For 111 consecutive years, the Cathedral Church of the Advent has held a Lenten Preaching Series in downtown Birmingham. This century old tradition will begin on Ash Wednesday, February 14 with Bishop Kee Sloan, the 11th Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Alabama as the first preacher.
It’s T-minus 24 hours until the beginning of LENT – that time of year to give up something for 40 days. But what should you pick and why do people do it? Here’s the lowdown. Continue reading “Birmingham challenges itself during 40 days of Lent”