Upcoming Transitions for Birmingham Bishoprics

Three Christian bishops based in Birmingham, Alabama, are nearing the end of their tenure. Last month, Kee Sloan, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama announced his intention to retire at the end of 2020. His successor will be elected by the diocese earlier that year. Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett, who serves the North Alabama Conference …

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Baptists and Catholics (almost) Together in Birmingham

This June Baptists and Roman Catholics will hold major conventions at at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC), separately. There are two national meetings of Baptists and a diocesan meeting of Catholics. While the meetings are not at the same time, it will be unusual to have a trio of major religious meetings in the …

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