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Earlier this month, the Rev. Shawn Lewis-Lakin, our Senior Associate Pastor, requested a change to his position among us at Birmingham and Berkley First. This past week, Bishop David Bard of the Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church agreed to Pastor Shawn’s change of status from senior associate pastor (3/4 time) to associate pastor...
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One THOUSAND pumpkins! That’s right, approximately 1,000 pumpkins, that’s half of an 18-wheeler worth of pumpkins, will be available for purchase with proceeds benefiting three local organizations. Sign up to volunteer today!
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The NOAH Project in Detroit is one of our mission partners, and we hope you will help us support their annual Sock It To Me September sock drive. Our youth are being challenged to collect 1500 pairs of socks—let’s see if the congregation can beat that total! Please donate only NEW adult men’s crew-length socks...
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Grieving after the death of a loved one?  “From Grief to New Hope” is a workshop available to anyone who is grieving. Each session includes a speaker who shares their own experiences and journey through the grieving process. Participants are placed into small groups according to their loss (i.e. spouse, parent, child, etc.) and given...
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CROP Walk  – CROP Walk  – Last Call Sunday, September 27 at 1:30 p.m. We need more walkers – 3 choices on how to participate. Birmingham First was in the lead but The Kirk just pulled ahead of us! Let’s get the shoe back! The team name is First United Methodist and Team Captain is Bob Feldmaier. Please contact...
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The semi-annual food drive, which usually includes a college competition, will look a little different this year. Hunger Ministry has been teaming up with Missions this year to do additional food and supply drives due to COVID-19. This fall we will be doing the same, but it will also include winter gear. October Food, Supply...
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In August,  our church’s blood drive collected 66 pints of life-saving blood for almost 200 people. We are continuing to be the church and hosting another community blood drive, Tuesday, October 6, 12:00-7:00 in the CLC. If you donated August 4 at our church you are eligible to donate again. Since the start of the pandemic, thousands of...
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Hayrides, Farm Animals, and Bonfire! Bring your family for a fun evening at Harvest Moon Hayrides. Friday, Oct 9 6-10 PM Harvest Moon Hayrides Upland Hills Farm 481 Lake George Rd Oxford, MI 48307 Directions $9 per ticket (+ $1.45 online purchase fee per person) to be paid directly to Upland Hills Farm – Tickets...
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The increasing chaos in recent months has left most of us on edge. Many of us feel the tension in our daily lives and uncertainty about the future. The good news is there are many practical strategies that can help us navigate the pandemic successfully. Therapist and Speaker Matt Swartz, LMSW will lead us through a helpful presentation...
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Men of Birmingham and Berkley First are invited to a special day of mission work, fellowship, and worship on Saturday, October 10, 2020. All events are being planned with COVID-19 risk reduction strategies in place. 2020 Men’s Day October 10, 2020 Noon – 7:30 p.m. From 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., we will be working...
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Christian Life Center (CLC) 248-646-6407 (ext. 3148)
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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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