Fall at IPC

Sunday Worship Services

This Sunday at IPC»

Sunday Morning Worship: 
8:45 am & 11 am (Sanctuary)

Sunday Evening Worship: 
5 pm (Table Service in Highland Hall)

Sunday School

All classes meet at 10 am.

Adult Classes»
Adult classes on the 3rd floor of the main building and Bridges, Crossroads, and Young Adult Classes meet in Highland Hall

Youth Classes»
Grades 7-12th meet in the Youth room for faith formation and fellowship

Children Classes»
Ages 2 to 6th grade gather for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd


Explore by ministry areas to find all the ways you can connect with IPC.

All Wednesday Events»

  • Kids Rock  (Aug. 16 - Nov. 15)
  • Wednesday Night Supper (Sept. 6 - Nov. 15)
  • Bible Study with the Pastor (Sept. 13 - Nov. 15)
  • Youth Grant Team (Sept. 6 - Nov. 8)
  • First Wednesday Fellowship for Youth (Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6)
  • IPC Choir Rehearsal (Aug. 2 - Dec. 20)

Crop Drop

Sunday, Oct. 15 | 2-4 pm
IPC Parking Lot

Kick off our annual Harvest for Hunger campaign with a family-friendly Crop Drop on Sunday, Oct. 15. All ages 5 and up are invited to help sack 16.5 tons of sweet potatoes for our neighbors who struggle with food insecurity.

A limited number of Crop Drop t-shirts are available for sale on the sign-up link.

Donate to Blessing Box Food Ministry

IPC Community Ministries' entrance on 31st Street South

Donations can be dropped off or sent via a delivery service Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm to IPC Community Ministries' entrance on 31st Street South. Our current items needed include food and hygiene items.

Sponsor Weekend Buddy Bags


IPC supplies, packs, and delivers 160 snack bags monthly. Groups and individuals are welcome to contact Sarah Scruggs at sscruggs@ipc-usa.org to find out what is needed to pack bags! What goes in a Buddy Bag?
- Hearty/Chunky Soup
- Microwaveable Mac and Cheese
- Microwaveable Chef Boyardee
- Fruit Cup
- Packets of Grits/Oatmeal
- Breakfast/Protein Bar
- Peanut Butter/Cheese Snack Crackers

All IPC Youth and IPC Kids volunteers must attend a training. All trainings will be held in Great Hall Dining Room 1 and a meal will be provided. Trainings are on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 10 am and 12 pm.

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
11:30 am1:00 pm
245 Summit Blvd., Birmingham, AL

Join the Lunch Bunch crew for a great meal and fellowship. We will meet at the restaurant at 11:30 AM. This is a self-pay event but please register so we will have an accurate headcount. Hope you will join us!

Join us for a three-part series: “Poverty and Barriers to Prosperity” continuing on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 5:30 - 7:15 pm in Great Hall 1. Manisha Mishra, Deputy Director of Alabama Possible, will lead us in discussing their recent Barriers to Prosperity: Data Sheet 2023.

Michelle Farley, Executive Director of One Roof, will conclude the series on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 5:30 - 7:15 pm in Great Hall 1. She will lead a more focused discussion on efforts to equip and empower our community to prevent and end homelessness through advocacy, education, and coordination of services and will be joined by Minister Debra Blaylock, Faith Chapel Christian Center.

IPC Wednesday Night Dinner is available for these programs. Please order by Tuesday at noon of each week.

Registration is Open

The 2023 Fall Grace Groups will explore the intriguing and sometimes perplexing Book of Revelation during a book study on Breaking the Code: Understanding the Book of Revelation by Bruce M. Metzger and revised by David A. DeSilva. Thank You Books has the book available for purchase so visit 5502 Crestwood Blvd to purchase your copy! Each small group will meet over the course of 6 weeks (weeks of October 8 - November 12) at various times and locations. Grace Groups offer an opportunity for spiritual growth and inner community connection, reminding us that you don’t have to go at it alone.

Saturday, October 7, 2023Sunday, October 8, 2023
Living River Retreat

The presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley youth council is hosting a presbytery retreat October 7-8 at Living River! All youth are welcome to join us for an overnight trip. Our group will depart from IPC 9:00am Saturday (10/7) morning and return Sunday (10/8) between 11:30-12:00pm. Living River is our presbytery's camp located about an hour south of IPC.