Posts by AFBC

Holy Week

It is the week that redefines all other weeks! Throughout the history of the Church, it has also been called, The Great Week. It allows us to recall and rehearse the events of Jesus’ life during his final days. It begins on Palm Sunday, where we wave palm branches in the air and throw our…

A Survey about Calling

Our congregation is participating in the Life is Calling Initiative at Samford University’s Center for Congregational Resources. Our Life is Calling Committee (Beth Smith, Mark Wilson, Ronda West, Leah Duzy, & Patrick White) has been meeting and reflecting on our calling as a congregation. They will also apply for a grant for our congregation through…

Making Room

After two weeks of Lent, the cross-shaped ashes on our foreheads have fallen off. When we look in the mirror, we no longer see the smudge of ashes, claiming us in such a unique way. We remain, though, on the journey of Lent, which began on Ash Wednesday. Even though the cross is no longer…

Practicing Lent

The Lenten Road begins at the corner of Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday, and it takes us to Holy Week, where we witness again the darkness of Good Friday, as we await the light of Easter morning. Fat Tuesday is the feast before the fast, and Ash Wednesday calls us to remember the sacredness of…

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