Birmingham First Seventh-day Adventist Church

Seeking to be a place where the Bible is lived and all people are loved
Sunset Schedule
For: Hoover, AL
7:31 PM Aug 17, 2018 (Sabbath Starts)
7:30 PM Aug 18, 2018 (Sabbath Ends)
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THIS WEEK AT BIRMINGHAM FIRST

PRAYER MEETING - BIBLE MARKING – WEDNESDAY @ 7:00 pm.  Scott Severance leads the Bible Study/Bible Marking class through the great themes of the Bible.  
OVERJOYED CLUB – TODAY - Meeting and Potluck immediately following church.  We will continue sharing our personal story about how we became a Seventh-day Adventist. 
MULTICULTURAL MEETING – TODAY - All are invited. 
FIRST LIGHT –THIS EVENING - BFC will be preparing and serving dinner to the women & children at the shelter.   Volunteers are always welcomed. 

COMING SOON 

REPLACEMENT CHAIRS/DONATIONS – The church will be replacing the red chairs in all the Sabbath School classrooms (please see sample chair in the lobby).   If you would like to donate toward the purchase of these chairs, please mark your envelope: CHAIRS.  
GSC PRAYER SUMMIT 2018 – AUGUST 17th – 19th @ Shocco Springs (1314 Shocco Springs Road, Talladega, AL 35120).   Last day to register:  August 14th.  Register on-line @ www.gscsda.org/prayer summit. 
FELLOWSHIP LUNCH – NEXT SABBATH - AUGUST 18th - Please bring several of your family’s favorite vegetarian dishes for everyone to enjoy. Great time for fun and fellowship. 
ADVENTURER CLUB & PATHFINDER CLUB REGISTRATION – NEXT SABBATH, AUGUST 18th - 12:30-1:30 pm.   Looking forward to an exciting year for Adventurer Club and Pathfinders!  
HCS PICNIC – AUGUST 18th - HCS Parents and Students are invited to a picnic potluck at Veterans Park (800 Valleydale Road, Hoover, AL) on Sabbath, August 18th from 1-5 pm.  Please look for the HCS group in the back pavilion.  Bring camping chairs and vegetarian dishes to share.  HCS will provide the drink, plates and utensils. 
TEACHER DEDICATION – AUGUST 18th
FINANCE/ BOARD MEETING – AUGUST 21st - Finance Committee meets at 6:15 pm and Church Board at 7:00.  All agenda items must be submitted to church office no later than noon on Monday. 
WOMEN’S MINISTRIES FELLOWSHIP & DINNER, AUGUST 25th  @ 6:00 pm.  All ladies of the church 15+ are invited to join as we learn about Women’s Safety issues. 
YOUNG ADULT POTLUCK – AUGUST 25th.  Young Adults will have their monthly 4th Sabbath potluck on August 25th.
GULF STATES CONFERENCE – TEEN CANOEING – SEPTEMBER 8th.  If interested, contact Greg Myers @ 251.680.9210.
PATHFINDER & ADVENTURER YARDSALE AND BAKE SALE - SEPTEMBER 16th – 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.   If you would like information about renting a booth, contact Tami Fernandez.
ENGAGE YOUTH LEADERSHIP TRAINING CONVENTION @ COHUTTA SPRINGS, GEORGIA – SEPTEMBER 21-23, 2018.   This training is for youth leaders, young adults, pastors, youth 16+ in leadership & and those wanting to learn leadership skills for effective youth ministries.   Register https://www.gccsda.com/events/engage2018
DOLLARS & SENSE – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd @ Fort Walton BEACH SDA CHURCH – 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm.  A Christian approach to thriving on one income.   Seminar is FREE.  Register @ www.gscsda/dollars 
ADVENTIST BOOK CENTER UPDATE - Gulf States Conference is partnering with the KY-TN Conference to provide Adventist Book Center services in the Gulf States territory.  Currently the ABC at the conference office in Montgomery is open for shopping (10am to 3pm - Monday through Thursday). All phone calls and shipping of orders will be handled by Nourish in Nashville. To place an order contact:  Nourish Christian Marketplace @ 888-345-0500 or 615-859-1125
Weekly church budget goal - $4,235.00
Offering Next Sabbath – Local Church Budget