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, November 2. 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.

Congo Mission Network Conference 2019

October 17-19, 2019
First Presbyterian Church
Knoxville, Tennesee
October 17-19, First Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, TN. – Dr. Serge Makolo, Director of Good Shepherd Hospital in the Kasai will be one of the speakers. He will itinerate to several states and will come to Alabama the last week in October.
Monday, October 28 – Arrive in Birmingham. He and the translator, Thom McCutcheon, will be hosted by Belinda and Al Dickinson.
Tuesday, October 29- 11:00 a.m – The Presbytery office for a presentation and lunch with some members of the Executive Council and others. 7:00 pm – Meet with UKirk for a presentation, supper, and worship at The Garage at Highland Hall, 3116 Highland Ave S, Birmingham
Wednesday, October 30 – 11:30 a.m. South Highland P.C., Builder’s Classroom, presentation and lunch. 6:00 p.m. Supper and presentation, Southminster P.C., Vestavia Hills
Thursday, October 31 – leisurely breakfast, visit Vulcan. 1:30 departs from B’ham Airport

Southminster Scamper

Southminster Presbyterian Church is teaming up with Southminster Day School to make a ripple in our community. Join us for the first annual Southminster Scamper 5K race … and walk or run your way through Vestavia Hills on November 2nd. In addition to the 5K, there will be a Kids Fun Run around the Southminster grounds, vendors, free inflatables, activities for kids, and a DJ!
To register for the Southminster Scamper, Kids Fun Run, or to “Sleep in” (T-shirt only), click on the link below:
If you lost the laces to your favorite pair of running shoes, be sure to stop by anyway to check out the vendor booths from 8:00 to 11:00 AM. If you are interested in a vendor booth, please contact Anna Murphy at
The Presbytery office has 13 tickets available if there is anyone interested in attending. Cost is $75 each ticket. Please contact Tammy at the Presbytery office.

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