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Fall 2014 Groups @ Mountaintop Sept. 7 - Nov. 23

Looking for a small group Bible study or Christian support group to join? 



Click the group number to register today!

SUNDAY MORNING GROUPS______________________________________
Click group number to register

GROUP 01: First Steps an Introduction to Mountaintop
Description: First Steps is a series of 3 classes that are offered various months
on Sundays at Mountaintop.
Where: First modular building to the right of the main church entrance
When: Sept. 7, 14, 21  |   Oct. 5, 12, 19  at 9:30am

GROUP 02: Singles of All Ages
Description: Led by Mack White & John Thomas  |  Studying the book of Amos
Where: Church Bldg. | Room 207 (Conference Room A)
When: Sundays at 9:30am

GROUP 03:  Married Couples 40+ Years Old
Description: Led by Richard & Connie Kinney  |  Study TBD
Where: Church Campus | Chambers Bldg.  Suite 100
When: Sundays at 9:30am

SUNDAY EVENING GROUPS_______________________________________
FREE CHILDCARE for Sunday evening groups, group leader has more details
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GROUP 04:  Single Moms

Description: Led by LaDonna Rausch |  Studying Breaking Free by Beth Moore
Where: Church Bldg. | Prayer Corner (Sanctuary)
When: Sundays at 5:30pm

GROUP 06:  For Everyone
Description: Led by Chuck & Cindy Bates  | Studying the book of Amos
Where: Church Campus | First Steps Bldg. (Modular A to right of main entrance)
When: Sundays at 5:30pm

GROUP 07:  For Women of All Ages
Description: Led by Lana Clayton  |  Studying the book of Amos
Where: Church Campus | Chambers Bldg.  Suite 100
When: Sundays at 5:30pm

GROUP 08:  Parents with Pre-School / Elementary Age Children
Description: Led by Kim & Doug Ferguson | Studying What Really Matters at Home:
Eight Crucial Elements for Building Character in Your Family

Where: Church Bldg. | the Playground Children's Meeting Room
When: Sundays at 5:30pm

GROUP 09:  International Missions
Description: Led by Mari Beth Poor & Mission Trip Participants |  Considering going on
an international short term mission trip?  Join us for dinner and learn more about it.
Where: Church Campus | Student Center
When: First Sunday of each month at 5:30pm
GROUP 09C:  Parents w/Middle Schoolers & High Schoolers
(Childcare provided)
Description: Led by Jeff & Amy Freels and Doug & Ginny Mills 
Studying Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Reggie Joiner
Where: Church Campus | High Ropes Building (Modular B to the right of main entrance)
When: Sundays at 5:30pm

GROUPS MEETING MONDAY - SATURDAY______________________________
Your group leader will contact you with meeting location
Click group number to register
GROUP 10:  Noon Bible Study
Description: Led by our Pastoral Teaching Team | Lunch is served the first Monday
of each month
Where: Church Campus | Chambers Bldg.  Suite 100
When: Mondays at Noon

GROUP 13:  College Group
Description: Led by Tony Morrison, Danny Rausch, Matt Barnett
Worship and Bible Study
Where: Church Campus | First Steps Bldg.  (Modular A to right of the main entrance)
When: Wednesdays at 7:30pm

GROUP 14:  For Anyone: Growing as a Christian Leader

Description: Led by Doug Ferguson | Studying Basic Christian Leadership:
Biblical Models of Church, Gospel and Ministry
by John Stott
Where: Church Bldg. | Prayer Corner (in Sanctuary)
When: Wednesdays at 7:45pm  6 weeks Sept. 3 - Oct. 8

GROUP 15:  Young Professionals(22-35yrs old)
Description: Led by Rod Evans & Nicole Rollier  |  Study TBD
Where: Church Campus | Student Center
When: Thursdays at 6:30pm

Your group leader will contact you with meeting location
Click group number to register

GROUP 16:  For Women of All Ages

Description: Led by Betsy Kopecky & Vici Hamilton  |  Lecture format Bible study -
Studying the book of Ephesians
Where: Church Campus | Chambers Building  Suite 100
When: Tuesdays at Noon, starts Sept. 23

