Announcements – May 1, 2016

Women of the church and all UMW Circles are invited to an item shower to benefit Independence Place, on Mon., 5/2, 6:30-7:30 in the Fellowship Hall. UMW Circle Two is hosting.

SOUL CAFÉ/CHICKEN SALAD FUNDRAISER. Get your mom the perfect Mother’s Day treat. Order a quart of Chef Shawn’s delicious chicken salad for only $12.00 Please place your orders no later than Tues., 5/3. You can pick up your order on Wed. night, 5/4, during Soul Café or Thu., 5/5, between 12 and 5 pm.

The Discovery SS Class is hosting our 5th annual Yard Sale on Sat., 5/7.   For more info call Michelle at 640-8001 or email Ann at

The Grace Vision Praise Team will perform at Trussville CityFest-Sat., 5/7-5:00 pm.

The TFUMC Methodist Men will meet next Sun., 5/8 in the Fellowship Hall at 7 am.  The Friendship Class will prepare breakfast.  Our guest speaker is Rob Pate.  Rob was born and raised in Birmingham.  He was a scholarship athlete at Auburn and a four-year starter for the Tigers. He lives in Birmingham, Alabama, with his wife of sixteen years, Dana, and their five children.  He is a partner at Basden Eye Care in Auburn, AL.  He also co-hosts the popular ‘Eyes on Auburn’ show and is a columnist at For more details on Rob, please see the May Newsletter. Join us for fellowship and breakfast.  You do not have to be a member to attend.

Mission Committee Meeting this month will be on Mon., 5/9 in the UMM Room at 6:30 pm, so that we can all enjoy Mother’s Day on Sunday.

Join us as Bridge Builders feeds the homeless on Thu., 5/12. We’ll prepare food at 3:30 and leave the church at 5:30. Thank you for your prayers and support..

The free Health Program for Sat., 5/14 will be rescheduled. More info will follow.

Come join us for the Spring Bell Concert on Sun, 5/15 at 5:00 pm, in the Christian Life Center, directed by Kelley Clegg Neal.

On Tues., 5/24 the Leisure Group will go to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. We will enjoy the beautiful gardens and have a delicious lunch at the Gardens Cafe. Please contact Marie Gospodareck at 655-6911 or 835-9189 for reservations.

Bazillion Book Drive-we’ll collect NEW children’s books, (birth through 3rd grade) in the bins located by Beth’s office and in the children’s building through May.

Camp Sumatanga is filling up fast! For more info contact or go to

Join us…Women’s Bible Study “A Woman Who Doesn’t Quit” by Nicki Koziarz in the Pioneer Classroom on Wed. beg. 6/15-7/27 from 6:30 to 7:30. Facilitator Freda Shirah 205-515-7518 or

Sun, 5/22 – Graduating Seniors’ Breakfast at 7 am – Fellowship Hall
Sun., 5/22 – Birmingham Community Band Concert at 5 pm
Sun., 5/29 – Combined Service at 10 am in the Christian Life Center
Week of 6/12 – Camp Sumatanga – rising 1st through 6th graders
Mon., 6/27-Thu., 6/30 – Music & Arts Camp – 9 am – 1 pm
Sun., 7/17-Thu., 7/21 – VBS “Deep Sea Discovery”