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We’re so excited that the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is back this year.  That means it’s time again for March Madness for Missions! Selection Sunday is March 14th, so make sure to sign up to get a bracket or two for our annual March Madness for Missions contest.  Will you be rooting for the pace-setting...
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Birmingham and Berkley First are supporting UMCOR in responding to the winter storm in Texas. Please join us in prayer for the areas affected and consider a gift to UMCOR Disaster Response. 100% of your donation will go to disaster response. Donate online, by text, or check. Online: Click here and designate your donation as UMCOR....
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Under the direction of our Angel Tree coordinator, Liz Rito,  498 angels received gifts this year! This is 150 more angels than last year. While in-person volunteers were limited due to the pandemic, there were 17 who helped prepare the gifts and food baskets for delivery and 50 volunteers help with deliveries. For 1.7 million...
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30 Women from the Tuesday Morning Women’s Journey Group prepared Christmas stockings for 210 clients of Cass Community Social Services. The group started the tradition 12 years ago when Judy Harnish presented the opportunity. Practicing COVID social distancing guidelines, women signed up online to purchase items or send donations for the items in the stockings....
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Political unrest and COVID have prevented the Haiti Mission Team from visiting Jeremie this year. But the team has continued most of its usual work through its loyal and industrious ground team! Watch the video to see all that they have done…..
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Have you ever wondered where a single act of kindness may lead and what lives it may touch? Two letters recently received by our church shed light on just how far a kind touch can travel.
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The church may be closed but it doesn’t stop the Streethreads team from being the hands and feet of Christ in Detroit. They recently made a trip to Central UMC in Detroit to help feed their friends at The NOAH Project. One of the Streethreads volunteers, Jim Valiquett, graciously donned his mask and gloves and traveled downtown...
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If you are a Kroger shopper, signing up for Kroger Community Rewards can benefit the Hunger Ministry of Birmingham and Berkley First, which in turn feeds people locally and globally. Click here to register, and when asked for an organization, put in “First United Methodist Church of Birmingham DH313”. Already registered? Check your receipts at...
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Sue Walters joined the Birmingham First community in 2009, the same year that the first group of congregants headed down to Frakes, KY to serve with the Henderson Settlement. Sue’s participation in this trip helped with her transition to Birmingham First while also allowing her the opportunity to use her passion for relationship building and connection...
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“We attended church, but we were at an arm’s length from a lot of things going on.” This was Kim Bowyer’s story when she and her husband began attending Birmingham First in 2000. Living in a community that is overwhelmed with full schedules and opportunities, this narrative is not uncommon for many of the members...
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Office: 248-646-1200
Christian Life Center (CLC) 248-646-6407 (ext. 3148)
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Fax: 248-646-2661
1589 W Maple Rd
Birmingham, MI 48009

Due to COVID-19, The Birmingham Campus building is only open Tuesday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The Christian Life Center (CLC) is closed until further notice.

All “business” will be done at the Welcome Center desk just inside the main entrance. Face coverings and physical distancing are required. Please stay home if you are not feeling well. Persons are encouraged to call before coming to the church as most staff members are still working from home, per CDC guidelines.

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