Upcoming Events for Pastoral Leaders and Congregations


In the Birmingham Area 

James A. Auchmuty Congregational Leadership Fellowship

The Resource Center for Pastoral Excellence is pleased to announce that a James A. Auchmuty Fellowship in Congregational Leadership will be awarded in November, 2014.  The Fellowship is available to ministers and lay ministers presently active in congregational leadership.  Applicants can be from any Christian denomination, regardless of race and gender. Applications will be received through September 30, 2014.  The receipient will be announced in mid-November.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, call the Resource Center for Pastoral Excellence at (205) 726-4064

Proposal Deadline for 2014 Sabbath Leave Grants

The deadline to submit a proposal for a Sabbath Leave Grant is February 1, 2014. For more information and details on how to submit a proposal click here or contact the RCPE at (205) 726-4064.

Women In Ministry: Day Apart

The next Day Apart will be October 27, 2014 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.  The retreat leader is Diana Butler Bass.  Please check later for more detailed information. The promotional flyer can be found here.

The Pastor as Shepherd

 An innovative program that provides an opportunity for clergy to refresh and develop their basic pastoral skills with the goal of functioning better in the shepherding of congregations.
More information on dates and times of this program.

Centering Prayer Retreats

Benedictine Sisters Retreat Center
More information