Need To Know: Ash Wednesday Services in Birmingham

Lenten services in and around Birmingham Wednesday.

Fat Tuesday is over and Birmingham churches are opening their doors for Ash Wednesday services:

St. Columban Catholic Church

  • Holy Day Mass at St. Columban takes place at 7 p.m., and at 9 a.m. at St. Alan (the cluster-mate of St. Columban).

St. James Episcopal Church

  • St. James will be offering the Holy Eucharist and imposition of ashes at 7 a.m., noon and 7 p.m.

Our Shepherd Lutheran Church

  • Our Shepherd will be holding a Lenten service at 7 p.m., with dinner at 5:30 p.m.

Grace Baptist Church of Birmingham

  • Grace Baptist Church typically holds a midweek service at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

First United Methodist Church of Birmingham

  • Worship is offered every hour, on the hour, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. in the Runkel Chapel. Each 30-minute service includes hymms, a meditation and Holy Communion.
  • United Methodist Women will hold a Ash Wednesday brunch and service, with communion in the sanctuary at 9 a.m. and brunch following the service. The event costs $5 at the door.
  • The church will also host an Empty Bowls Soup Supper from 5-8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Tickets are available for $10 per person, or $25 per family.

First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham

  • Ash Wednesday services will be held at noon and 7 p.m.
  • A soup lunch will follow the noon service.

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer

  • Lenten services begin on Ash Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and run for the next six weeks.
  • The church also offers Lenten dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Holy Name Catholic Church

  • Litergy is scheduled for noon and 7 p.m.
  • Daily mass begins, as usual, at 8 a.m.

Have we missed any services? Let us know and we'll add the times and places.


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