Events Archive

This is a list of past events that appeared on the Recommended Events list.

2019

Sept, 18, 6 p.m., Southside Baptist Church, “Baptists, the Whole Church, and God’s Future,” the Rev. Dr. Steven Harmon, Gardner-Webb Divinity School. Southside Baptist is located at 1016 19th St. South, Birmingham, Alabama, 35205.

Sept. 19, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Ben Brown Plaza. Theological Education Day. Representatives from twenty-four graduate institutions will be discussion options for the M.Div., M.T.S. and other graduate programs in theology and ministry. Stop by!

Sept. 19, 3-4 p.m., Burns 102, “Souls on the Tree of Pain: U2, Ecumenical Theology, and Central American Refugees,” the Rev. Dr. Steven Harmon, Gardner-Webb Divinity School. [Convo Credit for Students]

Sept. 19-21, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church, Middle Eastern Food Festival. St. George’s Church is located on Birmingham’s Southside near I-65 at 425 16th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35205.

Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Veterans Park, Turkish Food Festival sponsored by the Peace Valley Foundation. Veterans Park is located at 4800 Valleydale Rd., Birmingham, AL, 35242.

Sept. 24, 8 a.m. to 4:45pm & Sept. 25, 8 a.m. to 11:15 a.m, Regions Room (Cooney Hall, 4th floor), The Jewish Roots of Christianity, Beeson Divinity School Annual Anglican Theology Conference.

Sept. 25, 6 p.m., St. Mary’s-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church, Fall Lecture Series, Dr. Ben Witherington, III, Asbury Theological Seminary and St. Andrew’s. St. Mary’s is located at 1910 12th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205.

Sept. 26, 12 p.m., St. Mary’s-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church, Fall Lecture Series, Dr. Ben Witherington, III, Asbury Theological Seminary and St. Andrew’s. St. Mary’s is located at 1910 12th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205.

Sept. 26, 7 p.m., Wright Center Concert Hall, “In the Beginning . . . Sex Was Sacred,” Dr. Scott Hahn, Catholic Theologian, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

Sept. 28, 8:30 to 12 noon, Shades Creek Clean-up. Meet in the parking lot by Samford’s West Gate to clean up trash and remove invasive plants from Samford’s creek. Sponsored by the Friends of Shades Creek & Samford’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. Dr. Bains will be there.

Oct. 1, 6:15 p.m., UAB The Edge of Chaos, Healing of Mind and Body with Compassion and Tibetan Medicine, Geshe Ngawang Samten, Vice Chancellor of the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies. The Edge of Chaos is an event space located of the 4th floor of UAB’s Lister Hill Library at 1700 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL, 35233.

Oct. 2, 6 to 7 p.m., Brock Recital Hall, Serve 2 Unite: A discussion based on the book “Gift of Our Wounds: A Sikh and a Former White Supremacist Find Forgiveness after Hate”. [must register to attend & convo credit for students]

Oct. 4, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Brooks 129, Biblical Archeology in Israel, Dr. James R. Strange.

Oct. 4, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Reid Chapel, Choral Vespers, Samford A Cappella Choir.

Oct. 3-5, Holy Trinity – Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Greek Festival. The Cathedral is located at 307 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL, 35205.

Oct. 10, 7 p.m., Reid Chapel, Liberal Education and Human Freedom, Dr. Roosevelt Montás, Columbia University. J. Roderick Davis Lecture. [Convo Credit for Students]

Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., St. Symeon Orthodox Church, St. Symeon Food & Culture Fair. St. Symeon is located at 3101 Clairmont Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205.

Oct. 17, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Brewer Plaza, Majors Connection 2019. [Convo Credit for Students]

Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Samford University Howard Room, Worship Exchange Lunch, Glenn Packiam. [students must register to attend]

Oct. 22, 3 p.m., Burns 102, Wisdom in the Bible and Beyond, Dr. Will Kynes, Theta Alpha Kappa Christian Faith and Critical Thought Forum.

Oct. 23, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Prince of Peace Catholic Church, An Interfaith Conversation Celebrating Mutual Respect and Understanding. Prince of Peace is located at 4600 Preserve Parkway, Hoover, AL, 35226. [RSVP at the link provided]

Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to 12. a.m. Tree Planting 800 University Park (across Lakeshore by the Soccer and Track and Field facility) Help reforest our campus and beyond with native trees.

Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Nov. 3, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 37th Annual St. Nicholas Slavic/Russian Food Festival. St. Nicholas is located at 105 Park Ave, Brookside, AL 35073.

Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, Independent Presbyterian Church, November Organ Recital Series. Independent Presbyterian Church is located at 3100 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205.

Nov. 4, 3:30 p.m., Chapman 322 [tentative], “Magic City Religion: Religious Diversity in Birmingham, Especially Avondale” David R. Bains, Theta Alpha Kappa Christian Faith and Critical Thought Forum, [Convo Credit for Students]

Nov. 5, 10 a.m., DBH 113, Samford in Oregon, Star Tarrant, OE representative

Nov. 6, 6:00 p.m., Brookwood Baptist Church, Become a Community Where Faith Flourishes”, Sharon Ketcham, 3449 Overton Road, Mountain Brook, AL, 35223

Nov. 7, 10:00 a.m., Reid Chapel, “Mind Your Manners: Be the Host and Guest”, Sharon Ketcham, [Convo Credit for Students]

Nov. 7, 3:00 p.m., DBH 131,“Reciprocal Motion: A Theological Exploration of Mutuality”, Sharon Ketcham, [Convo Credit for Students]

Nov. 8, 1 p.m., Brooks 229, “Samford’s Biblical Archaeology in Israel Program: Shedding Light on the World of Jesus,” Dr. James R. Strange.