Birmingham District of the C.M.E. Church

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Welcome to the Birmingham District

of the C.M.E. Church

a part of the

Fabulous, Flourishing Fifth!

Upcoming Events

District, Regional, & Connectional Information
2015-16 Pastoral Report Form

Directions to Pastors:
Download the Form by clicking on the link here: www.thecmechurch.org/5thDistrict/.”

 

“PRINT YOUR COPIES BEFORE CLICKING ‘SUBMINT’

 

PRINT OUT THREE (3) Copies and bring to Conference:

 

1.   Your Copy

2.   Presiding Elder Copy

3.   Bishop and Statistician Copy

DISTRICT CALENDAR 2015-2016

 

AUGUST, 2015

 

1                                  District Planning Meeting, Thirgood Memorial  C.M.E. Church @ 10:00 a.m.

 

21                                District Ministers’ Spouses Reception – 6 – 9 p.m.

 

SEPTEMBER, 2015

 

3-5                               Phenomenal Women Summit – Birmingham Sheraton Hotel

 

                                    1st Quarterly Conference

 

                                    5:00 p.m.         St. Paul (Sayreton)

 

9  Wednesday             5:30 p.m.         Layman Chapel

                                     6:30 p.m.         Trinity (Collegeville) at Tarrant

 

12  Saturday                9:00 a.m.         Mt. Carmel

                                    10:30 a.m.       St. Paul (Docena)

                                    12 noon           St. Mark (Edgewater)

                                    1:30 p.m.         St. John (Ensley)

                                    3:00 p.m.         Metropolitan

 

13 Sunday                   After Service   St. James (Cordova)

 

15                                Birmingham District Mass Choir (1st Rehearsal)

                                    6:00 p.m. @ St. John – Ensley

 

16  Wednesday           6:30 p.m.         Trinity (Pratt City)

 

19  Saturday                9:00 a.m.         Noble Chapel

                                    10:30 a.m.       Southside

                                    12 noon           St. Mark (Titusville)

                                    1:30 p.m.         West Princeton

                                    3:00 p.m.         Thirgood

 

                                    Birmingham Board of Christian Education Event

 

20 Sunday                   After Service   Mayes Chapel

 

26  Saturday                10:30 a.m.       Shady Grove

                                    12 noon           Miles Chapel

                                    1:30 p.m.         Moody Temple

 

28-30                           C.M.E. Unity Summit

 

OCTOBER 2015

 

1-2                               Unity Summit

 

10                                District Lay Training Workshop

                                    St. John (Ensley) 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon

 

11                                Lay Ministry Sunday

 

17                                Miles College Homecoming

 

24                                Birmingham Region Children/Youth C.M.E. Day at Miles College

 

25                                District Missionary Harvest Tea and Pre-thanksgiving Service

                                    Thirgood @ 4:00 p.m.

 

NOVEMBER, 2015

 

25                                Ministry to Men Training Workshop

                                    Southside @ 10:00 a.m.

 

26                                Thanksgiving

                                   

27                                Elder Rainey’s Birthday

 

29                                1ST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

 

30                                Financial Reporting for Fall Accounting Meeting

 

DECEMBER, 2015

 

12                                Fall Accounting Meeting Webcast @ Southside

 

                                    District Ministers’ Spouses Christmas event

 

25                                CHRISTMAS DAY

 

                                    CHRISTMAS SEASON BEGINS

 

 

JANUARY, 2016

 

1                                  Emancipation Proclamation – Miles College

 

6                                  EPIPHANY

 

11-15                           Pastor’s Conference and Founder’s Day – Atlanta, Georgia

 

23                                District Steward Day @ Trinity (Pratt City) – 11:00 a.m.

 

29-30                           Pastor’s Evaluation with the Presiding Elder

 

FEBRUARY, 2016

 

 

10                                ASH WEDNESDAY

 

19                                District Ministers’ Spouses Valentine event

 

27                                District Lay Day @ Southside – 11:00 a.m.

 

MARCH, 2016

 

13                                District Stewardess Day

 

18-19                           Miles College Founders’ Day and Alabama Regions Spring Convocation

 

20                                PALM SUNDAY

 

                                    District Stewardess Day

 

25                                District Good Friday Service @ Metropolitan - 11:00 a.m.

 

27                                EASTER, District Sunrise Service, Southside C.M.E. @ 6:00 a.m.

 

APRIL 2016

 

8-9                               District Conference Awards & Recognitions

                                    Trinity C.M.E. Church - Downtown

                                   

16                                Bishop’s Training Day for Pastors & District Fellowship Lunch

 

23                                Birmingham Region Ministry to Men Retreat

 

 

 

April, cont.

 

24                                Ministers’ Spouses National Recognition Day @ 4:00 p.m.

 

30                                Birmingham Region Christian Education Fellowship

 

MAY, 2016

 

4th Quarterly Conference

 

                                    5:00 p.m.         St. Paul (Sayreton)

 

4  Wednesday             5:30 p.m.         Layman Chapel

                                    6:30 p.m.         Trinity (Collegeville) at Tarrant

 

5                                  ASCENSION DAY

 

7  Saturday                  9:00 a.m.         Noble Chapel

                                    10:30 a.m.       Southside

                                    12 noon           St. Mark (Titusville)

                                    1:30 p.m.         West Princeton

                                    3:00 p.m.         Thirgood

 

11  Wednesday           6:30 p.m.         Trinity (Pratt City)

 

13                                Bishop Teresa Snorton’s Birthday

 

14  Saturday                9:00 a.m.         Mt. Carmel

                                    10:30 a.m.       St. Paul (Docena)

                                    12 noon           St. Mark (Edgewater)

                                    1:30 p.m.         St. John (Ensley)

                                    3:00 p.m.         Metropolitan

 

15                                PENTECOST SUNDAY

 

                                    After Service   St. James (Cordova)

 

21 Saturday                 10:30 a.m.       Shady Grove

                                    12 noon           Miles Chapel

                                    1:30 p.m.         Moody Temple

 

22  Sunday                  After Service   Mayes Chapel

 

28-29                           District Missionary Weekend @ Moody Temple

                                    (May 28 – 10:00 a.m.; May 29 – 4:00 p.m.)

 

JUNE, 2016

 

5                                  Stewardess Sunday

 

26                                Elder’s Appreciation

 

JULY, 2016

 

11-15                           Connectional Youth and Young Adult Conference

                                    Memphis, Tennessee

 

27-29                        ALABAMA REGIONS ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 

 

Please visit http://www.cmefifthdistrict.org/ for information regarding the 5th Episcopal district announcements and upcoming events!

Rev. Dr. Lilly A. Rainey, Presiding Elder

Bishop Teresa Snorton, Presiding Prelate