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Habitat for Humanity

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 2/05/21

Registration is open for the POP Habitat for Humanity service day on March 27.  We will help build a house for the Coleman family in Center Point, AL from 8am to 3pm.  Volunteers must be at least 14 years old, wear a mask and closed toe shoes.  Lunch and ... Read More »

School Virtual Auction Feb 6

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 1/27/21

Our annual school auction fundraiser will be virtual this year on the school's Facebook page.  The school's PTO (parent-teacher organization) puts this fun event together every year and profits go to benefit our school.  You can make this event at fun at-home Saturday evening by ordering dinner from Tre ... Read More »

Coat Drive for Backpack Ministry

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 12/03/20

Cold weather has suddenly arrived and we’re thinking of our weekender backpack children who may not have warm clothing. Two schools that we serve, St Barnabas and Holy Family, are both low-income  schools in the East Lake and Ensley areas of Birmingham.  The principals there tell us that there ... Read More »


Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/27/20

#GivingTuesday is an international day of charitable giving that follows Thanksgiving weekend. You can participate on this day by choosing to donate to our Weekender Backpack ministry. This ministry assembles bags of non-perishable food (both donated by parishioners and purchased by the church through cash donations) to students who ... Read More »

Advent Penance Services

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/16/20

This Advent, we are holding TWO penance services and also livestreaming one of them.  Mark your calendar for either December 9 at noon or December 16 at 6:30pm and please join the Prince of Peace clergy in the sanctuary.  The December 16 service will also be livestreamed on our ... Read More »

Dr. Wisely's ADHD Series Now Online

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/16/20

Dr. Dale Wisely's popular in-depth ADHD series for parents, ADHD 101, is now available online. 

For many years, child psychologist Dr. Dale Wisely has offered this three-part series on Attention Deficit Disorders for parents. “There is nothing more important to a child with ADHD than to have adults in ... Read More »

New! Parent Support Group Begins 11/22

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/05/20

Are you struggling to raise a youth of high school or college age?  Are you looking for support and guidance in a conversational, confidential environment to help you to shepherd them in their educational, social and faith lives?  If so, our new Sunday small group is for you.  It ... Read More »

2020 Online Memorial Book for the Deceased

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 11/04/20

Every November we offer parishioners the opportunity to write the names of their deceased loved ones in our memorial book for the deceased.  The book is located in our sanctuary, near the altar.  Our clergy pray for all those listed in the book during the month of November.  This ... Read More »

Women's Advent Bible Study

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/30/20

Parish women are invited to join Women of Worship (WOW) for a short Bible study applicable to Advent. It's called "The Infancy Narratives of Jesus" by Stephen Binz. It is from Little Rock Scripture Study. There are three one-hour sessions beginning at 9:30am on 11/17, 12/1 and 12/8. The ... Read More »

Order Dinner and Support School PTO

Posted by Ms Jill Spero on 10/23/20

You will get rave reviews at the dinner table from these two offers and support our school, too! Our Knights of Columbus and the PTO have teamed to offer a take-out-only fish fry (shrimp and kids' meals available, too.)  If that isn't tasty enough, local business The Cajun Cleaver ... Read More »


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