service and participate in the meeting on your cell phone.

This is Rev. Turner's official last day at IPC. She's served in numerous positions including Director of Congregational Care, Director of Stewardship & Development and Executive Associate Pastor. She's been called to begin working as a chaplain at Kirkwood by the River in November.

Sunday, September 27, 2020
5:00 pm6:00 pm
Evensong

NEW TIME! Evensong returns remotely this September with a select group of singers from the IPC Choir. These services last about 40 minutes followed by an extended organ postlude.

This liturgy has been offered for nearly a thousand years. Here you will experience beauty, and welcome the voice of God into your heart through art, music and liturgy.

Sunday, October 11, 2020
1:30 pm2:30 pm
Grace Groups Begin

These small groups will meet around the city. Join us Oct. 11- Nov. 20 to read and discuss Howard Thurman's "Jesus and the Disinherited." Registration required. Link coming soon.

Sunday, November 1, 2020
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary and Livestream
November Organ Recital: Monica Czausz

Organist Monica Czausz of King of Glory Lutheran Church in Dallas, Texas kicks of our annual November Organ Recital Series at IPC.

Due to COVID-19, 50 people will be able to attend the recital in the sanctuary by reservation only. The capacity could increase or decrease depending on recommendations from the IPC Reopening Task Force, as well as local and state health officials. Reservation form coming soon.

Sunday, November 8, 2020
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary and Livestream
November Organ Recital: Stefan Engels

The November Organ Recital Series continues with organist Stefan Engels of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

Due to COVID-19, 50 people will be able to attend the recital in the sanctuary by reservation only. The capacity could increase or decrease depending on recommendations from the IPC Reopening Task Force, as well as local and state health officials. Reservation form coming soon.

Advent Flower Deadline

Honor a loved one by making an Advent flower donation in their name(s). Look for envelopes in the October issue of The Window. Donations can also be made online. The names of your loved ones will be printed in the Christmas bulletin.

Online donation form coming soon.

Sunday, November 15, 2020
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary and Livestream
November Organ Recital: Isabelle Demers

Joining us for this week's November Organ Recital is organist Isabelle Demers of Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

Due to COVID-19, 50 people will be able to attend the recital in the sanctuary by reservation only. The capacity could increase or decrease depending on recommendations from the IPC Reopening Task Force, as well as local and state health officials. Reservation form coming soon.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
6:00 pm7:00 pm
Virtual
Presbyterian Women Floral Design Event

The Presbyterian Women are excited to welcome Birmingham florist Sybil Sylvester for our holiday event. The owner of Wildflower Designs will help us create a centerpiece for your holiday table. Registration coming soon.

Note: This event replaces the Presbyterian Women Holiday Luncheon.

Sunday, November 22, 2020
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary and Livestream
November Organ Recital: David Enlow

The November Organ Recital Series concludes with organist David Enlow of New York, NY.

Due to COVID-19, 50 people will be able to attend the recital in the sanctuary by reservation only. The capacity could increase or decrease depending on recommendations from the IPC Reopening Task Force, as well as local and state health officials. Reservation form coming soon.

Thursday, November 26, 2020Friday, November 27, 2020
IPC Offices
Thanksgiving Holiday

We've been "Counting Our Blessings" and are particularly mindful of them over the Thanksgiving Holiday. As you celebrate with family and friends, a quick reminder that our church offices will be closed.

Monday, November 30, 2020
Online
Fruit Sale Deadline

Support the IPC Choir and its mission by purchasing citrus fruit. You can purchase fruit for yourself or choose to donate it to the IPC Food Pantry. Fruit will be available for pick up from IPC on Dec. 19 and Dec. 20.

Order form coming soon.

Friday, December 11, 2020Sunday, December 13, 2020
Virtual
Holiday House Tour

Celebrate the season with us by touring beautifully decorated homes for Christmas! This year, you'll be able to do it from your home. All proceeds will benefit ministries supporting Birmingham women and children. Look for additional information from our Presbyterian Women soon.

Sunday, December 13, 2020
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Christmas Concert

Save the date for this Christmas event featuring the IPC Choir. More information to come soon.

Sunday, December 20, 2020
10:00 am10:50 am
Highland Hall
Special Guest: Dolores Hydock

We continue preparing for the birth of the Christ-child with special Sunday School programming in December. IPC member and storyteller Dolores Hydock once again joins us.