GROUP 18:  For Women of All Ages  (Childcare Provided)
Description: Led by a Women's teaching team | Studying the book of Amos
Large group teaching format with small group breakouts
Where: Church Bldg. | Atrium 
When: Tuesdays at 6:30pm

GROUP 19:  Young Moms  (Childcare Provided)
Description: Led by Kim Ferguson | For moms of young children, infant to elementary.
Studying a TBD Christian parenting book.
Where: Church Campus | Chambers Bldg. Suite 100
When: Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30am

GROUP 20:  For Women of All Ages
Description: Led by Paula Ingle  |  Studying the book of Amos
Where: Church Bldg. | Atrium
When: Fridays at 6:30am

GROUP 21:  For Women of All Ages  (Childcare Provided)
Description: Led by Debi Profeta & Liz Moore  |  Studying Restless, Because You
Were Made For More
by Jennie Allen
Where: Church Bldg. | Prayer Corner (Sanctuary)
When: Fridays at 10:30am

MEN'S GROUPS MEETING MONDAY - SATURDAY________________________
Your group leader will contact you with meeting location
Click group number to register

GROUP 22:  Men 50+
Description: Led by Rick Hynds | Studying the book of Amos
Where: Church Bldg. | Atrium
When: Mondays at 6:00am

GROUP 23:  For Men of All Ages
Description: Led by Rick Harris | Studying the book of Revelation
Where: Church Bldg. | Atrium
When: Mondays at 6:00pm

GROUP 24:  For Men of All Ages
Description: Led by Paul Curcio & Steve Brannum | Studying the book of Amos
Where: Chick-fil-a on Hwy 150 in Hoover
When: Tuesdays at 6:30am

GROUP 25:  For Men of All Ages
Description: Led by Matt Davis | Studying the book of Amos
Where: Panera Bread, Vestavia City Center
When: Thursdays at 6:30am

GROUP 25A:  For Men of All Ages
Description: Led by David Barber | Studying the book of Amos
Where: Irondale, Golden Rule BBQ
When: Tuesdays at 6:30am


Competition for a one-act play

Entries must be submitted by Dec. 5. The competition, which is open to current residents of Birmingham, limits the plays to a 30-minute length. “We want them to be about Birmingham – [set in] the 99 neighborhoods or 23 communities,” she says. Douglas says there is no minimum age for submitting an entry and organizers are encouraging youths to write plays for the competition.
The top prize will be $250, and it is possible that second and third prizes also will be added if the contest draws enough entries. “We would love to have many, many, many,” she says.



Help Us Fill Our Shipping Container Going to Tanzania

Show some Love for Tanzania by helping fill our shipping container

Tanzania is one of the places where we serve “off the mountain” through short term mission teams and financial support. Now we are offering another way you can support people in Tanzania.
We are shipping a 20 foot container to Tanzania in December and are asking you to help us fill it with 2 of their primary needs:
  1. Pastoral Books (commentaries, pastoral care books like Purpose Driven Church, theological books, etc.) These can be found at places like second hand bookstores (2nd & Charles, etc.), thrift stores, and garage sales. Please NO fiction books.
  2. Basic Medical Supplies (surgical gloves, clinical swabs, sponges, tongue depressors, splints, canes, vital sign monitoring devices, medical bandages, gauze, medical linens, etc.) Note: Supplies CANNOT have an expiration date.
The books will empower rural pastors who feel helpless because they are not able to afford formal training at Bible college. The medical supplies are vital to rural medical clinics who see people die each year through senseless deaths from easily treatable diseases.
Please bring all donations to the iServe booth near the main sanctuary entrance inside Mountaintop Community Church [click HERE for directions].
Contact Mari Beth Poor at maribeth.poor@mountaintopchurch.com with any questions.



Jefferson County Board of Education needs bus drivers

Jefferson County Board of Education really needs bus drivers. They have approximately 21 openings.



