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Upcoming Virtual Events with Brookdale University Park!

June 25, 2020

Senior Scene Join Our Favorite Recipes Virtual Event! It’s easier to savor your time at home with delicious new food and drink ideas to enjoy. That’s why we’ve asked our very own Brookdale Chef Joe Sciarrotta to demonstrate how you can recreate some of his favorite recipes. This free virtual experience is RSVP only, so …

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Parishioners’ Donations Fill Food Truck

April 30, 2020

Church Leaders Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (OLS) in Homewood is partnering with Food For Our Journey (FFOJ) in collecting and donating items to people in need in the Birmingham metro area. FFOJ executive director Kelly Greene said that on April 1, during the inaugural collection, parishioners brought around 400 sandwiches, 280 bags of …

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April 2, 2020

Let us help you answer what is often THE question of the day- “What’s for dinner?” Browse Birmingham Christian Family’s Ready Set Cook food section to help you make the most of mealtime and family time together. Share a favorite Recipe with us and be entered to win some great prizes that will enhance your family dinner …

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Look What’s Cooking! Church Offers Culinary Lessons

March 30, 2020

Education Extra Apprentice chefs Kenny, Eric and Braxton spent a morning in the Prince of Peace Catholic Church’s kitchen with parishioner and chef Gerald Buford and his wife, sous chef Deborah Buford, for a cooking lesson and some hospitality instruction. Their lesson began with dessert, piping icing into cupcakes, and then moved on to chocolate-covered …

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Ways to Stay Healthy at Home

March 30, 2020

Healthy Living Times can seem crazy. The unknown is scary. With everyone being panicked around you, how can you stay positive and hopeful for the future when everything seems to be falling apart? Lift your eyes. From the situation. From the stress. From the uncertainty. Lift your eyes to the One who knows, cares, and …


Become A Readers’ Choice Favorite!

March 3, 2020

Readers choose favorite in each category & each winner/business recognized as Readers’ Choice in print and online,! How Your Business Can Participate: Invest $899 or more in display advertising in Birmingham Christian Family magazine between now and the end of 2020 and your Guide Spotlight in the September digital and print Issue is free! Invest …


A Quiet Strength: Behind the Scenes of Chick-fil-A

February 28, 2020

Cover Story Truett Cathy founded one of the largest fast food restaurant chains in America, Chick-fil-A, in 1946. Do you recognize the name Jeannette M. Cathy? Wife to Truett Cathy, Jeannette played a very important role in Chick-fil-A’s success, albeit mostly behind the scenes. Trudy Cathy White watched her mother provide their family with a …

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Experience Beth Hallel Birmingham’s CommUnity Seder

February 11, 2020

Special Feature Easter and Passover might seem unrelated, but did you know that Jesus’ Last Supper was actually a traditional Passover meal? Or that when Jesus introduced communion, He was fulfilling a traditional Passover element that had been practiced for thousands of years by Jews? The mysterious links between the first Passover meal and Jesus’ …

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The Gaither Vocal Band Birmingham Connection: Grammy Award Winning Wes Hampton

January 29, 2020

Cover Story Growing up, Wes Hampton listened to a wide genre of music with his parents. The Gaither Vocal Band was a favorite but Hampton never expected to one day sing tenor for the group! His Childhood. Born and raised in West Tennessee, Hampton grew up in the church. “I was involved and knew the …

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Sugar-Crusted Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

January 27, 2020

Enjoy one of Wes Hampton’s recipes from his cookbook, Wescipes. Be on the lookout for Wescipes Volume Two releasing in 2020! If there’s one dessert I’ve made that I could successfully make with my eyes closed, it would be this one. 9 ingredients. A bundt pan. Cooking spray. An oven. Ingredients: 1 box yellow cake …

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