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Fresh Possibilities for Fragmented Society: Racial Reconciliation Conference at Samford

Church Leaders Samford University’s Beeson Divinity School and the Institute of Anglican Studies at Beeson in conjunction with The Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) will host the Racial Reconciliation and the National Covenant Conference at Samford, February 12-13, 2019. The event will bring Protestants, Catholics and Jews together to …

HCA Seeks to Define Christianity by Service

June 26, 2018

Education Extra Students at Heritage Christian Academy (HCA) get much more than an education in science, math, history, English, or even Bible. They get perspective. The kind of perspective one gets from getting outside of his or her self and engaging in some form of ministry. Whether by volunteering in a local ministry or by …

“Ultimate Author Day”

May 24, 2018

Photo Fun Our Lady Sorrows Catholic School 8th-grader Max McGwin and Dr. Kesha James, Director of Distance Education Lawson State Community College, have fun working together during Ultimate Author Day, where professionals shared their expertise with students as they celebrated their work as accomplished authors.

“Library Fun”

May 24, 2018

Photo Fun Renowned children’s author Kevin O’Malley recently shared his experiences as an author with the students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School. This is one of the fun activities the children experienced this year through their school library program.  

Does Your College Student Have a Healthcare Package?

May 24, 2018

Money Matters presented by: Vision Financial Every year, tens of thousands of young men and women begin or return to college. In Alabama alone, there are more than 60 colleges or universities in the state. In total, the number of college students enrolled in an Alabama school at any one time can be well over …

Training and Equipping: Transformation Ministries

May 24, 2018

Education Extra Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies, Transformation Ministries(TM) provides local churches and the body of believers in our community with a resource for helping families in crisis, particularly families touched by addiction. “Our mission is to set at ‘liberty those that are bruised’ in this world through counseling, prayer ministry and …

High Marks for Prince of Peace Students

May 24, 2018

Education Extra Prince of Peace Catholic School inducted 33 middle school students into National Junior Honor Society on April 6, 2018, bringing the total membership to 68 in grades six through eight. This outstanding group of students all maintain a GPA of 3.5 or above; demonstrate leadership in the school and community; provide service to …

Students Recognized for Artistic Talent

May 24, 2018

Education Extra Our Lady of Sorrows (OLS) eighth-grade student Houston Alford’s artwork was recently chosen by the Birmingham Museum of Art to be displayed at the museum. His picture entitled “Man cave” is graphite on paper, drawn in one-point perspective. In the Homewood Library’s Student Juried Art Contest, two OLS students were also recognized for …

Heritage Christian Academy Learns what it is to “Be the Hands and Feet” of Jesus

May 23, 2018

Education Extra Heritage Christian Academy (HCA), an interdenominational 3K-12th grade private Christian school in Hoover, Alabama knows that the Greater Birmingham Area does not lack for excellent schools. Year after year public and private educational institutions around town are recognized for accomplishments and distinction in academics, athletics and arts. It can be difficult for local …

Vacation Bible School Guide

May 1, 2018

“Remembering the Last Hours”

April 29, 2018

Photo Fun Eighth grade students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School(OLS) reenact the passion and death of Jesus Christ, as they presented a live version of the Stations of the Cross in a school assembly.   Fifth-grade students at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic School reenacted the Passover Meal or Last Supper that took …

Kingwood Christian Students Score!

April 28, 2018

Education Extra Anna Davis, an 8th grader at Kingwood Christian School in Alabaster, won first place (tie) on vault and second place (tie) on floor events at the recent Alabama State Gymnastics Championship, Level 7, in Mobile, Ala. To qualify for the state championship competition, Anna had to compete and achieve minimum scores in Level …

Rise Against Hunger

March 29, 2018

The Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church middle school youth group takes part in the Rise Against Hunger service project. 40,000 plus meals were assembled during the day long parish event.