Outback Steakhouse: Free Bloomin Onion Aug. 4, 2014

Come in to Outback and get a FREE Bloomin' Onion* on Monday, August 4th! It's a Happy Bloomin' Monday™ because Kevin "Happy" Harvick finished in the top 10 this weekend. Just say "Bloomin' Monday" to your server. Sometimes, sweet, sweet success tastes like a free, free Bloomin Onion.

TSA Offers $15,000 for Best Ideas to Speed Up Security

The Transportation Security Administration is willing to pay big bucks to someone who can figure out how to lessen the wait for pre-registered passengers at the country's airports.

The deadline is August 15 and submissions are being accepted online now. 

Read more:http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2014/07/want_to_earn_15000_help_tsa_sp.html


Hope Health Center in Fairfield, AL

Hope Health Center is a faith-based 501(c)3 community medical center located in Fairfield, Alabama.  Our mission is to provide excellent, whole-person health care to the underserved and share the hope found through Jesus Christ.

Our vision is for the poor, sick, and needy to experience the love and healing of Jesus Christ through our efforts to provide excellent, integrative health care. Our goal is to promote the wellbeing of the whole person, body, mind, and spirit, by offering access to a broad range of services. In addition to primary medical care, we offer dental services, nutrition and fitness classes, one-on-one counseling, and spiritual support for our patients.  

We want every patient to know that he or she is created in the image of God the Father and that Jesus Christ died on the cross to save them from their sins and to give them eternal life (John 3:16). Our hope is that our patients will experience the transforming power of the Holy Spirit through a relationship with Jesus Christ and gain eternal life through Him.  

Mark 2:17 And when Jesus heard it, He said, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”

What types of insurance will you accept?  Do you accept uninsured patients?
We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and most major insurance carriers.  Co-pay for insured patients is due at time of service.  If you are uninsured, we charge $40 for the initial visit and $20 for follow up appointments.  Lab and testing fees are an additional cost to the patient.



Property Manager Position

We're looking for the absolute best and brightest to lead our team of dedicated professionals as the Property Manager at our Springs at Greystone residential community in Birmingham, AL.

Continental Properties Company, Inc. is a dynamic and diverse, national real estate development company headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Continental develops and manages retail, multifamily, and hospitality projects across the country.

What you'll do:

  • Take responsibility for the performance of this community, the well-being of the residents, and the success of our employees.
  • You will direct all sales, marketing and leasing activities, prepare and manage your community’s budget, be charged with resolving resident issues, ensure your community is continually in pristine condition, and maintain compliance with all fair housing practices.
  • You will be responsible for all staff management activities including hiring, training, employee development as well as creating and maintaining a highly-positive and dynamic work environment.

Read more: http://www.multifamilyinsiders.com/apartment-jobs/jaview/2243-property-manager-springs-at-greystone


Nonprofit for out-of-town patients and caregivers getting medical treatment in Birmingham

Red Mountain Grace is a not-for-profit organization dedicated as a place of refuge for out-of-town patients and caregivers that are receiving extended medical treatment in the “Steel City.”  Our foundation is in Christ,  our heart is for Birmingham.

Read more: http://www.redmountaingrace.com/



Priority Veteran helps vets locate stable, permanent housing

Priority Veteran provides veterans with intensive one-on-one assistance to locate stable permanent housing and links them to resources to gain the skills and knowledge to help them remain financially stable. Case Managers help veterans with needs such as:
  • creating a Housing Stability Plan
  • accessing medical or mental health services
  • enrolling for veteran’s benefits
  • job search assistance
  • financial coaching
  • and more
 Read more at: http://priorityveteran.org/priorityveteran/

For assistance: http://priorityveteran.org/priorityveteran/veteran-questionnaire/

Additional info: http://weldbham.com/blog/2014/07/21/making-veterans-a-priority/

Jeff State Community College Pharmacy Tech Training Scholarships Available

Are You a Single Mother in Search of a New Career? Pharmacy Technician Training May Be The Answer For You.
  • Books, Childcare, & Transportation Provided!!!
  • GED Math Assessment Required*
 Read more at: http://www.jeffstateonline.com/news/cce_pharmacy_tech_scholarships_available.htm