Event Calendar

  • Click on the calendar picture to left for a list of all classes, programs and worship services. To learn about special events and events requiring registration, see the monthly calendar below. For more questions about this calendar or reserving a room, contact Marsha Harbin, (205) 933-3715 or

December 2017


Sunday, November 26, 2017Wednesday, December 20, 2017
IPC Parlor
Giving Tree

Sundays following morning worship
Wednesdays from 11am -2 pm

The Giving Tree returns this Advent! It's an opportunity for you to make contributions to local and national/international charities
as Christmas gifts for family members and friends. You will receive a card from the charities/ministries to send notification to those you are honoring by your gift.

Charities include: IPC Social Services/Food Pantry, Children’s Fresh Air Farm, STAIR, Mwandi Mission in Zambia, First Light Shelter for Homeless Women and Children, Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity, Heifer Project International, and Bread for the World. We will be in the Parlor following worship services on Sundays starting November 26 and on Wednesdays from 11am -2 pm.

Thursday, December 14, 2017
11:30 am12:30 pm
GH 1
Mission Trip Information Session

Interested in serving on an IPC mission trip in Zambia or Mexico this summer? Come to this information session to learn more before the January 5 sign up deadline. Here's a look at the mission trips:

Chiapas, Mexico (June 2- June 10, 2018)
The team will do light construction work on a church and help with a Vacation Bible School for local children. This partnership with Medical Mission, Inc. and missionaries Dr. Salvador and Irma de la Torre is a few years old and growing.

Mwandi, Zambia (May 26-June 9, 2018)
A team of up to twelve people will participate in several different activities at Mission Mwandi including: light construction/maintenance projects; work with children at the Orphan and Vulnerable Children Center, a local pre-school and the Basic School (grades 1-12); and assist with the “elderly orphan” center, the mission hospital and outpatient clinics, and the local United Church of Zambia congregation. IPC has had a partnership with Mwandi Mission for more than 25 years.

Cost for lunch: $10 RSVP by November 12

Sunday, December 17, 2017
10:00 am10:50 am
Highland Hall
Storyteller Dolores Hydock Returns

Storyteller and IPC member Dolores Hydock returns to IPC this holiday season. Join her during the Sunday school hour for "It's not the Food, it's the Fellowship."

Sunday, December 17, 2017
7:00 pm8:00 pm
Christmas Concert

IPC Choir and orchestra presents the annual Christmas Concert at 7 pm. Tracing the events of the Christmas story, the concert will feature a variety of compositions by masters such as Ottorino Respighi, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Leo Sowerby, Gerald Finzi, Morton Lauridsen, and Jonathan Dove.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
5:00 pm9:30 pm
Youth Room
Youth Christmas Party

IPC Youth Tacky Sweater/ Ninja Warrior -Christmas Party

5:00 pm -9:30 pm. Drop off and pick up at IPC
We will eat dinner and play Dirty Santa at IPC and then head to Next Levl
Cost $25 will cover dinner and a flight ticket at Next Levl
Students are asked to wear their tacky Christmas gear and bring a $5 dirty Santa gift.

Sunday, December 24, 2017
Christmas Eve Services

Celebrate the coming of the Christ-child at Independent Presbyterian Church. A family-friendly Nativity Service will be held at 11 am. There will be two chances to attend the Service of Nine Lessons and & Carols at 4 and 6 pm. Both of the evening services include a beautiful candle light procession. All are welcome to worship this Christmas Eve at IPC.