Our 2021 Blessings: Impacting IPC's Ministries and Our Community

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2021 Budget: $5.6m

We invite you review IPC’s 2021 budget in a “narrative” form that church income bring our mission to life in six key areas. See how o


of funding n Pledges & Offerings




14 8


n Other Income (Day School Tuition, Program Fees, Etc.) n Restricted Fund Transfers n Endowments n Children’s Fresh Air Farm Endowments & Gifts

n Designated Gifts

goes beyond the numbers—presenting how your pledges and other our blessings are impacting IPC’s ministries and our community.

n Faith Formation n Church Facilities


expenditures* 8 11

n Member Support n Worship & Music



n Community Ministries

n Congregational Care



*includes both operating ($5.3m) and capital ($.3m) budgets

Faith Formation ADULT • Barbara Noojin Walthall Speaker Event • Annual Focus on Faith Event • NEW “Members in the Middle” Class • NEW “Ask the Pastors” Class • 60 young adults participating in small groups • 100 parents reached through marriage and parenting seminars • 50 parents in small groups • 75 people meeting monthly for events such as Beer & Hymns and Theology on Tap

YOUTH & CHILDREN 30 youth participating in weekly youth groups and Sunday School 25 youth to attend Montreat 20 youth to participate in Birmingham Mission Week 35 youth to complete Confirmation Program and officially join IPC 80 children (3-years-old - 6th grade) participating in Virtual Atrium on Sunday mornings • 16 children (3rd - 4th grade) participating in Bible Blast Sunday series and future Bible presentations • 16 children (4th-6th grade) participating in Sunday afternoon small groups • 21 catechists, who have received 100-350 hours of training each, lead Virtual Atrium on Sunday mornings • 4 new Level 3 catechists in training to receive 120 hours of faith formation to work with 4th-6th graders • 4 new Level 1 catechists in training to receive 80 hours of faith formation to work with 3-year-olds – 5K • 45 nursery families receiving at-home-date-night kit delivery • 1,500+ hours of Nursery Care • Week-long Bibletimes Marketplace and Vacation Bible School • 5+ Family Fellowship Events (Fall Festival, Advent Workshop & Pageant, Seder, Easter Egg Hunt, etc.) • • • • •

• 2 Children’s Musicals

IPC DAY SCHOOL • • • • • • •

43 teachers 180 students 7 HERO Scholarship Students 6 summer APPLE camp sessions 10 special events and performances 8 visiting artists, performers, and community helpers Every Two Weeks: Catechists visit classes for 3-year-olds and above

Worship & Music • 225+ Worship Services (morning and evening services) • 10,000 Hours of Music (rehearsals, services, concerts, special events, etc.) • 600 Hymns Sung • 20 Music Events: Reaching the congregation and the community • Annual Organ Improvements: The addition of a new Zimbelstern (bells) and installation of the final set of 124 pipes to the pedal division that was intended in the original installation • 100+ Bulletins for worship services and special events

Community Ministries • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

2,064 visits to City Meats 1,136 families to be served by City Meats 42 First Light dinner nights Blessing Boxes will serve countless individuals all year through the generous donations of food and hygiene/household products 1,500 socks for the homeless in Socktober drive 30 meals provided weekly through Rojo and Bouge’s partnership 100+ AA meetings held at IPC reaching ~30 individuals at each meeting 121 families to receive social service financial assistance 160 stockings for STAIR summer learning program students and their siblings 1,617 lunches provided for homeless neighbors 150 hygiene kits to be provided to homeless neighbors 1 Habitat for Humanity house expected to start 100 students to participate in summer learning at Children’s Fresh Air Farm 25 students (3rd – 5th grades) to participate in LIFT OFF Children’s Fresh Air Farm Improvements: Renovate interior and exterior of existing cabin for 8th grade students Summer Learning Program, Repair gym floor

“God, grant us the joy of those who give much willingly. May we give willingly, therefore much. May we give much, therefore willingly. And giving much willingly, may we find the joy of Him who gave all.” ‘BEGINNING THE DAY’ BY DR. HENRY M. EDMONDS

Congregational Care • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

1,000 counseling sessions based on need 1,500 personal phone calls 150 meals delivered to families Hospital visits as allowed under Covid-19 restrictions 250 Deacon deliveries 50 prayer shawls to be hand knitted for First Light 250 cards to the bereaved and sick 2 Grace Group Seasons: Training 25 leaders, growing to 10 Groups, hosting 2 speaker events Fourth Quarter: 6 Outings per year, sending 500+ Birthday Cards Members in the Middle: Host 2 socials and 1 retreat, sending 100 Milestone Birthday cards Presbyterian Women: Host 2 socials, 1 speaker event, and 1 Christmas lunch Annual Holiday House Event: Raises money for ministries that support women and children in the Birmingham area Baptisms and Funerals upon request Weddings upon request with a wedding coordinator

Church Facilities CHURCH PROPERTIES • Main property and Highland Hall maintained • Children’s Fresh Air Farm: More than 20 structures maintained (main house, gym, chapel, cabins, pool and pool house, etc.) • 13,910 restrooms cleaned • 2,400+ unique room set-ups • 52 Memorial Flowers • 15 War Memorials

PLANNED IMPROVEMENTS • Property: Repair protective glass on the stained-glass windows, Replace compressor on chiller, Repair steamer in main kitchen, Paint and new carpet on second floor • Security upgrades to include additional access points and video cameras • Playground: Improvements on 31st Street and Lakeview Circle

Member Support ACCOUNTING & FINANCE • • • • • •

1,646 invoices processed and paid 1,440 credit card charges coded for payment 2,165 paychecks produced 659 deposits per year 4,174 credit card receipts processed 31 stock trades processed

TECHNOLOGY • 60+ livestreams to be produced (worship services, special events, memorials, weddings) • 60+ pre-recorded videos and podcasts to be produced (faith formation classes, sermons, events, devotions, etc.) • 35 computer systems maintained for administrative/program office areas • 3 data servers, 2 security servers maintained • Maintain network and internet infrastructure (wired and wireless) • Maintain in-house video/audio editing, streaming, and post production equipment

COMMUNICATIONS • 40 days of resources, activities and communications to celebrate Lent • 1 month of resources, activities and communications to celebrate Advent • 52 eUpdates produced • 500+ posts on IPC’s social media accounts and blog • 4 issues of The Window mailed each quarter • NEW website coming in 2021


(cost allocated across ministries)

• 5,000+ meals served (Wednesday night dinners, Holiday House tea-in-a-bag kit, snacks for STAIR students, casseroles for adult members, etc.)

RECEPTIONIST AND SECURITY • 6,500 front desk phone calls answered • 1 full-time guard • 1 part-time guard

“Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.” LUKE 6:38

3100 Highland Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35205 205-933-1830