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  • Click on the calendar picture to left for a list of all classes, programs and worship services. To learn about special events and events requiring registration, see the monthly calendar below. For more questions about this calendar or reserving a room, contact Marsha Harbin, (205) 933-3715 or mharbin@ipc-usa.org

Special Events Calendar

September 2018

2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
5:15 pm7:15 pm
IPC
Wednesday Night Dinner and Class

Wednesday night dinner and classes return!

Dinner 5:15 pm, Great Hall. Serving Meatloaf, fried creamed corn, black-eyed peas, cornbread, rolls; and cheeseburger and fries for kids. Please RSVP online or call Lea Anne Hardy at 933-3703.

Classes 6:15 pm. See below for more information. Contact Hallerin Hill at hhill@ipc-usa.org or 933-3731 for questions about classes.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
6:15 pm7:15 pm
Highland Hall
Love Thy Neighborhood Speaker Doug Marshall

Doug Marshall, President and CEO of Presbyterian Home for Children, joins us as our next Love Thy Neighborhood speaker.

Presbyterian Home for Children is an organization supported by the IPC Foundation. The home in Talladega has been serving at risk and homeless children for 150 years. In a state with age 6 being the average age of a homeless person, he is now leading efforts to helping put both homeless children and their mothers on a path of hope.

Doug graduated from the University of West Florida in 1985 and was recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus in 2012. In 2017, he was recognized as one of the Top 50 Over 50 in central Alabama by Positive Maturity. Marshall served previously as CFO of United Ability, CFO and Director of Alabama Family Trust, and VP/Controller of Spire (formerly Alagasco). He also serves as a career and life coach with Grace Ministries to those in need of direction. He and his wife, Christy, have been married for 32 years, and they have 3 adult children and 1 grandson.

Sunday, September 23, 2018
6:00 pm7:30 pm
Highland Hall
SHINE! Special Children's Program

Children in K- 6th Grade are invited to three Sunday nights of fellowship, pizza, crafts and fun with friends!

Saturday, September 29, 2018
10:00 am4:00 pm
Children's Fresh Air Farm
4th Grade Bible Retreat

IPC 4th Grade Bible Retreat

Saturday, September 29

10 am - 4 pm

We will present Bibles on Sunday, September 30 during service. Contact Stacy for more information.

Sunday, September 30, 2018
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary
Evensong

All are welcome to this 30 minute service featuring the IPC Camerata and the music of Richard Webster, Harold Friedell and Balfour Gardiner. 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.

An organ recital with Samuel Burke of Grace Episcopal Church in Cullman will follow. Childcare is available.

Sunday, September 30, 2018
6:00 pm7:30 pm
Highland Hall
SHINE! Special Children's Program

Children in K- 6th Grade are invited to three Sunday nights of fellowship, pizza, crafts and fun with friends!

Grace Group Sign Up

Join us for fall Grace Groups beginning Sunday, October 7. We will study David Gambrell's Great Prayer of Thanksgiving from PC(USA)'s Reformed Series. Group meeting times vary. We'll help you find a group that meets at a location and time convenient for you. There is a place for everyone! Cost is $10.

Registration required. Sign up online or following any Sunday worship service on September 16, 23 and 30. Books can be picked up at the front desk (Monday-Friday) or on Sunday mornings at the registration table in the Parlor.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
6:15 pm7:15 pm
Highland Hall
Love Thy Neighborhood Speaker: Mayor Woodfin

Please join us as our Love Thy Neighborhood speaker series continues with Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin. He'll talk about being a good neighbor. All are welcome to join us for dinner than Wednesday night classes.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:00 pm7:15 pm
Room 111
Children's Wednesday Night Service Project

Children in K- 6th Grades are invited to participate in a service project for the IPC Food Pantry. Please register in advance

Sunday, October 21, 2018Sunday, November 18, 2018
IPC
Harvest for Hunger

Help our neighbors have a bountiful table for this Thanksgiving and Christmas. The Harvest for Hunger Food Drive will accept non-perishable food items for the IPC Food Pantry. Thank you for your generosity!

Sunday, October 21, 2018
4:00 pm6:00 pm
Children's Fresh Air Farm
Fall Festival

SAVE THE DATE! More details about the annual Fall Festival at the Farm coming soon!

Sunday, October 28, 2018
10:00 am6:00 pm
Highland Hall
Guest Speaker: MaryAnn McKibben Dana

Focus on Faith invites you to a special Sunday event with pastor, author, and blogger Rev. MaryAnn McKibben Dana. The author of numerous books including Sabbath in the Suburbs and God, Improv and the Art of Living will speak during the Sunday school hour in Highland Hall then serve as our guest preacher during 5 pm worship. Following the evening service, she will lead a theological roundtable.

Sunday, October 28, 2018
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary
Evensong

All are welcome to this 30 minute service featuring the IPC Camerata. 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.

An organ recital with Alex Benford of Grace Presbyterian Church in Tuscaloosa will follow. Childcare is available.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
5:30 pm7:00 pm
Great Hall
IPC Roundtable: Living with Hidden Grief

Join us for our next IPC Roundtable with IPC counselor Dr. Stewart Jackson. Sometimes we experience grief related to circumstances that are not openly acknowledged or socially supported. Though we’ve experienced a loss, people around us may not understand why our sorrow is so difficult. Join us to learn about the range of circumstances humans must grieve, and discover ways you can better support those you love throughout the full range of human experience.

Dinner: 5:30 pm
Workshop: 6- 7 pm. Childcare is available.
Cost: $5 per person. RSVP online.

Sunday, November 4, 2018
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary
November Organ Recital: Caroline Robinson

Join us for the first recital in our Annual November Organ Recital Series. Organist Caroline Robinson, the Minister of Music at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Pittsford, NY, will perform.

Sunday, November 11, 2018
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary
November Organ Recital: Jan Kraybill

Join us for the second recital in our Annual November Organ Recital Series. Organist Jan Kraybill, the Organ Conservator at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, and Organist-in-Residence at the international headquarters of Community of Christ in Independence, Missouri, will perform.

Sunday, November 18, 2018
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary
November Organ Recital: Dongho Lee

Join us for the third recital in our Annual November Organ Recital Series. Organist Dongho Lee, Artist-in-Residence at Providence United Methodist Church in Charlotte, NC and is Director of Music Ministries and Organist at First Presbyterian Church in Belmont, NC, will perform.

Sunday, November 25, 2018
4:00 pm5:00 pm
Sanctuary
November Organ Recital: Damin Spritzer

Join us for the fourth and final recital in our Annual November Organ Recital Series. Organist Damin Spritzer, Assistant Professor of Organ at the University of Oklahoma with the American Organ Institute and the Cathedral Church of Saint Matthew in Dallas as Artist-in-Residence for Cathedral Arts, will perform.

Thursday, November 29, 2018
11:30 am1:30 pm
Great Hall
PW Holiday Luncheon

All IPC women are invited to join us for the annual Presbyterian Women's Holiday Luncheon. Margot Shaw, the founder and editor of Flower Magazine, will be our guest speaker.

Cost: $10. Childcare is available. Please RSVP to Lea Anne Hardy.

Saturday, December 8, 2018Sunday, December 9, 2018
Birmingham
Holiday House Tour

Save the date! Make plans to join us for this beloved IPC Christmas tradition. The church and homes decorated for Christmas will be open Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9 for the 69th Annual Holiday House Tour. Guests will also enjoy tea in IPC's Great Hall. All proceeds from this event benefit several IPC ministries providing educational opportunities for women and children.