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Fall 2021 Cluster Meetings

We are getting back to cluster meetings again! Please note that we will meet at 6:30, but until further notice the meal will NOT be pot luck, but bring your own meal.

Aug. 10 – Hueytown First UMC

Sept. 14 – Trinity UMC Main Campus (Oxmoor Rd)

Oct. 12 – Cancelled. No Meeting

Nov. 9 – Riverchase UMC

Dec. 14 – Vestavia Hills UMC

2021 Walk Schedule

2021

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Note: The Alabama Emmaus Board of Directors have opted to resume the following Walks starting in August 2021

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Walk 494 (Women) August 12-15, 2021

Walk 495 (Men) August 26-20, 2021

Walk 496  (Women) September 9-12, 2021

Walk 497 (Men) October 14-17, 2021

Find out about other changes related to COVID-19 in the latest  Grapevine newsletter. 

Please check https://alaemmaus.org/walk-schedule for the most up to date walk schedule.

Cluster Zoom Meetings!

We all miss seeing each other! While we cannot meet in person quite yet, we can get together and see and hear some friendly faces and voices via Zoom!

Zoom Cluster Meetings are planned for:

Tuesday March 9 @ 7:00 PM

Tuesday May 11 @ 7:00 PM

The link to join will be sent out to the cluster e-mail list one week and one day before each meeting. If you have questions, e-mail Cluster Lay Director Vicki Herring greenfire55@gmail.com or Rhonda Rush rhonda.rush0092@gmail.com.

Annual Overnight Training Event

The annual overnight training event is coming up August 16-17.  Serving on an Emmaus team is something to be anticipated! Learn more about this ultimate form of service. The training sessions will be enjoyable as well as informative. As with any Emmaus event, there will be food, fun, fellowship, and music. Come spend some quiet time at camp, renew old friendships, and make some new ones!  Registration is required by August 9th, and the form can be downloaded from https://alaemmaus.org/.

2018 Calendar of Events

The 2018 Calendar of Events for the Birmingham South Cluster is below.  The Candlelight for each Walk is on Saturday Night at Camp Sumatanga, with the cluster gathering beginning at 7:45 PM.

February 1-4 – Men’s Walk #472
February 13 – Follow Up at Trinity UMC (Oxmoor Campus)
March 1-4 – Women’s Walk #473
March 13 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown
April 5-8 – Men’s Walk #474
April 10   – Follow Up at Mountain Chapel UMC
April 19-22 – Women’s Walk #475
May 8 – Follow Up at Pleasant Hill UMC
May 24-27 – Women’s Walk #476
June 12 – Follow Up at First UMC Sylvan Springs
August 9-12 – Men’s Walk #477
August 14 – Follow Up at Riverchase UMC
September 11 – Follow Up AGAPE Workshop!– First UMC Hueytown
September 20-23 – Women’s Walk #478
October 9 – Follow Up at First Canterbury UMC
October 11-14 – Women’s Walk #479
October 25-28 – Women’s Walk #480
November 8-11 – Men’s Walk #481
November 13 – Follow Up at Trinity UMC (Oxmoor Campus)
December 11 – Christmas Follow-Up Meeting – Pleasant Grove UMC

Birmingham South Cluster Follow Up Meetings begin with a covered dish at 6:30 PM, with the gathering beginning at approximately 7.  Childcare is available with advance registration – contact Monica
Gallups, mnggangelwings@yahoo.com, 205-516- 4563.

2017 Calendar of Events

The 2017 Calendar of Events for the Birmingham South Cluster is below.  Remember that Candlelight for each walk is on Saturday Night at Camp Sumatanga, with the cluster gathering beginning at 7:45 PM.

February 2-5 – Women’s Walk #462
February 7 – Follow Up at Vestavia Hills UMC
March 2-5 – Men’s Walk #463
March 23-26 – Women’s Walk #464
March 28 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown
April 20-23 – Men’s Walk #465
May 2 – Follow Up at Vestavia Hills UMC
May 18-21 – Women’s Walk #466
May 23 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown
August 3-6 – Men’s Walk #467
August 15 – Follow Up at Vestavia Hills UMC
September 7-10 – Women’s Walk #468
September 21-24 – Men’s Walk #469
September 26 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown
October 12-15 – Women’s Walk #470
October 17 – Follow Up at Vestavia Hills UMC
November 16-19 – Women’s Walk #471
December 5 – Follow Up at First UMC Hueytown 

Birmingham South Cluster Follow Up Meetings begin with a covered dish at 6:30 PM, with the gathering beginning at approximately 7.  Childcare is available with advance registration.

Vestavia Hills UMC – 2061 Kentucky Ave, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
First UMC Hueytown – 110 Sunset Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023