Wednesday Night FELLOWSHIP

SNACK SUPPER

Members are gathering at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the BMMC to assemble snack suppers for the community.

The supper are handed out from 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. from the BMMC back door.

If you are interested in helping please contact Rebecca Richardson

 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

May 30 - August 8, No activities

August 15, Summer Report


UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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Labor Day Beach Retreat

 
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2018 Interest Survey

 

Letters for Passport Youth Campers

Last call!

If you would like to send a letter off for a Passport Missions Camper the deadline is this Sunday, July 15!
Campers: Anna Li Bateman, Sara Bateman, Katy Grace Bateman, Ashli Fortune, Deason Heifner, Davis Mann, Trinity Martin, Will Martin, Luke McLendon, Tyler Nelson, Ana Sewell, Elizabeth Tadlock, Lindsey Tadlock, Eleanore Yarbrough

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SAVE THE DATE

BCOC BARONS NIGHT
6:30 p.m. SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

More details to come!

 

ENGAGING WITH THE Equal Justice Initiative’s
Legacy Museum and Memorial

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The Equal Justice Initiative created the Legacy Museum and Memorial to spark a national reflection on our country’s dark history of racial oppression and violence. For us Christians, this is a sacred opportunity as we reflect on our past to explore how we Christians can be part of healing and justice for the present and future. 

If you are interested in joining us for the trip to the Legacy Museum and Memorial and/or the Ifill book study, or have any questions, please let me know via email.

– Taylor Bell

 

BOOK STUDY

Sunday July 29 & Sunday, August 26

As preparation for this trip, a group of us will be reading Sherrilyn Ifill’s On the Courthouse Lawn. This book historically engages the system of American lynching with questions on justice and reconciliation for the present. Ifill’s text was a central inspiration to EJI in creating the Legacy Museum and Memorial. We will be meeting on Sunday, July 29 and Sunday, August 26 to explore the parts 1 and 2 of the book. HERE is an Amazon link to Ifill’s book.

 

 

BCOC Trip

Saturday, September 29

On Saturday, Sept 29, we will travel to the Legacy Museum and Memorial in Montgomery to do just that: reflect on our national history of racial oppression through questions on how can Covenant nurture healing in our nation today. I expect this pilgrimage to be a powerful experience that will open our eyes to a harrowing past yet also provide the seeds for a hopeful future. Official details are still developing, but I plan to return to Birmingham in the mid-afternoon. HERE is a link for more information.