Canterbury turns 150 years old this October, and we are looking for historical information on Canterbury's past! If you have old pictures of events or people from Canterbury, please scan and send them to email@example.com or drop them off at the round reception desk. Please add your name and label the photo with names, dates, and a brief description.
Forum on Aging
Registration Now Available
The Canterbury-Beeson Forum on Aging is set for Saturday, August 12th from 7:15 AM-3:30 PM.
Whether you are a professional caregiver or simply a family member caring for an aging loved-one, this year's outstanding speakers can help you make the right decisions when you need to. Come join us for this series of presentations addressing dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other issues on aging.Register on our website www.canterburyumc.org/beeson2017.
Volunteers Needed! We need volunteers for greeters, guides, registration and hospitality from 7 AM-12 PM. Please contact Valerie Boyd to sign up 205-229-4080.
Regular Schedule Starts August 6th
Please join us for New Traditions at 8:15 AM in the Chapel and combined worship this Sunday in Canterbury Center at 10:30 AM before returning to our regular schedule on August 6th.
If you are unable to attend worship, make sure to check out Canterbury Live every Sunday at 10:30 AM on our website or by downloading our app.
Outreach & Mission Opportunities
Make a Difference and Volunteer
We are in need of volunteers to drive the Canterbury Bus on Sundays to Brookdale to pick up our members. This is a very meaningful and rewarding ministry that takes a small amount of time. If you are interested, contact
Avondale Elementary School Supplies | Donate Before July 31st:
Donate your contribution of $50 before July 31. It will furnish much-needed school supplies to an entire classroom at Avondale Elementary School this fall.
Sign up to sponsor a classroom at firstname.lastname@example.org. All checks should be made out to Canterbury UMC and earmarked "Classroom Supplies."
Family Promise Volunteers Needed | August 6-12th:
Canterbury will host the families of Family Promise in the Scout House the week of August 6th. If you would like to bring dinner that week or volunteer as an overnight host, please contact Norita Murray at email@example.com or call 913-7458.
STAIR Volunteers Needed at Avondale | Monday or Wednesday afternoons 3:15-4:45 PM:
You can make a difference by tutoring a second grader in reading at Avondale UMC. STAIR volunteers commit to tutoring on Monday or Wednesday afternoons from 3:15 to 4:45 PM, working with the same student all school year long. To learn more or sign up, visit
stairbirmingham.org/tutor. Take a look at the STAIR Video -
Connect: A Ministry for Newlywed Couples | August 22nd, 6:30-8:30 PM:
Join us for dinner and discussion for ten Tuesday nights beginning August 22nd, 6:30 - 8:30 PM.
This couples study is facilitated by Patti and Doug Williams, Laurie and Will Hereford, and Elizabeth and Zac Riddle. We meet in the leaders' homes and share a delicious meal followed by discussion of tools to make communication in marriage more effective.
Save the date for Avonfest on September 17th from 5-7 PM at Cahaba Brewing Company (4500 5th Ave. South). Enjoy friendship, food and a beverage for an annual celebration benefiting Avondale Samaritan Place. Proceeds from the night will go to support all of ASP's growing outreach programs. Tickets can be purchased at the door as well as in advance at