The presbytery offers a variety of events in many ministry areas throughout the year. From retreats and camps to workshops and fellowship, there is something going on all the time! Check this space regularly for presbytery sponsored events as well as information about programs at local churches.

Presbyterian Home for Children Thrift Store 

Monthly Donation Day at SVPC

The next collection date is Saturday, October 5. Bring your usable discards, gently used clothing, etc., to the Presbyterian Home for Children’s reception center in the rear parking lot, below the playground of Shades Valley Presbyterian Church. Volunteers will be on hand to unload your vehicle and to give you a receipt for your tax-deductible donation. The center will be open from 8 AM – 12 noon. To volunteer or for more information, email Terry Tingle.

Presbyterian Heritage Tour of Scotland

September 12-22, 2019

Independent Presbyterian Church in Birmingham is planning a Presbyterian Heritage Tour of Scotland for September 12-22, 2019, which will begin in Edinburgh and end in Glasgow with many places of beauty, interest and fun along the way. We would welcome members of other churches in our presbytery who might be interested in joining us for this tour! If you have an interest, please contact The Rev. Susan Clayton at IPC at 205-933-3709 or and she can send you the itinerary, costs and other information about the trip. Come join us as we travel to the land of kirks, kilts, and kelpies!


The attachment below is an announcement for posting in your church.  Whether you have a functioning P.W. or not, your ladies, as members of the P.C. are invited to this event. It is the Fall Gathering of P.W., Birmingham Cluster.  Come and meet old friends and new friends for fellowship and worship. Our study overview will be called, Love Carved in Stone, A New Look at the Ten Commandments.
If you do not have a color copier, let me know and I will get a copy in color to you.  Belinda 979-1621
Hope to see you there. Belinda Dickinson and Charlotte Worsham.


September 30 – October 2, 2019
San Diego, CA
Registration will be open in April!
Please help us promote the conference by sharing the flyers available for download at the below link.



Save the Date!
Join us in Orlando, FL
October 10-12, 2019
Plan to attend this informative conference as we learn how we can best partner with the FJKM church and the people of Madagascar. Meet our mission co-workers in the field and hear about the collaborative programs in the areas of Theological Development, Health and Sanitation, Education, Agriculture and Women’s and Children’s Concerns. Read more…

Presbyterian Older Adult Ministry Network

October 15-18, 2019
Laws Lodge, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
1044 Alta Vista Road,
Louisville Kentucky 40205
POAMN offers partial scholarships to retired pastors, their spouses or survivors; seminary students; small church leaders; or first time attendees at a POAMN Conference. A limited number of partial scholarships are available.
If you are a retired pastor, their spouse or survivor, or a seminary student, email Ginny Nyhuis: or call 615.426.1545.
Deadline for completed applications is September 1, 2019.

Congo Mission Network Conference 2019

October 17-19, 2019
First Presbyterian Church
Knoxville, Tennesee

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