Symposium. Birmingham Civil Rights Institute presents “Lessons  of the Birmingham Movement Youth, Activism & the Struggle for Human Rights” – April 25 – 27, 2013. Civil Right District & Westin Birmingham Hotel featuring nationally and internationally known speakers and activists discussing the role of youth in historic and contemporary human rights movements. Please register at www.bcri.org by 4/14/2013. For more information and register, email: 2013symposium@bcri.org.

Sickle Cell Walk. The 15th Annual Sickle Cell Walk will be held at Railroad Park on April 27 at Birmingham's Railroad Park.

Sixteenth Street Baseball Game Competition, Sunday, April 28, at 4 pm @ Avondale Park. For more information contact Brother Pete Garrett, 205 368 6889 or pete4ua@me.com.

Board Meetings, Saturday, May 4, 2013 - Trustees, 8:30 a.m., Deacons, 10:00 a.m., Deaconess, 10:00 a.m.

Children’s Re-enactment March, Thursday, May 2, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

•High school students will pack the 16th Street Baptist Church Sanctuary and will be ready to take the street to re-enact the 1963 Children’s March.

•The students will hear from foot soldiers from the past and future and will march from Kelly Ingram to Railroad Park. Sponsored by Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and Councilman Jay Roberson.

2013 Congregational Health Fair., The Congregational Health and Wellness Ministry will host a Health Fair on May 4th from 9:00 until 1:00. All are encouraged to come out, and take part in screenings, demonstrations, and receive educational materials. We will also have door prizes, giveaways, and refreshments. For more information or to volunteer please contact the church office or Ministry Leaders Dr. Cynthia Garrett or Dec. Greg Townsend.

Vacation Bible School. Vacation Bible School is the week of Monday, June 3rd – Friday, June 7th. It is time to plan for another exciting program of learning, singing, eating and having fun. If you are interested in participating this year as a teacher or volunteer, please contact Joyce E. Brooks or Rindia Hunt.