Upcoming Events for Pastoral Leaders and Congregations


In the Birmingham Area 

Women In Ministry: Day Apart

The next Day Apart will be Monday, March 2, 2015 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.  The retreat leader, Valerie Bridgeman, is the founder and CEO of Woman Preach!, Inc., a non-profit organization that brings women preachers into full prophetic voice around issues of equality and justice both in the pulpit and in the public arena. Their mission is to produce a network of preaching women and men who will use their voice in service to the gospel of Jesus Christ, especially as it relates to concerns of equality and justice. Valerie earned her masters of divinity from Austin Presbyterian Seminary and her Ph.D in Biblical Studies from Baylor University.  Valerie is a published and award-winning poet, a visual artist, jazz dancer and stage performer.


Proposal Deadline for 2015 Sabbath Leave Grants

The deadline to submit a proposal for a Sabbath Leave Grant is February 1, 2015. For more information and details on how to submit a proposal click here or contact the RCPE at (205) 726-4064.