Worship this Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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Please join us for a retirement celebration honoring Mary Feldmaier. We will gather in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, April 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to celebrate Mary's incredible contributions and wish her well on her next chapter. We look forward to seeing you there!

The deadline to order your Easter Lilies is March 25. You can order online by clicking the button below, or you can email Kim Fitzgerald at office@fumcbimingham.org.

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Sunday Night Dinner

Our Sunday Night Dinners have been paused for two weeks; 3-24 and 3-31. The next dinner will be at 6:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, April 7. 

Scholar in Residence

The Endowment Board was pleased to approve a grant request from our Staff Parish Relations Committee for the support of a Scholar in Residence who will be with our congregation from May 2024 to April 2025. The Rev. Dr. George Klay Weagba, Vice President for Research and Planning of the United Methodist University in Monrovia, Liberia will complete his sabbatical leave with us at Birmingham and Berkley First. During his time with us, Dr. Weagba will preach, teach, visit parishioners, and speak to small and large organizations and journey groups. He will offer his services, upon invitation, to different ministries of our congregation. An ordained Elder of the United Methodist Church, he is a clergy delegate from Liberia to the 2024 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. His service with our congregation will begin following General Conference on May 5, 2024.

Christ-Centered Lives

Jim and Mary Beth Valiquett are the latest Legacy Society members to share their faith journey. You can read their witness and much more in the just published Endowment Annual Report. The report is available online at our planned giving website, firstlegacy.org.  You can go directly to the report by clicking the button below.

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Will Willimon, long-time Dean of the Chapel at Duke University, retired United Methodist Bishop, author of over 70 books, nationally renowned preacher, and current Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School is coming to Birmingham First!

This will be a memorable evening! Dr. Bill Ritter, one of our pastors emeritus, who in retirement held the title of Visiting Faculty in Preaching at Duke Divinity School, will be introducing Bishop Willimon. This is an evening you won’t want to miss! Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The program will get underway at 6:00 p.m.

You may register by clicking the button below, by calling Kim Fitzgerald in the church office (248-646-1200 ext. 3121), or emailing, office@fumcbirmingham.org.

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Help our friends get to church! Some of our members are looking for a ride to come to the 9:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. church services on the first Sunday of the month. Sedan or minivan vehicles are best and standard background checks are required. If you are interested in providing a ride, please contact Christine Schulte at cschulte@fumcbirmingham.org.

United Women in Faith (UMW)

UMW Spring Rummage Sale Opens to the Public on May 1-2, 2024. Wednesday, May 1 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Regular Price), Thursday Morning, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Regular Price), Thursday Evening, May 2 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. ($10 per Bag Night or Half Price)

DONATE: We welcome your generous donations curbside!

Drop-off at Birmingham First

Sunday, April 28 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Monday, April 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Baby Equipment (Cribs, Bassinettes, Strollers, Highchairs, Seats, Gates, Pack’n’Plays), Mattresses, Computers, Printers, Faxes, Typewriters, Office Furniture or Large Desks, Entertainment Centers, Old TVs (Console or Portable), Pianos or Organs, Large Kitchen Appliances, Humidifiers, Dehumidifiers, Air Conditioners, Non-Working Electrical Items, Medical Equipment, Torn/Stained/Ripped Furniture or Clothing, Textbooks, Tires, Basketball Hoops, Christmas Trees or Christmas Lights.

VOLUNTEER: To volunteer for fun & fellowship during the Rummage Sale please call or text Jane Carvell at 248-379-2662 or email jcarve55@icloud.com or call the Birmingham First campus main office at 248-646-1200. Volunteers must be a Birmingham and Berkley First church member or be sponsored by a member.


Children & Family Ministry

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Watch Worship from Last Week

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